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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 best known as the lead vocalist of rock band Linkin Park. He was also the lead vocalist of the bands 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 25,002,674 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Chester Bennington is the 159th most popular singer (up from 165th in 2019), the 1,018th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,078th 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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  • 82

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  • 8.02

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  • 4.41

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Among singers, Chester Bennington ranks 159 out of 3,528Before him are Feodor Chaliapin, Ibrahim Ferrer, Chris Norman, Paul Anka, Mirella Freni, and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. After him are John Denver, Bob Geldof, Alessandro Moreschi, Birgit Nilsson, Eduard Khil, and Engelbert Humperdinck.

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Among people born in 1976, Chester Bennington ranks 6Before him are Ronaldo, Reese Witherspoon, Andriy Shevchenko, Francesco Totti, and Cillian Murphy. After him are Benedict Cumberbatch, Ryan Reynolds, Yuval Noah Harari, Michael Ballack, Clarence Seedorf, and Ramzan Kadyrov. Among people deceased in 2017, Chester Bennington ranks 49Before him are Peter L. Berger, Adnan Khashoggi, John Surtees, Sam Shepard, Jean Rochefort, and Emma Morano. After him are Mauno Koivisto, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Powers Boothe, Jonathan Demme, George Andrew Olah, and Harry Dean Stanton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chester Bennington ranks 1,018 out of 18,182Before him are John Mott (1865), Keith Jarrett (1945), Percival Lowell (1855), Jean Webster (1876), Anne Hathaway (1982), and Robert W. Holley (1922). After him are Ed Wood (1924), Mark David Chapman (1955), Lee Miller (1907), R. Lee Ermey (1944), Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), and John Holmes (1944).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Chester Bennington ranks 56Before him are Suzi Quatro (1950), Laura Branigan (1952), Billy Joel (1949), Otis Redding (1941), Tony Bennett (1926), and Dr. Dre (1965). After him are John Denver (1943), Ben E. King (1938), Neil Diamond (1941), Tori Amos (1963), George Benson (1943), and Etta James (1938).

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