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Ben E. King

Soul singer

Born on September 28, 1938.
Died at the age of 76 on April 30, 2015.
Cause of Death: Coronary problems.

Ben E. King
He has been dead for 8 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 85 years old.

People who died in 2015.

Which generation did Ben E. King belong to?

Ben E. King was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Ben E. King was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1938.

That is a 7 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was his real name?

His real name was Benjamin Earl King.

Which star sign was Ben E. King?

He had the star sign Libra.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 4.

How tall was he?

Ben E. King was around 5 ft 9 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 175 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that his height was pretty average. However, some people might have considered him to be short.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 9 inches.

How old would Ben E. King be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 85 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 8 years, 11 months, and 20 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Wednesday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Thursday.

How long ago did Ben E. King die?

He died in April 2015, which was over 8 years ago.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who was born on the same day that Ben E. King died would be in elementary school by now.
  • He was not alive to witness Donald Trump's shock election win in 2016.
  • Since his death, the United States has had two new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had four new prime ministers.
  • Because he died in 2015, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Cardi B and Dua Lipa.

Other people who were born around September 28, 1938

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Ben E. King.

Evel Knievel

Evel Knievel

Stunt performer Deceased
Born on October 17, 1938
Star Sign: Libra

Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd

Actor
Born on October 22, 1938
Star Sign: Libra

Other people who died around April 30, 2015

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Ben E. King.

Junior Malanda

Junior Malanda

Belgian soccer player Deceased
Died on Jan 10, 2015, at the age of 20.
Star Sign: Virgo

Greg Plitt

Greg Plitt

American fitness model Deceased
Died on Jan 17, 2015, at the age of 37.
Star Sign: Scorpio

Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy

Actor Deceased
Died on Feb 27, 2015, at the age of 83.
Star Sign: Aries

Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett

Author Deceased
Died on Mar 12, 2015, at the age of 66.
Star Sign: Taurus

Sawyer Sweeten

Sawyer Sweeten

Child actor Deceased
Died on Apr 23, 2015, at the age of 19.
Star Sign: Taurus

B.B. King

B.B. King

Musician Deceased
Died on May 14, 2015, at the age of 89.
Star Sign: Virgo

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee

Actor Deceased
Died on Jun 7, 2015, at the age of 93.
Star Sign: Gemini

Jules Bianchi

Jules Bianchi

French race car driver Deceased
Died on Jul 17, 2015, at the age of 25.
Star Sign: Leo

Cilla Black

Cilla Black

Singer / Media personality Deceased
Died on Aug 1, 2015, at the age of 72.
Star Sign: Gemini

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Bea Arthur

Bea Arthur

Actress Deceased
Born on May 13, 1922
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden

American whistleblower
Born on June 21, 1983
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Sting

Sting

Singer
Born on October 2, 1951
Height: 1.81m / 5 ft 11 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Todd Boehly

Todd Boehly

American businessman
Born on September 20, 1973
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick

Film director Deceased
Born on July 26, 1928
Height: 1.69m / 5 ft 7 inches

Andres Iniesta

Andres Iniesta

Spanish soccer player
Born on May 11, 1984
Height: 1.71m / 5 ft 7 inches

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