Jodi Benson

American actress and singer

Jodi Marie Benson (née Marzorati; born October 10, 1961)[1] is an American actress and singer. She is best known for providing both the speaking and the singing voice of Princess Ariel in Disney's The Little Mermaid and its sequel, prequel, and television series spinoff. Benson also voiced the character Barbie in the Toy Story movies.[2]

Jodi Benson
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Benson in July 2021
Born
Jodi Marie Marzorati

(1961-10-10) October 10, 1961 (age 61)[1]
NationalityAmerican
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active1975–present
Spouse(s)
Ray Benson (m. 1984)
Children2
AwardsDisney Legend (2011)

Born in Rockford, Illinois, she was raised in Gainesville, Georgia. In 1984, she married Ray Benson.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Jodi Benson". Hollywood.com. Archived from the original on October 14, 2015. Retrieved June 1, 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. "Video: Disney Princess voices, Regis Philbin, Hensons accept their Disney Legends awards at the 2011 D23 Expo". Inside the Magic. Retrieved November 24, 2013.