Chester Charles Bennington was an American singer, musician, a songwriter and an 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. Let’s find out how much is Chester Bennington’s net worth.
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 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 get lost. He got addicted to drugs and other bad habits which he was further able to overcome.
When Bennington turned 17, that is before starting his professional career 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 favourite 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 artist and MTV Asia Awards for favorite video and rock act. Apart from these victories, Bennington has been nominated in-numerous time for various awards.
Net Worth of Chester Bennington-
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. 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 of earning 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.