Don Gummer Net Worth

Don Gummer is an American sculptor born in Louisville, Kentucky on December 12, 1946. He is married to Meryl Streep, whom he wed on September 30, 1978, and they have four children together. Prior to his marriage to Streep, Gummer was married to Peggy Jenel Lucas.

Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day December 12, 1946
Birth Place  Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Don Gummer age 77 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Capricorn
Education Herron School of Art and Design Yale School of Art
Known for Sculpture
Spouse(s) Meryl Streep (m. 1978)

💰 Net worth: $19 Million

Don Gummer, an American sculptor born on December 12, 1946, in Louisville, Kentucky, has accumulated an estimated net worth of $19 million by 2024. Renowned for his remarkable talent and profound creativity, Gummer has carved a niche for himself in the art world. His captivating sculptures have captured the attention of art enthusiasts worldwide, making him a highly sought-after artist. Over the years, Gummer has showcased his exceptional artwork in numerous exhibitions and galleries, further cementing his reputation as a prominent figure in the industry. Through his relentless passion for sculpture, Don Gummer has not only crafted incredible pieces but also crafted a prosperous career, shaping his considerable net worth.

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Gummer was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on December 12, 1946, and grew up in Indiana. He studied at Ben Davis High School, Indianapolis, and then at the Herron School of Art from 1964 to 1966. From 1966 to 1970, he studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, and then completed his studies at the Yale School of Art where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Master of Fine Arts (MFA), and studied with David von Schlegell.


Gummer's first solo show was in 1973. Since then, his works have been featured at two dozen solo shows at museums and galleries around the East Coast and Midwest. His work has also been exhibited in group shows.


Born to Dorothy Ann (nee Jacobson) and william Adolph Gummer, he was raised with five brothers, william, Jack, Richard, Steven, and Mark. Gummer was briefly married in the early seventies to Peggy Lucas, but divorced shortly after. Gummer married Actress Meryl Streep in 1978. They have four children: musician Henry Wolfe, model Louisa, and actresses Mamie and Grace. Gummer and Streep are active Philanthropists who donate to a range of arts organizations and educational institutions, including Vassar College, Opus School in Harlem, and the Silver Mountain Arts Foundation.


Gummer's commissioned works have included Primary Compass (2000), a site-specific outdoor permanent sculpture at the Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio and a sculpture/fountain in Historic New Harmony, New Harmony, Indiana. One stainless steel and stained glass sculpture, Southern Circle, standing 25 feet (7.6 m) tall and weighing approximately 20,000 pounds, was commissioned by the city of Indianapolis and dedicated in October, 2004. "Primary Separation", a permanent installation at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, was completed in 2006.


Critic Irving Sandler (writing in Art in America, January 2005) has noted that Gummer's work is recognizably rooted in constructivism, but also writes that "in extending and deflecting Constructivist art in a new direction, Gummer has rendered it peculiarly contemporary." Sandler also writes that Gummer's works "give postmodern life to classic principles of abstract composition."