Michael Galeotti Biography
|Date of Birth:||1984 , August-24|
|Date of Death:||2016 , January-11|
|Age:||36 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Michael Galeotti|
|Birth Place/City||Long Island, New York|
|Children||Maria Rose Galeotti|
|Divorce||Yes, Bethany Joy Lenz|
Michael Galeotti was a promising artist who was working hard to make a better future for himself, however, he is gone too soon as he died, in early 2016, at the age of 34. Galeotti was interested in music from an early age and he eventually formed a band named Enation. He rose to fame following his marriage to the celebrated Hollywood actress Bethany Joy Lenz. The couple shared a daughter from their marriage but unfortunately, the couple divorced in 2012.
Early Life And Bio Of Michael Galeotti
Michael Galeotti was born on 24 August 1984 in Long Island, New York. Besides his date of birth, there is no information about Galeotti's parents and siblings.
Galeotti spent most of his early childhood days in his hometown Long Island with his family. He also did his schooling from there. Regarding his nationality, he was an American and belonged to the White ethnicity.
Michael Galeotti's Career
Michael Galeotti was interested in music from his young age and he was a member of the American Indie rock band Enation. He was a member of the band since the beginning of the group in 2004.
But for some reason, the musician decided to quit the group in 2012. As of 2017, the band Enation consist of three members; Jonathan Jackson, Richard Lee Jackson, and Jonathan Thatcher.
Apart from music, Michale was also involved in acting as he appeared on the Disney channel series named The Jersy as a young actor alongside Michael Galeota, Courtnee Draper, Jermaine Williams, and more.
Michael was also known as an ex-husband of the famous Hollywood actress Bethany Joy Lenz. Bethany is best known for her appearance in the television drama series One Tree Hill, Guiding Light, and many others.
Michael Galeotti's Net Worth
Michael Galeotti had enjoyed a successful professional life from which he accumulated a handsome amount of net worth. According to multiple sources, Galeotti had an estimated net worth of $500k. Being a successful actor and musician, he probably had earned approx $million.
While his ex-spouse Bethany has an estimated net worth of $6 million, according to celebrity net worth, in 2020. She has racked up such a good amount of money from her career as an actress and singer.
Who Was Michael Galeotti's Wife?
Michael Galeotti was single and wasn't dating anyone when he died. Previously, the actor was married to his ex-wife Bethany Joy Lenz. Galeotti and Lenz walked down the aisle on 31 December 2005, they were a happy couple. The two welcomed their first child, a daughter named Maria Rose Galeotti on 23 February 2011.
Michael and Bethany were an adorable couple but things went wrong between the pair and they eventually divorced in 2012. Bethany announced the news by writing,
[Y]ou'll all be wondering soon why everyone is calling me 'Bethany Joy Lenz' again. I'm sorry to say that Michael and I have decided to divorce. We remain friendly and dedicated to raising our beautiful girl in love and we appreciate your prayers and support during this difficult time.
After the divorce, the actress chose not to use her husband's surname Galeotti. Michael wasn't involved in any romantic relationship after his ex-wife Bethany and was in good terms with his ex-wife and daughter until his last days.
Life After Divorce
Well, Michael was still struggling for his rising career while his ex-wife, Bethany was already a rising star and linked with a famous actor, James Lafferty. But due to divorce, he became the victim of alcohol and was also sent to jail several times for DUI.
Is Bethany Joy Lenz Dating Anyone Following Their Divorce?
Bethany Joy Lenz is currently dating her boyfriend Josh Kelly. Some sources reported that the two were together for six months before they made it public in Dec 2018.
The couple also attended together Equality Now's 4th annual Make Equality Reality Gala in Beverly Hills. They are still leading a loving relationship ever since.
How Did Michale Galeotti Die?
Michael Galeotti was one talent who was gone too soon as he passed away on 11th January 2016. Galeotti had multiple health issues. Following his severe stomach pain, he even went to the hospital and was diagnosed with hypertension, high blood cholesterol, and diverticulitis. But against the doctor's suggestion, Michael went home with treatment.
A week later, he was found dead in his home, a concerned friend went to his house when Galeotti wasn't answering his phone. His post-mortem finding was made public in September 2016. According to the report, Galeotti died of atherosclerotic heart disease.