Samantha Marie Olit
Quick Facts Samantha Marie Olit
- NameSamantha Marie Olit
- Birth Year1971
- Birth month12
- Birth PlaceDetroit, Michigan
- ProfessionAmerican musician
- Married toChester Bennington
- Famous ForChester Bennington's wife
- Online PresenceInstagram
Samantha Marie Olit is an American musician professionally known as “Punk Rock Mother Teresa”. She has been involved in a career of promoting many aspiring musicians. Olit contributed to the Freddie Way Project and also owns a records company “SAM Records”.
Samantha was married to the lead singer of the most popular rock band Linkin Park, late Chester Bennington who is said to have a net worth of $30 million. Scroll to know more regarding her personal life, career, relationships and many more.
Samantha Marie Olit Net Worth, Salary, Income
Throughout her career as a singer, Samantha has gathered a decent amount of money as her net worth. Allocating information from the sources, as of 2019, the estimated net worth of Olit is around $2 million. At the age of 7, Samantha began her career in music and recorded her first song, a tremulous “get well” audio.
Later, Samantha signed a contract with The Narrow, the South African band. According to the PayScale’s survey, an estimated average salary of the musician is $39,431 per annum. So, Olit also supposedly earn a good fortune from her singing career.
Previously, Samantha was married to Chester Bennington, a front-facing vocalist of America most popular rock band, Linkin Park. From his career as a musician, Bennington gathered a net worth around $30 million.
Samantha Marie Olit Personal Life, Relationships, Married, Husband
Samantha Marie Olit married her late husband Chester Bennington on 31st October 1996. Their love affairs began in the same early year of their marriage after meeting each other while Chester was singing in a local band in Arizona called “Grey Daze“.
The duo welcomed their first child, Draven Sebastien Bennington on 19th April 2002, after six years of their wedding.
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Unfortunately, Chester’s growing status and fame in profession caused trouble in their personal life, and they subsequently got separated. Their relationship ended with a divorce and was finalized in 2005.
After committing suicide, on 20th July 2017, Samantha’s ex-husband Chester passed away at the age of 41.
Nonetheless, after the long duration of separation, Samantha moved on from her tragic love affair as she reportedly began dating A.J. Williamwood. Once Olit even shared a photo with A.J. on Instagram but at present, the post is already deleted.
Moreover, there are no latest updates about her relationship. These days, Olit does not share photos with A.J. on social media and further, she does not make a public appearance together. So it is unknown whether the pair is still dating or not.
Samantha Marie Olit Early Life and Education
Samantha Marie Olit was born on 1st December 1971, in Detroit, Michigan. Olit grew up alongside her family happily even after getting adopted, she was not less than their biological daughter.
As per her nationality, Olit is American and reportedly belongs to Mixed ethnicity. Further her star sign is Sagittarius. There is no more information about her parents, family, siblings, and educational history.
Samantha Marie Olit Career Highlights
After her adoptive mother was diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, she was pronounced dead in the hospital. Her mother heard the song recorded by Samantha at the age of seven and recovered miraculously.
As Olit grew up, she formed a burlesque dance troupe called Rhythm Kittens which performed hula, modern jazz, hip hop, and Latin dance forms. Olit then founded an independent label named “SAM Records”. She signed an agreement with the band “The Narrow” and played soulful songs.
Olit also created her first-ever television series, “Hollywood House Guests”. Olit is currently a blogger on Certainlyher.com, which concentrates on women and offers a wonderful view of life.
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