Musician, vocalist, and songwriter for the nümetal band Linkin Park. He's also known for his side project Fort Minor.
He was encouraged to go into music by his mother, who identified his passion and talent. He started playing piano when he was six years old.
He has designed the artwork for all of Linkin Park's albums.
He married Anna Hillinger on May 10, 2003 and he has two children.
One of his closest childhood friends is fellow bandmate is Brad Delson.