How Chester Bennington’s Widow Talinda Celebrated His Birthday

On what would have been his 46th birthday, Talinda Bennington, Chester Bennington’s widow, is remembering her late husband.

How late Chester Bennington’s wife celebrated his recent birthday

Talinda shared an old photo of Chester holding a birthday present with a big smile on her Instagram page on Sunday.

She opened her sincere note with, “Happy Birthday, my darling!” “We miss you terribly. The agony doesn’t go away, but as they say, you get used to it. That’s something I’m not sure I believe. There’s no acclimating to this kind of loss.”

 

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“I’m doing my best to raise our children in the manner that we always discussed,” Talinda concluded. “It’s difficult to walk without you since you were my other half. I adore you, and today we are honoring you.”

Chester Bennington Pre-Passing

On May 20, 2012, Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington and his wife Talinda Ann Bentley attend the 2012 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Chester committed suicide in July of 2017 at the age of 41. Talinda founded the nonprofit 320 Changes Direction after his death in an effort to “transform the culture surrounding mental health, mental illness, and wellness,” according to its website.

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Talinda and Chester have three children together: Tyler Lee, a male, and Lily and Lila, twin daughters. The Linkin Park frontman had three more children from past relationships, one of them was adopted.

Talinda came up about her late husband during an episode of the ABC News podcast Life After Suicide in 2019, telling the network’s chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton that she thought he had reached a “good place” after years of dealing with substance misuse and despair.

About Late Chester Bennington

Age 45 Years
Nick Name Chester Bennington
Birth Name Chester Charles Bennington
Birth Date 1976-03-20
Gender Male
Profession Musician
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Place Of Birth Phoenix, Arizona
Race White
Father Lee Russell Bennington
Mother Susan Elaine Johnson
Siblings 3
Horoscope Pisces
High School Centennial High School, Greenway High School, Washington High School
Marital Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Wife Talinda Ann Bentley, Samantha Marie Olit
Children 5; Tyler Lee Bennington, Lila, Lily, Isaiah (Adopted), Jamie, Draven Sebastian
Net Worth $30 Million
Source of Wealth Music Industry
Height 5 ft 7 in or 178 cm
Body Type Slim
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Weight 73 Kg or 161 lbs
Cause Of Death Suicide By Hanging Himself
Death Date 20th July 2017

“We just assumed he was well,” she explained. “I can’t stress this enough. If you knew Chester, you’d know he was in a good place, a fantastic place.”

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Talinda stated that communicating with Linkin Park fans on social media helped her get through the early stages of mourning rather than becoming “locked in misery.”

She explained, “They were reaching out, saying how heartbroken they were and how they didn’t believe they could carry on because Chester couldn’t.” “And I knew that was the absolute last thing Chester would want.”