Chester Bennington was an American singer and songwriter best known as the frontman for the rock band Linkin Park. He was also the lead singer for Dead by Sunrise and fronted Stone Temple Pilots from 2013 to 2015.
Whatxp.com brings you 7 things you may not have known about the late Rock star.
1. He was born on March 20, 1976 in Phoenix, Arizona.
2. Bennington’s parents divorced when he was 11 years old, and his father gained custody of him. After the divorce, Bennington started abusing marijuana, alcohol, opium, cocaine, methamphetamine and LSD.
3. In an interview, Bennington revealed that he had suffered $eexual abuse from an older male friend when he was seven years old. He was afraid to ask for help because he did not want people to think he was gay or lying, and the abuse continued until the age of 13.