Who was Michael Galeotti?
Michael Galeotti was a musician who was the keyboardist in the indie rock band Enation, formed in Battle Ground, Washington in 2004, until 2012 when he sadly passed away. He was also recognized as the ex-husband of the actress and singer, Bethany Joy Lenz.
So, do you want to find out more about Michael Galeotti, from his childhood days until his death, including career and personal life? If yes, then stay with us as we share the story of this successful musician.
Michael Galeotti’s Cause of Death
Michael had a number of health problems in days before his death; he went to the doctor’s surgery just a week before his death, where he was diagnosed with high blood cholesterol, hypertension and diverticulitis. He was held in the hospital, but discharged on his own cognisance and went home. This was the breaking point; for the next week, Michael didn’t respond to any phone calls and didn’t leave his Glendale home, so a friend decided to pay him a visit, but it was already late; Michael was found dead at his home and time of his death was then reported to be 11th January 2016. After an autopsy, it was discovered that there were no drugs in his blood system or any other illegal substances, and the cause of death was identified as atherosclerotic heart disease.
Michael Galeotti Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Michael Galeotti was born on the 28th August 1984, in Long Island, New York USA, and was just 31 years old when he lost his life. Unfortunately, details about his early life have remained hidden from the public eyes, including the names and vocations of his parents, and whether he had any siblings. Furthermore, there is no information about his education.
Michael along with Amber Sweeney joined the Enation band in 2004, which already comprised of brothers Jonathan Jackson and Richard Lee. They added Daniel Sweatt on bass, but Amber left the band in 2005. Michael worked on band’s music from 2004 to 2011, during which time they released several albums, including the highly successful “World In Flight” in 2008, which contains the song “Feel This”, which can be heard in the fifth-season finale of the “One Tree Hill” series, sung by Michael’s then-wife, Bethany. The band also made an appeared in the aforementioned series, and and released the album “My Ancient Rebellion” in 2011, after which Michael decided to leave the band.
Michael Galeotti Net Worth
During his active years as a musician, Michael and his band became quite popular in the US, appearing in several live shows, including “Big Morning Buzz Live”, and “The View”, among others, which helped to increase his wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Michael Galeotti was, at the time of his death? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Galeotti’s net worth was as high as $6 million, which is quite impressive, don’t you agree?
— Michael Galeotti (@MichaelGaleotti) July 25, 2012
Michael Galeotti Personal Life, Marriage, Children, Divorce
Michael was married to actress Bethany Joy Lenz from 2005 to 2012; the couple met in December 2005, and married within a month. Six years into their marriage, the couple welcomed their only child, a daughter Maria Rose Galeotti, however, soon after her birth, problems within the marriage started surfacing and they couldn’t hold on to each other anymore, which resulted in divorce. The two split amicably in 2012 and remained good friends for the benefit of their daughter.
Michael Galeotti Ex-Wife, Bethany Joy Lenz
Now that we have shared all there is to know about Michael, let’s share some facts about his ex-wife, Bethany Joy Lenz.
Born on the 2nd April 1981, in Hollywood, Florida USA, Bethany is an actress, singer, and director, probably best known to the world as Haley James Scott in the TV drama series “One Tree Hill”, and as a member of the band Everly. She is the only child of Robert George Lenz and Catharine Malcolm Holt Shepard; she started experimenting in performing arts from an early age, singing at the Carpenter’s Church in Lakeland, and since then honed her skills, including four years spent at Dallas Young Actors Studio.
Bethany’s career actually started in the late ‘80s; she first appeared in commercials, while her first major role was as Reva Shayne in the soap opera “Guiding Light”.
According to authoritative sources, Bethany Joy Lenz’ net worth is as high as $6 million. After the split from Michael, Bethany continued her life and is now in a relationship with actor Josh Kelly.
She is a supporter of several philanthropic organizations, including Love146, then To Write Love on Her Arms, and Reading is Fundamental.