Michael Jerome Oher is an American football player who played as an offensive tackle who is a free agent for now. He played the college football for the University of Mississippi and got to be drafted by Baltimore Ravens in the first round of NFL Draft. Also, he has played for Tennessee Titans and the Carolina Panthers. Oher has earned All American Honors at the Mississippi and was drafted by Baltimore Ravens. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Michael Oher in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Michael Oher was born in the year 1986 on May 28th, and his place of birth was in Memphis Tennessee and was among the twelve children that were born to a parent known as Denise Oher. Sadly the mother was a drug addict while the father spent a large portion of his time in prison.
While growing up, he had very little attention and discipline during his childhood. At only seven years, he got to be placed under the foster care at a tender age of seven years old. During his freshman years, he used to play football at a public school that was located in Memphis and applied for the admission to Briarcrest Christian School.
When it comes to his personal life, there is very little information that is available. It is unclear of the women he has dated in the past, or he is dating now. In the year 2017, he got to be cited for the misdemeanor assault. He got to be suspected of alcohol use during a certain incident.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Michael Oher decided to join the 2008 NFL Draft but withdrew this decision. In the year 2009, he got to be drafted and became the 23rd pick by the Baltimore Ravens. In the year 2009, he signed a contract for five years with Ravens. He started the season as a right tackle but later on moved to the left tackle and started the right tackle.
In 2013, he bagged Super Bowl Ring VLLVII. Following this, he signed a contract of four years with Tennessee Titans. In the year 2014, he became the 74th best tackle. The year that followed saw him leave the Titans. Later on, he signed a contract with the Carolina Panthers.
In 2016, Oher played Super Bowl 50 for Panthers. In a similar year, his contract got extended for three years. During that season, he got to play for three games after having an injury. He got to be released by Carolina Panthers in 2017 after he failed the physical tests.
In the year 2011, that was when he released his autobiography that was titled ‘I Beat The Odds.’ Michael has been able to win several awards of Super Bowl XLVII. In the year 2008, he got to win Jacobs Blocking Trophy and also won the Unanimous All-American of the year 2008. He has made twice in the first team All-SEC.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Michael Oher is estimated to be over $17 million. This wealth has been generated from his career as a football player with several clubs. In the year 2009, his contract with Baltimore Ravens was estimated to be worth $13.8 million. In the year 2014, his contract with the Tennessee Titans was valued at $20 million. Also, he signed a contract with the Tennessee Titans, and it was valued at $7 million.
Michael Oher has been considered to be among the most popular football offensive tackles in the United States of America. In addition to all this, he has co-authored several books that have done equally well. He has played for numerous clubs, and this has helped to increase his wealth.