Robby Benson
Robby Benson
Real Name/Full Name Robby David Segal
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Robby Benson
Birth Place: Dallas, Texa, U.S.A
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 21 January 1956
Age/How Old: 68 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 58 Kg
In Pounds – 129 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father –Jerry Segal
Mother –Freda Ann
Siblings: Shelly Segal
School: Lincoln Square Academy
College: N/A
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: Karla DeVito, Glynnis O’Connor
Wife/Spouse Name: Karla DeeVito (m. 1982)
Kids/Children Name: Lyric, Zephyr
Profession: Actor, Director, Producer, Musician
Net Worth: $3 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Robby Benson is a popular American actor whose outstanding work has made him famous and a millionaire. He has expanded his career such that he is not only an actor but a producer, a film director, a musician, and an author. Through hard work and determination, Benson has featured in several hit movies and television series. Besides, his album won an award. Also, he has excellent control over his lifestyle. The celebrity is happily married and has two children of his own.

Well, how well do you know about Robby Benson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Robby Benson’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Robby Benson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Robby Benson was born on 21st January 1956 in Dallas, Texas, United States of America. His parents are Ann and Jerry Segal. His mother was an actress, a business promoter manager, and an actress, while his father was a writer. She has one sister, Shell Segal, who is a fashion designer and owns a clothesline. The family ethical background is a mix of Ashkenazi Jewish.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Robby Benson in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Robby Benson’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024 having been born on 21 January 1956. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 129 lbs in Pound and 58 kg in Kilograms.


Benson was enrolled at Lincoln Square Academy, located in Manhattan. He completed his education at the age of 14 and graduated.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Robby first girlfriend was Glynnis, an actress. The two lovers appeared in the hit movies Jeremy released in 1973, and Ode to Billy Joe released in 1976. Unfortunately, their love went sour, and the couples separated.

After several years of leading a single lifestyle, she met Robby, a singer and an actress. The two began dating and ended up in marriage on the 11th July 1982. The couples got their first girl Lyric in 1983, and the second-born son, Zephyr, was born in 1992.

He is currently living in Dallas.

Is Robby Benson Gay?

No. He is straight. The celebrity has shown interest in forming a love relationship leading to marriage with an opposite-sex gender. He has been in love twice and ended up in union with his second girlfriend. He has two children of his own. Thus, Robby Benson is not gay, and neither is he bisexual.

Professional Career

Robby began his professional career in the 1970s. He featured in the series Search for Tomorrow for two episodes in 1971-1972. In 1974, he featured in the television film Remember When. Other television films he has appeared in include 1982 Two of a Kind, 1992 Homewrecker, 1993 Precious Victims, and Lincon.

Also, the actor has featured in several television series such as American Dream in 2002-2003, Disney’s House of Mouse in 2001-2002, Sabrina: The Teenage Witch in 1996-1997, The Legend of Prince Valiant in 1991-1993, and Tough Cookies in 1986.

Some of the hit movies he has featured in include Apple Seed in 2019, Brave New World in 2011, Just a Dream in 2002, Beauty and the Beast in 1991, Die Laughing in 1980, Walk Proud in 1979, One on One in 1977, Jeremy in 1973, and Jory Walden in 1973.

As a film director, he has directed several television series that ranged from 1 episode to 25 episodes. He was the director of some of the television series; Complete Savages, The Hunters, The Naked Truth, Ellen, Thunder Alley, Evening Shade, and Family Album.

Benson is also a film producer and has produced many hit movies such as Die Laughing in 1980, Modern Love in 1990, Caligo in 2014, Unwelcome in 2014, Calypso in 2014, and Straight Outta Tompkins in 2015.

He is also an author and has written several books, some of which have been best-selling. A few of his famous books include One of One in 1977, Die Laughing in 1980, Modern Love in 1990, and Betrayal of the Dove in 1993.


  • In 1974, he was the Most Promising Newcomer and nominated for Golden Globe Award
  • In 1980, he was the Worst Fake Accent of the year and won the Stinker Award
  • In 1983, Robby was nominated for Best Performance in Motion Picture for TV and was nominated for Golden Globe Award
  • In 1985, he had the Album of the Year and was nominated for Grammy Award
  • In 1995, he was nominated for Best Directing and Comedy series for the CableACE Award

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Robby Benson in 2024

Robby Benson Net Worth
Robby Benson Net Worth

As of 2024, His net worth is $3 million. The celebrity’s primary income source is through acting in television series and films. His averages salary is in the range of $19,647-$210,569. One of the famous movies he featured in was the Apple Seed that earned over $1.5 million, and he was paid lucratively. Other income sources come from directing and producing movies. He is selling his books and music. One of his albums was a hit and brought him much money as well as winning an award.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

His mother, who was an actress, inspired him to become an actor. She made him perform in their home theatres for various stage roles in the film The King & I that earned him much recognition that he decided to pursue acting.

The actor has made himself a good name and millions of dollars from his passion for the film industry. He has produced and directed hit films and series and featured among some of the actors. Some of his books have been converted to films that have ended making him more popular. Also, he is in a stable marriage and has two children.


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