Who is Michael Oher and what is his net worth 2018? Micheal Oher is an American offensive tackle football player. He is a veteran athlete in this form of football playing by American. He started playing it from college level to professional level that is in National Football League (NFL). Oher played for several teams and achieved many titles and awards during his career, due to which have this much hefty net worth.
Born as Michael Jerome Williams Jr., on 28 May 1986 and grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Michael Oher is one of the most remarkable athlete as well as a veteran professional offensive tackle football player of all time. Oher was born to, a father, Michael Jerome Williams, who was frequently in prison and a mother, who was an alcoholic and crack cocaine addict.
He attended high schooling from Memphis (TN) Briarcrest and later joined College of Mississippi University for higher studies. Oher started this style of playing football at his college level and was coached by Freeze and Tim Long, who are Briarcrest’s offensive line coach. He was one of the subjects of Michael Lewis’s 2006 book, The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game and later was portrayal in film “The Blind Side” which got Academy Award for 2009.
In Other’s whole professional career, he was associate with different-different teams such as Baltimore Ravens, Tennessee Titans as well as Carolina Panthers. In 2011, he wrote his autobiography named “I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness to The Blind Side and Beyond”, which gained lots of popularity amongst his fans.
Michael Oher is a veteran professional Offensive Tackle football player, who started his career from his early age and in 2009 began his professional career as participated in National Football League (NFL) and was selected by the “Baltimore Ravens”. He remains in the team for four years and proved his selection when assisting the team to win the 2013 Super Bowl Ring.
Oher in 2014, signed four year contract with “Tennessee Titans” at a worth of $20 million but unfortunately due to injury and some other problem released by Titans after a year that is in 2015. After that event, he signed a $7 million contract with “Carolina Panthers” which was a two year deal and in the next season of NFL, his performance improved. In 2016, he reshuffle his contract and signed a three-year extension with the Panthers worth $21.6 million with $9.5 guaranteed. Recently, in current year he was released by Panther due to physical failure and injuries.
Michael Oher is not only a professional tackle footballer but also a marvellous athlete. He achieve lot of success in his just a decade old career. We are going to highlight some of the most honourable events of Oher’s career and all this awards are associated with NFL. At his college level, he received unanimous All-American honours.
He received Super Bowl champion (XLVII) which is a remarkable achievement in his whole career. In 2005, he got First Team Freshman All-American. In 2008, his team won Jacobs Blocking Trophy. Moreover, in 2008, he got Colonel Earl “Red” Blaik Leadership-Scholarship Award as well as Shug Jordan Award as the Southeast Offensive Lineman of the Year.
Net Worth of Michael Oher
Michael Oher gained net worth due to his professional career and played for different-different francize teams. These francize take and contracted with him for more than expected worth and that’s why Oher’s estimated net worth of more than $25 million which is a hefty amount for offensive tackle footballer. Moreover, he released his autobiography entitled “I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness to The Blind Side and Beyond” which also contribute in raising his net worth.
Although he is still quite young, but due to fitness issues he has very little career opportunity in the upcoming years. Nowadays, he thinking to start coaching as his career option to support new talents which is a good sign for his upcoming future.