Barbra Streisand's Net Worth Revealed

The notoriously private star brings in big bucks six decades into her storied career.

Barbra Streisand's net worth keeps on growing!

The iconic crooner broke out of retirement to release a new album just in time for the 2022 holiday season.

The EGOT winner's latest, Live at the Bon Soir, was recorded just after she got her first record deal in November 1962. With a career spanning a whopping six decades, find out how Streisand was discovered, what songs of hers were her biggest hits, and why she doesn't perform live anymore.

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When did Barbra Streisand know she could sing?

Though she initially wanted to be an actress, Streisand—and those around her as a child—knew she had powerful pipes by the time she was just 5 years old.

“I remember when I was 5 living on Pulaski Street in Brooklyn, the hallway of our building had a brass banister and a great sound, a great echo system,” she told The New York Times. “I used to sing in the hallway. I was known as the girl on the street with the good voice. No father, good voice. That was my identity.”

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How did Barbra Streisand get her start?

Streisand was basically born with a natural gift for singing and has said she doesn't really do vocal exercises or training. When she was a teen, she won a singing contest at an underground Manhattan club and began working the New York City club circuit (often opening for comedian Phyllis Diller), developing a devout following before even landing a record deal.

Eventually, Streisand's club performances got the attention of major labels, and Columbia Records signed her in 1962. Her debut album, The Jazz Modes, was released in February 1963 and went on to be one of the biggest-selling by a female vocalist at that time.

What is Barbra Streisand's net worth in 2023?

Barbra Streisand's net worth is estimated at a whopping $400 million.

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Is Barbra Streisand a millionaire?

Streisand is indeed a millionaire—400 times over.

Is Barbra Streisand a billionaire?

Streisand is not a billionaire, but with an estimated net worth of $400 million, she's quite comfortable!

How much does Barbra Streisand make per concert?

Streisand's income per concert varies by venue, but rest assured, she makes serious bank: In 2017, Billboard reported that Streisand made a whopping $3.6 million for one concert during her Magic Tour, with the tour making more than $50 million in total.

How old is Barbra Streisand and how much is she worth?

Born April 24, 1942, Streisand is 80 years old as of this writing in January 2023. She is worth an estimated $400 million.

How old is Barbra Streisand today?

Streisand is 80 years old as of this writing in January 2023. Her birthday is April 24, 1942.

Does Barbra Streisand have perfect pitch?

Streisand does indeed have perfect pitch, and she's reportedly in pretty amazing company: Stevie Wonder, Yo-Yo Ma, Nat King ColeBrian Wilson, Jimi Hendrix, Bach, Beethoven and Mozart also are believed to have perfect pitch.

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Can Barbra Streisand read music?

Despite being one of the greatest singers pretty much ever, Streisand can't read music. She told The New York Times in 2009, “I don’t read music. Not even essentially. Not even nonessentially.”

She can, however, "hear a tune in [her] head," she explained to NPR. She has said she often hums parts for instrumental arrangements and orchestras that accompany her.

What was Barbra Streisand's first hit?

Streisand's first hit song was "People" in 1964 from the Funny Girl original cast recording. It peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.

What is Barbra Streisand's bestselling album?

Streisand's bestselling album to date is Guilty. Released in 1980, Guilty has sold an estimated 12 million copies worldwide.

How many Barbra Streisand albums are there?

Streisand has recorded a whopping 50 studio albums and 64 albums total throughout her six-decade career—so far! Her most recent is Live at the Bon Soir, released Nov. 4, 2022, but recorded a whopping 60 years earlier during her nightclub days in New York City before she became a household name.

What is Barbra Streisand's most famous song?

Streisand's most successful songs on the Billboard Hot 100 are "Evergreen" from A Star Is Born (1976), "Woman In Love" (1980) and "The Way We Were" (1973); each topped the charts for three weeks. "Evergreen" charted for 25 weeks, "Woman In Love" for 24 weeks and "The Way We Were" for 23 weeks.

What year was Barbra Streisand's last concert?

Streisand's last concert (so far) was on Aug. 6, 2019, at United Center in Chicago.

Why did Barbra Streisand stop performing?

Streisand went on a hiatus from performing live due to stage fright and simply not enjoying it. She explained on Carpool Karaoke in 2018, "I don’t get nervous-nervous, but I don’t enjoy it. I get scared. I just don’t want to disappoint people.”

How many Oscars has Barbra Streisand won?

Streisand has two Oscars. She won Best Actress for Funny Girl in 1969 and Best Original Song for "Evergreen" in 1976.

How many Grammys has Barbra Streisand won?

Streisand has won a whopping 10 Grammy Awards (and counting), plus a Grammy Legend Award and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. She also has four separate inductions in the Grammy Hall of Fame: One for the song "People," another for "The Way We Were," one for Funny Girl and one for The Barbra Streisand Album.

Will Barbra Streisand ever tour again?

It's unlikely that Streisand will ever embark on a full-blown tour in the future, but never say never. After all, how many of her "final performances" ended up not being final?

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