Barbra Streisand

1942 - Today

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Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand ( STRY-sand; born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, actress, songwriter, film and television producer, and director. With a career spanning over six decades, she has achieved success in multiple fields of entertainment and is among the few performers awarded an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT). Streisand's career began in the early 1960s when she started performing in nightclubs and Broadway theaters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbra Streisand has received more than 25,243,958 page views. Her biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). Barbra Streisand is the 39th most popular singer (down from 23rd in 2019), the 250th most popular biography from United States (down from 134th in 2019) and the 15th most popular American Singer.

Barbra Streisand is a singer, actress, producer, and director. She has won two Academy Awards, ten Grammy Awards, five Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award.

Memorability Metrics

  • 25M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 89

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Barbra Streisands by language

Over the past year Barbra Streisand has had the most page views in the with 4,106,134 views, followed by Spanish (333,754), and German (311,762). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (151.63%), Kashmiri (75.75%), and Korean (57.23%)


Among singers, Barbra Streisand ranks 39 out of 4,381Before her are Mireille Mathieu, Nana Mouskouri, Nico, Barry White, Albano Carrisi, and Amanda Lear. After her are Plácido Domingo, Joe Cocker, Miriam Makeba, James Brown, 50 Cent, and Agnetha Fältskog.

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Among people born in 1942, Barbra Streisand ranks 19Before her are Ratko Mladić, Scatman John, Ehud Barak, Dino Zoff, Isabel Allende, and Peter Handke. After her are Brian Wilson, Ronnie James Dio, John Wayne Gacy, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Ted Kaczynski, and Daniel Barenboim.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barbra Streisand ranks 250 out of 20,380Before her are Frank Zappa (1940), John Rawls (1921), Philip K. Dick (1928), David Lynch (1946), Emily Greene Balch (1867), and Jay Leno (1950). After her are Emily Dickinson (1830), Robert Forster (1941), Joe Pesci (1943), Pearl S. Buck (1892), George Gershwin (1898), and Lee Van Cleef (1925).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Barbra Streisand ranks 15Before her are Joan Baez (1941), Tupac Shakur (1971), Patti Smith (1946), Whitney Houston (1963), Johnny Cash (1932), and Barry White (1944). After her are James Brown (1933), 50 Cent (1975), Joe Dassin (1938), Lisa Marie Presley (1968), Nina Simone (1933), and Stevie Wonder (1950).