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Don Gummer Biography

Updated On 31 Dec, 2021 Published On 08 Dec, 2016
Don Gummer

Facts of Don Gummer

Date of Birth :
Age : 76 years old
Family Name : Gummer
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Sagittarius
Height : 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Don Gummer
Birth Name Don Gummer
Mother Dorothy Gummer
Father William Adolph Gummer
Birth Place/City Louisville, Kentucky
Profession Sculptor
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Net Worth $ 10 million
Hair Color Salt and Paper
Eye Color Blue
Special Title Sculpture
Married Yes
Married to Meryl Streep (m. 1978)
Children 4
Divorce N/A
Education Yale University, Ben Davis High School, Herron School of Art and Design
Books Don Gummer

Relationship short Statistics of Don Gummer

What is Don Gummer marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Don Gummer have ? (name): 4 Children
Is Don Gummer having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Don Gummer Gay ? No

A sculptor by profession, the talented Don Gummer is best known for being the husband of Hollywood icon Meryl Streep.

Don Gummer's Blissful Marriage with Meryl Streep

American sculptor Don Gummer is currently married to actress and singer Meryl Streep. The couple married in 1978, just six months after Streep's former boyfriend John Cazale died of lung cancer.

Indeed, Don was big support that helped Streep on dealing with the death of the late actor. Both Don and Meryl attended Yale University but pursued different degrees. Besides, Don was a friend of Streep's brother William Streep III and had met her when she was kicked out of the apartment she shared with Cazale. 

Sculptor Don Gummer is the husband of Meryl Streep. SOURCE: Oprah Daily

Gummer was the knight in shining armor for Streep, to say the least. Gummer married Streep at his in-law's home garden in a low-key wedding ceremony. Don and Meryl are proud parents to four children who followed in their footsteps.

Gummer's daughter is the actress Mamie Gummer who was born on 3rd August 1983. His second daughter is the actress Grace Gummer who was born on 9th May 1986. Gummer's son Henry Wolfe is a songwriter, musician, singer, and actor.

Henry Wolfe was born on 13th November 1979. His third daughter is the IMG Models Louisa Gummer who was born on 12th June 1991. Don and his actress wife are also proud of their children's achievements.

Don Gummer and his wife Meryl Streep with their children. SOURCE: Closer Weekly

Meanwhile, Don Gummer married twice. Before Streep, he first married Peggy Lucas but there is no information about her.

Is Don Gummer as Rich as his Wife Meryl Streep?

Unlike his wife Meryl Streep, a Hollywood veteran, Don Gummer is a sculptor by profession who is interested in public art. He began his career with a solo show and has worked for two dozen solo shows at museums as well as galleries around the East Coast and Midwest.

Furthermore, Gummer's work is mainly focused on aluminum, bronze, steel and glass. And, some of his famous works include Southern Circle, The OptimistPrimary Compass and Primary Separation which are all kept in museums.

Gummer is expected to have accumulated a net worth of no less than $150 million while his actress wife, Meryl Streep holds a net worth of $160 Million. Streep is best known for her roles in Mamma Mia!, The Devil Wears Prada, and Don't Look Up among others.

Quick Facts of Don Gummer

  • He is the son of Dorothy Gummer and William Adolph Gummer.
  • Gummer gained his Master of Fine Arts at the Yale School of Art.
  • Involved with Silver Mountain Arts Foundation and Vassar College as a donor along with his wife.
  • The Kentucky-born was raised in Indiana with five brothers William Gummer, Jack Gummer, Richard Gummer, Steven Gummer, and Mark Gummer.
  • Attended Ben Davis High School.
  • Don was friends with late sculptor David von Schlegell.

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Don Gummer Married

Second Marriage with Meryl Streep

Don Gummer married to an actress and singer, Meryl Streep. The couple married in 1978.The couple has four children.

Don Gummer Children

DAUGHTER : Mamie Gummer

Mother: Meryl Streep

His daughter is an actress Mamie Gummer, she was born in 3rd August 1983.

DAUGHTER : Grace Gummer

Mother: Meryl Streep

His second daughter is an actress Grace Gummer, she was born on 9th May 1986.

SON : Henry Wolfe Gummer

Mother: Meryl Streep

Gummer's son songwriter, musician, singer, and actor Henry Wolfe Gummer was born on 13th November 1979.

DAUGHTER : Louisa Gummer

Mother: Meryl Streep

His daughter is a model with IMG Models Louisa Gummer ,was born on 12th June 1991.

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