Tyler Lee Bennington is the son of former Linkin Park frontman and vocalist, Chester Bennington. He is the first son of Chester and Talinda Bennington.
Moreover, before the death of his father, Tyler was seen playing with him in the video. He was just 11 years old at that time. So, what happened to him after that? Where are his family? Let’s find out more about the boy, right now.
But before here are some facts about Tyler Lee Bennington.
Tyler Lee Bennington: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Tyler Lee Bennington|
|Birth Date:||March 16, 2006|
|Birth Place:||California, United States|
|Father’s Name:||Chester Bennington|
|Mother’s Name:||Talinda Ann Bennington-Bentley|
|Siblings:||Lila Rose and Lili Grace Bennington|
Tyler Lee Bennington was born on March 16, 2006, in California, the United States of America. He is the first son of former Linkin Park frontman and vocalist, Chester Bennington and Talinda Ann Bennington-Bentley. Similar, Tyler has two siblings, Lila Rosa, and Lily Grace Bennington. Also, he has two older half-brothers and one older step-brother from Chester’s previous relationships.
His father’s departure emotionally devasted Tyler. He was just in 6th grade when such incident took place. Two days before Chester’s death, he was seen playing with his son Tyler in a homemade video. Chester looked happy to spend time with his family.
According to his mother, she advises Tyler to use his father’s microphone and speak about his feelings when he misses his father much. Tyler was the one to stick a note to his father’s cup, which read, “to love life.”
Age and Measurements
As of 2019, Tyler is 13 years old. Apart from his age, there is not much information about his physical features, including exact measurements.
Likewise, Tyler has brown eyes and short brown hair. Also, he has a charming smile that goes with his playful age.
Tyler Lee Bennington: Parents
As already mentioned, Tyler is the son of Chester Bennington and Talinda. Also known as Chester Charles Bennington, he is the American singer, songwriter, musician, and even an actor. Chester was the lead vocalist of Dead by Sunrise, Grey Daze, and Stone Temple Pilots before ending up with Linkin Park.
Chester rose to fame after his involvement with the band. Their debut album Hybrid Theory(2000) was a worldwide commercial success and was certified Diamond by the RIAA in 2005.
Likewise, the singer was placed in the number 46 by the Hit Parader magazine as the ‘100 Metal Vocalists of All Time’. So far, Linkin Park has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling music artists in the world.
Talking about his personal life, Chester and Talinda Ann Bentley tied the knots in 2006. Talinda is the former Playboy model. The couple had three children together: Tyler Bennington and twins Lily and Lila. But before this Chester was related to Samantha Marie Olit. The couple married on October 31, 1996, but soon parted ways in 2005. They had one son named Draven Sebastian.
Moreover, Chester was also the father of Jaime from his past relationship with Elka Brand. Also, in 2006, he adopted Brand’s other son, Isaiah.
Controversies and Addiction
Chester and Talinda were once harassed by the cyberstalker named Devon Townsend who was sent to prison for two years. The culprit was found guilty of tampering with the couple’s emails and invading privacy.
Also, in his early days, Chester struggled with alcohol and drug abuse. But after the intervention by his bandmates in 2006, Chester slowly progressed to a healthy lifestyle.
Death and Aftermath
The talented musician was found dead on July 20, 2017, in his home in Palos Verdes Estates, California. Chester’s body was discovered by his housekeeper in the morning and was ruled as suicide by hanging. Also, alcohol trace was found in his system.
His funeral was held at South Coast Botanic Garden in Palos Verdes, California on July 29. The funeral was attended by his family, close friends and many artists who have toured or played with Linkin Park.
Following his death, many fans all around the world mourned for his death, followed by tributed by other artists including Jay-Z, Chris Martin, Imagine Dragons, Godsmack, Bring Me the Horizon and many more.
Tyler Lee Bennington: Net Worth
As of today, Tyler has not been involved in any business, so his net worth is unknown. However, his father had a net worth of $30 million. During his successful career as the frontman of Linkin Park, Chester garnered massive amounts as well as fans.
It is also found that Chester left the will from $30 million to his six children so they could live close and together. However, it is not mentioned how much money he left from his $30 million fortune. His wife, Talinda, has got the ownership over his assets and wealth as of now.
Social Media Presence
As of today, Tyler is not active in any social media platforms.