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Ray Benson Net Worth

Ray Benson Net Worth is
$7 Million

Ray Benson Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Ray Benson (born March 16, 1951) is the front man of the Western swing band Asleep at the Wheel.In 1970, Benson, a Jewish native of Philadelphia, formed Asleep at the Wheel with friends Lucky Oceans and Leroy Preston. The group relocated to Austin in 1973 after a suggestion from Willie Nelson .Since then, the group has released more than 20 albums and earned 9 Grammy awards. Though the band's lineup has changed greatly over the years (about 90 people have been part of Asleep at the Wheel at some point), Benson has always remained at the helm as the band's driving force.In addition to his work with Asleep at the Wheel, Benson is also an accomplished producer whose credits include albums by Dale Watson, Suzy Bogguss, Aaron Watson, James Hand and Carolyn Wonderland; also single tracks for Willie Nelson, Aaron Neville, Brad Paisley, Pam Tillis, Trace Adkins, Merle Haggard, and Vince Gill.In 2003, Benson released his first solo album entitled Beyond Time.Benson is also a founding member of the Rhythm and Blues Foundation, which raises money to help aging R&B artists, and a member of the board of directors of the SIMS Foundation, which provides low-cost mental health services to Austin musicians and their families. He is also a trustee for the Texas chapter of NARAS, a board member of St Davids Community Health Foundation, and a board member and founding member of Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM).Ray Benson is the host of the Texas Music Scene TV show. In an interview, Benson said that when he was on the Board of Directors for Austin City Limits, he urged them to start a spin-off show that focused on Texas bands because Austin City Limits had grown beyond its original scope to become an international show. Later he had the opportunity to work with executive producer Tom Hoitsma to host the Texas Music Scene TV, which showcases Texas bands. Benson is 6 feet, 7 inches tall with size 16 EEE feet.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthMarch 16, 1951
Place Of BirthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height6' 7" (2.01 m)
ProfessionSoundtrack, Actor, Composer
Star SignPisces
#Fact
1Father, with Jodi Benson, of son McKinley Benson and daughter Delaney Benson.
2Composer.

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Marty Stuart Show2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Secret at Arrow Lake2009arranger: "Silverlake Blues" / writer: "Ain't Got Nothing But The Blues", "Dance With Who Brung You"
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Video Game writer: "The Letter That Johnny Walker Read" - as Ray Seifert
Stars Over Texas Concert2003TV Movie performer: "Leave That Cowboy Alone" / writer: "Leave That Cowboy Alone"
Assassination Tango2002performer: "Hoppin' With Lindy" / writer: "Hoppin' With Lindy"
The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea2000Video performer: "Here on the Land and Sea"
Universal Soldier: The Return1999performer: "I Don't Want To Be Alone Anymore" / writer: "I Don't Want To Be Alone Anymore"
The Vanishing1993writer: "QUITTIN' TIME"
Wild Texas Wind1991TV Movie performer: "Tall Man", "Swingin' Like Tarzan and Jane"
19181985music: "Waltz Theme"
Roadie1980arranger: "Beaumont Rag" / writer: "Texas Me and You"
Wanda Nevada1979writer: "Gonna Find Me a Woman"

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Angels Sing2013Salt Lick Pit Master
Outlaw Trail: Where Outlaw Legends and Outlaw Music Meet2008TV Movie
Self Medicated2005Andrew's Father
Stars Over Texas Concert2003TV MovieHost
Cadillac Ranch1996Lou
Wild Texas Wind1991TV MovieBen Rayson
Alamo Bay1985Band Member

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Willie Nelson: Hesitation Blues2009Video short
Wild Texas Wind1991TV Movie original music by
Never Leave Nevada1990
Liar's Moon1982

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Asleep at the Wheel Then and Now2013Documentary short executive producer
Asleep at the Wheel: The Making of 'Ride with Bob'1999TV Movie executive producer
Birdland1984Video short producer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Asleep at the Wheel Then and Now2013Documentary short story

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea2000Video chorus member

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Asleep at the Wheel Then and Now2013Documentary shortRay Benson
The Country Vibe with Chuck and Becca2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Wildflowers: Seeds of History2011TV Movie documentaryHimself - narrator (voice)
Sgt. Fitch2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Willie Nelson: Hesitation Blues2009Video shortHimself
2008 TEC Les Paul Award Honoring Ray Benson2008ShortHimself
The King of Texas2008Documentary
Late Show with David Letterman2003-2008TV SeriesHimself - Musical Support / Himself
Willie and the Wheel2008DocumentaryHimself
6 Degrees of Martina McBride2007TV MovieHimself
Texas Monthly Talks2004TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Barbecue: A Texas Love Story2004DocumentaryHimself
Austin City Limits2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Asleep at the Wheel: The Making of 'Ride with Bob'1999TV MovieHimself
The Full Moon Show1992TV Series documentaryHimself
Roadie1980Himself - Asleep At The Wheel

Known for movies


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