June 22, 1949 (73)
Meryl Streep is an acclaimed actor with an estimated net worth of $65 million. Considered one of the greatest-living actresses, she started her career in theater in 1971 before moving to TV and movies in 1977. Making hundreds of stage and screen appearances over her 40+ year career, she has won a staggering 157 awards and 409 nominations.
For the Oscars, she’s won two Best Actress awards for Sophie’s Choice and The Iron Lady. She also won Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer. She is currently nominated for Best Actress in 2017 for her role in Florence Foster Jenkins. She has also won eight Golden Globe Awards. On January 8, 2017, she received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Golden Globes. Her acceptance speech was very political and critical of Donald Trump, which resulted in backlash from the POTUS on Twitter and plenty of media attention.