George Benson Rank
George Benson Rank
About George Benson
George Benson is a renowned American jazz/soul guitarist and singer-songwriter who first gained recognition in the 1960s playing with jazz organist Jack McDuff. He went on to gain further recognition with the release of his 1976 album Breezin', which produced the hit singles This Masquerade and the title track Breezin'. The album was so successful it reached the number 1 spot on the Billboard album chart and turned him into a household name all over the world.
He married Johnnie Lee in 1965. He and Johnnie have seven children together.
From 1977 to 2007, he won a total of 10 Grammy Awards. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He is a Jehovah's Witness.
He was a child prodigy who began earning at the young age of eight playing guitar at a local nightclub.
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George Benson's Popularity
George Benson is a famous American musician, who was born on May 22, 1943. As a person born on this date, George Benson is listed in our database as the 23rd most popular celebrity for the day (May 22) and the 67th most popular for the year (1943).
People born on May 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. George Benson is the 788th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to George Benson's birthday, George Benson is the 5178th most famous American.
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