Barbra Streisand

Singer, actress, director, producer, writer, activist

Actress/singer/director/writer/composer/producer/designer/activist Barbra Streisand is the only artist ever to receive Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, National Endowment for the Arts and Peabody Awards, as well as the American Film Institute s Lifetime Achievement Award. She is also the first female film director to receive the Kennedy Center Honors. She won Oscars for both Best Actress and Best Song Composer, and the three films she directed received 14 Oscar nominations. A leading film star in dramas, comedies and musicals, her latest film became the top-grossing live-action comedy ever. She has produced albums reaching number one in four consecutive decades. An eight-time Grammy Award winner, her 50 gold albums, 30 platinum albums and 18 multi-platinum albums are all records for female singers. Her civil rights activism and philanthropic pursuits are just as impressive. The Streisand Foundation has given millions of dollars to 700 non-profit organizations and she has raised many millions more through her performances.