Michael Galeotti Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Sep, 2021
Facts of Michael Galeotti
Date of Birth: 1984 , August-24
Date of Death: 2016 , January-11
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Michael Galeotti
Birth Name Michael Galeotti
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Long Island, New York
Profession Musician
Net Worth $1 million
Children Maria Rose Galeotti
Divorce Bethany Joy Lenz (m. 2005- div. 2013)
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Michael Galeotti was a promising artist, better known as the keyboardist of the American indie rock band Enation, who died in 2016. Aside from his career, Galeotti was also famous as the ex-husband of Hollywood figure, actress Bethany Joy Lenz.  They remained together for 8 years until 2013, 3 years prior to the musician's death at the age of 32. While together, the two welcomed a daughter.

Michael Galeotti Short Bio & Early Life

Michael Galeotti was born on 24 August 1984 in Long Island, New York. His birth sign was Virgo. Besides this, not much about the late musician is out, including his parents or 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. 

Was A Musician For 'Enation'

Michael Galeotti was interested in music from a 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.   

How Much Was Michael Galeotti's Net Worth?

As per online sources, Galeotti had a net worth of $1 million at the time of death in 2016. Most of his earnings came as a musician, the member of (keyboardist) of the band Enation. Although not disclosed, he summed up a handsome amount of money from his career as a musician.

Comparatively, her ex-wife Bethany owns $6 million net worth, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The Guiding Light actress made her fortune through her career as a singer and actress. She portrayed the main cast in One Tree Hill, which allegedly saw her a salary in the 6-digit figure.

Moreover, the Foxy Ladies Love actress works as a co-host in the podcast Drama Queens

Who Was Michael Galeotti's Wife? Any Children?

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. 

CAPTION: Late musician Michael Galeotti and his then-wife Bethany Joy Lenz SOURCE: [email protected]_lenz

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 on good terms with his ex-wife and daughter until his last days.

Online sources report that after their divorce, Michael became addicted to alcohol and even more, saw several charges on 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.

Since the death of Michael, the American actress is raising their daughter Maria Rose Galeotti alone. They reside in Los Angeles, California.

CAPTION: Actress Bethany Joy Lenz and her daughter Maria Rose SOURCE: [email protected]_celeb_babies_kids

Prior, she was in a relationship with Wes Ramsey for 5 years (2012 - 2017).

Death Of Michael Galeotti- Cause? 

Michael Galeotti was one talent who was gone too soon as he passed away on 11th January 2016. At the time of death, he was 32 years old.

Reportedly, 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 without 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.

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