Meryl Streep Net Worth
Meryl Streep net worth and salary: Meryl Streep is an American theater, television and film actress who has a net worth of $150 million. 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, eight Golden Globes and even two Emmy awards… just to name a few. To date she has won more than 150 awards from major organizations. 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 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". Her second Best Actress Oscar came for 2011's "The Iron Lady".
Meryl Streep has been married to sculptor Don Gummer since 1978 and together they have four children including actresses Grace and Mamie Gummer. In January 2017, Meryl was given the Cecil B. Demille Award at the Golden Globes. In her acceptance speech she slammed the recently-elected President Donald Trump. Not surprisingly, her speech was praised by liberals and scorned by conservatives.
Real Estate: In 1995 Meryl and Don spent $2.175 million on a New York City townhouse. They sold this property in 2005 for $9.1 million. In 2006 Meryl and Don spent $10.13 million on a four-bedroom townhouse in New York City. They listed the property for sale for $25 million in 2018. In September 2018 they reduced the asking price to $18.25 million. They finally found a buyer in early 2020 for $15.8 million.
In December 2017 the Streep/Gummers spent $3.6 million on a mid-century-modern home in Pasadena, California. Finally, they also own a 90-acre country home in Salisbury, Connecticut.
Salary Highlights: Meryl earned $35,000 for 1978's The Deer Hunter. That's the same as around $140,000 today after adjusting for inflation. A year later she earned $85,000 for Kramer Vs. Kramer, the same as $340,000 today. Throughout the 1980s, Meryl consistently earned $4 million per film. More recently she has been know to earn as much as $20 million for a film or $10 million if the project includes backend profits. She accepted just $1 million to star in 2011's The Iron Lady and then proceeded to donate the entire amount to the Women's History Museum.
|Net Worth:||$150 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jun 22, 1949 (70 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Voice Actor, Spokesperson|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Meryl Streep Earnings
- The Iron Lady$1,000,000Donated to National Women's History Museum
- It's Complicated$7,000,000
- Julie & Julia$5,000,000% of gross
- The Devil Wears Prada$5,000,000
- The Bridges of Madison County$4,000,000% of gross
- The River Wild$5,000,000
- Death Becomes Her$4,000,000% of profit
- Postcards from the Edge$4,000,000
- Out of Africa$3,000,000
- Falling in Love$2,000,000
- The French Lieutenant's Woman$350,000
- Kramer vs. Kramer$85,000
- The Deer Hunter$35,000