Nancy Meyers is best remembered as the director of several successful movies, including The Parent Trap, Something’s Gotta Give, The Holiday, It’s complicated and The Intern.
It has been more than a decade since her divorce with her husband, Charles Shyer. Well known director, producer and screenwriter, Nancy Meyers had married Charles Shyer in 1995 in Rome, Italy. Her husband Charles Shyer is also a screenwriter, producer and director by profession.
In the mid-1970s, writer Harvey Miller had introduced Meyers to Charles Shyer. Meyer started work with Shyer when she was a story editor in the film division at Motown. Eventually, they became friends and were dating each other by 1976. Together they even began writing and created the script for the comedy movie ‘Private Benjamin’. The movie became one of the biggest box office hits. It was even nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing.
The couple worked in many projects together. One of them is the movie Irreconcilable Differences which was a directorial debut of her husband Shyer. Their collaboration led to numerous Golden Globe nominations. Some of the other projects they worked together include movies as Father of the Bride, I Love Trouble, and Toast of the Town.
In 1998, Nancy Meyers made her directorial debut with the Parent Trap which was a huge success. Following the success of the movie, the couple decided to split.
Though they were in a long term relationship for about 19 years, their relationship could not last long after their marriage. After four years, in 1999, the couple separated and eventually filed for divorce. Nancy has two children with her husband, who are Annie Meyers-Shyer and Hallie Meyers- Shyer. She currently resides with her daughters in their house in Brentwood, California.
Strong buzz suggest that director Nancy Meyers has been dating someone since a few months. It is rumored that she has been dating the co-writer of her upcoming untitled book. A week ago, Nancy was seen in a café with her boyfriend and they were kind of cozy with each other. This might be true that she is dating someone after 17 years after her divorce with ex-husband.
Meyers had discovered her interest in writing since she was young. After watching Mike Nichols’ movie ‘The Graduate’ in 1967, her interest in screenwriting emerged. The 66-aged Nancy has written many books and scripts for blockbuster movies including Something’s Gotta Give, The Holiday, It’s Complicated and The Intern. Meyers has not written for TV shows yet.
One of the most successful female directors of Hollywood, Nancy Meyers has an estimated net worth of $10 million. She has not only written or directed movies, but also produced movies like Baby Boom, Father of the Bride, What Women Want, It’s Complicated and The Intern.