Barbi Benton: Age, Net Worth, Occupation, Dead or Alive?

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Barbi Benton is majorly known for two things. One, as a Playboy magazine model and as a regular in the comic TV series “Hee Haw”. It depends on which side of the coin you want to see her. And it should be pointed out this early that Benton has more than two sides of a coin. She is more of a hexagon than a circle with two sides. For all that she is and the many attributes to her, here is the full package.

Barbi Benton: Occupation

The question is not what does Barbi Benton do? It is what doesn’t she do? She acts, she sings, she models, she is a TV and lifestyle personality.

Firstly, Barbi is from a strong-middle class Jewish family and had tutors for many things. Scuba diving, modeling, piano, all. She was born in New York City and studied at the University of California in Los Angeles. She studied to be a veterinarian, something she ditched with the excuse of not been able to stand blood.

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Benton began her career working on a Playboy’s show. A combination of her shape and romance with the presenter Hugh Hefner got her co-host status and on the cover of Playboy magazine and in the layout, appearing semi-nude and also totally unclad.

Barbi Benton’s first movie was in Germany (then West Germany) in an R-rated movie titled “The Naughty Cheerleader”. But it was the show “Hee Haw” which combines country music and humor in which Benton did humorous skits that earned her most screen credits outside of Playboy.

Ms. Benton has gone on to appear in reality shows, music shows, TV shows, movies, porn scenes (with no actual penetration, Got farver!) and on a theater stage.

More on her career

Barbi Benton has also tried her hands in music. More than try her hand, she has an impressive collection of country discography. She released three albums under the Playboy label in the 1970s and the last one in 1988 under the Takoma label. In all, Benton recorded eight albums. No, she didn’t just try her hand in music.

While she can’t be called a country music legend, one of her singles “Brass Buckles” peaked at 5th in the US chart. The last that was heard of Benton’s music career was in 1988, more than 30 years ago.

Barbi Benton: Dead or Alive

Barbi Benton was born on January 28, 1950. She was born in New York City, had her High School education in Rio Americano High School Arden-Arcade near Sacramento, California and her university education at UCLA.

Barbi is married, she got married to real estate icon George Gradow in 1979. This was after her long publicized and seven-year-old relationship with her Playboy show boss, Hugh Hefler. George and Barbi are blessed with two kids.

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Is Barbi Benton dead or alive? We wonder who feeds this into your head. Celebrities have been on the receiving end of all sorts of rumors. Death rumors are seemingly the easiest to disprove. All you need to do is say you are alive and that’s the end of the rumors. Not always so. Once some people say you are dead, you must remain dead for them.

So this is us saying Barbi Bento is not dead. She’s not dead. Barbi Bento is NOT dead. She is very much alive. She lives with her family, shuttling between Aspen and Los Angeles. This is something we are sure the dead cannot do except on the pages of Stephen King’s novels.

Net worth and body stats

Barbi Benton weighs 58 kg (127.87lb) and stands at a rather low height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.6m). Her boobs line is 37 inches which combine to give her a body measurement of 37-25-37 inches. Why do we seem to be beating around the bush? because we want to soften the blow of you learning that Barbi Benton is worth 20 million dollars.

Now you know. The fact that you have never heard any of her songs and the fact that she was associated with appearances that might give her rabbi a heartache does not mean she has to beg you for her daily bread.

She has made 20 million dollars and might even be worth more as this is just an estimate. Deal with it.



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