This write up will focus on one of the legendary personalities to come of the United States Barbra Streisand. Barbra Streisand is a multitalented artist to ever come of the US.
Barbra Streisand is a multitalented artist, she is an American song writer, actress and film maker. She as acted in so many movies among them are Funny girl, the owl and the pussycat, the way we are, a star is born and many more movies.
Barbra happens to be one of the all-time best selling artist who has sold over $68.5 million US dollars album in the US and she also she was able to sell about 150 million records worldwide.
Barbra was also recognized by the recording industry association of American as the bestselling female actress with the most sold songs topping the music chart in American.
Barbra Wiki Data
- Full Name: Barbra Joan Streisand
- Nationality: American
- Date of Birth: April 24, 1942
- Occupation: Singer, actress and film maker
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouses Name: James Brolin
- Children: 1
- Website: barbrastreisand.com
Age | Place of Birth | Birthday
Barbra Joan Streisand was born in Brooklyn, New York City on the 24th of April 1942 she grew up in Brooklyn, She is the first child of her parents.
She will be 78 years old by April this year 2020.
She began her education at the Jewish orthodox school in Brooklyn at the age of 5, after her early education at the Jewish orthodox school she moved to Erasmus Hall High School also in Brooklyn for her high school education.
Parents | Siblings
Her parents are Diana and Emmanuel Streisand, Her dad who is a high school teacher met her mother at the same school, where she was the school secretary. Her parents are Jewish.
Her father was Epileptic and died as result of the seizure he suffered just before she clocked one year old, he died at the age of 34 years.
Her mother later remarried in 1949 to Louis Kind and the second marriage of her mother was blessed with two children a boy and a girl.
She as one half-brother named Sheldon and half-sister name Roslyn Kind.
Barbra Streisand began her career at the age of 16 at a night club where she was signed to be the opening act in a comedy show and she was paid $125 a week for her performance.
From that early beginning she went ahead to record over 50 albums with Columbia music record.
Barbra Streisand being a multitalented artist, she went ahead to feature in films and movies, her first film was the funny girl which released in 1968, from there she went ahead to feature in so many films after her first breakthrough film titled Funny girl.
Her perfect role interpretation earned her so many awards among which are Academy Award for best actress, she also won an Oscar award.
Apart from being an actress she also went ahead to produce her own films among the films she produced are Yentl which she produced in 1983, after her initial first film she went ahead to produce more among them are The prince of tides, the mirror has two faces and many more.
Marriage | Relationship
Barbra has been married twice, her first husband who is an actor named Elliot Gould whom she married in 1963, the marriage lasted for 8 years after which they divorced and went their separate ways.
Her marriage to Elliot was blessed with a child named Jason Gould, She got married the second time in James Brolin in 1998 the union has not been blessed with a child yet.
Net worth of Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand net worth is $400 million dollars, her income has come from sales of her album, amount earned from concerts, brand endorsement, movie roles and many others.
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