Barbra Streisand is American singer, actress, songwriter as well as filmmaker. She has become an icon in the various fields of entertainment. She is also known for the accolades she won likely 10 Grammy award, 5 Emmy award, 9 Golden Globes, 4 Peabody award. She is also one of the best selling singers of all the time, since six decades her album was number one. Also her movie “Yentl” won the Oskar award. All in all, she has achieved success in every field she has worked in.
She was independent young girl who lived on her own to make living. She used to sing in gay Nightclub and Bon Soir nightclub, where she was paid $125 a week. She became more extroverts, she used to sing with a dramatic voice or a lighthearted, and playful one. Her skills were more enhanced as her performances became more sophisticated and professional.
Her first television appearance was “The Tonight show”, she was invited more than dozen times. It was followed by another TV appearance “The Garry Moore Show”. In early 1963, she released her first album “The Barbra Streisand Album”. It won 3 Grammy award made it to the top 10 list of Billboard chart. With Colombia Records he recorded 50 studio albums. Some of her hit albums are “Christmas Memories”, “Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway”.
Not only her songs but the 20-concert tour also made the box-office records. She grossed $92,457,062 setting gross records in 14 arenas played on the tour. In May 2016, her new albums will be in August following a nine-city concert tour.
She acted in number of movies likely “The Main event” and many more.
“The Main event” and many more. Not only she acted but directed too. She directed numbers of hit movies. She is planning to direct the historical drama which is based on the top 2014 Black List script.
Streisand was born on April 24, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York. She is currently in her age of 74 years. She attended Erasmus Hall High School and later graduated in January 1959. Though She isn’t tall person, she has 5 feet 5inch height. She is exceptionally good at being famous as she has got hot and sexy body for which anyone one can fall for.
Talking about her relationship status, she has been married twice. Her first husband was actor Elliot Gould from whose she has got one child Jason Gould. But they got divorce. For two years she dated Canadian PM but he was only in her list of boyfriend. Later in 1988 she got married to actor James Brolin but they have no children together.
She is a philanthropist. From her live performances she raised $25 million for The Streisand Foundation. She helped the William J.Clinton Foundation with $1 million. She further gifted the Barbra Streisand Women's Cardiovascular Research with $5 million.
She is much of social person. She is active in Twitter and Instagram. She has got over 361k followers on Instagram where as in Twitter she has got 413k followers. As of 2016, we found that she have estimated amount of $340 million. To know more about her detailed bio you can access wiki,internet sites.