Barbara Joan Streisand is an incredible singer who is engaged in the field of songwriting, acting and film making. She is an icon of multiple fields of entertainment. She has been rewarded with many awards like Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards. She even has kissed the Lifetime rewards and Legend award giving her almost five decades of her life into this entertainment field.
Streisand was born in April 24, in the year of 1942, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. and now she is in the age of 74. Her height is about 5 feet, 5 inch. She went to Erasmus Hall High School. Her parents were Emanuel Streisand and Diana Streisand. It can be said that she got singing talent from her mother since he mother was very influenced by singing. She has a brother named Sheldon, and a sister, the singer Roslyn Kind from her mother's second husband, Louis Kind.
From her early days, Streisand used to show love towards music. She liked to sing from the childhood. and she was recognized with her voice in her hometown. When Streisand was 13 years old, she recorded some song while visiting Catskills for the first time along with her mother. And it was the time that she sensed herself as an artist. She never took official arts classes.
In her early career days, it was not easy path towards achieving success. She was nearly homeless and got help from her friend. In 1960, she took a job as an usher at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater and she heard audition of singers, where she also took part. After that she started to think seriously about making career in singing field and asked her boyfriend, Barry Dennen, to tape her singing, and the copies of tape given out to possible employers.
singing, and the copies of tape given out to possible employers.
She started her career in acting in the New York stage in Another Evening, but it got terrible reviews and closed down. But she didn’t stop there and took herself towards movies like Can Get It for You Wholesale. And slowly she started to make place and fame in film industry. She even participated in television shows such as The Tonight Show, Orson Bean, and Another Evening and so on. She had been taken part in a variety of concert. Her first album was The Barbra Streisand Album in early 1963. This made her the best-selling female vocalist in the country. She has recorded son albums and give hits songs like Woman in Love, Tell him, Somewhere, Evergreen. Her multi-city tour was one of the biggest all-media merchandise parlays in history.
She looks very sexy, hot and spectacular in her bikini photos in her days. She is currently married to James Brolin but her first husband was Elliot Gould. In the name of children she has a son, Jason Gould. she is happy with her family so divorce might not happen. She has faced many controversies regarding dates and affairs since it is the one of the cons that a celebrity goes through, she also had it. But it never stops her for achieving success. Her new album is encore. With such a high fame and name she has gained net worth around $ 340 million. You can also refer Barbra affairs and husband for more information regarding her afairs and love life.