Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dead at 41

By: Priscilla Matthews  |   | 

Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington has committed suicide at age 41. According to TMZ, Bennington hanged himself at his Palos Verdes home on Thursday. He is survived by his wife Talinda Ann Bentley and six children. 

Quick Facts About Chester Bennington

Name Chester Bennington
Birthday March 20, 1976
Died at Age of 41 on July 20, 2017
Wife Talinda Ann Bentley
Children Isaiah Bennington, Tyler Lee Bennington, Jaime Bennington, twins Lila Bennington and Lily Bennington, Draven Sebastian Bennington

Chester Bennington had issues with drug and alcohol

Chester Bennington infront of a mic, he's smiling, he's wearing glasses

Bennington had struggled with drug and alcohol addictions at different stages of his life. He was vocal about these issues as well as about being a victim of molestation when he was young.

The band’s latest album, One More Light, topped the Billboard 200 earlier this year.

Bandmate Mike Shonda confirmed the news on Twitter stating, “shocked and heartbroken, but it's true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one."

Linkin Park lead Chester Bennington's last days & his friendship with Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell

Celebrities have taken to Twitter to pay their respects.


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