Meryl Streep net worth and salary: Meryl Streep is an American theater, television and film actress who has a net worth of $65 million dollars. Meryl Streep was born on June 22, 1949 in Summit, New Jersey. She attended Vassar College for undergrad then the Yale School of Drama. Meryl Streep is one of the most beloved and critically acclaimed actresses of her generation. During her career Meryl has won three Academy Awards out of 18 nominations, two BAFTAs out of 14 nominations and even two EMMYs just to name a few. Her first film role was in 1977′s "Julia". Her second film role was 1978′s "The Deer Hunter" which eventually went on to win five Academy Awards including Best Picture. It is considered one of the greatest movies of all time. Over the next several decades, Meryl has carved out a career that is impressive to say the least. A year after The Deer Hunter she won a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for "Kramer Vs Kramer". She won her first of two Best Actress Oscars for 1982′s "Sophie's Choice". The Second Best Actress Oscar came for 2011′s "The Iron Lady". Streep has been married to sculptor Don Gummer since 1978 and together they have four children.