Chester Bennington


Age: 41

lead singer with the rock band Linkin Park who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop, and rap when the group sold 10 million copies of their 2000 debut album Hybrid Theory, then another 4 million with the 2003 multiplatinum Meteora that explored feelings of frustration and fury, who sported piercings and tattoos, struggled with drug and alcohol addictions at various times, who was married and was the father of six children.

Cause of Death: Suicide by hanging

Born: March 20, 1976

Died: July 20, 2017

Palos Verdes Estates, California