Barbra Joan Streisand is an American singer-songwriter, author, actress, film producer, and director. She has won two Academy Awards, eight Grammy Awards, five Emmy Awards including one Daytime Emmy, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, a Kennedy Center Honors award, a Peabody Award, and is amongst twelve entertainers who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award. She is the best selling female artists of all time, with more than 71.5 million albums in the United States and 245 million records sold worldwide. She is the best-selling female artist on the Recording Industry Association of America's Top Selling Album Artists list, the only female recording artist in the top ten, and the only artist outside of the rock and roll genre. After beginning a successful recording career in the 1960s, by the end of the decade, Streisand ventured into film starring in the critically acclaimed Funny Girl, for which she won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
- Born: April 24, 1942 (age 76), Williamsburg
- Spouse: James Brolin (1998-07-01 to present - Marriage), Elliott Gould (1963-03-21 to 1971-07-09 - Marriage), Barry Dennen
- Aliases: Babs, Barbara Joan Streisand, Barbra Joan Streisand, Miss Barbra Streisand, Ms. Streisand
- Children: Jason Gould
- Height: 5′ 5″ (1.65m)
- Websites: http://www.barbrastreisand.com/