Being an icon to reckon with when it comes to football, what is Michael Oher net worth? To find out and also learn more about him, keep reading.
Who is Michael Oher?
Michael Oher is an NFL Baltimore Raven’s football player. He is best known for being the subject of Michael Lewis’s book titled The Blind Side and its 2009 film.
Michael was born on 28th May 1986 in the town of Tennessee. He hails from an unstable home. His father was in and out of prison frequently while his mother was an addict of cocaine. Consequently, Michael was a frequent visitor to foster homes. He was also often homeless. His estranged father’s life was taken away when Michael was in his high school years. It was then that Sean and Anne became Michael’s legal guardians. It was also then that Michael started developing into a college football star.
How old is Michael Oher? Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Currently, Michael is 33 years old. He is 6 feet 5 inches (193cm) tall and weighs 143kg (315lb). He has a black hair colour and a dark brown eye colour. His exact body measurements are however not known.
Michael Oher’s Education, School/College University
Michael performed very poorly in school. He also received minimal discipline and attention in his early years. As a result, Michael repeated the first two grades. During his first nine years of schooling, he attended a total of nine schools.
Michael attended a public school in Memphis. After graduating from high school, he applied to be admitted at the Briarcrest Christian School. The application was submitted to the headmaster by the school’s football coach. Fortunately, he was accepted into the school, but would only be admitted upon completing a home program of study. Oher did not complete the application. However, the headmaster agreed to recognize him when he realized that his requirement had led to the removal of Oher from the country’s public education system. It is here where Oher’s football career began.
Michael Oher’s Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, & Political Views
Michael Oher was born to Denise Oher, his mother, and Michael Jerome Williams, his father. When in high school and after his father’s death, Leigh Anne Tuohy and Sean Touhy became his legal guardians. He had 11 sisters and brothers.
Michael is an Afro-American who upholds Christianity. His political views are, however, not known.
Is Michael Oher married? Relationship, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Michael is one of the few celebrities who have been able to keep their private life away from the eyes of the media. Surprisingly, he has not been connected to any relationship. He is also yet to marry.
Michael Oher’s Net Professional Life and Career
In 2008, Michael was invited to take part in the NFL drills. There, he performed remarkably and was picked for the Baltimore Ravens. Following the draft, Michael signed a $13.8 million five year deal with the Ravens. In 2015, he signed a four year deal with the Titans. Unfortunately, the Titans terminated the agreement the following year. After this termination, Michael signed a two year deal worth $7 million with the Carolina Panthers. Soon after, he was also dropped by the Panthers. Currently, he is a free agent.
Michael Oher’s Awards and Nominations
During his college career, Michael received numerous college awards and honours. Between 2005 and 2008, he received a total of thirteen awards and honours.
Michael Oher’s net worth, income, and salary
Michael Oher net worth is estimated to be $15 million.
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Michael Oher’s rumours and Controversy/Scandal
On 14th April 2017, Michael hired an Uber to drive him together with his friends to a comedy club. He ordered the driver to chase a car in which his supposed wife was seated. At some point, the driver stopped so that Michael’s friends can use the bathroom. As the driver opened the passenger’s door to let the men out, Michael pushed him and made him fall on the ground. He further kicked the driver on the leg, leaving him hurt. The driver later sued Michael for compensation of half a million dollars. The final verdict has, however, not been revealed.
Michael Oher on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Michael has 243k followers on Twitter, 1462 followers on Instagram, and 760415 likes on Facebook.
Conclusion on Michael Oher Net Worth
Despite a rough beginning, Michael has made a remarkable mark in the country’s football league. He has also been able to accumulate massive wealth for himself.