Last Updated: July 14, 2023
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Net Worth:
$16 Million
Date of Birth:
Feb 20, 1987 (36 years old)
Place of Birth:
6 ft (1.83 m)
United States of America
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Miles Teller is an American actor who has a net worth of $16 million. Miles Teller's breakthrough role came in the critically acclaimed film "Whiplash" (2014), for which he received widespread praise and a nomination for a Golden Globe Award. He has also appeared in other successful films such as the "Divergent" series, "War Dogs," and "Top Gun: Maverick." His biggest film by box office is "Top Gun: Maverick" (2022), which grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide. In addition to his acting career, Teller is a talented musician and drummer.

Early Life

Miles Teller was born on February 20, 1987 in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Pennsylvania, Florida, and New Jersey. Teller's mother Merry is a real estate agent and his father Michael is a nuclear power plant engineer. He has two older sisters, Erin and Dana. At Lecanto High School, Miles played alto saxophone in a rock band. He was also a drummer for a church youth group band and was president of the drama club. Additionally, he played piano and guitar and was on the baseball team, hoping to make baseball into a professional career. During high school, Teller earned extra income by working as a server at a local restaurant called Crackers. He starred in his school's production of "Footloose," and would later appear in the remake of the film in 2011.

In 2007, Teller was a passenger in a car that lost control at 80mph. The car flipped eight times and Teller was left with multiple scars from the accident. Teller went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in 2009. He then studied method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

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After graduating from Tisch, he began appearing in various short films, and in 2009, he guest-starred on the television show, "The Unusuals". He gained widespread notice for his award-winning performance in the feature film, "Rabbit Hole", in 2010. Nicole Kidman had handpicked Teller for the role. Since then, he has worked steadily on feature film projects. His recent credits include co-starring and starring roles in "Footloose", "Project X", "21 and Over", "Get a Job", and "The Spectacular Now". He and his co-star Shailene Woodley were awarded the Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Dramatic Acting for their work in "The Spectacular Now".

He is also known for the "Divergent" series, also starring alongside Shailene Woodley. He appeared in all three installments, including "Insurgent" and "Allegiant" in 2015 and 2016, respectively. Teller also appeared in "That Awkward Moment", "Two Night Stand", and "War Dogs". In 2014, Miles Teller was nominated for several awards for the Oscar-winning movie "Whiplash", in which he starred as a student drummer who tries desperately to impressive his abusive jazz teacher, played by J. K. Simmons. He earned just $8,000 for appearing in "Whiplash." Teller went on to play Mister Fantastic in the reboot film "Fantastic Four." Teller played arms dealer David Packouz in 2016's "War Dogs" and Vinny Paz in the biopic boxer film "Bleed for This" that same year. In 2017, Teller starred in drama films based on true stories including "Only the Brave" and "Thank You for Your Service." In 2018, Teller starred as Martin Jones in the crime drama web series "Too Old to Die Young."

In 2020 he finished filming the "Top Gun" sequel "Top Gun: Maverick," which starred Tom Cruise. In the movie he plays Bradley Bradshaw the son of the late pilot Goose, which was originally played by Anthony Edwards. Top Gun: Maverick was released in May 2022 and went on to become the highest-grossing movie of the year with gross box office receipts of $1.5 billion. It's been reported that Teller made $3.5 million for his role in the film.

In 2022, Teller appeared in the miniseries "The Offer" and sci-fi film "Spiderhead." He's set to lend his voice to "The Ark and the Aardvark" and play the role of Levi in the upcoming movie "The Gorge."

Teller reportedly lost the lead role in the movie "La La Land", which was directed by the same person behind "Whiplash", because he asked for $6 million instead of the $4 million that was being offered. The role went to Ryan Gosling.


Real Estate

In 2016, Miles spent $3 million on a home in Studio City, California. He listed this home for sale in May 2023 for $5.7 million. Here's a video tour from when he listed it for sale:

In March of 2023, Miles paid $7.5 million for a home in LA's Pacific Palisades neighborhood.

Personal Life

In September 2019, Miles married his longtime girlfriend, model Keleigh Sperry, on the Hawaiian Island of Maui. They were married at a Sacred Hearts Mission Catholic Church and had a reception just down the road at the Ritz Carlton.

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