When you belong to a family of artists, fame comes naturally whether you enjoy it or not. Similar is the case for Maria Rose Galeotti, who is the adorable daughter of actress Bethany Joy Lenz, and Michael Galeotti, a musician. Her mother Bethany became internationally renowned with a breakout role in the smash-hit TV series One Tree Hill. Bethany is also a singer and filmmaker.
Like most of the star kids, Maria also lives a rather secret life. So, here we have come with some hidden facts you need to know about Bethany Joy Lenz’s daughter Maria.
Maria Rose Galeotti’s Date of Birth and Parents
Maria was born on 23rd Feb 2011, in the United States of America. She holds an American nationality and is a Caucasian as per her ethnicity. She is the daughter of Michael Galeotti and Bethany Joy Lenz.
While Lenz was pregnant with Maria, the actress was filming the series One Tree Hill but kept the news very secret. In August 2010, sources close to the show confirmed E! News that Bethany was pregnant with her then-fiance child. Apparently, there were no reports about the baby’s due date.
Her Parents got Married in 2005: How it all Began?
Bethany and Michael Galeotti met in the early 2000s. They dated just for a couple of months before they got engaged. He popped the question when the actress was shooting for One Tree Hall in Wilmington, North Carolina.
The couple tied the knot on 31st December 2005 at a barn in Hillsboro, Oregon. They married in front of 75 guests including his family and friends.
They separated after six-year of marriage: Shares the Joint-Custody of their daughter
Bethany and Michael’s matrimonial relationship lasted for a six-year. In March 2012, One Tree Hill star announced her separation from her husband on her blog.
“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.”
It seems they separated mutually. They are now co-parenting their little girl.
Maria frequently appears with her mother. On 18th May 2013, they attended the Corolle Adopt a Doll Event at The Grove, in Los Angeles.
On 27th September 2014, the doting mommy Lenz along with her daughter also appeared together at the premiere of ‘My Little Pony Equestria Girls Rainbow Rocks’. They currently reside in Los Angeles. In mid-2019, Bethany was also spotted with her daughter and puppy in LA.
But compared with her mother, Maria rarely makes a public appearance with her father who has himself remained out of the spotlight for the past several years.
What is Maria Rose Galeotti Famous For?
Maria Rose Galeotti has been in the spotlight even before her birth due to her parent’s status in the entertainment industry especially her mother. Her mom has a gifted talent in various fields from acting to music to filmmaking.
Bethany gained widespread popularity for playing the iconic character of Haley James Scott on the TV series One Tree Hill. Her musician father along with other band members also made a cameo appearance on the show after Bethany recorded the song ‘Feel This’ with the band for the series’s fifth-season finale in 2008.
Her other successful films and TV shows include I Love You, I Love You Not (1992), Extortion (2017), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2013), Pearson (2019), and more. She is also a former member of the folk music duo Everly founded with Amber Sweeney in 2008. They split in late 2012.
While talking about her father Michael, he previously played a keyboard for the Indian Band Enation. He left the group after eight years in 2012.
Her Father’s Death Rumors
There are some speculations about whether Maria’s father Michael Galeotti is still alive or died. It all started after the Disney child star Michael James Galeota, who happened to have a similar name died in Jan 2016. But, it eventually turned out as a hoax.
Net Worth Details
Maria Rose Galeotti is still a kid but her mom Bethany Joy Lenz has $6 million net worth, as per Celebrity Net Worth in 2021. She mainly makes money through her multiple roles in the entertainment business.