Michael Oher, an American football offensive tackle is currently a free agent, following physical test failure. The XLVII Super Bowl champion has an estimated net worth of $16 million including his contracts and bonuses.
While in 9 NFL seasons from 2009 to 2016, Oher summed up the total of $34.5 million in earnings, playing for the teams like Baltimore Ravens, Tennessee Titans, and Carolina Panthers. Want to get details on Michael Oher’s income sources, salary, expenses, insurance & assets? Scroll down.
The alumni of the University of Mississippi Oher was drafted by Baltimore Ravens (2009-2013) in 2009 NFL Draft as the first-round pick. Also, he played for Tennessee Titans for the 2014 season, later joining Carolina Panthers (2015-2016), before being a free agent on July 20, 2017.
As of July 2022, Michael Oher owns the net worth of $16 million as per The Richest. Back in 2017, his overall fortune recorded $15 million.
Well, before his release, the offensive tackle earned the average salary of $2.7 million per year, excluding the signing bonuses, rooster and option benefits.
Reportedly, with the NFL career of 9 seasons, Michael, earned $11.275 million salary only, totaling $34.5 million career earnings.
While playing for 3 NFL teams, Oher signed 4 contracts worth multi-million dollars.
Following his NFL draft pick-up by Baltimore on April 25, 2009, Michael Oher earned him massive deal insights. But after failing a physical test in 2017, while in Panthers, he became a free agent.
|July 29, 2009||Baltimore Ravens||5-year||$13.795 million|
|March 14, 2014||Tennessee Titans||4-year||$20 million|
|March 6, 2015||Carolina Panthers||2-year||$7 million|
|June 17, 2016||Carolina Panthers||3-year||$21.6 million|
|2010||Ravens||$395,000||$6.568 (Option & Incentive)|
|2014||Tennessee||$2 million||$4 million (signing)|
|2015||Carolina||$850,000||$2,821 million (signing, roster & workout)|
|2016||Carolina||$1.1 million||$6.65 million (signing, roster & workout)|
|2017||Carolina||-||$2.25 million (roster & workout)|
Currently, Michael Oher endorsement detail or his other source of his income is not out. Also, his present career update is yet to be revealed.
But surely, if he does have an endorsement, Oher is likely to bag up a massive sum of money. As per Forbes, one of the highest paid athletes of 2018, NFL's Matt Ryan made lone $5 million with an endorsement deal with Nike, Gatorade, Delta Airlines, IBM, Mercedes Benz, and the Banana Republic.
Well, Oher is active on Instagram with over 194K followers and allegedly he earns around $582.75 - $971.25 per sponsored post.
Michael Oher was the subject of Michael Lewis’ 2006 book, The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game, that described Oher’s journey from poverty to NFL career. Later, the book became an adaptation for the 2009 film The Blind Side.
For a fact, the movie made the worldwide gross of $309.2 million over the budget of $29 million.
Moreover, Sandra Bullock won an Oscar for the movie, on the other hand, it became career critic for the NFL player Oher.
Why? Because Michael Oher received excessive criticism due to the movie, while his real-life injuries couldn’t cope up with fan’s expectation after the movie.
As mentioned above, Michael has also authored a few books. His 2012 book I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness to The Blind Side, and Beyond is available on Amazon for $9.30 and $12.99 for paperback and kindle respectively.
Likewise, his book named The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game is available for $7.21 and $10.71 for kindle and paperback respectively.
Since Michael Oher is low-key about his personal life, seems the detail on his daily living expenses is undercover. Though, he does have records of his expenses on his assets.
Oher owns an 8,126-square-foot, single-family home in Forest Hills area of Davidson County, Brentwood. He bought the six bedrooms and eight baths property in May 2014 for $1.3 million, $130,000 less the asking price.
The house was previously owned by real estate investor Rocky D. Tannehill, bought in 2012 for $1.05 million, and kept in the market for $1.43 million.
Well, Oher’s house is in Brentwood, Tennessee, so his homeowner insurance premiums are equivalent to the national average of $1,149 per year.
Besides this, Michael also owns incredible car collection that includes Chevrolet, Range Rover, Mercedes and many more. His cars estimated worth is hundreds of thousand dollars.
He is also one of the charitable celebrities and is involved with many organizations.
Michael Jerome Williams by birth, the NFL player was born on May 28, 1986, in Memphis, Tennessee. His father Michael Sr. was mostly in prison while mother Denise Oher was an alcoholic. He grew up alongside his 12 siblings.
Later in 2004, Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy adopted Michael Oher.
Michael is not reportedly married but has not introduced his wife and family to the media. As of July 2022, his age is 35.
Apart from him, Tony Hawk, Allen Iverson, and Michael Jordan are a few other celebrities who are often compared to him in terms of success.