Michael Oher Net Worth, How Much is Michael Oher Worth?

Michael Oher Net Worth

Michael Jerome Oher, professionally known as Michael Oher, is one of the most desirable former football player in the National Football League(NFL).

Hailing from Tennessee, U.S, Michael had a seven years professional career and remained a football star and a sensation throughout his career. This all-time hit football star has been nominated as a semi-finalist for the Lombardi Trophy.

Apart from this, Michael has been identified as the best offensive lineman in the country.

Personal Profile

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Celebrity Name – Michael Oher
Full Name – Michael Jerome Oher
Gender – Male
Birthday – May 28, 1986
Place of Origin – Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Age – 33
Height -1.93cms
Weight – 143 kg
Nationality – American
Status – Single
Profession – Professional Football Player (NFL)
Michael Oher’s Total Net Worth – $20 million

How Much is Michael Oher Worth

Early Life

Michael Jerome was born and brought up in Memphis, Tennessee on May 28, 1986, to father Michael Jerome Williams and mother Denise Oher.

The childhood days were spent with eleven siblings in a pathetic environment as his mother was an alcoholic and father used to be in prison most of the time. Eventually, he was not getting a good education as well as care on the personal front.

At the age of eleven, Oher was put to foster care as the family conditions hardly improved. The curiosity about football started rising from childhood when Oher got enrolled in Briarcrest Christian School on the suggestion of one of his known ones Tony Henderson.

As he was not getting good grades due to the extreme practice sessions of tournaments, Oher pushed himself so hard that he successfully improved his grades. Just because of his enthusiasm, hard work, and desire to get admission to National Collegiate Athlete Association(NCAA) he managed to get into it.

Oher continuously toiled hard for improving his career as well. After rigorous training by the coach Hugh Freeze and Tim Long Oher became Division II A Lineman of the Year.

In 2004, Oher was adopted by Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy who held a soft corner for Oher after knowing his difficult childhood.

Oher continued to participate in various sports like basketball, discuss and track. After graduating from Brigham Young University, Oher started winning laurels due to his exceptional sports winnings. He had become the most demanded sportsperson among many universities due to his outstanding performances in various tournaments and events.

Oher also participated in U.S Army All-American Bowl in 2005. On January 18, 2008, Oher joined the 2008 NFL draft, however, he withdrew from it later.

If we talk about Oher’s winnings during college time, then here is a list of his accomplishments year-wise listed below.

Year 2005

First Team Freshman All-American

First Team All-Quad Freshman Chrome [AQFC] Tackle Letius

First Team SEC All-Freshman

Year 2006

Second Team All-SEC

Year 2007

First Team All-SEC

Year 2008

First Team All-American

First Team All-SEC

Shug Jordan Award and was declared lineman of the year.

Colonel Earl “Red” Blaik Leadership-Scholarship Award

Outland Trophy finalist

Conerly Trophy finalist

Lombardi Award Semifinalist

SEC Jacobs Blocking Trophy

Professional Career

During 2008, Oher started his journey more professionally and become one of the top prospects of NFL Draft 2009. Initiating from the University of Mississippi under the guidance of coach Ed Orgeron, Oher played as a guard on the team and was named as the Freshman All- America.

The professional career became more intense when On January 18, 2008, Oher joined the 2008 NFL draft, and however, he withdrew from it later.

In 2009, he signed a contract worth 13.8 million dollars with Baltimore Ravens, and consequently, he won an award of Super Bowl Ring bringing applauds to his bright career by winning the first-ever award in his career.

In 2014, Oher signed a 20 million dollar contract with the Tennessee Titans.

In 2015, a contract was signed with Carolina Panthers where he played as a left tackle.

The professional career saw many ups and little downs along with the glorious path to success which Oher attained through his zeal to succeed.


  1. In 2005, Oher bagged the title of First Team Freshman All-American and First Team SEC All-Freshman.
  2. In 2007, he was in the First Team All-SEC and also received the Shug Jordan award as the Southeast Offensive Lineman of the Year.
  3. In 2009, he was selected by Baltimore Ravens for the 2009 NFL Draft after which he entered into a contract with Baltimore Ravens.
  4. In 2015, he entered into a contract with the Carolina Panthers and where he was placed as a left tacklist.
  5. Some of the trophies won by Oher include Outland Trophy Finalist, Conerly Trophy Finalist, Lombardi Award Semifinalist.
  6. A book named The Blind Side- Evolution of a Game which was written by Michael Lewis had Michael Oher as a subject and it was an honor for Oher.
  7. Later a movie was released on the terms of the book by The Blind Side in the year 2009. However, the movie acclaimed a lot of criticism but remained a box office success.
  8. Oher inked his autobiography named I Beat the Odds: From homelessness to the Blind Side and Beyond.

Michael Oher Net Worth

If we talk about his net worth, then we must say that in a short span of professional career, Michael has earned worth more than just money.

His total net worth amounts to $20 million.

Michael not only accumulated wealth but has earned some prestigious titles like All – American.

The autobiography I Beat The Odds: From homelessness to the Blind Side and Beyond is an all-time hit throughout America and it is still inspiring the youth.

He was also nominated for the Lombardi trophy which is a matter of pride for a sportsperson.

From nothing to something, he has set an exemplary image for the American youth. Coming from a difficult childhood and then making it to the NFL Draft in the first attempt has proved his resilience and firmness.

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