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On February 4, 2023, the co-owner of Republic Lounge, Michael Gidewon was shot and killed in Atlanta. After his tragic death, several people are curious to learn more about him and find out who Michael Gidewon wife is. 

Life is unpredictable and we don’t know what can happen to our loved ones or us the next minute.

Recently, the co-owner of Republic Lounge lost his precious life, and people who knew and cared for Gidewon are still processing both his demise and the circumstances surrounding his death. 

The man who was shot and died has been named as Michael Gidewon, who together with his brother ran the Republic Lounge in West Midtown.

According to Atlanta Police, a person at the club who was kicked out for being intoxicated allegedly returned with a revolver and fatally shot Gidewon.

He emigrated from the East African country of Eritrea so that he could escape the violence there and alongside his brother Alex, owned several nightclubs.

After his tragic death, Michael left behind his four children, all in middle and high school, and a loving wife. Let’s get to know more about his life story. 

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Who Is Michael Gidewon Wife Selam?

Michael was not a rowdy person and instead was a super reserved person. Gidewon’s family meant the entire world to him and he loved his wife and children to every extent.

Furthermore, the restaurant owner left no stone unturned to provide the best facilities for his entire family regardless of what was happening.

He was not just a loving father and a committed partner, but he took a personal interest in his employees as well. Gidewon cared about each and every one of his employees.

Michael exchanged the wedding vows with his wife, Selam Gidewon and they were together for several years.

Furthermore, Michael Gidewon’s wife, Selam was supportive of his career. Apart from this, not much is known about her in the media. 

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Michael Gidewon during Gold Room on Oct. 20, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Source: Fox News)

Michael and Selam were together co-parenting four children who are reportedly in grade school. The names of their kids have not been revealed yet. 

Learn More About Michael Gidewon Family 

Michael was welcomed into this world by extremely loving and supportive parents. Although very less is known about his family, he came from a supportive household. 

He emigrated from the East African country of Eritrea so that he could escape the violence there and alongside his brother Alex, owned several nightclubs.

Moreover, his sibling Alex is currently the head of AG Entertainment.

The brothers worked as valets to get experience in the nightlife industry and eventually gained enough knowledge to own their respective clubs, which were a block apart.

How Was The Co-Owner Of Republic Lounge Shot And Killed?

The famed Atlanta nightclub Republic Lounge’s co-owner was fatally murdered outside of his business early on February 4, 2023 morning.

The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the deceased as Michael Gidewon, who together with his brother operated the West Midtown bar. Fox 5 Atlanta reported on Saturday.

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Michael Gidewon at Award Function. (Source: YouTube)

According to Atlanta police, Zone 5 officers went to the club at 990 Brady Ave. NW at 6:55 a.m. in response to allegations of a shooting.

Officers arrived on the scene and discovered Gidewon, 50, unconscious with a gunshot wound. At the scene, he was identified as deceased.

The Homicide Unit of the department is looking into the shooting. No suspects were in arrest as of Saturday, and a motive was not known.

According to documents submitted to the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office, Gidewon has been operating as a nightlife entrepreneur for the past 35 years.

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