SHE IS a beloved American movie star who has been an icon since her film debut in 1977.
And Meryl Streep continued to move from strength to strength with grace.
Who is Meryl Streep?
Meryl Streep was born in Summit, New Jersey on June 22, 1949. She is 72 years old.
At the age of 26, in 1975, she completed her Master of Fine Arts program in acting at The Yale School of Drama.
She paid through the school by waitressing and typing before arriving on the New York theater stage.
A prestigious degree has paved the way for many to fame, but none can compare to the Hollywood success Meryl has achieved.
After making her stage debut in the comic book play Trelawny of the Wells in 1975, the star earned her first Tony Award nomination within a year.
She made her film debut in 1976 alongside Jane Fonda in the critically acclaimed Julia.
What is Meryl Streep’s net worth?
Meryl is estimated to have a net worth of $160 million.
She was named one of the highest paid actors in 2020.
Based on Forbes, she grossed a stunning $24 million in 2020 after appearing in Let Them All Talk which was sold to HBO for $33 million – of which she is said to have brought in $5 million. The balance is drawn from her roles in The Prom and Little Women.
It is reported that she is one of the highest earners in Hollywood, reaching a figure of up to 20 million dollars.
That’s a long way from her first acting salary for Julia, where she reportedly scored $35,000, or about $181,000 when adjusted for current inflation rates.
Her most successful film, Mamma Mia, has grossed over half a billion dollars worldwide.
What are the best Meryl Streep movies?
Meryl’s first multi-award winning was in 1978 when she won a Primetime Emmy Award for her lead role in the miniseries Holocaust and her first Academy Award nomination for The Deer Hunter.
She has acted in countless roles and has been nominated and won numerous awards.
Notable performances include Sophie’s Choice, Death Becomes Her, The Devil Wears Prada, Doubt, The Iron Lady and Big Little Lies.
Meryl holds the record for the number of Academy Award nominations to her name with 21.
Seventeen of these are for Best Actress and four are for Best Supporting Actress.
She has won three awards for her work in Kramer vs. Kramer (1980), Sophie’s Choice (1983) and The Iron Lady (2012).
She also boasts a record 32 Golden Globe nominations – winning eight for her roles in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), French Woman Lieutenant (1981), Sophie’s Choice (1982), Adaptation (2002), Angels in America (2003), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Julie & Julia (2009) and The Iron Lady (2011), as well as the Cecil B. DeMille Honorary Award (2016).
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