Unveiling Louisa Gummer Meryl Streep’s Daughter from her Long-Standing Marriage to Don Gummer

If you love the renowned award-winning American actress Meryl Streep; then you’d be glad to learn more about her daughter Louisa Gummer. Louisa is a stunning American model currently associated with the International Management Group (IMG). She has done some modeling gigs for notable companies such as Vanity Fair, Glamour Magazine, and Dior, just to mention a few. She has also appeared on different advert commercials and campaigns for companies such as H&M and equally has some acting gigs under her belt.

Coming from a star-studded family, Louisa Gummer rose to the spotlight from a very young age. Her works as a model and an actress have equally helped to significantly increase her popularity.

Louisa Gummer Acquired a Master’s Degree in Acting From Yale School of Drama

Louisa is a very educated woman; she completed her basic education at Poly Prep Country Day School situated in Brooklyn, New York. Upon graduation, she enrolled at Vassar College where she acquired a bachelor’s degree with a psychology major in 2013. During her college days, the young model participated in various shows and theatre productions of her school. Louisa has described her GPA from Vassar College as the best gift she ever had. Interestingly, her mother Meryl Streep also graduated from the same college in 1971. She subsequently studied at the British American Drama Academy, Oxford, before earning a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from Yale School of Drama.

She Has Done Some Modeling Gigs for Notable Brands

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Louisa developed a keen interest in becoming a model and a fashion queen from a very young age. She often accompanies her mother to red carpet events where she always wows her many fans with her gorgeous and exceptional looks. Coming from a lineage of stars has helped her to know her way around in the entertainment industry.

Signed to IMG management, she has appeared on various runways and on the cover of popular magazines such as Vanity Fair, Dior, and Glamour. Undoubtedly, Louisa Gummer has succeeded in carving a niche for herself and is doing pretty well in her modeling career. Additionally, she has appeared in several campaigns and adverts along with her two sisters Mamie and Grace Gummer.

The Gorgeous Model Has Also Made a Name For Herself in The Film Industry

Having whetted her acting skills at Yale School of Drama, Louisa Gummer kicked off her acting career on stage in 2017. Although many anticipated this many years back, Louisa eventually decided to follow in the family tradition of becoming Hollywood stars and had her first role in the theatrical production of Bambi E. Kelley’s Native Son. Later in 2018, she featured in another stage work; William Theatre Festival’s Production of Member of the Wedding. She has additionally starred as Juliet in the play, Romeo and Juliet. Louisa is set to play the character of Marian Brook in the upcoming TV series, The Gilded Age.

She is The Youngest of Her Equally Famous Siblings

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Louisa Gummer (2nd from the left) with her parents and siblings (Image Source)

The talented model is the youngest child of the iconic American actress Meryl Streep and her husband Don Gummer. She was born on the 12th day of June 1991 in Los Angeles, California.

Interestingly, she isn’t the only child of her parents; Louisa has got two older sisters Mary Willa “Mamie’ Gummer (born in August 1983), Grace Jane Gummer (born in May 1986) and a brother Henry Wolfe Gummer (born in November 1979). All her siblings have followed in the footsteps of their Oscar Award-winning mom, and have established themselves respectively, in the entertainment industry.

Although Louisa’s brother is widely recognised as a musician, he has equally scored a few roles in films and series. Henry Wolfe Gummer began his music career by co-founding an indie-pop band, Bravo Silva in New York. After dropping an Extended Play “July” in 2005 and their first studio album “Bravo Silva’ in the next year, the group disbanded. Henry, however, became a soloist and has released studio albums and Extended Plays including “The Blue House” (2009), “Wolf Sings Field” (2009), “Linda Vista” (2011), “Encino” (2014) and “Asilomar” (2015). Some of his acting credits include Lying, The Wait, The Good Shepherd, and Wolfe with an E.

Louisa’s elder sister, Mamie’ Gummer is a Theatre World Award-winning actress who is best known for her roles in Emily Owens, M. D (2012-13), The Good Wife (2010-15), Ugly Lies the Bone (2015) and The Good Fight (2018). Mamie was a nominee for the Lucille Lortel Awards in 2007 and 2009, as well as the Drama Desk Award in 2016.

Her other sister Grace Gummer took to acting in the year 2008, after graduating with a degree in Art History and Italian from Vassar College. She is well-known for playing the role of Chloë Coverly in the 2011 play Arcadia, which earned her a Theatre World Award, as well as Hallie Shea in The Newsroom (2013-14), Julie Gelineau in Extant (2014-25), Penny in American Horror Story: Freak Show (2014-15) and Dominique DiPierro in Mr. Robot (2016-19).

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Gummer with her mom Meryl

Her Parents Has Been Married For Over Forty Years

Louisa’s mother, Meryl Streep went through a terrible emotional trauma in March 1978, when her live-in boyfriend and Deer Hunter co-star, John Cazale died from lung cancer, after dating for years. She subsequently came in contact with Don Gummer through her brother, Harry Streep. The pair eventually fell for each other and moved on to exchange vows on September 30th, 1978.

Her Parents
Meryl Streep and Don Gummer (Image Source)

Louisa’s father on his own right is a famed personality, though not in the entertainment sector. He is a widely known American sculptor. His commissioned works include a sculpture/fountain situated in Historic New Harmony, Indiana, and an outdoor permanent sculpture at the Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio.

Don and Meryl’s union has been extolled by many as they are relishing a long-term married relationship of over four decades. They often grace social events together including the 51st Academy Awards held in 1979, The Hour‘s premiere in 1995, and the 90th Academy Awards held in the year 2018.

Apparently, Mr. Gummer has been very supportive of his wife’s career. While receiving her Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in, Julie & Julia Meryl gave a heart-warming shout-out to her husband.

Louisa Gummer is Possibly Single

Shedding a glimpse of light in her personal life, Louisa has recorded tremendous achievements as a model and an actress, through which she has won the heart of her many fans. Nevertheless, there is no much information with regards to her love life, relationships, and affairs. She has joined the long list of celebrities who prefer keeping their personal life away from media. Surprisingly, Louisa has not been linked to any known relationship or anyone at the moment and this has made it difficult to deduce if she has a boyfriend or not.

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The Sexy Diva has Incredible Body Measurements

In addition to her modeling skills, Gummer has her attractive physical attributes to thank for her success in the modeling industry. She is very tall, standing at a height of 5 feet 9 inches which is the average height for American models. Her weight is given as 60 kg (132 lbs) and her body (breast-waist-hips) measures 32-24-35 inches. Louisa wears a shoe of size 8.5 (US); she’s got blonde hair and blue eyes.

Ikenna Nwobodo
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