Michael Oher Net Worth: Michael Oher is an American football offensive tackle who has a net worth of $15 million. Michael Oher was born May 28, 1986 in Memphis, Tennessee. Though he proved himself, first as a college player then as a professional player, Oher's football career with the Balted by his personal story, which was chronicled in the Academy Award-winning 2009 film The Blind Side, starring Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw. As the story goes, Oher was born to a mother who was an alcoholic and crack cocaine addict, and a father, Michael Jerome Williams, who was frequently in prison. Due to his upbringing, he received little attention and discipline during his childhood. He repeated both first and second grades and attended eleven different schools during his first nine years as a student. He was placed in foster care at age seven, and alternated between living in various foster homes and periods of homelessness. Oher's biological father was a former cell mate of Denise Oher's brother and was murdered in prison when Oher was a senior in high school. A young Michael Oher was finally taken in by Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy when he was 16, and the Tuohys became Oher's legal guardians when he was 17. In his junior year, Oher began to excel in football. By the beginning of his senior year, Oher was the starting left tackle on the varsity football team. He quickly became a top football prospect in the state of Tennessee, which led to multiple scholarship offers from Division 1 schools. He ultimately chose to play college football at the University of Mississippi.
Michael Oher Net Worth
American football player
Date of Birth
May 28, 1986 (30 years old)
American football player, Athlete
United States of America
6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)
315 lbs (142.88 kg)
Michael Jerome Oher, Michael Jerome Williams, Jr.
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Michael Oher Earnings
- Baltimore Ravens (2009-10)$1,252,000
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