Chester Bennington

1976 - 2017

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Chester Charles Bennington (March 20, 1976 – July 20, 2017) was an American singer, songwriter, and occasional actor. He served as the lead vocalist of the bands Linkin Park, Grey Daze, Dead by Sunrise, and Stone Temple Pilots. 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 22,058,394 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Chester Bennington is the 165th most popular singer (down from 156th in 2019), the 1,079th most popular biography from United States (down from 974th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular American Singer.

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

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  • 80

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  • 7.56

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  • 4.49

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Among singers, Chester Bennington ranks 165 out of 3,541Before him are Manu Chao, Otis Redding, Susan Boyle, Thomas Anders, Astrud Gilberto, and John Denver. After him are Bryan Ferry, Tony Bennett, Marie-Louise O'Murphy, Al Jarreau, Ofra Haza, and Giuseppe Di Stefano.

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Among people born in 1976, Chester Bennington ranks 6Before him are Ronaldo, Reese Witherspoon, Francesco Totti, Cillian Murphy, and Andriy Shevchenko. After him are Benedict Cumberbatch, Yuval Noah Harari, Ryan Reynolds, Clarence Seedorf, Michael Ballack, and Ruud van Nistelrooy. Among people deceased in 2017, Chester Bennington ranks 55Before him are Jean Rochefort, Jacque Fresco, George Andrew Olah, Jake LaMotta, Derek Walcott, and Adam West. After him are Mauno Koivisto, Al Jarreau, Powers Boothe, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Hans Rosling, and Elsa Martinelli.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chester Bennington ranks 1,079 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Thaler (1945), Bernard Herrmann (1911), Peggy Guggenheim (1898), Richard Dreyfuss (1947), Alicia Keys (1981), and Anne Hathaway (1982). After him are Edward Adelbert Doisy (1893), Jackie Robinson (1919), Robert Wise (1914), Jean M. Auel (1936), J. J. Cale (1938), and Tony Bennett (1926).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Chester Bennington ranks 53Before him are Jon Bon Jovi (1962), Billy Joel (1949), Ben E. King (1938), Suzi Quatro (1950), Otis Redding (1941), and John Denver (1943). After him are Tony Bennett (1926), Al Jarreau (1940), Laura Branigan (1952), Bill Withers (1938), Tori Amos (1963), and Mario Lanza (1921).

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