Brook Benton

Brook Benton bio

Birth Name: Benjamin Franklin Peay

Occupation: Pop Singer

Place Of Birth: SC

Date Of Birth: September 19, 1931

Date Of Death: April 9, 1988

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Brook Benton was born on the 19th of September, 1931. He was best known for being a Pop Singer. Singer and songwriter who rose to fame in the 1950s and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.

Brook Benton was born in SC. He sang with the gospel groups The Jerusalem Stars and The Golden Gate Quartet. In 1970, he staged a comeback by releasing the hit song “Rainy Night in Georgia.”

Brook Benton was a Virgo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Brook Benton was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Benjamin Franklin Peay is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Brook’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Brook Benton’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Brook Benton’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Brook Benton kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Brook Benton was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Benjamin Franklin Peay
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Brook Benton was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Brook Benton was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Brook Benton had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Brook Benton’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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