Chester Bennington
Chester Bennington
Celebrated Name: Chester Bennington
Real Name/Full Name: Chester Charles Bennington
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 41 years old
Birth Date: 20 March 1976
Date of Death: 20 July 2017
Birth Place: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Talinda Bennington (m. 2005–2017), Samantha Marie Olit (m. 1996–2005)
Children: Yes (Jaime Bennington, Isaiah Bennington, Draven Sebastian Bennington, Tyler Lee Bennington, Lila Bennington, Lilly Bennington)
Profession: Singer, songwriter, musician, and actor
Net Worth in 2024: $30 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Chester Charles Bennington was an American singer, musician, songwriter, and actor. He was the lead singer of the bands Linkin Park, Dead by Sunrise, and Stone Temple Pilots. Chester Bennington started his career as a vocal artist later he established his own band. In the 2000s, Bennington was considered as the best rock vocalist. He has performed various cameos in many films.

Maybe you know about Chester Bennington very well But do you know how old was he at the time of his death and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Chester Bennington’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early life

On March 20, 1976, in Phoenix, Arizona, Chester Charles Bennington was born. His father was a detective while his mother used to serve as a nurse. At an early age, Bennington was inspired by some musical bands and hence took a great interest in music and dreamed of being a part of Stone Temple Pilots, which he eventually achieved.

While he was young, he was gone through sexual abuse and being an introvert kid, and he did not ask for help. When he was eleven, his parents got split, and hence that incident affected him so badly that he wanted to kill people and just got lost. He got addicted to drugs and other bad habits, which he was further able to overcome.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 20 March 1976, Chester Bennington was 41 years old at the time of his death. His height was 1.78 m. tall, and weigh 80 kg.


When Bennington turned 17, that is before starting his professional career, and he started working at burger king for a living. Bennington started his music career as a vocal artist, where he first collaborated a band called Sean Dowdell and His Friends, and in 1993 they released their very first three-track cassette.

He further joined one of the greatest bands of all time that is the “Linkin Park” as the lead singer. Bennington has done a lot of cameos in various movies. Bennington further established “Dead by Sunrise.” In May 2013, Dead by Sunrise asked him to join their band by replacing Weiland.

Awards and Achievements

Throughout his life, Chester Bennington has won many awards. Bennington has won two Grammy awards for Best Hard Rock Performance and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration. Bennington has won six American Music Awards for the favorite alternative artist in the period of 2003-17.

In 2001 Bennington won his first-ever Billboard Music Awards for Modern Rock Artist Of The Year. He has won a lot of MTV awards throughout his life for best rock artists and MTV Asia Awards for favorite video and rock acts. Apart from these victories, Bennington has been nominated in-numerous time for various awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Chester Bennington in 2024

Chester Bennington Net Worth
Chester Bennington Net Worth

He has earned throughout his life. He was the best rock singer that means endless zeros in his bank book, and hence Chester Charles Bennington has a whopping net worth of $30 Million as of June 2024. He was considered as a rock god, and hence money was flowing from everywhere to him. Linkin Park album was sold worldwide, and they were a huge hit and hence earned $70 Million aggregate. He did never aspired to earn this much money, but his life changed.

Though he was an introvert kid and had gone through sexual abuse at a young age, which affected him badly, his hard work was paid off. He had achieved so much in life. His life changed drastically. There were ups and downs, but it was Bennington who never turned back then. He was inspired by music, and he did what he loved the most, and hence the world got a singer like him.

Bennington’s popularity was something unforgettable when he left us numb forever. Social media was flooding with “goodbye and Rest in Peace Bennington” messages. His fans were everywhere, and it was heartbreaking for everyone when suddenly he left everyone numb — a Tribute to the legend.


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