Robby Benson Bio, Affair, Married, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height

(Actor, Singer, Musician, Educator, Director, Producer, Writer and Composer)

Actor-director Robby Benson is married and a father of two.

Relationship Facts of Robby Benson

  • Robby Benson is married to Karla DeVito {Compare Couple}.
  • Robby Benson married on July 11, 1982.
  • ūüíĎ Anniversary in 170 days ūüíĎ
  • He is father of Two (Zephyr Benson, Lyric Benson).
  • Robby Benson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Robby Benson married Karla DeVito on 11 July 1982. She is an actress and singer. They first met at the set of a Frederic and Mabel in the Broadway production of Pirates in 1981.

Since then, they are together, After the marriage, Robby became a father two times. He was blessed with his first child a daughter Lyric in 1983. The second child is a boy named Zephyr, who was born in 1992.

Robby Benson was once in a relationship with Glynnis O’Connor, who is an actress. She and Benson have appeared in movies like Jeremy¬†in 1973 and¬†Ode to Billy Joe in 1976.

Who is Robby Benson?

Robby Benson is an American film and TV actor and singer. He is also a producer, writer, director, and musician. He got popular after appearing in the sports movie One on One and Ice Castles.

In 2019, he has seen in the movie Apple Seed and TV film A Feeling of Home. He has composed music for the drama film Walk Proud (1979), Umwelcome (2014), and Straight Outta Tompkins (2015).

Robby Benson- Family Life

Robby Benson was born on Jan 21, 1956, as Robin David Segal in Dallas, Texas, US. His father was Jerry Segal and his mother was Freda Ann. Mrs. Segal was a singer, actress, and business promotions manager while Mr. Segal was a writer.

Robby’s ethnicity is mixed (Ashkenazi Jewish) and has a sister named Shelley Segal. She is a designer for the laundry clothing line.

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He has attended Lincoln Square Academy in Manhattan and graduated at the age of 14.

Robby Benson- Professional Career

TV Series

In the year 1971-1972, Robby Benson played Bruce Carson in two episodes of Search for Tomorrow. After that, he appeared in the TV film Remember When (1974). 

He appeared in other TV films like Two of a Kind (1982), Homewrecker (1992), Precious Victims (1993), Lincon (1992), and more.

Some of his TV series are Tough Cookies (1986), The Legend of Prince Valiant (1991-1993), Sabrina: The Teenage Witch (1996-1997), Disney’s House of Mouse (2001-2002), American Dreams (2002-2003), and more.¬†


Robby played the role of Jory Walden in the 1973 movie Jory. After that, he appeared in Jeremy (1973), One on One (1977), Walk Proud (1979), Die Laughing (1980), Beauty and the Beast (1991).

His recent role in movies includes Just a Dream (2002), Brave New World (2011), and Apple Seed (2019).


As a director, he has directed TV series like:

  • Family Album¬†(TV Series) – 4 episodes
  • Evening Shade¬†(TV Series) – 8 episodes
  • Thunder Alley¬†(TV Series) – 21 episodes
  • Ellen¬†(TV Series) – 25 episodes
  • The Naked Truth¬†(TV Series) – 14 episodes
  • The Huntress¬†(TV Series) – 4 episodes
  • Complete Savages¬†(TV Series) – 1 episode


  • Die Laughing¬†(1980)
  • Modern Love¬†(1990)
  • Caligo¬†(2014)
  • Unwelcome¬†(2014)
  • Calypso¬†(2014)
  • Straight Outta Tompkins¬†(2015)


  • One on One¬†(1977)
  • Die Laughing¬†(1980)
  • Modern Love¬†(1990)
  • Betrayal of the Dove¬†(1993)

Awards and Nominations

1974Golden Globe AwardMost Promising NewcomerNominated
1980Stinker AwardWorst Fake AccentWon
1983Golden Globe AwardBest Performance in Motion Picture for TVNominated
1985Razzle AwardWorst Supporting ActorNominated
1993Grammy AwardAlbum of the YearNominated
1995CableACE AwardDirecting and Comedy SeriesNominated

Robby Benson- Net worth, Earnings

The estimated net worth of Benson is $2 million US. As an American actor, he receives an average salary of $19,647-$210,569 US.

He was part of the movie Apple Seed which had a box office collection of 1.5 million USD.

Body Features: Height, Weight

Benson has a really rich mellow voice which makes him different from other actors. His long grey hair and goatee are also popular. Similarly, his soft blue eyes are unique.

He has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and a weight of 58kg. His size chest is 43 inches, his waist is 33 inches and his biceps are 15 inches.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook

Robby has around 3.5k followers on his Twitter account which was created in 2011. He started using Facebook in the year 2011 and has around 33k followers, and more than 3k followers on Instagram.

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