Barbra Streisand Net Worth

February 5, 2024
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American author, actress, film director and producer, as well as a singer and songwriter, Barbara Joan “Barbra” Streisand was born on 24 April 1942, in Brooklyn, New York City, of Jewish descent – Polish-Ukrainian from her mother, and Russian through her father. She is actually famous because of her several talents, making her one of the most successful people in several entertainment genres. She has sold over 71 million albums in the US alone, while the number exceeds 245 million worldwide, compiling  a total of 32 albums since 1963 which have entered the top ten albums in the US and many other countries, and the only artist to score a #1in six successive decades.

So just how rich is Barbra Streisand, as of mid-2017? According to authoritative sources, Streisand’s net worth is estimated to be over $380 million, collected from her successful singing and acting career which began in the late 1950s.

Barbra Streisand Net Worth $380 Million

Barbra Joan Streisand attended Erasmus Hall High School, at the same time beginning her singing career in 1955, when she recorded several songs in one of New York’s recording studios. She went on to become a nightclub singer and appeared in a variety of local clubs, but it was in “The Lion” where she finally became successful as a singer. Streisand’s performances in clubs gave her many career opportunities, and gained her an appearance on “The Tonight Show”, her first television appearance, followed by other similar appearances, before in 1963 releasing her debut self-titled album. The success of her debut work was immense, as the album peaked at #8 on the Billboard pop charts and received gold certification from the RIAA, as well as two Grammy Awards. Since then, Barbra Streisand has released more than 50 studio albums, 31 of which received platinum certification and 13 multi-platinum – obviously her singing career has had a large influence on her total net worth.

In addition, Barbra Streisand is a noted actress. Since her debut in “Funny Girl”, earning her a Golden Globe Award, as well as an Academy Award, she has worked alongside some of the most famous actors, including Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller in “Meet the Fockers”, Pierce Brosnan in “The Mirror Has Two Faces”, Nick Nolte and Blythe Danner in “The Prince of Tides” and, more recently, Seth Rogan in “The Guilt Trip”. Overall, Streisand has succeeded in winning eight Grammy, five Emmy and a Kennedy Center Honors Awards, to name a few.

In her personal life, Barbra was married to actor Elliott Gould from 1963 to 72 with whom she has a son, and since 1998 has been married to actor James Brolin. They live in Malibu, Southern California.

Her philanthropic efforts are directed through The Streisand Foundation, particularly targeting Jewish charities, including the Jewish University in Jerusalem, and Israeli Defence Force charity.

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