Facts of Michael Mantenuto
|Full Name:||Michael Mantenuto|
|Birth Date:||May 13, 1981|
|Death Date:||April 24, 2017|
|Height:||5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Birth Place||Holliston, Massachusetts,|
|Education||Holliston High School, University of Massachusetts|
|Mother||Kerry Lee Mantenuto|
|Siblings||Katie, Meggan, Lauren Mantenuto|
|Kids||Ava Mantenuto, Leo Mantenuto|
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American actor, Michael Mantenuto well-known for his performance as Olympic ice hockey star Jack O’Callahan in the year 2004 Disney biopic Miracle. Also, he was an Army non-commissioned officer.
Early Life of Michael
On May 13th, 1981, Michael Mantenuto born to father Ed Mantenuto and mother Kerry Lee Mantenuto in Holliston, Massachusetts, USA. His father worked in Algonquin Regional High School as a Hall Monitor. He held American nationality, having white ethnicity.
He had three siblings, they are Katie, Meggan, and Lauren Mantenuto. Michael had completed his study at Holliston High School located in Holliston, Massachusetts.
He joined the University of Maine and started playing hockey. While growing up, he had built an interest in sports like skating and hockey.
Also, he had played three years for Walpole Junior Stars in the Eastern Junior Hockey League. He moved to the University of Massachusetts in the year 2001 and started to play with the college hockey team.
Was Michael Mantenuto Married?
Yes, Michael Mantenuto was married before his death. But details of Michael’s personal life are still under review. He married his wife Kati Vienneau. From their relationship, he became the father of two kids, they are daughter Ava Mantenuto and son Leo Mantenuto. Other than that, Michael’s personal life kept under the warps.
What is the Cause of Michael Mantenuto Death?
On 24th April 2017, Michael was found dead in his car in Washington. Michael Mantenuto‘s cause of death was an apparent suicide according to TMZ reports say. According to the police reports, the actor took his own life by shooting himself in the head.
In Des Moines, Washington, the actor Michael was found in his car. Also, there was an investigation that started in order to better understand the circumstances which led to this event. It is still unclear why Michael did it. His suicide officially ruled by King County’s medical examiner’s office in Seattle.
Net Worth of Michael Mantenuto
The late actor Michael had earned a decent sum of money from his professional career. According to reports, Michael Mantenuto has an estimated net worth of $300,000 at the of his death. By featuring in movies, he has earned a decent sum of money.
Also, he has earned money from his ice hockey career but nothing which could have earned him lot of money, then served in the US Army from 2010 until his death.
Height of Michael
The late actor Michael had a height of 5 feet 11 inches i.e 180cm tall. While he had a body weighs around 79kgs of 175lbs pounds. He had medium length blonde hair color with dark brown eyes color.
Michael started out as a college hockey player. For three years, he played hockey for his college team. He got an opportunity to audition and win for the role in Disney’s movie ‘Miracle’ after graduation. Michael portrayed the role of ‘Jack O’Callahan’. After that, he featured in two other movies including ‘Surfer, Dude’ as Matthew McConaughey.
In the year 2006, he featured in the TV movie Dirtbags. In the following years, he appeared in the 2008 TV movie Surfer, Dude. But he was popular for his role in the Disney movie, Miracle, alongside Miracle cast members Kurt Russell and Patricia Clarkson.
In the movie, he plays defenseman Jack O’Callahan who starts fights on the team and injuries his knee before he goes on the ice to play against the highly favored Soviet hockey team. The film based on a true story. His acting career only lasted for a short period of time, when he listed his name in the US Army.
In the Army, he worked as a Special Forces communications sergeant ‘Green Beret’. He became part of the first Special Forces Group in Headquarters and Headquarters Company. According to his reports on Army Special Operations Command, he was deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in the year 2016.