Barbi Benton is a retired American model, actress, television personality, and singer. She was born on January 28, 1950, in New York City, United States. Benton began modeling at the age of 16 and two years later, she accepted a position at Playboy to perform on their entertainment show, Playboy After Dark. She became well-known for her appearances in Playboy magazine and as a regular cast member on the comedy series Hee Haw. Benton also recorded several successful albums in the 1970s. She has been married to George Gradow since 1979 and they have two children together. Benton is also an interior decorator.