Who Is Michael Oher? Know The Athlete’s Net Worth, Age, Wiki & More

Michael Oher

Michael Oher is a professional former American football offensive tackle. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for eight seasons, primarily with the Baltimore Ravens. He played college football at Mississippi, where he earned unanimous All-American honors and was selected by the Ravens in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He also played for the Tennessee Titans and Carolina Panthers.

His story was written by Michael Lewis in one of his books, which was later adapted to a movie. Michael has also released his autobiography in public.

How Old Is Michael Oher?

Oher was born on the 28th of May 1986 in the Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America. As of January 2022, he is 35 years old.

Oher is one of the 12 children of his parents. His father’s name is Michael Jerome Williams, Jr and his mother’s name is Denise Oher.

His mother was a drug addict and his father spent most of his time in prison. Michael Oher had a very bad childhood.

Therefore, Oher and his siblings grew up with no foster care and poverty. He completed his high school at Briarcrest Christian School in Tennessee. It was in school that Oher was introduced to football. He went on to join the University of Mississippi.

Net Worth

Currently, as of January 2022, Oher has a net worth of $16 Million. His Net worth grew very soon. As of 2017, his Net worth was just $7 Million. He is such a hard-working athlete.


Michael Oher started playing for his college team. In 2008, he declared that he would be entering the 2008 NFL Draft. However, Oher announced his withdrawal. During his football career in his college days, he received several awards like Unanimous All-American and Jacobs Blocking Trophy.

He was first drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2009 NFL Draft. Throughout his career, he mainly played for the Baltimore Ravens. He has also played for Carolina Panthers and Tennessee Titans. He has also written his autobiography called I Beat The odds. His story was written by Michael Lewis, in one of his books that was later adapted to a movie.

Social Media

Moving forward to social media, Oher seems to be active on his Instagram profile.

He has a huge fan base of over 257K followers on the platform.

You can follow the former football player with his username @michaeloher.

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