April 24, 1942
79 years old
5 ft 3 in | 160 cm
34-25-36 in | 86-63.5-91 cm
54 kg | 119 pounds
8 US | 38 EU
Barbra Streisand was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, on April 24, 1942, is an American actress and singer.
Young Barbra Streisand first started performing as an nightclub singer, at Bon Soir in New York's Greenwich Village (1960).
She made her acting debut on stage, in Off Broadway show "Another Evening with Harry Stoones", in New York (1961).
She got her Broadway debut in a musical "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" (1961), at age of 19, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical.
She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Fanny Brice in musical "Funny Girl" (1964–1965).
She made her big screen debut in romantic musical comedy film Funny Girl (1968) in role as Fanny Brice, for which she won the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
She released her first album "The Barbra Streisand Album" in 1963. Has recorded 50 studio albums.
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Esther Hoffman in musical movie A Star Is Born (1976) and she won the Academy Award for composing music for the love theme "Evergreen".
She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Director for romantic musical drama movie Yentl (1983) which she directed, wrote and starred in role as Yentl Mendel.
What's Up, Doc? (1972) romance comedy opposite Ryan O'Neal
The Way We Were (1973) romantic drama with Robert Redford
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970) musical comedy drama fantasy with Jack Nicholson
The Main Event (1979) sports romantic comedy with Ryan O'Neal
Hello, Dolly! (1969) romantic comedy musical with Walter Matthau
The Prince of Tides (1991) romantic drama with Nick Nolte
The Owl and the Pussycat (1970) romantic comedy with George Segal
Nuts (1987) thriller drama with Richard Dreyfuss
Meet the Fockers (2004) comedy with Ben Stiller
She won ten Grammy wards, released 53 Gold albums, 31 Platinum albums and 14 Multi-Platinum albums.
Attended the Beis Yakov Jewish School in Brooklyn.
Graduated from Erasmus Hall High School in 1959.
Studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village, New York City.
Has an older brother, Sheldon.
Has a fear of performing live.
Was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 2000.
Close friends with Dustin Hoffman, Pierce Brosnan and Shirley MacLaine.
She is allergic to horses.
Lives in Los Angeles, California.
She was married to actor Elliott Gould (1963-1971), they have one son, Jason Gould.
She married actor James Brolin in 1998.
She dated Peter Jennings (1994-1998), Jon Voight (1994-1995), Prince Charles (1994), Andre Agassi (1992-1993), James Newton Howard (1991), Don Johnson (1988), Richard Gere (1983), Richard Cohen (1983), Richard Baskin (1983-1987), Kris Kristofferson (1976), Jon Peters (1973-1982), Ryan O'Neal (1972) and Pierre Trudeau (1970-1971).