Miles Alexander Teller, popularly known as Miles Teller is an American actor. Teller is known for his roles in films, The Spectacular Now, Whiplash, The Divergent Series, War Dogs, Bleed for This, and Thank You for Your Service. He was nominated for BAFTA Award, Satellite Award, and MTV Movie Award for his role in Whiplash. He has also earned several nominations for his works in several films.
What is Miles Teller Famous For?
- His works in films The Spectacular Now, Whiplash, The Divergent Series, War Dogs, Bleed for This, and Thank You for Your Service.
Where is Miles Teller From?
Miles Teller was born on 20 February 1987. His birth name is Miles Alexander Teller. His birth place is in Downingtown, Pennsylvania in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He was born to his father Michael Teller and his mother Merry Flowers. He has two older sisters, Erin and Dana. He has Russian Jewish, English, and Irish ancestry on his father’s side. He belongs to white ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. His zodiac sign is Pisces. Teller grew up in Pennsylvania and Delaware. The family moved to Citrus County, Florida when Teller was 12.
Regarding his educational background, Teller attended Lecanto High School. He played the alto saxophone in a rock band, was a drummer for a church youth group band. He was also president of the drama club. He played piano and guitar. He was on the baseball team there. He hoped to become a professional baseball player in the future. After high school, he attended the New York University Tisch School of the Arts. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He later studied method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute.
Miles Teller Career
- Miles Teller’s acting started in 2004. Between 2004 and 2010, he starred in several short films.
- Teller starring short films are Moonlighters (2004), A Very Specific Recipe (2007), The Musicians (2008), and The Track Meet (2010).
- He made his major film debut in 2010 after graduating from Tisch School of the Arts. He made his major film debut with the 2010 drama film, Rabbit Hole.
- In 2009, he made his television debut in a guest role in the crime series, The Unusuals.
- He had starred n the stage musical Footloose in high school. He later starred in the 2011 remake film of the same name.
- He then starred in films Project X, The Spectacular Now, and 21 & Over before landing a role in Whiplash.
- Teller and Shailene Woodley won Special Jury Prize for Dramatic Acting Awards at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival for their work in The Spectacular Now.
- He was nominated for MTV Movie Awards for Best Breakthrough Performance and several other critics’ awards for the same role.
- For his role as drummer Andrew Neiman in the 2014 film Whiplash, he earned nominations for Satellite Award for Best Actor-Motion Picture, BAFTA Rising Star Award, and Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Actor.
- He landed the role of Peter Hayes in the 2014 science fiction film, Divergent.
- He reprised his role as Peter Hayes in Divergent film sequels, Insurgent in 2015 and Allegiant in 2016.
- He was nominated for Teen Choice Award for his work in The Divergent Series: Insurgent.
- He starred as Mister Fantastic in the reboot film, Fantastic Four in 2015. The Fantastic Four cast won the Ensemble Award at the 2015 CinemaCon Award.
- Other major films Teller starred in are War Dogs (2016), Bleed for This (2016), Only the Brave (2017), and Thank You for Your Service (2017).
- In 2019, he starred in the crime drama series, Too Old to Die Young.
- His upcoming films are Top Gun: Maverick (2021), Escape from Spiderhead, Flag Day, and The Fence.
- He will voice Gilbert in the upcoming animated adventure comedy film, The Ark and the Aardvark.
Miles Teller Wife
Miles Teller is a married man. He is married to model Keleigh Sperry. The couple started dating in 2013. The couple got engaged at the Molori Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa on 20 August 2017. The couple tied a knot to each other on 1 September 2019 in Maui, Hawaii. They do not have children yet.
Teller revealed in June 2021 that he was attacked by two men in a bathroom while vacationing in Hawaii. The attack occurred on 26 May 2021 at a West Maui restaurant. It was reported that Miles allegedly owned one of the men $60,000. The man was a wedding planner and had provided service at Teller’s wedding.
Miles Teller Height
Miles Teller stands at a height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of 174 lbs i.e. 79 kg. He has an average body build. His hair color is dark brown and his eye color is also dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.
Miles Teller Net Worth
Miles Teller earns from his career in the entertainment industry. The majority of his income comes from his acting career. To date, he has starred in major roles in numerous films. He has made his fortune from his career in Hollywood. His net worth is estimated at $10 million at present.