Ben E. King  American Personality

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Ben E. King passed away on 30th Apr 2015 aged 76.


Ben E. King was previously married to Betty Nelson (1963 - 2015).


Ben E. King is a 76 year old American Personality. Born Benjamin Earl Nelson on 28th September, 1938 in Henderson, North Carolina, United States, he is famous for Stand By Me in a career that spans 1958–present. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Ben E. King is a member of the following lists: 2015 deaths, Singers from New Jersey and North Carolina Music Hall of Fame inductees.


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    Benjamin Earl King (September 28, 1938 – April 30, 2015), known as Ben E. King, was an American soul and R&B singer and record producer. He was perhaps best known as the singer and co-composer of "Stand by Mea US Top 10 hit, both in 1961 and...

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    Longest Relationship52 yrs, 3 mths
    Shortest Relationship52 yrs, 3 mths
    Average Relationship Length52 yrs, 3 mths
    First Name Benjamin
    Middle Name Earl
    Last Name King
    Full Name at Birth Benjamin Earl Nelson
    Alternative Name Ben E. King
    Age 76 (age at death) years
    Birthday 28th September, 1938
    Birthplace Henderson, North Carolina, United States
    Died 30th April, 2015
    Build Average
    Eye Color Brown - Dark
    Hair Color Black
    Zodiac Sign Libra
    Sexuality Straight
    Ethnicity Black
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Singer, songwriter, record producer
    Occupation Personality
    Claim to Fame Stand By Me
    Music Genre (Text) Soul, R&b, Pop, Doo-Wop, R&B, pop, doo-wop
    Music Genre R&B
    Year(s) Active 1958–present, 1958–2015
    Music Style Soul, Pop/Rock, Early Pop/Rock, Brill Building Pop, Early R&B, Pop-Soul, AM Pop
    Music Mood Earnest, Elegant, Stylish, Refined/Mannered, Romantic, Soothing, Poignant, Gentle, Sweet, Passionate, Wistful, Plaintive, Innocent, Sophisticated, Amiable/Good-Natured, Calm/Peaceful, Sentimental, Exuberant, Cheerful
    Instrument Vocals
    Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, guitar, piano, keyboards
    Record Label Atco Records, Atlantic Records, Ichiban Records
    Associated Acts The Drifters, The Five Crowns
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