Mike Verta is a music composer renowned for his work on projects like BraveStorm (2017), Don’t Blink (2014), and Heatstroke (2008). He is also a music instructor and offers music composing masterclasses.
Besides, he is also popular as the ex-husband of Hollywood star Danica McKellar. The couple dated for around 8 years. Likewise, they were married for four years. Moreover, they have a handsome son together.
How Old is Mike Verta?
Mike Verta recently turned 50. Just a couple of months ago, he celebrated his 50th birthday. To be precise, his birth was on the 20th of June. Likewise, he was born in 1972 in Cook Country, Illinois, United States of America.
However, not much about his parents is known as they like to live a low-key lifestyle. Also, Mike himself has not talked about them in the mainstream media.
Concerning his education, Mike attended New Trier High School in suburban Chicago, IL. He has also written music for several student musicals in the school.
Besides this, not much about his academics is available on the internet. But there are high chances that he may have done a degree in music as he is a trained piano artist.
Mike Verta Has Been Active in the Entertainment Industry for Decades
Many people know Mike as the ex-husband of Hollywood fame Danica. But the fact is he has made his own identity as a music composer. There is no doubt that Mike is one of the finest and top music composers in Hollywood. As of today, he has been part of 17 credits as a music producer.
He started his career in the industry titled “The Bus Stop”. In his first year, he did 2 projects other one was a Mini TV series titled D.
Furthermore, his work on projects like BraveStorm (2017), Don’t Blink (2014), and Heatstroke (2008) was appreciated by both critics and audiences. Mike’s last work as a music composer for any movies or TV series came in the year 2019.
Since then, he has not been associated with any project. Being said that we can obviously see him on his Youtube channel. On his youtube channel, he regularly posts musical content. Alongside that, he also gives classes to young aspiring Musician who is keen to learn music.
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Mike Verta and Danica McKellar Dated for 8 Years
Mike and Danica dated each other for quite a long time before getting married. They first met in 2001 and it was more like love at first sight. The couple dated for nearly 8 years before getting married in 2009.
The couple exchanged their wedding vows on 22 March 2009 in La Jolla, California. Then, just after a year, they welcomed their son, Draco Verta. Unfortunately, three years later they decided to part ways and officially got divorced.
Reason Behind their Divorce
Mike and Danica decided to divorce each other just after 3 years of marriage. Danica filed for divorce in the June of 2013 as per TMZ. After signing the divorce paper, Danica took her social media platform to announce her split from Mike.
According to the divorce paper filed at the LA country Superior Court, the reason behind their divorce was said to be an irreconcilable difference. However, they decided to take care of their son together.
Also, they are still good friends with each other and met with each other as they are taking care of their sone together.
His Ex-wife is an Education Advocate and Actress
Danica is a multitalented individual as she is an actress, mathematics writer, and education advocate. She started her career as a child actress. However, her career boomed once she became an adult actress. In one of her interviews, Danica stated that it was pretty hard for her to shift from a child actress to an Adult.
Similarly, she is one of the top Mathematicians writers in her region. She has also won several awards like Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) Communications Award. Likewise, her books also have been listed on The New York Times Children’s Bestseller list. Also, she has served as a producer in the entertainment industry as well. As a producer and writer, she has contributed 16 credits.
Mike Verta is Married to Laura
Yes, you heard it right. Mike is already married to his girlfriend Laura Beth Love Verta. Mike took his Instagram to announce this special moment. Tobe precise he got married to Laura in 2020.
His marriage was attended by only friends and family as the pandemic was at its peak during that time. Also, his son Draco was part of his marriage. Regarding Laura, she is a cinematographer by her profession. Laura has been part of various projects like “Geo disaster”, “Narrative”, and “Disaster”. Also, she has been part of some music videos as well as a cinematographer.
His Son is Also an Aspiring Actor
Mike’s son Draco has also established himself in the movie industry. He made his first appearance on the silver screen in 2012. His first work in the entertainment industry came when he played the role of the baby at a party in a project titled “Love at the Christmas Table.
To this day he has worked in 8 TV series and movies. But since 2018 he has not been part of any project as it seems like he is focusing more on his studies as he is just a teenager.
Mike Verta Net Worth
Mike Verta has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He has made most of his earnings as a music composer. Besides that, he also makes a decent sum of money as a music teacher.
As a music teacher, he regularly gives masterclasses. So we can surely say that he has made enough money to live a happy and comfortable life in his professional career.
Follow Him on Instagram
Mike is currently active on Instagram under the username @mikeverta. As he seems pretty inactive on his social media profile, he is followed by 441 people. However, as compared to his fanbase on the web it is quite less. Similarly, he has posted more than 200 posts already. And he follows just 15 individuals as of now.
Also, he is active on Twitter and has just 642 followers on his profile. Both his Twitter and Instagram accounts are yet to be verified.
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