Don Gummer is a popular American sculpture, well known for table-top and wall-mounted sculpture. His interest is in large outdoors works consisting of stained glass, stainless steel, and aluminum.


Don firstly got married to Peggy Lucas but separated after a couple of months. Afterward, he married to Meryl Streep and welcomed three children. It has been almost 40 years and the couple are still together and have strong bonding with each other.

Don Gummer Early Life and Education

Don Gummer was born on 12th December 1946, in Louisville, Kentucky to William Adolph Gummer, and Dorothy Ann. He rose up with his five brothers, Mark, Steven, Richard, Jack, and William in Indiana where he attended Ben Davis School.

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After completing his elementary education from Ben Davis, he then joined Herron School of Art and Fine arts school in Boston subsequently. Later on, Don moved to the Yale School of Art and did bachelors and masters.

Don Gummer Sculpture Career

Being a student of Art, Don made his professional career debut in 1973. In the beginning, he worked at galleries and museums. Likewise, he also did exhibitions with several groups.

Gummer gained recognition after building Primary Compass in 2000 at the Butler Institute of American Art. Similarly, he built a fountain in Historic New Harmony.

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His amazing designs were recognized by the public in a short time. His other works of art are showcased at the Chemical Bank, The Equitable, International Creative Management, Cyberinfrastructure Building, Indiana University and so on.

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At present, he seems to have retired from his work as there is no any new addition to his work. He might be enjoying his retirement with his wife and guiding his children’s career.

Don Gummer Married, Dating, Affairs, Children, Divorce

Handsome and talented, Don Gummer married in the early seventies. He first married a woman named, Peggy Lucas. However, their relationship ended up in a very short period. After his separation from Peggy, he married beautiful American actress and Philanthropist, Meryl Streep in 1978.

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Don and his wife Meryl are blessed with three daughters, Mamie, Grace, Louisa and a son Henry. Their son Henry, daughter Louisa, Mamie and Grace are musicians, model, and actresses respectively.

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Till date, the husband and wife have been together for approximately 39 years and they have made their relationship very strong. They both support each other with their professions and also help with their children’s career. Currently, they are living a happy life without having to worry about anything.

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Don Gummer Net Worth, Salary, Income, Earning 

Don Gummer collects a decent amount of money from his sculptor professions. Apart from that, he is also equally involved in public art. His other work credit includes Primary Compass which was built at the Butler Art Institute.

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Similarly, he has been featured in two dozen solo shows at galleries and museum near the East Coast and Midwest. Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is found out that his current estimated net worth is around $10 million.