Don Gummer is popularly known as the sculptor who has been working in this field from his early age. He was born in 12th of December, 1946 in Louisville, Kentucky. His works have been taken as examples for his dedication towards his works. Though he concentrated on making wall mounted sculpture previously, he improvised himself to make the sculpture of free standing later.
He got real support from his family to pursue his career in this field. He was admitted to Herron School of Art in 1964. Then, he went to School of Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to broaden his mind about the arts. He was his bachelor degree of Fine Arts from Yale School of Art. He also completed Master of Fine Arts from the same college. His professional career started when he got his first solo show in 1973. This show gave him the recognition to the outside world.
His works has been included in many museums as well as worked as decorative instruments for many villas. His popularity has reached to the outside world as well. Though he is American by nationality and white by ethnicity, his works have been appreciated by different group of people. His one of the best works includes “Southern Circle”, which are one steel and glass sculpture of 25 feet tall and the weight of twenty thousand pounds. It was installed in Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts in 2006.
Regarding his height, he is 5 feet 11 inch tall. He has already reached the age of 68 from this year. He became very popular in 1970s because of his affair with the popular actress Meryl Streep. They dated for almost two years and lastly, he thought of getting married to her girlfriend. They got married in 1978 and have completed 37 years of relationship from this year. They are recognized as one of the happy couples in America. The reason for their happiness is mainly because of their love and support to each other. There has never been the case for them when they thought about getting divorce once. The couple has got four children altogether and all of them are engaged in music and acting field.
He is popular not only in real world, but also in the virtual world. He has got thousands of fans following in his twitter and Instagram account. Both husband and wife are known to be the active philanthropists who has donated large sum of money to different organizations as well as in educational sectors and hospitals. Though Gummer is Jewish, he does not follow it fully. Some of his famous collections are in Butler Institute of American Art, Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, International Creative Management and McCrory Corporation.
His shirtless pictures can also be found in the web. We can surely say that he is not a gay. He has the net worth of $10 million. He has earned both name and fame from this industry. So, he would like to continue in it till his health can support him. If you want to know more about him, you can find his full biography in Wikipedia.