Miles Teller Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Apr, 2018
Facts of Miles Teller
Date of Birth: 1987 , February-20
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Miles Teller
Father Mike Teller
Mother Merry Teller
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States
Ethnicity Mixed ethnical background
Profession Acting
Working For Rabbit Hole, Whiplash, The Awkward Moment, The Divergent Series: Allegiant
Net Worth $12 million
Famous for Rabbit Hole, Whiplash, The Awkward Moment, The Divergent Series: Allegiant
Affair with Keleigh Sperry
Girlfriend Keleigh Sperry
Awards CinemaCon Award and Teen Choice Award
Movies Rabbit Hole, Whiplash, The Awkward Moment, The Divergent Series: Allegiant
TV Show Too Old To Die Young
Sisters two
Siblings two
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Born and raised in Downingtown, Miles Teller rose to stardom for his major role in a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film The Spectacular Now. His performance in the movie earned him a Dramatic Special Jury Award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

Teller’s career reached a new height in 2015 when he portrayed Peter Hayes in a successful science fiction action film The Divergent Series: Insurgent. He is also known for his work in several hit movies, including That Awkward Moment, Fantastic Four, Divergent, and Whiplash. 

Early Life and Education of Miles Teller

Born on February 20, 1987, in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States, Miles Teller is the son of Merry and Mike. He grew up in his hometown Downingtown along with his older sisters Erin and Dana. His father is a nuclear plant engineer. His paternal grandmother is of Irish and Polish ancestry while his paternal grandfather was of Russian Jewish descent.

Teller belongs to American nationality and ethnicity wise, he has a mixed ethnical background. At the tender age of 12, he moved to Citrus County, Florida along with his family. Later, he attended the Lecanto High School. At the time he used to play the alto saxophone in a rock band and a former drummer for a church-youth group band.

Not only the drums, Teller can also play the piano and guitar. He also worked at the restaurant Crackers. Following his high schooling, he enrolled the Tisch School of the Arts at the New York University and studied method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

In 2007, Teller suffered from an accident. He was a passenger in the car that lost control at 80 mph and flipped eight times. During the time, he ejected through the window that resulted in multiple visible scars on his face from the accident.  

Miles Teller’s Professional Career

At the beginning of his career, Miles Teller landed a small role in a number of short films. He made his silver screen debut portraying Jason in a 2010 American drama film, Rabbit Hole alongside Nicole KidmanAaron Eckhart, and Dianne Wiest, among others.

After making an appearance in the stage musical Footloose as a schoolboy, Teller also became the cast member in the movie remake of Footloose in 2011. The following year, he landed the role in the movie Project X.

Teller has played an important part in a number of the box office hit movies, including Whiplash (2014), The Awkward Moment (2014), Divergent (2014), The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015), The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016).

CAPTION: Miles Teller is an American actor. SOURCE: loomee-tv.de

Teller portrayed real-life arms dealer David Packouz in the Todd Phillips-directed movie War Dogs. He also featured in an upcoming American computer-animated adventure comedy film The Ark and The Aardvark which directed by John Stevenson.

Teller is also in the cast of upcoming American crime drama web television series Too Old To Die Young. The series is set to be premiered its first episode in 2019 on Amazon Video.

Here is the list of his all-time hit movies

Year  Movie  Role  Cast Member 
2012  Project X Miles Teller Thomas Mann
Oliver Cooper
Jonathan Daniel Brown
2013 21 & Over  Miller  Justin Chon
Skylar Astin
Sarah Wright
2014  Whiplash  Andrew Neiman J. K. Simmons
Paul Reiser
Melissa Benoist
2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent Peter Hayes

Shailene Woodley
Theo James
Octavia Spencer
Jai Courtney

Ray Stevenson

Award and Achievement

Miles Teller has been active in the field of acting for more than a one and a half decade. With his successful acting career, he has won a number of awards and got many other nominations in various category. He won Sundance Film Festival award for his performance in The Spectacular Now, in 2013.

Teller received CinemaCon Award for his role in Fantastic Four, in 2015. After a year, he was nominated for Teen Choice Awards for his mind-blowing performance in a 2015 American science fiction action film The Divergent Series: Insurgent.

Miles Teller's Net Worth and Height 

Miles Teller stands at the height of 6' (1.83 m).

Miles Teller is a successful American actor who has earned a tremendous amount of money from his acting career. According to Celebrity net worth, Teller has an estimated net worth of around $12 million, as of March 2018.

Teller owns Ford Bronco that worth around $40,000.

CAPTION: Miles Teller is the proud owner of Ford Bronco.  SOURCE: TMZ.com

In October 2016, Teller bought a luxurious mansion for around $3,075,000 in trendy Studio City, Los Angeles, California. In July 2016, the house was listed with an asking price of $2,995,000.

Teller has been the part of a number of successful movies some of them are listed below. 

Year  Movie  Budget  Box Office  IMDb Rating 
2012  Project X $12 million  $102.7 million  6.7
2014 Whiplash  $3.3 million  $49 million  8.5
2014 Divergent  $85 million  $289 million  6.7
2014 That Awkward Moment $8 million  $40.5 million  6.2
2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent $110 million  $297.3 million   6.2
2015 Fantastic Four $155 million  $168 million  4.3

Awards and Achievement

Miles Teller has been active in the field of acting for more than a one and a half decade. With his successful acting career, he has won a number of awards and got many other nominations in various category. He won Sundance Film Festival award for his performance in The Spectacular Now, in 2013.

Teller received CinemaCon Award for his role in Fantastic Four, in 2015. After a year, he was nominated for Teen Choice Awards for his mind-blowing performance in a 2015 American science fiction action film The Divergent Series: Insurgent.

Miles Teller’s Personal Life

The Spectacular Now’s star has been in a long relationship with his girlfriend Keleigh Sperry for around four-year. The couple first met when Teller was arrested for public intoxication in San Diego, California, in June 2013.

CAPTION: Miles Teller and his longtime girlfriend, model Keleigh Sperry SOURCE: justjared.com

Following the incident, the couple was spotted in the public places in Los Angeles. The power couple also attended the 2016 Met Gala together, making heads turn. The same year, they spotted at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards and shared a passionate kiss while posing for the cameras.

In an interview with the E! News in 2015, Teller told that Sperry was “lovely.” “It’s been pretty easy because right now, her full-time gig is kind of being with me and before her, I would never invite a girl into that world because I didn’t think I could have both,” he said.

He also added, “She’s allowed me to be able to really focus on acting and do what I want to do. She can come and visit me and hang out and doesn’t really distract me from it.”

Teller and his longtime girlfriend Sperry got engaged on August 20, 2017, at the Molori Safari lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve. At the time of their engagement, the pair went to Seychelles before heading to South Africa.  

Keleigh’s 25-year-old sister Christine Sperry York has shared the news of their engagement via Instagram, in which Keleigh was seen spotting the big diamond ring. It’s been over four-year, the couple is going well even at present with no rumors of a break-up.

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