Facts of Jaime Bennington
|Birth Name||Jaime Bennington|
|Date of Birth||may 12, 1996,|
|Net worth||$30 million|
|Siblings||Tyler and twins Lilly and Lila|
Jaime Bennington, a member of Grey Daze, is the firstborn child of the late Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington. Jaime made headlines back in May 2019 when Loudwire announced that the 25-year-old would be making his debut stage performance at ‘The strange 80s‘ benefit show.
Jaime’s mother is Elka Brand with whom Chester was in a relationship and adopted another son, Isaiah Bennington. Now, here’s an in-depth look into the screenwriter and musician’s story.
Jaime’s Family Background
Jaime was born on May 12, 1996, to their father, Chester Bennington, and mother, Elka Brand. The same year, his father went on to marry Samantha Marie Olit and had a son named Draven Sebastian 2002. Further, Jaime has three step-siblings named Tyler and twins Lilly and Lila from Chester’s marriage with Talinda Ann Bentley.
Jaime, who has a star sign of Taurus, has studied music composition for films and video games. He enrolled in the subject in 2014 at The University of Texas.
Jaime Bennington’s Music and EP
Jaime released his first EP Reveries, a four-track album back in 2017. Composed on the piano, the album was released after his father’s death. It was promoted by his mother, who claimed that he was “as talented as his father.”
In Bennington’s words, “Fueled by my love for the incredible Dimitri Shostakovich, I decided to sit down with my piano and have a conversation about what we wanted out of music. That conversation ended with the subsequent decision to write music that simply SOUNDED good.”
And ‘sound good’ it does. With praises coming left and right, some have even gone on to say that Jaime is ‘more talented than his father, which is, debatable, at present. Also, the final track of the album was written for his sister for her birthday, which is quite wholesome.
In February this year, Jaime re-recorded the vocals with Chester’s first band Grey Daze. The post-grunge act from Arizona was in the studio with Korn guitarists Brian “Head” Welch and James “Munky” Shaffer, along with Bush’s Chris Traynor and P.O.D.’s Marcos Curiel trying to recreate their original sound.
The band members commented that Jaime sounded ‘almost’ like Chester during his teenage years. The band plan on releasing the album soon.
Jaime about his father’s Death
Just about a fortnight ago, Jaime penned an emotional letter to his father and posted it on Instagram, which tells his story better than we ever could.
Now, Jaime raises awareness of depression and suicide. On July 20, 2017, Bennington was found dead at his home in California. His funeral was held at South Coast Botanic Garden on July 29, 2017. Further, Bennington’s third wife, Talinda, launched 320 Changes Direction in honor of her late husband.
Jaime’s late father, Chester, had a net worth of $30 million at the time of his death. He is still remembered as one of the greatest metal vocalists of all time. As per Chester’s will, he made sure that all of his properties goes to a trust for his wife and six children.
Chester Bennington’s widow, Talinda Bennington Remarriage
Chester married Talinda Ann Bentley in 2006. Talinda, a former Playboy model, is the mother of Bennington’s three kids. Since her husband’s death, Talinda has spoken on the topic of depression and mental health. After two years of Chester’s suicide, Talinda has now found a new love.
On September 7, 2019, she announced her engagement via Instagram post. On January 4, 2019, Talinda Bennington married a Los Angeles County firefighter Michael Fredman. Their wedding ceremony was held secretly at North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii.
Well, online sources falsely claimed that she married Michael on New Year’s Eve, but Talinda clarified through her Instagram post that her wedding date was January 4. Nevertheless, Talinda still considers Chester as her wonderful loving husband. Read more Biography Memphis Aldean Williams