Facts of Samantha Marie Olit
|Full Name||Samantha Marie Olit|
|Birth Name||Samantha Marie Olit|
|Profession||Musician, Theta Healer & Entrepreneur|
|Birth City||Detroit, Michigan|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Date of Birth||December 1,1971|
How Much Is Samantha Marie Olit’s Net Worth?
Samantha Marie Olit, an American musician is famous for being the first wife (ex-wife) of the late Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington. She and Bennington were in a marital relationship for 9 years sharing a son named Draven, before they parted ways.
Professionally known for her nickname Punk Rock Mother Teresa, Olit not only gained prominence as a musician, but also an entrepreneur. As of 2019, Samantha is estimated to have a net worth of $2 million.
Well, she is the founder of SAM Records, an independent label and also works as a blogger for Certainlyher.com that focuses on women empowerment.
Net Worth Details: Income Sources, Career & Earnings
After recording her first song at the age of 7, Samantha’s music career began and later joined Rhythm Kittens. She also took online classes through ICA in 2007 for life-coaching skills and currently works as a blogger for the website Certainlyher.com sharing her experience and empowering women’s lifestyle.
Well, she also went to found SAM Records, an independent labels and later signed with South African band The Narrow and performed soulful songs.
Unlike her late ex-husband Chester Bennington, Samantha came into highlight with her relationship with Linkin Park vocalist husband, rather than her career.
But the American personality does have secured a considerable fortune from her career. As of June 2019, online sources cite that Samantha Olit has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Even though, the main source of her earnings or salary is claimed to be her career, Olit also earned a hefty sum in the divorce alimony with Bennington, who was worth $30 million at the time of death.
Moreover, as per TMZ, in December 2017, she filed a lawsuit against her late ex-spouse’s empire for an unpaid $502,500 in child support. Meanwhile, Chester Bennington’s empire is held by his second wife (widow) Talinda Bennington and the finalization of the lawsuit is yet to be out.
Interesting Fact: Samantha is a certified Advanced DNA Theta Healer.
Endorsements, Charity & Instagram Earnings
With her massive fame, Samantha surely can sum up a huge payroll for brand promotions but has not disclosed any about her endorsements or earnings from sponsorships. Apart from this, she can earn from her Instagram account with over 13.9K followers for paid promotions.
As per Influencer Marketing Hub, Olit’s Instagram has the potential to command $91.5 - $152.5 per sponsored post.
Samantha is also an active charity worker and has associations with many non-profit organizations. After her late ex-husband committed suicide, she started various anti-suicide campaigns, which is also supported by her son Draven.
Assets, Lifestyle & Expenses
Surfing through her Instagram, it seems Samantha is living a lavish lifestyle; surely not a big deal for the owner of $2 million fortune. As reported, she lives in Los Angeles, California, however, has not disclosed the worth of her house.
Certainly, Olit’s residence is worth hundreds of thousand dollars as the median house price in LA is $686,100 accompanied by the house insurance premium of $1,360.
Meanwhile, no further information on her assets including cars and jewelry is out. But, she often flashes her luxury via Instagram and seems fond of spending on costly clothes, travels, and parties.
Among her expenditure list, the tax payments seem to have a major attraction. Since she owns a property and lives in LA, Samantha is liable to follow the tax policy of the state.
A house owner in LA, CA has to pay 0.793% of its assessed value as property tax, while the income tax takes away $29,000 upon annual revenue of $100,000; the income tax consists of Federal, FICA and State tax.
Samantha Marie Olit’s Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education & Relationship
Samantha was born on December 1, 1971, in Detroit, Michigan, the USA, in an American family. She holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity.
For a fact, she was adopted and her maiden name is Cherri Norma Loukas. But the information about her biological parents and adoptive parents are yet to be out.
Raised in Southern California, Olit was fond of music since her childhood and even recorded the song Get-Well by the age 7 in her neighbor’s studio. Though, regarding Samantha’s education, no report has ever popped up.
Well, alongside her prominence as a music personality, Samantha is also famous as the ex-wife (first wife) of late American singer Chester Bennington. The former duo met back in 1996 in Arizona while Chester sang for local band Grey Daze.
They married on October 31, 1996, and divorced on May 2, 2005. While in the relationship, Olit and Bennington welcomed a son named Draven Sebastian, born April 19, 2002.
Later, on July 20, 2017, her ex-husband Chester Bennington committed suicide and was found dead in Palos Verdes Estates, California.
As of May 2019, Samantha Olit’s age is 47 and has a height of 5 ft. 2 inches (157 cm).
Did you know? When Samantha Marie Olit was 7, she recorded a song named Get-Well for her adoptive mother who was in the coma. Even though, her mother was pronounced dead, after hearing her song, Olit’s mother regained consciousness and moved her fingers miraculously as per Olit's website.
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