Michael Lloyd Miller was born on the 19th February 1980, in Mitchell, South Dakota USA. He is a basketball player, a member of the Denver Nuggets team in the NBA. He plays in the position of small forward or shooting guard and is nicknamed Skinny, The Mummy and The Killer. Mike Miller has been playing basketball professionally since 2000.
How rich is the basketball player? Reportedly, Mike Miller’s net worth is estimated by authoritative sources to be over $30 million – his salary reaches the sum of $2.7 million – as of the data presented in mid-2016.
Mike Miller Net Worth $30 Million
After graduating from the University of Florida and following a successful basketball career there, Mike was selected fifth place of the first round in the NBA Draft 2000 by the Orlando Magic. In 2001, Miller became the only player who played all 82 games of the regular season, an achievement that earned him the Rookie of the Year award, with statistics of 11.9 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game. In his second season in Orlando he couldn’t participate in all games due to an injury, however, his statistical averages were even higher, with averages of 15.2 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game. His net worth was certainly well established.
However, halfway through the 2002 – 2003 season and after playing 49 games, the Orlando Magic decided to transfer Mike Miller to the Memphis Grizzlies. In his first year with the team he participated in 16 games but lost eight because of an injury. During the following seasons, Mike Miller became one of the most important players of the team; in the 2005 – 2006 season he received the award of the NBA Sixth Man of the Year, with averages of 13.7 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game. His net worth continued to rise.
In the middle of 2008, the player was transferred to the Minnesota Timberwolves along with Brian Cardinal, Jason Collins, but only a year later, Miller was traded to the Washington Wizards along with Randy Foye in return for Oleksiy Pecherov, Etan Thomas, Darius Songaila plus a first round draft pick. In the summer of 2010, he signed a contract with Miami Heat for five seasons and $30 million, but before starting the season, Mike was seriously injured a ligament and fractured the thumb of his right hand. In the summer of 2012, he got his first ring of the NBA with Miami the NBA Champions.
Regardless, in the middle of 2013, he signed a contract to return to the Memphis Grizzlies, but less than a year later, Miller signed a contract to play with the Cleveland Cavaliers, joining his former fellows LeBron James and James Jones. Miller accepted an offer to play for two years earning $5.5 million. Most recently, in 2015 he signed a contract with the Denver Nuggets. Overall, Miller is considered to be a great player able to play in multiple positions all over the court. More, he is a master of the three-point shot.
Finally, in the personal life of the basketball player, he has been married to Jennifer Miller, his college sweetheart, since 2004, and they have three children.
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