Date of Birth : Apr 24th 1942
American singer and film and theatre actress. She has also achieved note as a composer, political activist, film producer and director. She has won two Academy Awards, nine Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards and a Special Tony Award. She is one of the very few entertainers to have won all of these honors, although she has yet to win a competitive Tony Award. In 2008 she was inducted as a Kennedy Centre Honoree.
She is one of the most commercially and critically successful female entertainers in modern entertainment history and one of the best selling solo recording artists in the US, with RIAA-certified shipments of over 71 million albums. She is the highest ranking female artist on the Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) Top Selling Artists list.
Streisand has sold over 100 million albums worldwide and is one of Billboard’s highest ranking female artists