Chester Bennington

1976 - 2017

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Chester Charles Bennington (March 20, 1976 – July 20, 2017) was an American singer and songwriter who was the lead vocalist of the rock band Linkin Park. He was also the lead vocalist of Grey Daze, Dead by Sunrise, and Stone Temple Pilots at various points. Bennington first gained prominence as a vocalist following the release of Linkin Park's debut album, Hybrid Theory (2000), which was a worldwide commercial success. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chester Bennington has received more than 29,897,422 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia. Chester Bennington is the 166th most popular singer (down from 158th in 2019), the 1,050th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,018th in 2019) and the 56th most popular American Singer.

Chester bennington is most famous for being the lead singer of Linkin Park.

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  • 30M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 82

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Chester Bennington ranks 166 out of 4,381Before him are Mirella Freni, Meat Loaf, Dua Lipa, Cass Elliot, Al Jarreau, and Chris Rea. After him are Gianni Morandi, Beniamino Gigli, Feodor Chaliapin, Claude François, Desireless, and Ivan Rebroff.

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Among people born in 1976, Chester Bennington ranks 9Before him are Alexei Navalny, Francesco Totti, Andriy Shevchenko, Cillian Murphy, Ramzan Kadyrov, and Clarence Seedorf. After him are Michael Ballack, Judit Polgár, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Patrick Vieira, and Yuval Noah Harari. Among people deceased in 2017, Chester Bennington ranks 56Before him are Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, Al Jarreau, Danielle Darrieux, John Surtees, and George Andrew Olah. After him are Peter L. Berger, Mauno Koivisto, John Heard, Yisrael Kristal, Magdalena Abakanowicz, and Sam Shepard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chester Bennington ranks 1,050 out of 20,380Before him are Buck Henry (1930), Alfred Hershey (1908), Lance Henriksen (1940), Howard H. Aiken (1900), Muddy Waters (1913), and Margaret Brown (1867). After him are Thomas Pynchon (1937), Edward Norton Lorenz (1917), Gary Sinise (1955), Ed O'Neill (1946), Jack Kirby (1917), and Groucho Marx (1890).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Chester Bennington ranks 56Before him are Billy Joel (1949), Tori Amos (1963), Tony Bennett (1926), Meat Loaf (1947), Cass Elliot (1941), and Al Jarreau (1940). After him are Jon Bon Jovi (1962), Suzi Quatro (1950), Tom Morello (1964), Little Richard (1932), John Denver (1943), and Taylor Swift (1989).