Mike Vitar Net Worth, Age, Movies, Controversies, Wife, Kid, Instagram

Mike Vitar is a popular actor and firefighter primarily famous for his movie Sandlot. His role as Benny The Jet Franklin was a fan favorite worldwide.

Mike Vitar Now, from his role as a young boy, has endured very considerable fame and popularity changes. However, it is still unknown why did he stop acting, that too, in his prime.

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Mike Vitar is 43 years old
Source: Variety

Vitar is also a former actor and has appeared in another famous movie, The Mighty Ducks. He became one of the most loved stars whose photo was in the room of every young lady at that time.

However, Mike’s career as a firefighter was also a challenge. This was the reason he retired from acting at a very young age.

Now, let’s look at Mike’s Vitar in-depth biography, starting with some of his quick facts.

Mike Vitar Quick Facts

Birth Name Michael Anthony Vitar
Nick Name Mike Vitar
Age  43 years old
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, US
Date of Birth December 24, 1978
Nationality American
Mother’s Name Under Review
Father’s Name Under Review
Sibling Under Review
Height  6 feet  or 182 cm
Weight  65 kg or 143  pounds
Body Measurement 38-28-38 inches
Race / Ethnicity White
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Shoe Size 11 US
College/University St. Francis High School
Educational Qualification Graduated
Profession Actor, Firefighter Current
Wife Kym Allen
Children Norah, Wesley, and Eli
Net Worth (Approx.) $300k
Last Update October 2022

Where was Mike Vitar born?

Mike Vitar was born in Los Angeles, California as Michael Anthony Vitar. There is not much information on his parents and what they did for a living. However, it is known that Vitar’s parents were from Cuba and were of Cuban descent.

Mike Vitar net worth
Mike Vitar owns a net worth of $300k

Mike was the youngest child out of three and had one elder sister and an elder brother. Vitar’s elder brother’s name was Pablo, who also played the mature version of Benny in Sandlot.

Furthermore, his sister’s name is Elizabeth, but there is not much information on what she does for a living.

When Vitar was in school, he was excellent at his studies. His goal was always to become a policeman and help people all around the country.

There is also no information on which school he attended; however, at just age of 12, fate played out, and he became a movie actor.

Mike Vitar graduated from St. Francis High School in 1997 and then retired from acting. Vitar had previous experience with Gerber Ambulance, so he became a firefighter.

What is the age and height of Mike Vitar?

Mike Vitar is currently just 43 years old as he was born on 21st December 1978. Vitar stands at a height of 6 feet or 182 cm. Furthermore, he weighs 65 kg or 143 lbs.

Mike Vitar’s body measurement is 38-28-38 inches, whereas he wears a shoe size of 11 US. Vitar has brown color eyes, whereas his hair is also brown.

Mike vitar’s zodiac sign is Saggitarius which explains his male personality to be hardworking, determined, and strong. He is a very athletic guy and loves to keep himself fit.

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Mike Vitar is American and belongs to the Hispanic ethnicity regarding his nationality. Vitar follows Christianity as his religion.

Hobbies and Interests

Mike Vitar is a very athletic person and has loved playing sports ever since he was a child.

The former actor’s favorite sports were baseball and American football, which he was very good at and was even selected for his school team.

Regarding Mike’s other hobbies and interests, he likes to travel and experience adventures. He primarily enjoys hiking, swimming, and traveling and likes to play sports with his friends and children.


  • Mike Vitar’s career as an actor began when he was just in his school days. He liked movies and dramas but never really wanted to become an actor.
  • However, when he was just 12 years old, he performed caricatures and acted in front of his friends waiting in line at the carnival. The casting manager spotted the young boy, who was amused by the confidence and skill of such a young kid.
  • The manager waited for him and then asked Mike to meet his parents. He offered Mike a child role and convinced his parents to make their child an actor. At first, his parents were hesitant but eventually agreed to the role as Mike also expressed the desire to act.
  • Only a year later, Mike Vitar appeared on the small screen for his first-ever acting debut. Vitar debut came in the movie Diplomatic Immunity, where he played the role of Arturo. Peter Marris directed the movie and its plot was a thriller drama.
  • In 1991 Mike also made his TV debut in the TV show Brooklyn Bridge in the episode “Boys of Summer.” Vitar player is the character of Anthony Gambuzza, and at the time, he was just 13 years old. Brooklyn Bridge was the family drama that aired on CBS television, which explained the history and story of Jewish Americans residing in the USA.
  • A year later, in 1993, Mike Vitar was approached for the role in the movie Sunset Grill. Peter Weller directed sunset Grill, and the story contains the plot about a private detective who was a retired COP. He investigated the crime due to the illegal immigrants coming from Mexico’s border.

Sandlot and Big Break

  • Mike Vitar’s big break came in 1993 when he got the role in the movie The Sandlot. The film consisted of actors from 14 to 16 years old. Vitar played the role of Benjamin Franklin “Benny The Jet” Rodriguez, which stole the heart of many audiences and film critics in the country.
  • Vitar character and personality was the best aspect of the movie, which gained him lots of praise, awards, and support. Sandlot was the biggest movie and became a successful movie grossing over $30 million.
  • At the time, that amount was unthinkable, and the industry veterans credited Mike Vitar for the movie’s success. Sandlot still is one of the most-watched movies lists as the story, characters, and plot make it timeless and legendary to this date.
  • After the success of The Sandlot, the offers started to flood the doorsteps of Mike Vitar. One of those offers was the movie titled The Mighty Ducks 2.
  • Vitar was not even in consideration for the role in the movie, but his acting in The Sandlot convinced everyone of his acting skills.
  • Mike Vitar’s role as Lewis Mondeza in the D2: The Mighty Ducks was the sequel to the first movie. The movie grossed over $44 million despite the poor reviews and critics.
  • Vitar also appeared in another sequel to the movie D3: The Mighty Ducks and played the same character as the second movie. The Mighty Ducks are still considered the pioneer and old classics films.
  • After Mighty Ducks, Mike Vitar appeared in a couple of movies before eventually retiring from acting.

Firefighting and Retirement

  • In 1997, Mike Vitar joined the Los Angeles Fire Department to become a designated firefighter. Vitar passed the exam in 2002 and has been living in Los Angeles as a firefighter ever since.
  • Mike Vitar is now involved in over 40 rescue events and is considered one of the respectful members of society. Vitar has become an icon for his kids and people worldwide.

Awards and Accolades

Mike Vitar has a minimal acting career, primarily famous for his role in The Sandlot. Vitar has received only one award in his acting career, and it was the shared award in the Outstanding Youth Ensemble in the Motion Picture Awards.

Vitar has shared the award with eight other characters in the movie who played a vital part in making The Sandlot as successful as it could ever be.

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Mike Vitar is also a decorated firefighter and may have won several awards for his bravery. However, the information regarding such has not been shared in the media or the internet.


Mike Vitar has nearly a spotless record in his career. However, in one instance, he was involved in a massive controversy. Mike and his friends spotted Samuel Chang, a 22-year-old young boy handling candy toward young kids for Trick or Treat.

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Mike Vitar for his role in The Sandlot

Vitar and his friends confronted Chang and accused him of providing drugged candy to children for sexual abuse.

During the chase, Mike and his fellow firefighters beat Chang very severely, giving him a broken jaw, and brain damage, and he was admitted to the hospital in a coma.

Vitar and his colleagues were arrested for on-duty assault and feared up to 4 months of prison time. However, the court ruled the punishment to be six months suspension without pay and a $2000 fine to Samuel Chang.

Mike Vitar Wife and Children

The firefighter is a married man and has a wife named Kym Allen. The couple got married in 2006; however, there is no information on if the pair were dating before or not.

Mike and Kym have three children a daughter named Norah and two sons named Wesley and Eli. The family lives together in Los Angles.

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There is not much information about the family of Mike Vitar as he may like to keep the information regarding his children private.

Mike Vitar Quotes from The Sandlot

  • “People say he was less than a god but more than a man. You know, like Hercules or something.”
  • “Man, this is baseball. You gotta stop thinking. You just have fun. I mean, if you were having fun, you would’ve caught that ball.”
  • “Vote then. Anybody who wants to be a can’t hack it pantywaist who wears their mama’s bra, raise your hand.”

Mike Vitar Instagram

Unfortunately, this good-looking personality is not active on any social media platforms. He does not have an official page. However, there are lots of fan pages that post about Mike Vitar.

Mike Vitar Net Worth and Income 

As of 2022, Mike Vitar has a net worth of approximately $300k. Vitar has earned a substantial amount of money from his acting career.

However, since 2002, he has been a firefighter and earns his income from the salary.

There is no information on the salary breakdown of the actor and how much he earns monthly or per annum. Also, there is no details regarding his assets and cars which he owns as of now.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where is Mike Vitar Now?

Mike Vitar is currently living in Los Angeles, where he works as an active firefighter.

  • Why was Mike Vitar arrested?

Mike Vitar was arrested for battery and beating up Samuel Chang as they thought he was providing drug candy.

  • What is the Net Worth of Mike Vitar?

He has a net worth of approximately $300,000 as of 2022.


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