Don Gummer
Don Gummer
Real Name/Full Name Don Gummer
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Don Gummer
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 12 December 1946
Age/How Old: 77 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 179 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 76 Kg
In Pounds – 167 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father –William Adolph Gummer
Mother –Dorothy Ann
Siblings: 5 (William, Jack, Richard, Steven and Mark)
School: Ben Davis High School
College: Herron School of Art and Yale School of Art
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Meryl Streep (m. 1978)
Kids/Children Name: Mamie Gummer, Henry Wolfe, Louisa Jacobson, Grace Gummer
Profession: Sculptor
Net Worth: $160 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Don Gummer is an American sculptor. Tabletop and wall-mounted sculpture were his styles during the early years of his career. He changed his style to significant free-standing works, mainly in Bronze, during the mid-1980s. He started doing sculptors with other materials like stainless steel, aluminum, and stained glass in the 1990s. He also has a liking for significant outdoor works and public art.

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Biography and Early Life

Don Gummer was born on 12th December 1946 in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. He is the son of Dorothy Ann and William Adolph Gummer. The Gummer household was packed with six boys, one of them being Don and the other five, his brothers, are William, Jack, Richard, Steven, and Mark. The brothers grew up in Indiana.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Don Gummer in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Don Gummer’s age is 77 years old as of today’s date 22nd May 2024 having been born on 12 December 1946. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 179 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 167 lbs in Pound and 76 kg in Kilograms.


He went to Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis and studied in Herron School of Art for two years, from 1964 to 1966. School Of the Museum of Fine Arts, situated in Boston, Massachusetts, was Don’s first choice of college where he studied got four years, that is from 1966 to 1970. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degree, which he received from Yale School of Art, which he joined after the School of Museum of Fine Arts. He also studied with David Von Schlegel, who is an American artist.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Don Gummer With Wife Meryl Streep
Don Gummer With Wife Meryl Streep

He married his first wife, Peggy ‘Gutted’ Lucas, in the early seventies. The couple didn’t last for long and parted ways shortly after. His wedding with his second wife, Meryl Streep, made a lot of noise as Meryl Streep is one of the most celebrated names in Hollywood. The couple tied the knot on 3Oth September 1978.

The couple is blessed with four children, namely Henry Wolfe, a musician; Louisa, a model; Mamie, an actress; and Grace, also an actress. The couple identifies themselves as active philanthropists. They are seen to donate a large part of their money to arts organizations and educational institutions. Vassar College, Opus School, are some of the names of educational institutions where the couple donated money.

Is Don Gummer Gay?

No, Don Gummer is not gay. He is married to Meryl Streep and has four kids with her. He leads a joyful family life. Therefore, we can say that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Gummer debuted his career’s first solo show in 1973. His career took the next big step, with his works being showcased at several solo shows at museums and galleries across the country. It was mainly around the East Coast and Midwest of America. Some of his public collections are still showcased in The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio US, Chase Manhattan Bank, Chemical Bank, Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science, Preston Arts Center, The Equitable, Hiroshima Lying-in Hospital, International Creative Management, House of Music, Louisiana Museum, McCrory Corporation, Joseph E. Seagram Company, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Cyberinfrastructure Building, Open Eyes, and The South Tower, and many more, where anyone can go anytime and inhale the essence of his work.

His style has been described by Irving Sandler, a critic of constructivism, and has also said that he has a bit of contemporary style in his art. He has also stated that his works “give postmodern life to classic principles of abstract composition.“


He has no awards in his name currently. He has done some great works, and his works are showcased at many museums and galleries across the U.S. He is a very distinguished artist and has always conveyed deep meaning through his work.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Don Gummer in 2024

Don Gummer Net Worth
Don Gummer Net Worth

Don has a net worth of $160 million as of 2024. He has earned this net worth by making some commendable sculptors that many museums and galleries show throughout his career. He, along with his wife, is a philanthropist and donates most of their income to charities.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He met Meryl, his wife, as a friend of his brother.
  • Don’s first solo show was held in the year 1973.

Don Gummer is an American sculptor and the husband of the Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep. He has made more than enough sculptors, which were being showcased in many galleries and museums. He has also tried to convey deep meaning through his sculptors. His works can be described as constructivism with a little bit of contemporary. He has never failed to give us a meaningful and beautiful sculptor. He is also a philanthropist and believes in helping people.


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