About Michael Oher
It has been calculated that the total size of Michael Oher net worth is as high as 15 million dollars. In addition to his high net worth, it has also been claimed that his annual earnings are as high as 2.7 million dollars and such size of money also adds up to the total sum of Michael Oher net worth. Michael Oher has earned his net worth and fame because of his career as a football player, where he is known for his skills as an offensive tackle.
Michael Oher was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1986. Michael Oher was a huge star in football when he was attending college and later he became a well known person as a professional football player. In addition to his career, Michael Oher is also known for his personal life, which also inspired to create a film called “The Blind Side”. The film was released in 2009 and in it actors such as Tim McGraw and Sandra Bullock appeared. Moreover, the film became a winner of an Academy Award.
Giving some background information, Michael Oher was born to a mother who was addicted to alcohol and drugs and a father who was a criminal and spent a lot of time in prison. Thus, when he was growing up, Michael Oher received very little attention from his parents and did not get enough discipline in his childhood. Michael Oher was usually expelled from schools as he attended 11 different educational institutions. Moreover, he repeated first and second grades in his elementary school.
When he was 7 years old, he was taken from his parents and put in a foster care. When he was in high school, Michael Oher’s father was killed in his prison’s cell. When he was 16 years old, Michael Oher was adopted by Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy. Thus, when he was 17 years old, Michael Oher’s legal guardians became this family.
When he was studying in his junior year, Michael Oher got interested into football and started to play it very well. The game eventually became the main source of his fame and also of Michael Oher net worth. In his senior year, he made it to the varsity team, where he played as a starting left tackle. Soon, he became one of the most successful and most promising football players in Tennessee. Therefore, there is no surprise that today it is because of this game that he is so popular.