|Birth Name||Barbara Lynn Klein|
|Birthdate||28 January 1950|
|Birthplace||New York , US|
|Profession||Model, Actor, Singer|
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
Barbi Benton Biography, Wiki
Barbi Benton is a Flawless American retired model, actress, who also writes and sing songs. She has appeared in many Television series. She was born on 28 January, 1950 and so she is 72 years of age as per 2022. Everbody Knows her as she appeared in Playboy Magazine.
She has also won a couple of Awards and has imposed a remarkable image of herself in the hearts of people.
Barbi Benton is a very professional actress and singer whose nick name is barbi. She was most famously known for acting, modelling and because of Playboy Magazine.
She also did a Hee Haw comedy series and also recorded melodious albums in 1970’s. She retired from her show Business to raise her family when her first child was born in 1986.
Education & Relationships
|School||Rio Americano High School|
|College||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Educational Qualification||Drop out from university|
Barbi Benton’s Net Worth
Even after retiring in 1986 Barbi Benton has a net worth of around $20 million. She made this through modelling, acting, and singing. She also had releaed 5 melodious collections under the shadow Playboy Music Label and received massive success. Barbi appeared at the front of the Playboy magazine many times in 1969, 1970, 1972, and 1985.
Barbi Benton was born in a Jewish Family in New York, USA. She was raised in Sacramento and studied at Rio Americano High School. While studying in that school she learned many things like Scuba-Diving, Piano and Modelling. She was also enrolled into UCLA to become a veterinarian, but had to give up that career option as she could not stand the sight of blood.
She moved to Los Angeles when she was 16 years old.
When she reached 16 years of age she started modelling. At 18 years of age she received a job at Playboy to appear in an Entertainment show Playboy After Dark. She initially started as an extra on the show, but after host Hugh Hefner loved the role of Benton, her role was instantly changed to co-host.
Barbi appeared on the cover of the Playboy Magazine four times. She has also done nude photoshoots in December 1973 and January 1975. She was able to get featured in a large number of photo-essays but she was never declared as the playmate of the month.
She also enjoyed her career as a country singer in in a german comedy film The Naughty Cheerleader. She also started doing acting and able to perform in a number of television series The Bobby Vinton Show in 1976, The Love Boat and Fantasy Island.
She left Hee Haw after 4 seasons to concentrate on only hollywood-oriented films. After that she did a couple of T.V series and films.
Barbi Benton made some progress as a recording craftsman. Her record “Metal Buckles” (1975) was a best five hit on Billboard’s nation singles diagram. Benton has recorded eight collections, the remainder of which she by and by delivered in 1979.
She additionally made the melodies, sang them, and played piano. One of her better-realized melodies was “Ain’t That Just the Way” (1976). It was a main hit in Sweden for a considerable length of time, was likewise a significant hit for Lutricia McNeal in 1996, and was recorded by the Dutch vocalist Patricia Paay under the title Poor Jeremy in 1977.
|1975||Barbi Doll, Barbi Benton|
|1978||Ain’t That Just the Way|
|The Naughty Cheerleader||1970|
|The Great American Beauty|
|Third Girl From The Left||1973|
|For The Love Of It||1980|
Barbi Benton also appeared in a series at the La Mirada Civic Theatre in California on January 1982 in the series I Love My Life. She received very optimistic and appreciable reviews for performing her role as Chloe.
Television Appearances Of Barbi
|Playboy After Dark, Hee Haw, Marcus Welby, M.D. , The Midnight Special, Mc Cloud|
American Bandstand, Nashville on the road, The Bobby Vinton Show, Sugar Time
Fantasy Island, The Sonny & Cher Show, The Love Boat, Playboy: The Party Continues
Entertainment Tonight, The Girls Next Door etc .
Relationships and Family
Barbi Benton was very much impressed by a cheerful American named George Gradow who was a real estate developer at the time. They started dating each other and this couple had a short relation in the end of 1970’s. They both liked each other.
On 14 October, 1979 Barbi Benton married George Gradow. Then on August 23, 1986 she gave birth to her son Alexander. Then on July 13, 1988 she gave birth her daughter Ariana. Currently they have houses in Los Angeles and Aspen and they frequently visit both the houses to divide and manage the time between both their houses.
From then they both are living happily since 42 years.
- Barbi Benton released 4 Albums under Playboy and one Album named Kinetic Voyage under Takoma.
- She initially started her career of modelling at the age of 16 and at 18 years of age she got an offer to appear in a Playboy show Playboy After Dark.
- She moved to Los Angeles at the age of 16.
- Her Father was a military doctor.
- She started dating at the age of 18 with Hugh M. Hefner in 1968. Despite being Hugh M. Hefner’s girlfriend not a single time she could become Playmate of the month although she was featured in a massive amount of photo essays and covers.
- She also started her singing career and released 5 albums and several single tracks.
- She can be seen in a number of films and television series including The Girl’s Next Door.
- She married George Gradow (Real Estate Developer ) on 14 October, 1979.
- She is currently having 2 children Alexander (Born:1986) and Ariana(Born:1988).
- This couple divide their time between their houses in Aspen and Los Angeles.
- As per our research she does not have any social media accounts.
Who is Barbi Benton ?
Barbi Benton is an Amrerican Model, Actress, Singer and an Interior Decorator.
What is the age of Barbi Benton ?
Barbi is 72 years old.
Who is the husband of Barbi Benton ?
George Gradow (Real Estate Developer) is the husband of Benton.
How many children does Barbi Benton has ?
Benton has 2 children named Alexander and Ariana.
Is Barbi Benton still alive ?
Yes Barbi Benton is still alive and fit and fine women.
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