6 feet and 4 inches Michael Oher is an American former professional football player. He had played for the University of Mississippi and was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Further, the handsome hunk had also featured in the Academy Award-winning 2009 film The Blind Side.
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Michael Oher Biography & Wiki
The real name of the talented American former football player Oher is Michael Jerome Oher. Later he got famous by his stage name Michael Oher. He celebrates his birthday every year on May 28. In 1986, he had opened his eyes to Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America.
He is the son of Denise Oher and Michael Jerome Williams. His mother suffered from alcoholism and crack cocaine while his father was the cellmate of Denise Oher’s brother and was killed in prison when Michael was in his junior school. This clearly denotes that he has been deprived of parental love and care.
However, in 2004, when he was nearly 16 years, he was adopted by a family of Leigh Anne Tuohy and Sean, who owned a fast-food franchise. At the age of seventeen, they were his legal guardians taking care of him.
How old is Michael Oher? Michael Oher is 33 years old as of 2019, he is one of the 12 children of his parents. He had grown up with his parents and siblings at his hometown and birthplace. Belonging to the Afro-American ethnicity while he holds an American Nationality.
Michael Oher Educational Background
Micheal Oher was enrolled in eleven schools during his first nine years as a student. Further, the handsome hunk was also in foster care at the age of seven and altered his living between various foster homes and homelessness period. Due to his changing home, he received very little attention with a minimum discipline. Therefore, he had to repeat the first and second grades several times.
Later he was enrolled in the Briarcrest Christian School at the suggestion of Tony Henderson, an auto mechanic with whom he was living temporarily. After completing his school level he was enrolled in some 10-day-long Internet-based courses from Brigham Young University. During his college year, he had received several scholarships from South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana State, Alabama, and Auburn Universities.
Micheal Oher Body Measurement
Micheal Oher has a husky body. He has a height of 6 ft 4 inches, with a complimenting weight of 143kg, which is a bit more than unusual for any football player. However, there is no accurate body measurement of Micheal Oher.
Michael Oher’s Wedding, Wife, and Children
He is a married man and he is one of those athletes who enjoy keeping his personal and relationship fact under complete secrecy. However, it got spilled during his drunk scandal in 2017, July which drove him to court for attacking Uber driver, after he hesitated to follow Oher’s wife who was driving in a car before them.
During the scandal, not a word was spoken regarding his wife. No disclosure was made regarding his wedding year, wife name and profession and their children’s status.
So, for the handsome hunk has never been romantically linked with anybody. However, once Google had created a scene regarding his wedding with Tabitha Soren which proved to be false relevancy shown by the search engine, as the MTV host Tabitha Soren is happily married to author Michael Lewis.
At present, Oher may be still married, as there are no news of his divorce with his wife.
Michael Oher’s Career, Net worth, Salary
Talking about the career of Michael Oher he had started his career journey from a very young age. He had worked with the first-team Freshman All-American as a guard. Later he was drafted with the 23rd pick in 2009 by Baltimore. He then signed the five-year contract worth $13.8 million with the club. After that, he signed another four-year contract with Tennessee Titans for a whopping $20 million value.
The offensive player had also played for Carolina Panther for the contract of worth $7 million. Besides, being a professional football player is an Author as well. It seems like after his football career, he chose to become an author.
He has written and published a book entitled The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game, which has the price of $7.21 and $10.71 in Kindle and Paperback editions respectively. Later he released another book entitled I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness to The Blind Side, and Beyond, which was priced at $9.30 and $12.99 on Amazon in Paperback and Kindle editions respectively.
In the following year, he had also worked for the movie The Blind Side, a football movie in which the famous actor McGraw appeared as the adoptive father of the main character which was based on the true-life of Michael.
Talking about the professional life of Michael, he began his journey in his College. After receiving Scholarship from Tennessee, Louisiana State, Alabama, Auburn, and South Carolina he started playing for Ed Orgeron at the University of Mississippi. There he played under the couch of alma mater, Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy.
After watching his game Ole Miss Rebels football team offer him to play for them. At first, Oher’s grade-point average (GPA) was still too low to meet the requirements for a Division I scholarship at the time of the offer from Ole Miss. Later, his difficulty was corrected by graduation, when Oher completed online classes through Brigham Young University.
Because of his hard work and dedication, he becomes a first-team freshman of All-American. 2008, it is a year he made his debut in the 2008 NFL Draft. However, he revealed his departure after the draft, and he made a return to Ole Miss for his senior season.
The handsome hunk was also drafted with the 23rd pick in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft by Baltimore Ravens. In 2009 he had also signed Five years with the Baltimore Ravens. There he played right tackle in his first post-season game, January 10, 2010, against the New England Patriots, and did not allow a single sack as the Ravens won 33–14.
As of now, he is an offensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL). As a footballer, he earned All-American honors at Mississippi.
Net worth and Salary of Michael Oher. As a talented American Footballer and Author, he had earned a huge name and fame in his lifetime career. The net worth of the handsome hunk has been estimated at around $ 15 million US dollars. While his exact annual salary is under reviewed yet. There is no doubt that her net worth and salary will sure increase in the upcoming years.