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American Actress Meryl Streep's Career As An Actress: Her Success Explained In Terms of Net Worth

Updated On 08 May, 2018 Published On

Mary Louise Streep, addressed in the media as Meryl Streep, is an American address who is considered to be the 'best actress of her generation'. Honored with many titles and awards, Maryl Streep is best known for her work in Silkwood, The French Lieutenant's Woman, Out of Africa, and Angels in America.

Streep has been a very influential figure in Hollywood and has earned a ton of money from movies and TV shows. But the question remains: How much?

Meryl Streep's Career and Awards

A Short Summary of Meryl's Career

Born in Summit, New Jersey, Meryl Streep started by a professional job at Eugene O'Neil's Theatre Center's National Playwrights Conference. She was inspired to be an actress after watching the 1976 movie Taxi Driver. She continues to perform in Broadway until she made her debut in her first feature film Julia alongside Jane Fonda

CAPTION: Meryl Streep in Julia
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She got her first major breakthrough when she played the role of a stock girlfriend in the movie The Deer Hunter. She played the role of a German woman in the 1978 mini-series Holocaust. She also appeared in the movies The Seduction of Joe Tynan, The Taming of The Shrew, and Manhattan.

CAPTION: Meryl Streep in the 1979 Movie Manhattan
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In the 2000s, Meryl Streep did cameo roles in Stuck on You and A.I. Artificial Intelligence. She also appeared in The Manchurian Candidate, Prime, and The Hours. She returned to the stage for the first time in 20 years when she played Arkadina in The Public Theatre's revival of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull.

Awards & Honors

The versatile actress has received 21 Academy Award nominations out of which she has won three. She has been nominated 32 times for the Golden Globe Awards out of which she has won eight.

Meryl is also the recipient of AFI Life Achievement Award, GALA Tribune, National Medal of Arts, and Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Meryl Streep is still coming in strong in the field of acting and is worthy of even more awards.

Her Net Worth

Meryl Streep has an estimated net worth of $45 million. In 2014, her annual earning was $10 million. She earned $1.5 million, $5 million, and $7 million from Into The Woods, Julie & Julia, and It's Complicated respectively.

Likewise, she also owns several valuable properties throughout the world. Recently, she bought a loft in Tribeca, New York City for $5.9 million. Her car collection includes a Toyota Prius and a BMW Hydrogen 7.

CAPTION: Meryl Streep with Her BMW
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She has donated a lot of her earnings to charity and her generosity has been a huge help to many unprivileged people. Isn't that sweet?