- Name: Omar Mateen
- Age at Death: 29 years old
- Height: Unknown
- Occupation: Security Guard
- Net Worth: Pending
- Status: Deceased
Omar Mir Seddique Mateen was an American security guard and mass murderer. He killed 49 people and wounded 53 in a 2016 shooting at the Pulse gay bar in Orlando, Florida. Mateen was born to Afghan parents on November 16, 1986 in New Hyde Park, New York. His father, Mir Seddique, is a Mujahideen supporter who once tried to run for Afghan presidency. Mateen attended Martin County High School followed by St. Lucie West Centennial High School. He continued his education at Indian River State College where he earned a degree in criminal justice.
Mateen worked several years as a security guard. He held an active firearms license and an armed security guard license. He worked at the Florida Department of Corrections from 2006 to 2007. Mateen was later employed at G4S Secure Solutions in Jupiter, Florida. He held that position from 2007 until his death.
Mateen underwent FBI investigation in 2013 and again in 2014. He reportedly purchased two weapons, a SIG Sauer MCX semi-automatic rifle and a 9mm Glock 17 handgun, two weeks before the shooting. The deadly attack took place on June 12, 2016 at the Pulse gay bar located in Orlando, Florida. Mateen reportedly called and pledged his allegiance to ISIL before the shooting. A total of 49 people were killed and another 53 wounded. He also took several hostages the moment police arrived on the scene.
Omar Mateen died on June 12, 2016 at the age of 29. He was shot and killed by a SWAT team in an effort to rescue hostages. Mateen was married to ‘Sitora Yusufiy’ from 2009 to 2011. The couple separated four months into their marriage. According to Yusufiy, Mateen was bipolar, mentally unstable, and would physically abuse her. Mateen married second wife ‘Noor Salman’ in 2013 and they had a son.
Omar Mateen Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Omar Mir Seddique
- Birthday: November 16, 1986
- Place of Birth: Queens, New York, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
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- Occupation: Security Guard, Mass Murderer
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- Marriage(s): Sitora Yusufiy, Noor Zahi Salman
- Death-O-Meter: Dead
- Died: June 12, 2016
- Cause of Death: Gunshot wound
- Place of Death: Orlando, Florida, U.S.