Net worth and salary Miles Teller: Miles Teller is an American actor who has a net worth of $10 million. He is known for starring in films such as ‘Whiplash’, the ‘Divergent’ series and ‘The Spectacular Now’.
Early Life: Miles Teller was born on February 20, 1987 in Downingtown, Pennsylvania and grew up in Pennsylvania, Florida and New Jersey. Teller’s mother, Merry, is a real estate agent and his father, Michael, is a nuclear power plant engineer. He has two older sisters, Erin and Dana. At Lecanto High School, Miles played alto saxophone in a rock band. He was also a drummer for a church youth band and was president of the drama club. In addition, he played piano and guitar and was on the baseball team, hoping to turn baseball into a professional career. During high school, Teller earned extra income by working as a server at a local restaurant called Crackers. He starred in his school’s production of “Footloose” and would later appear in the 2011 remake of the film.
In 2007, Teller was passed in a car that lost control at 80 mph. The car flipped eight times and Teller was left with multiple scars from the crash. Teller went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2009. He then studied method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute.
Career: After graduating from Tisch, he began appearing in various short films, and in 2009, starred in the television show “The Unusuals.” He gained widespread attention for his award-winning performance in the feature film Rabbit Hole in 2010. Nicole Kidman had cast Teller for the role. Since then, he has been constantly working on feature film projects. Recent selling credits include roles in “Footloose,” “Project X,” “21 and Over,” “Get a Job” and “The Spectacular Now.” He and co-star Shailene Woodley received the Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Dramatic Acting for their work in “The Spectacular Now.”
He is also known for the series “Divergent”, which also stars Shailene Woodley. He appeared in all three installments, including “Insurgent” and “Allegiant” in 2015 and 2016, respectively. Teller also appeared in “That Awkward Moment,” “Two Night Stand” and “War Dogs.” In 2014, Miles Teller was nominated for multiple awards for his Oscar-winning film Whiplash, in which he starred as a student drummer desperate to impress his abusive jazz teacher, played by JK Simmons. He only earned $8,000 for his appearance in “Whiplash.” Teller went on to play Mister Fantastic in the “Fantastic Four” reboot. Teller played arms dealer David Packouz in 2016’s War Dogs and Vinny Paz in the boxer biopic Bleed for This the same year. In 2017, Teller starred in drama films based on true stories, including “Only the Brave” and “Thank You for Your Service.” In 2018, Teller played the role of Martin Jones in the web series Too Old to Die Young.
In 2020, he finished filming the sequel to “Top Gun” “Top Gun: Maverick”, in which he plays Bradley Bradshaw, the son of the late pilot Goose. The film is scheduled for release in 2021.
Teller lost the lead role in “La La Land,” which was directed by the same person behind “Whiplash,” because he asked for $6 million instead of the $4 million he was offered.
immobility : In 2016, Miles spent $3 million on a house in Studio City, California.
Personal life: In September 2019, Miles married his longtime girlfriend, model Keleigh Sperry, on the Hawaiian island of Maui. They were married at a Sacred Hearts Mission Catholic Church and had a reception just down the road at the Ritz Carlton.