Talinda Ann Bennington

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Model (1976)

Death is an inevitable truth. There are thousands of legends who born, gave the world masterpiece, and left the world untimely. Chester Bennington now falls into the list of singers who gave the world a reason to celebrate and left early on. Chester was a lead vocalist of a famous band Linkin Park

On 20th July 2017, the world lost a true legend. Here today, we will be talking about Chester's second wife. The star is none other Talinda Ann Bennington. She was born on 18th September 1976, in the United States. She belongs to white ethnicity. Talinda completed her education from the Los Angeles Music Academy and graduated in the year 1995

Talinda Set to Move On with her New Husband

After the death of Chester, Ann stayed away from the media. The paparazzi seldom spotted her. Recently, in September 2019, media spotted Bennington's widow with her new fiance on a cliff-side hike in Southern California.

Talinda Ann with her new husband Michael on the cliff side hiking in Southern California
Image: Talinda with her new spouse Michael 
Source: Daily Mail

According to the Daily Mail, she is also engaged with 36-year-old LA County Firefighter Michael Moshe Friedman. While coming off the hike, Ann showed her dazzling diamond cut engagement ring. After the engagement, some online tabloids reported on the false news about her getting married to Michael on January 1, which is the wedding anniversary of Chester and Talinda.

But talking to E!online, Talinda said that January 1 will always be special for her as the marriage date with Chester. She, furthermore, slammed online reports on the false news. As per E!Online, Talinda exchanged wedding vows with Michael on January 4, 2020, in a private ceremony.  

Talinda Ann Married Life with Chester Bennington

As mentioned above, Ann is a widow of Chester. The couple met for the first time in 2004 from their mutual friend, Ryan Shuck, who is also a musician like Chester.

Talinda with her late husband Chester Bennington at an award show
Snap: Talinda with her late spouse Chester 
Source: E!Online

After dating for a few years, they married in 2006 in a private ceremony attended by friends and families only. Before marrying Talinda, Chester divorced his first wife, Samantha Marie Olite, in 2005. 

They Share Three Children

Similarly, Ann and Chester share three children, a son Tyler Lee Bennington who was born in 2006 and twin daughters Lila Bennington and Lily Bennington, born in 2011. The husband-wife couple used to share a strong bond until Chester committed suicide. 

Together the couple used to get over from various problems as in 2006; they became the victim of cyberstalking. They received several threat emails and phone calls.

Talinda Ann and Chester Bennington with their three children at the Nickelodeon award
Frame: Talinda (left) with her late husband and three children 
Source: E!Online

Everything was going fine with the couple until 20th July 2017, where Chester’s housekeeper found him dead at his home in California. Chester's death was determined to be suicide. 

Chester also is a godfather to Chris Cornell's son Christopher Nicholas Cornell. Chris and Chester were close friends, and Chris' untimely death was reported as the reason behind Chester's depression.

Talinda Ann Bennington's Net Worth & Salary 

According to some online sources, a playboy model earns an average salary of $29,361. As Ann previously worked as the playboy model like Taylor Higgins, she might've earned in the same bracket. Whereas, her former husband had an estimated net worth of $30 million

Chester's earning is solely from her music career. Besides her previous profession as a Playboy model, there are no records of her current job. But as per some online sources, her wealth might be at $500,000 quite similar to Melissa Soria.

As of 2020, The Bennington's mansion was available for rent for $8,800 monthly. The mansion is worth $2.4 million. Besides, he had a collection of luxury cars like Mercedes Amg GT worth of $165 thousand, Mercedes-Amg G Class, which cost around $145 thousand, Chrysler 300C around $35 thousand and Honda Civic Custom worth $25 thousand. However, Talinda's exact earning is not available.

Talinda Ann Bennington's Facts & Wiki

Her age is 43, as of 2020. Bennington has a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall, whereas the other details about her body measurement and weight are not available.

Looking at her, we must say she has a curve and has a hourglass figure. Talinda has a brown hair color and brown eye color.


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