Chester Bennington Net Worth
Chester Bennington net worth: Chester Bennington was an American musician, singer-songwriter and actor who had a net worth of $30 million at the time of his death in 2017. Chester Bennington was best-known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Linkin Park. Bennington rose to fame as a vocalist with their debut album, Hybrid Theory, in 2000. The album was a massive commercial success. It was certified Diamond by the RIAA in 2005, becoming the best-selling debut album of the decade as well as one of the few albums to ever hit so many sales. Linkin Park saw their popularity rise thanks to the releases of their ensuing studio albums, Meteora, Minutes to Midnight, A Thousand Suns, Living Things, The Hunting Party and One More Light, released in 2003, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2017 respectively. As of this writing. Linkin Park has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide. They are one of the highest-selling musical groups of the 2000s. In addition to performing with Linkin Park, Bennington also worked on several other projects, including the formation of his own band, Dead by Sunrise as a side-project in 2005. The band's debut album, Out of Ashes came four years later, being released on October 13, 2009. Aside from having music as his niche, he was also a tattoo enthusiast as well as an avid fan of the Phoenix Suns.
Tragically, Chester Bennington committed suicide On July 20, 2017 at the age of 41. He reportedly hung himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles. He is survived by six children from three women.
Court records filed by his surviving wife, Talinda Bennington, estimated that the value of Chester's music rights alone were $8.1 million. Built into that estimate is a $5 million estimate of the value of his future music royalties. These numbers do not take into account bank accounts, stocks, properties and other assets that made up Chester's net worth at the time of his death.
|Net Worth:||$30 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 20, 1976 - Jul 20, 2017 (41 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Profession:||Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|