April 18, 2024

Samantha Marie Olit Bio, Wiki, Net worth, Husband, Children

Quick Facts of Samantha Marie Olit

  • Full Name: Samantha Marie Olit
  • Gender: Female
  • Birth Country: Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • Net Worth: $2 million
  • Height: 170 cm
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Body Measurements: 34-35-34 inches
  • Married Date: 1996
  • Children: Draven Sebastian Bennington
  • Birth Name: Samantha Marie Olit
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Chester Bennington (m. 1996–2005)
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Weight: 55 kgs
  • Hair Color: Black

Samantha Marie Olit is a profound musician as well as the owner of a famous record production label SAM Records and is also known as the Punk Rock Mother Teresa. Samantha is equally famous as the ex-wife of deceased musician Chester Bennington who was the lead vocalist of a famous band Linking Park.

Why is Samantha Marie Olit Famous?

Most people know her as the Punk Rock Mother Terese as she has worked alongside famous bands like The Narrow, and Grey Haze. Samantha got more famous after she tied the knot with famous singer Chester Bennington and her divorce was also a hugely talked topic. She is available on Instagram and has around 14.5k followers.

Samantha Marie Olit’s Net Worth

Samantha Marie Olit has earned a huge amount of money from her music businesses. She is also a culture blogger involved in various businesses. Hence, her net worth is expected to be around $2 million, as of 2021.

Samantha Marie Olit and Chester Bennington Married Life and Divorce

Samantha Marie Olit was previously married to a famous musician and singer Chester Bennington from Linkin Park. The pair tied the knot in 1996 after dating for a brief period of time. The couple is also blessed with a son Draven Sebastian Bennington, born in April 2002. But, after 9 long years, the pair divorced in the year 2005.

Samantha’s ex-husband and baby father Chester isn’t with us anymore. Sadly, he committed suicide on July 20, 2017.

Samantha also paid respects to Chester via her Facebook post. Interestingly enough, Samantha even after her divorce runs her Instagram as Samantha Bennington, which shows the level of love she has towards Chester.

As per sources, Samantha was dating A.J. Williamwood and had shared a photograph of him on her Instagram but now, the photo has been deleted, which points towards a possible break-up.

Samantha Marie Olit’s Bio, Early life and Career

Samantha Marie Olit was born on December 1, 1971, in Michigan, and is currently 49 years old. She holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She said that she faced many difficulties as a child because she was raised by a single-adoptive mother who fell into a coma when Samantha was only seven years old.

Thankfully, Samantha’s mother recovered miraculously when she played a song she recorded at her neighbor’s studio. After that, Samantha fell in love with music decided to pursue her career in music.

Samantha has started her own recording studio “SAM Records” and her first client was a band “The Narrow” which has helped her to improve her career. In the year 1996, she also worked with a band named “Grey Haze” which became a turning point of her music career.

Samantha then improvised to other things like forming a dance troupe “Rhythm Kittens” in the year 2005 and performed jazz, hip hop among other genres. After two years i.e. Then in 2007, she started recording meditation CDs for kids also started working as a writer as well as editor for the magazine named Certaunlyher.com.

Samantha reportedly played a huge part to get her ex-husband Chester Bennington to join the Xero band which later became this world-known band named Linkin Park. They met when Chester was in a band named Grey Daze, which was managed by Samantha. Later, it was Samantha who suggested Chester join The Linkin Park.

Samantha Marie’s Facts and Measurements

NameSamantha Marie Olit
DOBDecember 1, 1971
Age48 years
Height170 cm
Body Measurements34-35-34 inches
Weight55 kgs
Hair ColorBlack
Eyes ColorBrown


Who is Samantha Marie Olit’s ex-husband?

Samantha’s ex-husband’s name is Chester Bennington who was a famous lead singer of Linkin Park.

When did Samantha Marie Olit marry Chester Bennington?

Samantha Marie Olit married Chester Bennington in 1996.

What is the height and weight of Samantha Marie Olit?

Samantha’s height is 170 cm and weighs around 60 kgs.

What’s Samantha Marie Olit’s nickname?

Samantha Marie Olit’s nickname is Punk Rock Mother Teresa.

What is the name of Chester Bennington’s son with Samantha?

Chester Bennington also has a son with Samantha and his name is Draven Sebastian Bennington.

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