Michael Mantenuto Bio, Family, Net worth, Death

Name Michael Mantenuto
Born 13th May 1981
Birthplace Holliston, Massachusetts
Died 24th April 2017
Place where died Des Moines, Washington
Age when died 35 years
Height 5 ft 11 inches
Parents Ed Mantenuto, Kerry Lee Barton
Siblings  Katie, Lauren Mantenuto and Meggan
Spouse  Kati Vienneau
Children Leo, Ava
Profession Actor, Hockey player, part of US Army force
Net worth  $300,000

The early of Michael Mantenuto

Michael Mantenuto, an active, courageous and inspirational man was born on 13th May 1981 in Holliston, Massachusetts. He has three siblings named as Katie, Lauren Mantenuto and Meggan

His father Ed Mantenuto worked as a hall monitor at the popular high school named as Algonquin Regional High School and later choose to be an assistant principal and professional hockey coach at Holliston High School. His mother Kerry Lee Barton is well-known therapist and is famous for providing therapies to various patients that would work for each one of them.

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He has spent his childhood in Holliston but later shifted to Massachusetts to complete his studies.

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Educational Career of Michael Mantenuto

Michael started his career while studying at the University of Maine. Since childhood, Michael had shown interest in ice hockey and thus, decided to be a part of the official ice hockey team of Maine regarded as, ‘Maine Black Bears Men’s ice hockey’. He played one season with this team and they have won many awards and titles at national and international level making the University of Maine proud.

He then after some time left Holliston and shifted to Massachusetts. But his passion for hockey didn’t stop. He played an additional season for University of Massachusetts at Boston. 

Some Facts About him

While playing ice hockey, he got an opportunity to take part in audition and finally selected to play the part of Jack O’Callaghan in the Disney movie ‘Miracle’ released in 2004 which is based on the true story of Hub Brooks, a US hockey team, who beat Soviet Union team being the part of 1980 Olympic Men’s ice hockey team. 

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Then, he started to pursue his career as an actor and took movies merely based on hockey and related sportsperson roles. In 2006, he turned out to be a professional actor when he did his second movie ‘Dirtbags’. He did his last movie in 2008, ‘Surfer, Dude’ which was not a success as it got 4.7/10 stars from magazines and reviews. 

After doing a couple of films, he applied and successfully enlisted for US Army and served as Special Forces thereafter. He has been awarded with many titles and medals for his great service in the US Army. Some of them are:

●Army Commendation Medal

●Three Army Achievement Medals

●Three Good Conduct Medals

●Global War on Terrorism service medal

Married life of Michael Mantenuto

He married to Kati Vienneau and is blessed with two children, a son named Leo and a beautiful daughter Ava. He was not able to spend his whole life with them as he died at a younger age. After Michael’s death his wife, children, and parents have to live their life alone. 

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How he died?

As seen before, Michael Mantenuto was a respected Army officer and famous hockey player, still he was not able to keep this fame forever. He was found dead in his car on 24th April 2017 in Des Moines, Washington besides a notebook with some harsh suicidal words and a bag of spare bullets. At first, the reason behind his death seems to be gunshot wound on his head. But even after investigation, no further evidence was found and this was regarded as suicide.