|Barbra Joan Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, theatre and film actress, composer, liberal political activist, film producer and director. She has won Oscars for Best Actress and Best Original Song as well as multiple Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards. Streisand has ranked as the best selling female album artist of all-time in the United States, according to the RIAA, for over thirty years.
She is considered one of the most successful female entertainers in modern entertainment history and is the only woman on the list of best selling album recording artists in the US, with RIAA-certified shipments of over 71 million records. Her extraordinary consistency and sustained popularity continue to keep her in the spotlight after 47 years in the business.
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