Celebrities are being reeled in like fish on a good summer day. As days go by, new talent is discovered, more people are introduced to the industry unfortunately some leave us too. This year, we have lost a few of them, and many are shocking till date. In this blog, we will be looking into the lives of three main celebs. Stay with us.
Chester Charles Bennington was born on March 20, 1976. He took interest in music at a very young age and was inspired by Depeche Mode and Stone Temple Pilots. He was an American actor, singer and songwriter and best known as the lead vocalist of the band Linkin Park. Chester first gained prominence as a vocalist for the release of Hybrid Theory which became a major success in 2000. He continued the bands success by releasing album after album. In total, Linkin Park has sold 65 million copies worldwide.
In 1953, illustrator and writer Hugh Hefner has created the men’s adult entertainment magazine called “Playboy” and it played a major role in the 60’s. Born on April 9, 1926, in Chicago. He transformed the entertainment industry with the ground-breaking publication of Playboy. From the first issue that featured Marilyn Monroe in the early 50’s, this magazine expanded into a multimillion dollar enterprise. By the 70’s, Hugh set up the Playboy Mansion West in California and remained Chief Editor of the magazine.
Born on March 16, 1926 in New Jersey, Jerry grew up performing in a vaudeville family. After meeting singer Dean Martin in 1945, they developed a comedy act and performed in nightclubs like Copacabana. In 1949, they made it to the big screen with My Friend Irma and got a few more appearances. In addition to his successful career, Jerry was energetic in the fight against muscular dystrophy. He hosted the annual telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association from 1966 to 2010.
Hugh Hefner, Jerry Lewis and Chester Bennington were all icons of their generation. Even though they’re gone, their great work and memory will still live on!