|Real Name/Full Name:
|Robin David Segal
|54 years old as of today’s date 23rd February 2024. His height is 1.78m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
In 1967, he played a minor role in Wait Until Dark thriller before making his debut in Broadway in the Rothschilds musical in 1970. Later on, he made appearances in Happy Days sitcom and Search for Tomorrow soap. In 1977 he starred in One One, a sports drama which he co-wrote with Jerry Segal, his father. In 1978, he was the star in The Death of Richie movie before co-starring in Ice Castles and The End
In 1981, he was co-starring the film The Chosen which got mixed reviews. He has appeared in several movies and TV shows that have gone to do well commercially. Besides acting and directing, Benson is a professor, teaching Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, University of South Carolina, and the University of Utah.
Awards & Achievements
His career in the film industry hasn’t gone unnoticed with Benson being nominated in several awards, of which some of them he has won. In 1974, he was nominated for Golden Globe for Most Promising Newcomer in the male category. He has been nominated in several other categories though he is yet to win any award.
Some of his work has seen some harsh critic with movie critics rating them poorly. Stinker Award has nominated him in several of its awards, winning a total of three. Among stinker awards, he has won Worst Fake Accent twice in Male category and worst song-performance in a film.
Net Worth & Salary of Robby Benson in 2024
Having a career in the movie industry has seen his fortune rapidly grow, though very slowly. His appearances in television series have also been a source of income. Besides acting, he has also been earning well as a professor in three universities. Currently, Benson is estimated to be worth $3 million as of February 2024.
Though his career started on high, it got to the point that it stagnated with Benson admitting he is partly to blame. This to him was a lesson he learned the hard way, which today he won’t repeat. In 2003, Benson and his wife bought land in North Carolina, which they relocated their family to in 2007. His wife is still working as an actress while Benson has been more in his education career lately.