Linkin Park's Chester Bennington Dies at 41, Leaves Almost $30 Million

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park died today at the age of 41. Bennington was the lead of Linkin Park, and other bands, and he has been an actor and songwriter.

Bennington was found hanging at his home in California.

Chester Bennington began his music career in the early 1990s. He started as a garage musician with a few of his friends, and then moved on to several bands.



Those bands released several albums, but none of them were particularly popuar or commercially successful. It was only when Bennington decided to give up on his dream that he found success.

He met a music executive who put him in touch with other musicians, who formed the band Linkin Park. The band quickly rose to the top of the charts, and signed a deal with Warner Brothers Music.

Bennington went on to work as a producer to indie bands and to do cameo roles in film.

According to The Squander, at the time of his death, Chester Bennington's net worth was $27 million. His heirs include his current wife, as well as a total of six children.

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