Barbi Benton is popular as a former Playboy model. You might know her well for her role in in ABC’s comedy series, Sugar Time!. She is also a popular singer in her era, 1970s. Barbi is 68 years old now. She is no longer active in entertainment industry. Barbi Benton net worth is around $20 million.
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Barbi was born in New York in 1950. She decided move to Los Angeles when she was 16. She considered to work as model. Earlier, Benton got regular role on the variety show Hee Haw. However she left the show after 4 seasons. She wanted to concentrate on other projects.
When she became a cover girl for Playboy magazine, many men in that era were hypnotized. Even though she got regular work in the magazine, the history told that Benton was never a ‘Playmate of the Month’.
Benton became the partner of life to Playboy founder, the late Hugh Hefner from 1969-1976. The difference of their age was far enough. As you know, Benton was just 18 while Hefner was 42. When she was part of Playboy, Barbi Benton got her first appearance on TV. It was, “Playboy, After Dark”.
The Source of Barbi Benton Net Worth and income
Talking about the source of her income, she actually received it from some sources. Surely, her career as a celebrities brought her name to fame and wealth. Barbi is talented woman. She got much income from her job as a TV personality, model for playboy and singer too. You might remember her first single, “Brass Buckles” (1975), reached number 5 on the Billboard country singles chart. Benton also ever expanded her talent by producing and recording eight albums between 1975 and 1979.
Surprisingly, the media told that Barbi also received a large financial settlement from Hefner when they broke up. Benton Married George Gradow (real estate developer) in 1979. There, Benton decided to quit from entertainment industry and started to do some business. She currently works as an Interior decorator.