10 Things You Need To Know About Barbra Streisand

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#1- Barbra Streisand was born on 24 April, 1942, in New York City, U.S. Her real name is Barbara Joan Streisand.

#2- She dropped the second "a" from her name when she was 16 years old.

#3- She released her 1st studio album, "The Barbra Streisand Album," on 25 February, 1963, under Columbia Records.

#4- During her career, she released 36 studio albums, 11 live albums, 11 compilation albums, & 117 singles.

#5- Barbra Streisand won her 1st Academy Award for Best Actress in 1969 for her role in "Funny Girl"(1968).

#6- So far, she has acted in 19 movies. Her first film was Funny Girl (1968).

#7- She is also one of the best-selling recording artists of all time; her records have sold over 150 million globally.

#8- Barbra has won 10 Grammy Awards, 2 Academy Awards, 5 Emmy Awards, and 9 Golden Globe Awards.

#9- As per the RIAA, Barbra is also the second-highest-certified female artist in the U.S., with 68.5 million certified records.

#10- Barbra Streisand has a successful career both as a singer & actress; she has an estimated net worth of $400 million.

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