Who’s Michael Oher from The Blind Aspect?
Michael Oher is a retired NFL participant whose life impressed the 2009 film The Blind Aspect. He performed faculty soccer on the College of Mississippi earlier than getting drafted by the NFL in 2009. Throughout his eight-season NFL profession, he performed for the Baltimore Ravens, Tennessee Titans and Carolina Panthers.
Michael, now 37, married longtime girlfriend Tiffany Roy in November 2022. “Essentially the most magical half was our vows,” Tiffany informed People on the time. “To listen to Mike categorical his emotions in entrance of 200-plus individuals was astonishing and romantic. I actually felt like a real queen.”
They share 4 kids collectively.
As well as to his profession as an offensive sort out, Michael additionally turned an creator. He launched I Beat the Odds: From Homelessness to The Blind Aspect and Past in 2012 and When Your Again’s Towards the Wall: Fame, Soccer and Classes Realized by a Lifetime of Adversity in 2023.
“Oher’s life has had a number of sudden highs: a school diploma; 4 stunning, wholesome kids and a cheerful marriage; drafted within the first spherical; a Tremendous Bowl victory; and a second probability to play within the ‘massive recreation,'” in response to the synopsis of his newest ebook by Christianbook. “He is additionally run up in opposition to fairly a couple of partitions: poverty, starvation, homelessness, struggles at school, bullying, job loss, mind damage, anxiousness, and despair. What he is aware of now’s that your wall could be your alternative.”
Actor Quinton Aaron performed Michael in The Blind Aspect.