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Chester Bennington

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Birthday
20, 1976
Birthplace
Phoenix, AZ
Death Date
Jul 20, 2017 (41)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1976
Birthplace
Phoenix, AZ
Death Date
Jul 20, 2017 (41)

About

Singer who gained fame as the lead vocalist of Linkin Park. The band's 2000 album, Hybrid Theory, was certified Diamond. He also performed with the Stone Temple Pilots.  

Before Fame

He dreamed of joining Depeche Mode and got a job at Burger King to fund his cocaine and crystal meth habits before getting clean. He had a tumultuous childhood. 

Trivia

His single with Linkin Park "Numb" was certified Platinum in 2003. 

Family Life

He married Samantha Bennington on October 31, 1996. They divorced in 2005 and he married Talinda Ann Bentley that same year. He had four sons named Isaiah, Tyler, Jaime and Draven and two daughters named Lila and Lily.  

Associated With

He helped create the music for Linkin Park's bestselling album, Meteora, along with DJ Joe Hahn.

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