Samantha Marie Olit

Samantha Marie Olit is an American Singer and Band Manager who became instantly famous after marrying deceased Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington. She is currently a lifestyle coach and blogger who provides lifestyle tips, especially for women, to improve their lives through her website. She is famous for her positive attitude and low key lifestyle.

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Biography and Early Life

Samantha had a tough childhood. She never met her biological parents as they gave her up for adoption. She was adopted by a single mother named Teresa Olit with whom she still shares a very close relationship.

However, when she was only seven years old, Teresa fell ill and was admitted to a coma. It is rumored that after listening to a recorded song of Samantha, Teresa recovered miraculously. Samantha grew up in Detroit with her adoptive mother and had no one else in the family. She didn’t have any siblings and never disclosed any information about her adoptive father.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Samantha Marie Olit in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Samantha Marie Olit’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 1 December 1971. Though, she is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 143 lbs in Pound and 65kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Black, Blonde.


Samantha was never interested in formal education. From a very early age, she was into performing arts. However, because of her mother, she started attending West Detroit State High School. But after her mother became ill, as there was no one to look after her, she started skipping school frequently. She completed her High school graduation in 1989. She later went to the University of Detroit Mercy, but it is rumored that she didn’t finish her studies. The major subjects of the college are also not available yet.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Samantha became instantly famous after she started dating famous rock singer Chester Bennington. The duo met each other in 1996. Samantha was the band manager of the band named Grey Daze, where Chester used to be a singer. They got married in the same year after dating only for a few months. The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Draven Sebastian Bennington, in 2002. Nine years after their marriage, they took the decision to split up and the couple divorced in 2005.

It is rumored that Samantha is currently dating A.J.Williamwood, who is an American Businessman by profession.

Is Samantha Marie Olit Lesbian?

No, Samantha Marie Olit is not lesbian. She was married to deceased Singer Chester for almost a decade. She also shares a son with him. Currently, Samantha is in a heterosexual relationship. As far it is known, Samantha has never dated any woman till now. These facts point out that Samantha is not lesbian; rather, she is very much straight.

Professional Career

Samantha debuted as a singer in 1978 with the help of a neighbour. She used her in-home recording set to record a song for her mother. In 1993, she established her own record label named SAM Records. The famous South African band The Narrow was signed with her company, and she managed them for almost two years. In 1994, she formed the renowned dance group named Rhythm Kittens and trained dancers to dance Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin and Hula Dance forms. In 1996 she started working with the band Grey Daze as a talent manager.

Around 2000, her band management company dissolved, and she started to pursue her career as a blogger. She is also a certified DNA Theta Healer and offered people lifestyle tips. Through her blog, she provides positive lifestyle mentorship, especially for women. She is currently working as a music consultant for struggling artists.


As a singer and band manager, Samantha never was awarded any kind of achievement. However, in an interview, she revealed that helping Chester with his band Linkin Park and establishing them was the biggest achievement ever.

After giving lifestyle tips, she got a lot of recognition and won ‘Detroit Lifestyle coach’ in 2013, provided by a local club in Detroit.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Samantha Marie Olit in 2021

As of 2021, she has an estimated net worth of around $4 million, which she has earned as a band manager and singer. She has her own record label. Besides, she is a certified life coach and currently working as a blogger.

It is reported that she has inherited some of Chester’s assets after his death. She also earns royalty money from Chester’s album. However, the amount of her assets which has been acquired from Chester’s wealth is not verified yet.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Samantha still lives with her adoptive mother and maintains a very close relationship with her
  • She loves tattoos just like Chester, and she had matching tattoos with him. She also has a couple of other tattoos.

Samantha Marie Olit is the ultimate inspiration for being positive in life. She has faced many troubles in her life, but she stated that they had made her stronger. She is doing a great job as a lifestyle coach. She also takes part in charity on a regular basis, and she absolutely hates to show off her wealth. Samantha believes in simple living and promotes that through her social media.


Facts of Samantha Marie Olit

  • Gender Female
  • full nameSamantha Marie Olit
  • birthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States
  • Date of Birth December 01, 1971
  • Age 52 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$4 million
  • professionSinger, Producer, Band Manager, Life Coach, DNA Theta Healer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 65 Kg, In Pounds – 143 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 173 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorBlack, Blonde
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolWest Detroit State High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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