Louisa Jacobson Gummer

Louisa Jacobson Gummer

Date Of BirthJune 12, 1991
Age30 years 4 months 7 days
Day of BirthWednesday
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac SignGemini
Profession Model
Full Name Louisa Jacobson Gummer
Other Name Louisa Jacobson

Personal Information
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignGemini
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Body Features & Measurements
Height175 CM
5 Feet 9 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Weight60 KG
132 lbs
Shoe Size8.5 (US)
Figure Measurements 32-24-35
Figure Type Hourglass
Body Type Slim
Family Information
Father Don Gummer (Donald James Gummer; sculptor)
Mother Meryl Streep (Actress)
Brother Henry Wolfe Gummer (actor, songwriter, musician, singer; born 1979)
Sisters Mary Willa Gummer (Mamie Gummer; born 1983; Actress)
Grace Jane Gummer (born 1986; Actress)
Cousins Maud Streep (child of Harry Streep)
David Kyle Streep (Son of Dana Streep)
Carol Ann Streep (Daughter of Dana Streep)
Charles Streep (Son of Dana Streep)
Abraham Streep (Son of Harry Streep)
Jonathan Streep (Son of Dana Streep)
Uncles Harry Streep (Maternal; Actor/ producer)
Steven Gummer (Paternal)
Jack Gummer
Dana Streep (Maternal;Actor)
Mark Gummer
Richard Gummer
William Gummer
Grandfathers Harry William Streep (Maternal;)
William Adolph Gummer (Paternal)
Grandmothers Mary Streep (Maternal; Actress)
Dorothy Ann Jacobson (Paternal)
Aunt Maeve Kinkead (Wife of uncle Harry Streep)
Relative Benjamin Walker (Ex-husband of Mamie Gummer)
Education Qualifications
Education(College) Vassar College
Alma MaterYale School of Drama
Career Information
Years Active 2013-
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Singer Bob Dylan
Favorite Author Donna Tartt
Favorite Song Buckets of Rain (Bob Dylan)
Favorite Restaurant Test Kitchen (Cape Town, south Africa)
Social Networks, Web links
Instagram ProfileLouisa Jacobson Gummer Instagram Profile
More Information
Net worth$1.5 million


Louisa Gummer is an American actress and a model. She is known for her theater performances such as- "Romeo and Juliet", "Member of the Wedding", "Native Son" and others

Louisa is set to make her TV debut in the HBO Drama series- "The Gilded Age" created by Julian Fellowes as Marian Brook. She will be co-starring alongside- Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Amanda Peet, Morgan Spector

Louisa Jacobson

[ Louisa Jacobson Gummer]

Family- Childhood

Louisa Gummer was born on 12th June 1991 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is the 4th child of actress (& philanthropist) Meryl Streep & her husband Don Gummer- a sculptor.

 Streep-Gummer Family

[ Streep-Gummer Family ]

Father- Don Gummer

Louisa's father Don was born on December 12th 1946 in Louisville, Kentucky to William Adolph Gummer & Dorothy Ann Jacobson. He has brother in Jack, Mark, William Richard & Steven.

Don is a sculptor by profession. He has worked on table-top, wall mounted, free-standing sculptures. Don's work "primary separation" is installed at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Another work "Southern Circle" is installed in the city of Indianapolis.

 Louisa Gummer with her Dad Don Gummer

[ Louisa Gummer with her Dad Don Gummer ]

Don married actress Meryl Streep on 30th September 1978. They have four children together including Louisa Jacobson.

Mother- Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep, the mother of Louisa is one of the most successful actresses in the history of Hollywood. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 to Mary Wilkinson Streep (an artist) & Harry William Streep, Jr. (pharmaceutical executive). She has two younger brothers in- Harry William Streep III & Dana David Streep, both of them are actors.

Meryl has a record for having most number of Academy Award nominations in a career. She is known for her roles in- The Bridges of Madison County (1995), Out of Africa (1985), Manhattan (1979), Sophie's Choice (1982), Mamma Mia! (2008) among numerous others.

Louisa Gummer childhood with mom Meryl Streep

[ Louisa Gummer (childhood) with mom Meryl Streep ]

Meryl and her husband have been contributing freely to philanthropic causes.


Louisa Gummer has three older siblings:

  • Henry Wolfe Gummer (brother; born on November 13, 1979)
  • Mamie Gummer (Mary Willa Gummer, born August 3, 1983)- an actress
  • Grace Jane Gummer (born May 9, 1986)- an actress.


Henry Wolfe: Louisa's brother Henry was born on 13th November 1979. He is 12 years older than sister Louisa. He is a musician & actor based in Los Angeles, California. He is a graduate from Dartmouth college. He co-founded the pop band Bravo Silva in 2004. His discography lists- Asilomar (2015), Encino (2014), Linda Vista (2011) and others. He ha appeared in movies such as- Lying(2006), The Wait(2011)


Mamie Gummer: Mamie was born on 3rd August 1983 in the New York City, New York. She is 8 years older than Louisa. She is known for appearing in the titular role of Emily Owens in the CW series- Emily Owens, M.D. (2012–13). She has also played Nancy Crozier on The Good Wife (2010–15) & The Good Fight (2018)

Mamie is married writer/ producer Mehar Sethi in February 2019. The couple has a son born in February 2019. Thus making Mamie's parents grandparents for the first time, Louisa an aunt for the first time.

Grace Gummer: Grace was born on 9th May 1986 in the New York City. She is 5 years older than Louisa. She is an actress by profession. She is known for her roles in TV Series such as- "The Newsroom", "American Horror Story", "Extant"

Gummer sisters- Mammie, Grace, Louisa

[ Gummer sisters- Mammie, Grace, Louisa ]


  • School: She studied at the 'Poly Prep Country Day School' (also known as Poly Prep) in Brooklyn, New York, United States.
  • High School: at the same 'Poly Prep Country Day School'.
  • College: She graduated from Vassar College (a liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New York Founded in 1861 by Matthew Vassar) with a major in Psychology, she graduated in the year 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts (psychology) degree.
  • British American Drama Academy: She attended the famous 'British American Drama Academy' in Oxford for further training in acting.
  • Yale School of Drama: She joined 'Yale School of Drama' after her experience at the 'British American Drama Academy'. she graduated the Drama school with a Masters degree (Master of Fine Arts) in Acting. It is to be noted that her father Don Gummer attended the "Yale Arts school".

Facts & Trivia

  • Ancestry: Louisa Gummer is of English(Maternal), German(Maternal, Paternal), Irish(Maternal), Norwegian(Paternal), Swiss(Maternal) descent
  • Meryl Streep handed the diploma award to Louisa at the Vassar College during her graduation.
  • She often attends Film Award events, filmfare events among other entertainment industry events with her mother & siblings.
  • The other Louisa Gummer: There is an award British voice over artist with the same name 'Louisa gummer', she is known for voicing documentaries and commercials.

[Louisa as Tod's Band girl]


Louisa is passionate about fashion and modeling, right after her studies she ventured into modeling. 

  • IMG Models: she is associated with IMG Models, an international model management firm (based in Los Angeles, London, Milan, New York, Paris & other places). 
  • She likes driving up Highway 1 from Los Angeles to California.
  • Modeling for magazines: She has been modeling for magazines such as Vanity Fair, Glamour, Dior (Christian Dior SE) for photographers like- Walter Chin, David A, Adrian Nina, Mae Richardson, Yuki.
  • H & M: She has endorsed the Swedish fashion chain


TV Series

Year Series Character Comment
2020 The Gilded Age Marian Brook Created by Julian Fellowes; Co-starring- Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Amanda Peet, Morgan Spector



Louisa has apepared in stage performances of various roles in plays such as- "Romeo and Juliet", "Native Son", "Member of the Wedding".. 

Year Play Character Comment
2019 Romeo and Juliet Juliet  "The Old Globe" production in San Diego
2018 Member of the Wedding  

production: Williamstown Theatre Festival

Play by: Carson McCullers

Direction: Gaye Taylor Upchurch

Starring: Tavi Gevinson

  Native Son Mary Dalton

Production: Yale Repertory Theatre

Play by: Paul Green & Richard Green

Direction: Seret Scott



  • Nothing beats driving on that winding road on the side of the cliffs where pine trees and mountains meet the pacific ocean. It's unreal.


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