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Is American Footballer Michael Oher Married or Dating Someone as Girlfriend? Keeps His Personal Life Away From The Media

Updated On 02 Jun, 2022 Published On 30 May, 2018
Is American Footballer Michael Oher Married or Dating Someone as Girlfriend? Keeps His Personal Life Away From The Media

American Footballer Michael Oher is one of the most renowned NFL stars, through his playing career as well as for the Hollywood adaption of his life in the big screens. Despite Michael's massive struggle growing up with a terrible childhood, he managed to make a huge name for himself. 

The NFL star might be smashing it in his professional career, but can the same be said about his love life? If you are interested to know Michael's dating history and affairs, you have arrived at the right place. Without further ado, let's get to it.

Is Michael Oher Currently In A Relationship? Is He Dating a Secret Girlfriend?

Unfortunately, the NFL star, Michael Oher has kept his personal life largely anonymous. There is non-existent information about his married life, girlfriend or children.

In fact, there is no mention of his dating life, neither in his book nor in the movie based on him. It can be assumed that he is possibly single since he hasn't been spotted with any girl on any dates or outings.

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Michael managed to keep a low profile about his personal life. Moreover, there is not even single genuine news in regards to his girlfriend, wife or dating history. This is precisely the reason he is claimed to be single by everybody.

Michael Oher in a casual Carolina Panthers outfit.
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Furthermore, the book based on his life 'The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game' and the subsequent movie 'The Blind Side' based on the book were released in 2006 and 2009 respectively.

Neither of them talks about his love life. The American football star seems like a person who prefers not to spill his relationship status to public knowledge.

We can conclude that Michael prefers not to talk about his relationships even if he has any.

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Most likely, he is yet to be in a relationship. Perhaps he is too engrossed into his playing career at the moment and he'll shift his attention to his dating life only after his career is done. We may know about Michael's girlfriend once he hangs up his boots.

Michael Oher's Career

Despite having scholarship opportunities from multiple universities, Michael chose to play for the University of Mississippi. He then represented 'Ole Miss Rebels' football team. In 2006, he played as a left tackle during the season while improving academically as well.

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In 2009, he completed his graduation in Criminal Justice. The same year, he was given the number 74 after getting selected by The Baltimore Rivers. Throughout the season he played both, right tackle and left tackle positions.

Michael Oher for Baltimore Ravens.
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Oher's first Super Bowl ring victory came when Baltimore Ravens defeated by San Fransisco 49ers 34-31 in the Super Bowl XLVII. In 2014, he got contracted to the Tennessee Titans, but unfortunately, several injuries including a toe injury led to him missing many games and eventually getting his contract terminated the following year.

In 2015, he was signed by the Carolina Panthers where he ended up being mostly injured in the latter part of his career at the club. He is currently a free agent.

He was released from Panthers after failing a physical. His release saved the Panthers $1.69 million toward the salary cap. He was guaranteed with $900,000 as a part of injury protection benefits and had three years contract remaining after an extension.

Michael Oher: Wiki


Source: Carolina Panthers

  • He was born on 28th May 1986 in Memphis Tennessee.
  • His birth sign is Gemini.
  • His height is 6'4 while he weighs 143 kg.
  • He had deadbeat parents and ended up getting adopted by Sean Tuohy and Leigh Anne Tuohy.
  • His biological mother, Denise, was addicted to crack cocaine.
  • His biological father was killed in prison.
  • The movie The Blind Side was inspired by his life.
  • Quinton Aaron stars like him in The Blind Side while Sandra Bullock features as his adoptive mother.
  • He does not like the movie based on him.
  • He wrote an autobiography 'I Beat The Odds' to improve on the inconsistencies in the film.
  • His net worth is estimated to be $15 million.

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