Birth Name: Barbara Joan Streisand
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 24, 1942
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Barbra Streisand is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and filmmaker.
Barbra is the daughter of Diana Ida (Rosen) and Emanuel Streisand. She is from a Jewish family, from Galicia and Russia. Barbra is married to actor James Brolin. She has a son, actor Jason Gould, from her previous marriage, to actor Elliott Gould.
Barbra’s paternal grandparents were Isaac Streisand (the son of Kesriel Streisand and Mali Feldman) and Annie/Anna Kesten/Kessler (the daughter of Max Kesten/Kessler and Dreijzie “Daisy” Cohen). Isaac and Annie were both Jewish immigrants; Isaac was from a small village, Brzezany, in Galicia, Central Europe, and Annie was also from Galicia.
Barbra’s maternal grandparents were Louis Rosen (the son of Mordekhai Kholevich and Bryna Dvorak) and Ida Friedland. Louis and Ida were both Russian Jews.
Family history of Barbra Streisand – http://webcontent.harpercollins.com