Mike Planeta (Bachelorette) Bio, Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend, College, Baseball, Gym, Net worth

Mike Planeta Biography

A native of Surprise, Arizona, Mike Planeta is a gym owner and a reality television star widely known for his appearance on Bachelorette season 17. He is a former college athlete who played five years of professional baseball, one year of college baseball, and four years of college basketball.

Mike Planeta Age and Birthday

Planeta is 31 years old as of July 2021. He was born on October 17, 1989, in Surprise, Arizona. He celebrates his birthday on the 17th of October every year.

Mike Planeta Height

Planeta is quite a tall guy. He stands at a height measurement of 6 feet and 4 inches.

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Mike Planeta Family

Planeta is born to his parents; his mother named Margaret and his father. The identity of his father has not been revealed. The Bachelorette season 17 contestant has siblings; three sisters named Mary Kate, Claire, and Colleen Planeta.

Mike Planeta Girlfriend | Dating

Planeta has not provided information about his past relationships. It is not known who he has dated in the past. He is, however, single as of July 2021. He was among the contestants who were competing to win the heart of Katie Thurston on ABC’s dating reality show Bachelorette season 17.

Mike Planeta  Education | College Basketball

Planeta attended Point Loma Nazarene University where he graduated with a Master’s degree in Sport and Fitness Administration/ Management( 2016-2017) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science (2013-2016). The Bachelorette season 17 contestant also studied at the University of Arizona in 2008 where he did a Kinesiology and Exercise Science course.

During his time at Point Loma Nazarene University, he played basketball.

Mike Planeta Bachelorette | Katie Thurston

Planeta was among the contestants of The Bachelorette season 17, in 2021. The Bachelorette season  17 stars Katie Thurston, a bank marketing manager from Lynnwood, Washington.  Katie was a contestant of the 25th season of the Bachelor which starred Matt James.

Mike describes himself as easygoing, social, goofy, and disciplined. He mentioned that he is looking for a woman who loves staying active, will make him laugh, and most importantly, has the same set of values as he does.

Bachelorette 2021 Contestants

Other contestants who participated in season 17 of The Bachelorette are:

Mike Planeta Job |  Gym |Baseball

Planeta owns a gym in San Diego, California. Prior to owning his gym, he worked as a Sports Coordinator at the City of Surprise Parks and Recreation from June 2008 to February 2013.

In addition, Mike is a professional baseball player. He played for Baltimore Orioles for four years. He also played college baseball at the University of Arizona.

Mike Planeta Net worth

Planeta has an estimated net worth that ranges from $100K to $1 million. He earns his income through his job as a gym owner.


Mike is active on Instagram with 39.2 K followers as of July 2021. His Instagram handle is @mikeyplaneta.