Barbi Benton Biography | Wikipedia
Barbi Benton is a former American model, actress, songwriter and TV personality who rose to fame for appearing in Playboy Magazine. She also played a regular role in a famous comedy series called Hee Haw. Benton then went on to release several recording albums in the early 1970s that achieved major success. Her most famous hits include Barbi Doll, Barbi Benton, Brass Buckles, Staying Power, Aint That Just The Way and more.
Barbi Benton Education
Benton attended the Rio-American High School in Sacramento California where she was a scuba diver and took piano lessons. She also did modeling in high school before joining college. Barbi then graduated with her first degree in Veterinary from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Barbi Benton Age
How old is Barni? Benton is 71 years old as of 2021. She was born Barbara Lynn Klein on January 28, 1950, in New York City, United States. Her birthday is celebrated on 28 January every year. Lynn’s zodiac birth sign is Aquarius. ALSO READ: Kimberley Conrad
Barbi Benton Nationality | Ethnicity
Benton holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and brought up in a simple suburban neighborhood situated in the United States by a middle-class family of Jewish descent. Therefore, Barbi is of Jewish American ancestry/ethnicity/heritage.
Barbi Benton Height | Body Measurements
How tall is Barbi? Benton stands at an average height of 5 feet 3 inches. She also maintains an average bodyweight of around 53 kilograms (177 lbs). Barbi also has an hourglass body shape and her other body measurements are 34-24-36 inches respectively. She also has curly blonde hair and dark browns.
Barbi Benton Parents
Benton was born as the daughter of her father who worked as a gynecologist and her mother who worked as an investment counselor. Barbi’s father is of Jewish descent while her mother is Native American. However, she has never gone public with the identity of her mother and father to the public in interviews. More on Barbi’s parents will be updated once it is confirmed available.
Barbi Benton Husband
Is Barbi Married? Benton is currently married to her husband George Gradow, a real estate developer. The two exchanged vows in a private wedding ceremony that was held on October 14, 1979. Together Barbi and her husband are blessed with two children named Alexander and Ariana Gradow. The family currently resides in Aspen and Los Angeles.
Barbi Benton Poster | Still Alive | Today
Benton took her first job as a Playboy model at the age of eighteen back in early 1969. Her first task was to appear as an extra on the show after the co-founder and publisher fell in love with Benton’s looks and work ethic. From there, Barbi went on to be promoted to become a co-host on two episodes of a famous talk show.
After the show, Benton revealed that the then 42 years old Hugh Hefner asked her out on a date when she was almost turning twenty. She had never gone out with older men. Eventually, the two began an intimate relationship that lasted for several years. Therefore, Benton was placed as the main model of the Playboy Enterprise while she was in a relationship with Hugh.
Their relationship attracted a lot of attention across the world in the early 1970s and 1980s. As of 2021, Barbi is a retired playboy model, singer and songwriter. Her relationship with Hugh ended a long time ago and she is now married to her husband, George Gradow.
Barbi Benton Singer | Singing
In addition to her modeling career, Barbi kicked off her career as a singer by dropping her first-ever single back in 1975 titled Staying Power. From there, she released other singles like Roll You Like a Wheel with Mickey Gilley, Brass Buckles, Barbi Doll and more, Benton released her last album before retiring back in 1988 called Kinetic Voyage.
Barbi Benton Net Worth
Benton is a famous former Playboy American model, actress, songwriter and TV personality who has an estimated net worth of around $20 Million
Barbi Benton House
According to our findings, Barbi owns two mansions worth over $1 million dollars in Aspen, Colorado and Los Angeles, California, United States. More on Benton’s house will be updated once it is confirmed available.
Barbi Benton Songs
- 1975 Barbi Doll, Barbi Benton
- 1976 Something New
- 1978 Ain’t That Just the Way
- 1988 Kinetic Voyage
- Brass Buckles
- Movie Magazine, Stars in Her Eyes
- Roll You Like a Wheel
- Ain’t That Just The Way
- 1976 Staying Power
Barbi Benton Movies and TV Shows
- Playboy After Dark (1968)
- Hee Haw (1969)
- Marcus Welby, M.D. (1972),
- The Midnight Special (1973)
- American Bandstand (1975)
- McCloud (1975)
- Nashville on the road
- The Bobby Vinton Show
- The Sonny & Cher Show
- Sugar Time! (1977)
- The Naughty Cheerleader
- The Great American Beauty Contest (1973, TV movie)
- The Third Girl from the Left (1973, TV movie)
- For the Love of It (1980, TV movie)
- Hospital Massacre (also known as X-Ray) (1982)
- Deathstalker (1983)