Most people easily identify with Samantha MarieOlit as the woman who was married to Chester Bennington, the punk rock star who killed himself in July 2017. But then there is more to the woman than being the late musician’s ex-wife. While she is a popular American singer admired for her undoubted talent, Samantha has also thrived as a life coach, blogger, and talent manager.
Following the death of her ex-husband in 2017, Marie has come to more public attention for quite controversial reasons. Read more about it below, including a detailed description of his life and career.
Samantha Marie Olit – Biography,
Samantha Marie Olit was born somewhere in Detroit, Michigan on December 1, 1971. The American musician proudly calls herself Punk Rock Mother Teresa, she believes music runs in her blood as she has been no stranger to the studios ever since she is only 7 years old. learning to learn, singing did a major miracle for Samantha when she was a child, which made it difficult for her.
As a teenager and up until now, Samantha has been around friends who were in bands and those in the entertainment industry in general. Given that, it was no big surprise when she founded SAM Records, an independent label that has bands like South African alternative rock band, The Narrow, signed there.
In 2005, she created Rythm Kittens, a group of dancers. Even though it was a very successful dance troupe, that didn’t stop Samantha from chasing after other interests. She quickly established herself as a talent manager in others to appease her passion for helping people succeed. That apparently wasn’t enough for the musician who returned to school in 2007 to provide her life coaching skills.
Samantha Marie Olit would later create a television show and also start recording meditation CDs for children. That’s not all, she also became a blogger. While working with Certainlyher.com Magazine as a writer and editor, she said being a blogger has given her a greater chance to reach people and have a meaningful impact on their lives.
Samantha was adopted when she was still a girl, and almost nothing is known about her biological parents, although it has been reported in some circles that her biological maiden name is Cherri Norma Loukas. Like her biological parents, information about Samantha’s adoptive parents is hard to come by, but it is known that she had a good relationship with them and they never had any problems raising her as their real child. .
The first time Samantha Marie Olit found herself in a music studio, it was a neighbor’s home studio and she was only 7 years old. It happened that her adoptive mother was sick and hospitalized, so Samantha went to the studio and recorded a “healed” song for her dying mother. Unbeknownst to her, she had been pronounced dead. Nevertheless, Samantha’s grandmother had the recording played by the doctors; when they did, her fingers moved and she finally recovered. The story was big news reported by various media outlets.
Samantha married Chester Charles Bennington in 1996, which was also the year she met the late musician in Arizona. Chester was in a local band called Gray Daze when they met and is believed to have helped further the late singer’s career. Among other things, she encouraged him to join Linkin Park when opportunity knocked in 1998.
The union which started on October 31, 1996 could not survive a decade as the two divorced in 2005. Nevertheless, they had a son together; his name is Draven Sebastian Bennington and he was born on April 19, 2002.
Facts About Chester Bennington’s Ex-Wife
1. Her ex-husband was found dead by his housekeeper at his home in California. His death was later ruled a case of suicide by hanging.
2. Not too long ago, she sued her late husband’s estate claiming the late rock star owed up to $500,000 in child support he hadn’t paid.
3. Samantha Marie Olit was unhappy with her ex-husband’s funeral. Especially with the exclusion of his son from the procedure.
4. In addition to being a life coach, Samantha is a certified Advanced DNA Theta Healer.
5. Samantha Marie Olit is 5ft 2in tall and beautiful. Her brown eyes and wavy hair of the same color further accentuate her appearance.