Talinda Ann Bennington is a former model who came into the spotlight following her decade long marital relationship with late rockstar Chester Bennington. Widely recognized for his higher-pitched and emotional vocals Bennington was the lead singer of Linkin Park and is still regarded as one of the leading artists in the world of rock music. The couple married in 2005 and has three children.
Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Talinda Ann Bennington
Talinda Ann Bennington was born on September 18, 1976, in Indo, California, United States. She was raised in her hometown Indo along with her brother named Brian Bennington.
The information about her parents is a little unclear. Right from her teenage years, she started working as a waitress at a burger joint. Similarly, she also tutored elementary pupils, and later, graduated from the Los Angeles Musich Academy in 1995
Bennington holds American nationality and regarding her ethnicity, she is White.
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Talinda Ann Bennington's Professional Career
Following her graduation, Talinda Ann Bennington went on to venture into modeling in the early 2000s and finally found fame working with many well-known brands and companies. Her popularity gained further fame after she featured in the College Girls section of Playboy magazine.
Talinda Ann Bennington's Net Worth And Earnings
According to some sources, it has been reported that Talinda Ann Bennington has a net worth of around $0.2 million, in 2019. Her main source of income is her modeling career.
Her late husband Chester Bennington, however, before the time of his demise boasted a hefty net worth of $30 million.
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Talinda Ann Bennington's Relationship: Married Life And Death Of Her Late Husband Chester Bennington
Talinda Ann Bennington met Chester Bennington through musician Ryan Shuck. At that time, Talinda was a model and Chester was still in a marital relationship with his first wife Samantha Marie Olit. The two started dating in late 2004.
After making something out of their accrescent chemistry, the couple started living together in his apartment. And the two got married on December 31, 2005, shortly after his divorce from Samantha. She also shared three children with Chester named Tyler Lee Bennington, Lila Bennington, and Lily Bennington.
Talinda is also a stepmother to three more sons, Draven from his marriage to Samantha, Jamie from his previous relationship with girlfriend Elka Brand, and Isaiah an adopted son.
Chester once revealed that he also struggled with depression after his divorce from Olit, but he credited his second wife Talinda helping him overcome his struggle. He, likewise, dedicated the song Give Me Your Name to his wife.
Sadly, after a decade long marriage journey, his wife Talinda, fans, as well as the music world, were shocked after the news broke that the legendary rock star took his own life.
Leaving his doting wife, six children, and such an illustrious music career, the artist was found dead at his home in Southern California at the age of 41, on July 20, 2017, just a few days after his family tour from Arizona. Bennington's body was found by an employee at his home and his death was ruled a suicide by hanging.
Talinda spoke about her life and how she is moving forward a week after the death of her husband. Eight days after the death of her husband the model broke her silence and said,
One week ago, I lost my soulmate and my children lost their hero - their Daddy. We had a fairytale life and now it has turned into some sick Shakespearean tragedy. How do I move on? How do I pick up my shattered soul? The only answer I know is to raise our babies with every ounce of love I have left.
Talinda has launched a new mental health campaign on what could be his 42nd birthday, on March 20, 2018. She took to her social media to mark her beloved husband's birthday where she shared a photo of herself with words ''I Am The Change'' written on her hand.
As of now, Talinda currently resides in her Agoura Hills house near Los Angeles, California.
Talinda Ann Bennington's Social Media
The model is quite popular on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. As of 2019, she has over 114.5 K Instagram followers.
As of 2019, she is at the age of 42 and stands at the height of 5ft 7 inch (170 cm).
by ab-sagar, 15 May, 2019