Facts of Barbara Streisand
|Full Name||Barbara Joan Streisand|
|Birth Name||Barbara Joan Streisand|
|Profession||Actress and Singer|
|Birth City||New York City|
|Birth Country||Unites States of America|
|Father Name||Emanuel Streisand|
|Father Profession||High School Teacher|
|Mother Name||Diana Streisand|
|Mother Profession||School Scretary|
|Date of Birth||April 24,1942|
What Is The Net Worth Of American Actress Barbara Streisand?
The Grammy-winning musician, Barbara Streisand is an American actress, filmmaker, and singer best known for her versatile career. She is also renowned for her directing, producing, writing, and acting credits in the Oscar-winning studio film Yentl.
Similarly, her other film credits are The Way We Were, A Star Is Born (1976), The Owl and the Pussycat, The Main Event, What’s Up, Doc?, and many more. Her net worth is estimated at around $400 million as of 2019.
Net Worth- Career, Income Sources, And Salary
Streisand began her career at the age of 16, with minor roles. She also worked as an usher for The Sound of Music at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater. While working at the theater, she tried for the singing, however, the director thought she was not right for the part.
She participated in a talent contest at a gay nightclub, the Lion where she performed two songs where she was announced the winner following by thunderous applause. Barbra then dropped one ‘a’ from her original name due to her dislike.
She then auditioned at the Bon Soir nightclub where she later got signed for $125 a week. Following, came her other successful shows in St. Louis and Detroit and became a hit during the period of 1961-62.
Barbra made her Broadway debut from the 1962 musical comedy I Can Get It for You Wholesale with a minor role of secretary. Her character was loved and she eventually became Broadway’s most exciting and youngest new star. For her outstanding performance in the show, she won a Tony Award nomination and New York Drama Critic’s prize for Best Supporting Actress.
Streisand mads her first television appearance on The Tonight Show and sang A Sleepin Bee. She was named ‘one of the greatest singing talents in the world’ by Phyllis Diller.
As a singer, she released her first album, The Barbra Streisand Album in 1963. The album made to the top 10 on the Billboard chart and also won her three Grammy Awards. Similarly, her second album, The Second Barbra Streisand Album, dropped in the summer.
To date, she has recorded over 50 studio albums with the Columbia Albums. Her other albums are The Third Album, My Name Is Barbra, Guilty, The Broadway Album, and more.
Did You Know? Barbra earned around $92,457,062 from her concert show at the age of 64. Her concert ticket cost around £100 to £1,500 in London, whereas, €118 to €500 in Ireland.
She was listed as a no.2-earning female musician from June 2006-07 earning around $60 million, according to Forbes.
On 2nd November 2018, she released an album titled Walls. The album was against President Donald Trump’s administration because, despite the $8 billion loss he suffered, he claimed that he would positively change America’s economy.
After her long-term break from the Broadway, she reprised the role of her Broadway hit, Funny Girl. For her outstanding performance, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1968. Since then, she was featured in films like Gene Kelly, Vincente Minnelli, What’s Up, Doc?, For Pete’s Sake, and more.
Her notable filmography is Hello, Dolly!, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Up the Sandbox, For Pete’s Sake, Meet the Fockers, The Guilt Trip, and more.
Awards And Achievements
Barbra has won and been nominated for several award and honors to date. She has won 8 Grammys and was also honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year by the Grammy Foundation for her works.
Here Is The List Of Few Of The Awards Won By Barbra:
|1963-2000||Grammy Awards||8-won and 35-nominations|
|1970||AGVA Georgia Award- Entertainer of the Year||Won|
|1972||AGVA Georgia Award- Singing Star of the Year||Won|
|1975||People’s Choice Award- Favorite Female Singer of the Year||Won|
|1977||AGVA Georgia Award- Singing Star of the Year||Won|
|1980||AGVA Georgia Award- Singing Star of the Year||Won|
|1988||People’s Choice Award- Favorite All-Time Musical Performer||Won|
She also received and won few awards for her acting career, which are listed below:
|1969||Academy Awards||Funny Girl||Won|
|1970||Golden Globe Awards||Funny Girl||Won|
|1977-84||Golden Globe Awards||Yentl||Won|
|2000||Golden Globe Awards- Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement||Special Award|
Professional since 1961, Barbra has earned a massive amount of money from her career of over 5 decades. As of June 2019, Streisand’s net worth is estimated at around $400 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. Barbra generated her fortune from her multiple careers.
Interesting Fact: Barbra received $200,000 for her role in the Funny Girl and $750,000 from Hello, Dolly!.
Here Is The List Of Her Album Sales Earnings Throughout Her Career:
|1963||The Barbra Streisand||$600,000|
|1964||-The Third Album - People||$600k, $1.2 million|
|1965||My Name Is Barbra||$1.82 million|
|1966||-Color Me Barbra - Je m’appelle Barbra - An Evening with Barbra Streisand Tour||-$610k -$615k -$480k|
|1967||-Simply Streisand -A Christmas Album in US alone||-$620k -$6.1 million|
|1971||Stoney End||$1.7 million|
|1974||The Way We Were||$3.7 million|
|1977||Streisand Superman||$2.5 million|
|1978-79||-Songbird -Wet||-$1.5 million -$1.3 million|
|1981||-Memories -All Night Long||$12 million- $4 million|
|1985||The Broadway Album||$6.2 million|
|1997||Higher Ground||$6.2 million|
|1999||A Love Like Ours||$3.7 million|
|2009||Love Is the Answer||$670,000|
|2011||What Matters Most||$240,000|
Endorsements Deals, Sponsorships, Social Media Earnings, And Charity
Streisand also earns a decent amount of money from her endorsements and sponsorships. Although the information related to her deals are not out, she has endorsed several popular clothing and expensive brands to date.
Barbra is active on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter with thousands of followers. As per Influencer Marketing Hub, she earns at the range of $2,836 to $4,727 per paid post from Instagram where she has 952k followers as of 2019.
Despite her busy career schedules, Barbra also took part in various types of philanthropic works. She donated the Emanuel Streisand Building for Jewish Studies in the memory of her father who was an educator and died when she was young.
Here Is A List Of Few Contributions Made By Barbra:
|The Streisand Foundation||$25 million|
|To National Organizations like Voter education, Civil Rights, and more||$16 million|
|William J. Clinton||$1 million|
|The Barbra Streisand Women’s Cardiovascular Research & Education Program||$5 million|
|The Giving Back Fund||$11 million|
|The Barbra Streisand Women’s Cardiovascular Research & Education Program||$22 million|
Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle, Tax, Insurance, And Expenses
With an impressive net worth and a massive empire of $400 million, Barbra is living a life of luxury with her husband. She resides in 6838 Zumirez Drive in Malibu worth of $16.5 million. Barbra purchased the house in July 2009 and has 8 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and covers 10,485 sq.ft. Similarly, she rides around expensive cars.
As per Smart Assets, Barbra is reported to pay $192,500 as annual property taxes. Besides this, information regarding her insurance is not available at the moment.
Barbra Streisand’s Personal Life- Age, Height, Family, Education, And Husband
Born Barbra Joan Streisand on 24th April 1942 in New York City, the United States to father, Emanuel Streisand, and mother, Diana. Streisand holds American nationality and comes from a mixed ethnic background.
Barbra attended the Jewish Orthodox Yeshiva of Brooklyn, and later the Public School 89. She then went to Erasmus Hall High School and graduated in 1959.
Moving unto her personal life, Barbra has been married twice in her life. She first tied the knot to an actor Elliott Gould. The couple was married from 1963 to 1971 and shared one child: Jason Gould.
After her divorce with Elliott, Barbra dated the Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau for a while. She was also in a romantic relationship with her hairdresser/producer Jon Peters in 1974. Similarly, Barbra was also romantically involved with tennis champion Andre Agassi in early 1990.
Streisand tied the knot with her now-husband actor James Brolin on 1st July 1998. The pair has been living a happy and blissful life since then.
She is 77 years old as of 2019. She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm).
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