Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (; born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, actress, and filmmaker. In a career spanning six decades, she has achieved success in multiple fields of entertainment and has been recognized with two Academy Awards, ten Grammy Awards including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the Grammy Legend Award, five Emmy Awards including one Daytime Emmy, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, a Kennedy Center Honors prize, four Peabody Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and nine Golden Globes. She is among a small group of entertainers who have been honored with an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award – though only three were competitive awards – and is one of only two artists in that group who have also won a Peabody.
|Full name at birth||
Barbara Joan Streisand
|Claim to fame||
Broadway Version of Funny Girl
|Date of birth||
24 April 1942
|Place of birth||
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Singer, Actress, Producer, Director
5' 3" (160 cm)
120 lbs (54.4 kg)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Erasmus Hall High School, Brooklyn, NY (1959)
Northeastern Illinois University In Chicago,Illinois
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