Barbra Streisand

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Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand - 1966.jpg
Streisand in 1966
BornBarbara Joan Streisand
(1942-04-24) 24 Aprile 1942 (age 78)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
ResidenceMalibu, Californie, U.S.
EddicationErasmus Hall Heich Schuil
  • Sangster
  • sangwriter
  • actress
  • filmmaker
Net worth$650 million (estimate as o August 2014)[1]
Hauf-marrae(s)Elliott Gould (m. 1963; div. 1971)
James Brolin (m. 1998)
ChilderJason Gould
RelativesRoslyn Kind (hauf-sister)
Muisical career
Years active1955–present
Associate acts

Barbara Joan Streisand (kent professionally as Barbra Streisand (pronoonced /ˈstraɪsænd/), born 24 Apryle 1942) is an American sangster, sangwriter, actress, an filmmaker. In a career spannin sax decades, she haes achieved success in multiple fields o enterteenment an haes been recognieed wi twa Academy Awairds,[2] ten Grammy Awards includin the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awaird an the Grammy Legend Awaird,[3] five Emmy Awairds includin ane Daytime Emmy,[4] a Special Tony Awaird, an American Film Institute awaird, a Kennedy Center Honors prize,[5] fower Peabody Awairds,[6] the Presidential Medal o Freedom,[7] an nine Gowden Globes.[8] She is amang a smaw group o enterteeners that hae been honoured wi an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, an Tony Awaird – tho anerly three war competitive awairds – an is ane o anerly twa airtists in that group that hae an aw wan a Peabody.[9]

Efter beginnin a successfu recordin career in the 1960s, Streisand venturt intae film bi the end o that decade. She starned in the creetically acclaimed Funny Girl, for that she wan the Academy Awaird and Gowden Globe Awaird for Best Actress.[10] Her ither films include The Owl and the Pussycat, The Way We Were, an A Star Is Born, for that she received her seicont Academy Awaird, componin muisic for the luve theme "Evergreen", the first wumman tae be honoured as a componer.[11] Wi the release o Yentl in 1983, Streisand becam the first wumman tae write, produce, direct, an starn in a major studio film.[12] The film wan an Oscar for Best Score an a Gowden Globe for Best Motion Pictur Muisical. Streisand an aw received the Gowden Globe Awaird for Best Director, acomin the first (an tae date anerly) wumman tae win that awaird.

Streisand is ane o the best-sellin recordin airtists o aw time, wi mair nor 68.5 million albums in the U.S. an wi a tot o 150 million records sauld warldwide[13][14] makkin her the best-sellin female airtist amang tap-sellin airtists recognised bi the Recording Industry Association of America.[14][15] The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) an Billboard recognise Streisand as hauldin the record for the maist tap 10 albums o ony female recordin airtist: a tot o 34 syne 1963. Accordin tae Billboard, Streisand haulds the record for the female wi the maist nummer ane albums (11).[16] Billboard an aw recognises Streisand as the greatest female o aw time on its Billboard 200 chairt an ane o the greatest airtists o aw time on its Hot 100 chairt.[17][18] Streisand is the anerly recordin artist tae hae a nummer-ane album in ilk o the last sax decades, haein released 53 gowd albums, 31 platinum albums, an 14 multi-platinum albums in the Unitit States.[3]

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  1. Lynch, Joe (2 August 2014). "Top 10 Richest Female Pop Stars". The Richest. The Richest. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  2. "Academy Awards Database". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. January 29, 2010. Retrieved July 26, 2012.[deid airtin]
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Barbra Streisand Goes Platinum for History-Making 31st Time with Partners". Broadway World. January 20, 2015.
  4. "Awards Search". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Archived frae the oreeginal on December 13, 2013. Retrieved December 10, 2013.
  5. "AFI Life Achievement Award: Barbra Streisand". American Film Institute. Retrieved December 9, 2009.
  6. "The Ultimate Show Biz Coup: PEGOT". The Peabody Awards. Retrieved December 10, 2014.
  7. Johnson, Ted. "Steven Spielberg, Barbra Streisand to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom". Variety. Yahoo!. Retrieved November 17, 2015.
  8. "Awards Search". Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Archived frae the oreeginal on April 2, 2015. Retrieved December 10, 2014.
  9. "The Ultimate Show Biz Coup: PEGOT". The Peabody Awards. Retrieved February 28, 2016.
  10. "Barbra Streisand's Awards". IMDb. March 2, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2013.
  11. "Barbra Streisand to Sing 'The Way We Were' for the Oscars Memorial Segment". February 22, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2013.
  12. Kagan, Jeremy. Directors Close Up, Scarecrow Press (2006) p. 297
  13. Embley, Jochan (March 6, 2019). "Barbra Streisand to headline British Summer Time: How to get tickets for BST Hyde Park". Evening Standard. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
  14. 14.0 14.1 "Top Selling Artists (albums)". RIAA. March 25, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
  15. McDonald, Soraya. "After 51-year absence, Barbra Streisand takes the host chair at 'The Tonight Show'". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 17, 2015.
  16. "Chart Watch Extra: The Acts With The Most Top 10 Albums, Ever – Chart Watch". Yahoo! Music. October 17, 2008. Retrieved December 9, 2009.
  17. "Greatest of All Time (Billboard 200 Artists)". Billboard. Retrieved November 13, 2015.
  18. "Greatest of All Time (Hot 100 Artists)". Billboard. Retrieved November 13, 2015.