Former child star turned firefighter Mike Vitar is out of the acting business but one can barely forget his role as Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez in The Sandlot in 1993. Though he continued to perform in the acting business for just for four years, his versatility and lively performance are the things one can never forget.
Performing his final role in Chicago Hope in 1997, Mike Vitar got inspired to become a firefighter. Wanna know more about him and his married life? Who is his wife and children? Let's get every detail over here!
Mike Vitar's Married Life with Wife Kim Vitar
The Sandlot star Mike Vitar, 40, is living a blissful married life with his wife Kim Vitar since the day they tied the knot.
The pair exchanged vows in 2006 and since the very they the pair has been living a happy and prosperous family life.
Mike Vitar with his wife Kim Vitar and Children.
Vitar rose to fame and became fans favorite playing super slugger, Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez in The Sandlot, the cult classic baseball movie. After the movie, he continued acting for several years until he decided to take a break and join another profession totally opposite from the first.
Mike Vitar then and now.
SOURCE: Ridiculously Extraordinary
His final role in an episode of Chicago hope in 1997 inspired to become a firefighter in Los Angeles. He served with the LAFD since 2002.
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Well, taking a quick trip in his professional life, let's join back to his private life again!
Gaining wide attention from fans, Vitar's personal life has always been a point to highlight in his life. The duo is blessed with two sons Elias and Wesley and a daughter named Norah born in December 2013.
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Vitar is not an active social media user. He barely talks about his family life, wife and children on interviews.
Hence, it's rather a tough task to collect information about his extra-secretive conjugal life.
Mike Vitar Sued For a 2015 Halloween Attack Incident
Former child star, Vitar, was sued by a man for beating and choking him during the Halloween attack back in 2015. The civil lawsuit accused him and fellow firefighters Michael Cirlin, Eugene Elbert, Thomas Molnar, and Eric Carpenter for the near-fatal assault of Samuel Chang.
He was pleaded not guilty in January 2016 though he was charged with one count each of 'assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury with Molnar.
Mike Vitar was seen in the video telling Samuel Chang to go from the neighborhood.
SOURCE: Daily Mail
The incident occurred when Carpenter was hosting a Halloween party. Chang was visiting his grandmother in the Chatsworth. After handing out candy at her home, he was wandering around the neighborhood.
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Asper the lawsuit, the defendants ordered him to stop passing out candy and leave the area. Later, Carpenter, Vitar and three other men chased him down the street.
Chang was beaten, tackled and choked during the incident.
Mike Vitar: Quick Facts
SOURCE: Live Journal
- Born on 21 December 1978 in Los Angeles, California.
- He belongs to Cuban descent.
- He has two elder siblings.
- He studied at St. Francis High School and completed graduation in 1997.
- He worked for the Los Angeles Police and Fire Departments.
- He has an estimated net worth of about $300,000 as of 2019.