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Singer Barbra Streisand and her husband James Brolin's married life and children. Are they getting a divorce?

Updated On 22 Jan, 2024 Published On 21 Nov, 2016
Singer Barbra Streisand  and  her husband James Brolin's married life and children. Are they getting a divorce?

The beautiful singer Barbra Streisand is living a happily married life with her husband James Brolin and son Jason Gould.

The evergreen and gorgeous singer and actress, Barbra Streisand, age 74, has been married to actor James Brolin for eighteen years. The couple dated for several years before getting hitched. She is happily married to her husband James and son Jason Gould.

As we all know Barba is a multi-talented person and has received numerous awards and rewards during her wonderful career. However, today let us discuss her personal life and find out how wonderful a mother and wife is she.

Barbra Streisand and James Brolin's dating history: How did they meet?

The actress met her husband James at a dinner party in 1996. Barbra revealed that their interaction began when she complimented James' hair by saying she did not like his hair.

According to her, James fell for her at that moment, because, she told the truth. It took her a couple of months to be sure that James was the one.


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Barbra further revealed that she was charmed by his cooking skills. The hunky actor has said that he could cook well, which Barbra could not believe, and thought, 'Wow, this is a catch.'

'So he came with a sushi roll, that wooden thing, and made sushi and I love sushi. So, I thought, "This is really great." He has never cooked again.'

It is said 'First impression is the last impression.'Barbra and James started liking each other from the first day and, in a short time, the duo became lovebirds.

Barbra Streisand married actor James Brolin

After two years of dating, the couple got hitched on the 1st of July, 1998. The lovely pair is happy with their relationship and is maintaining a balance between family and professional life with love and care.

Check out the clip of Barbra Streisand and her then-fiance James Brolin in an interview in 1997!

Well, it was not the first time for Barbra to walk down the aisle. She was previously married to actor Eliott Gould from 1963-1971.

For James, it is his third marriage with Streisand.

The singer does not have any child with hubby James Brolin

Even though they have been married for around two decades, Barbra and James do not have any children together.

James is stepfather to  Jason Gould, who is an actor, singer, producer, and director. He is the son of Eliott Gould, Barbra's first husband Elliot Gould. The couple with their son Jason is living a joyous life.

James Brolin has three children from his first and second marriages. His kids are Josh Brolin, Jess Brolin, and Molly Elizabeth.

Barbra Streisand and James Brolin's Divorce Rumors

In 2013, their marriage was rumored to be on the rocks because Barbra was too focused on music and her obsession with her son Jason, who was supposed to be HIV positive.

Later on, Barbra herself blasted the rumors, calling it a crap.

'They go into the supermarket, they read this crap — excuse me, but it's absurd,' the 72-year-old singer told Gayle King during an interview in New York City. 'We've been together 18 years.'

'Oh my God we were in the supermarket a few weeks ago, and we were holding hands as a matter of fact, and a guy behind us said, 'I'm so glad to see you back together,'' Barbra shared.

'I said, "Really? When did we go apart?" Because he must have read those supermarket tabloids,' she said of the encounter.

The couple celebrated their 18th marriage anniversary

Recently, the couple celebrated their 18th marriage anniversary and 20 years of being together. TeamBarbra posted a picture on Instagram of the pair dancing with the caption 'Happy Anniversary Barbra & Jim! 20 years together… and 18 years married.'

They surely look very adorable together and even after so many years, we could still see their love and passion for each other. We wish them to be like this for the rest of their life. 

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