Quick Facts of Samantha Marie Olit

  • Full NameSamantha Marie Olit
  • Date of Birth1971 /12 /01
  • Marital StatusDivorced
  • BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan
  • ProfessionMusician
  • NationalityAmerican

Lots of people grab limelight from their hard work and dedication, whereas few will be able to garb spotlight because of their partner. And one of the few stars is none other than Samantha Marie Olit is one of the most profound musicians in the music profession. Professionally, she is known as Punk Rock Mother Teresa.

She is involved in nurturing career of aspiring musicians. Olit owns a records company “SAM Records” and has also contributed to the Freddie Way Project.

Is Samantha married? Or Is She Single?

Well, the answer to the question about her relationship is here! Yes, she was once married to late Chester Bennington aka Linkin Park’s band member. Samantha and Linkin’s love affair started in 1996. The duo hit it off as soon as they met each other.

During that time, Bennington sang in a local band in Arizona called Grey Daze. After dating for some time, he proposed Samantha to marry and finally they married in 1996. They even started off their family together as they got blessed with a beautiful child in April 2002.

Just like many other Hollywood split, Samantha and Linkin got in relationship issue. Later, the duo got divorced in 2005. After very long years of staying single, Samantha found love in the form of A.J. Williamwood.

But her happiness couldn’t last long as her ex-husband i.e Chester committed suicide in July 2017. She was in shocked after hearing the case. However, she controlled her emotions without blaming herself for the death of her partner.

Furthermore, Samantha even wrote in a post pointing to the people who did not give her and her son an opportunity to speak at his funeral. She shared her feelings saying:

“My son Draven & I have not had an opportunity to speak not even at his funeral no photos but one of him anywhere, it was more like checking into KROQ’s Weinie Roast Festival”  

As for now, after lots of Chester’s fans accusations and blame she kept her life very low-key. She might still in a relationship with A.J. Williamwood as no information is out for now.

Samantha Marie Olit Wiki & Bio

Samantha was born on 1st December 1971, in Detroit, Michigan. However, the 45-years old singer was raised in Southern California. She was always enthusiastic about music. However, she as an adopted child but still grew up happily even after being an adopted child.


She was treated not less than their own biological daughter. She is also known to post memes in her social media account. The most surprising fact is that she belongs to a mixed ethnicity, but there is no news about her parents, family and her academic qualification.

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How much is Samantha’s Net Worth?

Although Samantha’s exact net worth is not yet made public, we can assure you that she is doing pretty good herself. She has a couple of music businesses and is a blogger, too. She seems to be involved in numerous business and yet continues to build her financial empire.

However, even if she is divorced with Chester, she still keeps her name on Instagram as Samantha Bennington. Likewise, Chester is no longer with us following his suicide, on 20th July 2017. It seems that she still loves him.

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Moreover, there is no latest news about her relationships. Although, following her tragic love affair with Chester. She reportedly began dating A.J. Williamwood. However, once there was a photo shared by Samantha on her Instagram but presently the photo has been deleted.

These days she doesn’t share any photos of A.J. on her Instagram. Nor does she make any public appearance together. As for now, there hasn’t been any news if the couple is dating or not. All we can do is hope for the best.


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