Michael Galeotti lands a spot in the entertainment industry as the keyboardist of the American rock band Enation from 2004 until he left in 2012. More to his fame is as a result of his marriage to singer, actress, and jewelry designer, Bethany Joy Lenz who is famous for her role in One Tree Hill. Although the marriage has ended, his fame has not gone down the drain.
What We Know About The Death Michael Galeotti
Rumors have juggled the internet that the former member of Enation Michael had died after his divorce from his ex-wife. Nonetheless, the information may not be true considering that many notable and trusted sources have not reported this claim.
In the same vein, there is no report of his being honored (as a deceased) by his former band or people who may be close to him such as Lenz.
Also, there are further reports that it was another celebrity (an actor) bearing the same name died sometime in 2016. Instead, many sources claim that it was Lenz’s ex-husband that died of atherosclerotic heart disease.
His Marriage and Divorce From Bethany Joy Lenz
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While it may be difficult to trace how Lenz and Galeotti had met, it is believed that the affair may have started in the 2000s. In 2005, they tied the knot and stayed in the marriage for about 7 years.
In 2012, Lenz announced that their marriage had reached the end of the road. Their divorce however would not interfere with their friendship.
Although their marriage may have crashed, Michael Galeotti and his ex-wife Bethany Lenz are bonded by a daughter, Marie Rose Galeotti. She was born on February 23, 2011, in Los Angeles.
At the time of their divorce, Lenz announced that they had the intention of raising their child together.
Nonetheless, according to reports, their 12 years old child is living with Lenz in Los Angeles, California.
Other Interesting Facts About Michael Galeotti
1. His Early Life
Michael Galeotti is one man whose life before fame has been kept under wraps and although many sources have claimed that he was born on August 28, 1984, in Long Island, New York, there is no confirmation to this. However, based on this report, the keyboardist may be about 39 years old.
2. The Actor Had a Successful Career With Enation
Enation, a rock band was created by 2 American music acts, actors, and brothers Jonathan Jackson and Richard Lee Jackson in 2003. In 2004, Galeotti joined the band as a keyboardist. Other members at the time include Daniel Sweatt and Amber Sweeney.
His years with the group, they recorded songs like “Ride” from their Identity Theft album (2004). The song was featured as the theme song of the horror film, Riding the Bullet (2004). His career with the band saw them recording other independent albums that include Soul & Story: Volume One (2007) and My Ancient Rebellion (2011).
However, his career with the band ended the same year his marriage ended.
3. His Ex-Wife Had Romantic Dreams About James Lafferty
Michael’s wife of about 7 years has declared through Drama Queens podcast that she had romantic dreams about actor James Lafferty. This came up as a result of her being in the series One Tree Hill which included intimate scenes.
Nonetheless, she claimed there was no romantic relationship between them outside of their screen love screen affair as the series was created while she was married to Galeotti.
4. The Former Wife of Michael Galeotti Sang With His Ex-Band
For his former band Enation, his ex-wife who has a successful career as an actress and singer recorded the band’s song, Feel This. The song was used in the 5th and final season of One Tree Hill.
She performed the song while she was still married to Michael Galeotti. The song made a success and reached a No.10 spot on iTunes rock charts.
5. His Net Worth
The net worth of Michael Galeotti is estimated at above $1 million. However, there are claims that the net worth may be as high as $6 million.
His net worth has been generated from his showbiz career that the public started to see in 2004 with Enation where he served as a keyboardist and served until 2012.
Nonetheless, his ex-wife Lenz has an estimated worth of $6 million. She makes her fortune majorly from acting, singing, as well as business that includes jewelry designer. She started her professional career around 1988. She is also a director and producer of works such as One Tree Hill (2008-2011), Nasty Habits (2017).
As an actress, she is famous for Bring It On Again (2004), Dexter (2013), and Snowed-Inn Christmas (2017).