Johnny Miller is an American who is also known by his birth name as John Laurence Miller. He is popular for his professional career of being a golf player, which he played since he was young as 16 years. Although he now retired, he can still be remembered for the numerous wins he led the teams that he played with. He is also a winner of a number of awards throughout his career. He was ranked among the best golf players in the world in the years of 1970s and has also received World Golf Hall of Fame in the course of his career.
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Early Life & Biography
Johnny Miller was born on 29th April 1947, in San Francisco. He was born to his parents Larry Otto Miller and Ida Meldrum as the eldest child in the family. His father was also a golfer while his mother worked as a model. He loved golf since he was young and won his first title when he was at the age of 16 when he was playing for the Olympic Club for the junior team.
Miller attended Abraham Lincoln High School. He later went to Brigham Young University in Provo in 1966, whereas a freshman he joined the Olympic club of U.S. Open. He graduated with a degree in Physical Education in 1969.
Johnny Miller is a family man as he has been married to his wife, Linda Miller, for a very long time. The couple has no signs of ever being divorced, and they are blessed with six children, namely; Andy, John Jr., Todd, Kelly, Scott, and Casie Miller. He lives in Napa, California, together with his family. He has also inspired his son, Andy, as he also a player. He has 25 grandchildren at the moment.
Miller is also of Christian faith and attends Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints church. Miller also loves to help the needy and have joined various clubs in regard to that participation.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 29th April 1947, Johnny Miller is 73 years old as of today’s date 9th March 2021. His height is 1.88 tall, and his weight is 93 kg.
Miller began his professional career in 1969 after graduating. He joined PGA Tour, and in 1971 he won his first tour event. He joined U.S. Open in 1973, where he was playing for the team Oakmont. Although he was not entitled to a win in this team, he was doing very well and was among the best players. He was also among those who earned $35,000 for winning.
In the next season in Oakmont, he became second in the Open Championship at Royal Troon, being defeated by Tom Weiskopf. In 1974 he became the lead money winner with the PGA Tour, where he had a total of eight wins. In 1975 he had three more victories, and in 1976 he won in Open Championship. In the following three years, he did not win any match. He won again in 1980. Again in 1981, he became the money leading winner. He was named the best ball-striker by Fred Couples in the year 2012.
Miller was made the senior PGA Tour in 1997, but he had a knee problem, so he was not playing that much. He was now a golf analyst for NBC Sports. As a commentator, he was also recognized for the role that he played. He was also into broadcasting and would appear in a number of movies and television series, also taking part as a golf player. 2019 is when he retired from broadcasting.
Awards & Achievements
Johnny Miller has won quite a number of awards and achievements in his career. He won the title of San Francisco city junior in 1963, and in 1964 he won U.S. Junior Amateur. In 1968 he won California State Amateur Championship. In 1974 he was a money winner with the PGA Tour where he was in the first position and in 1976 he won the Open championship.
In 1988 he was named World Golf Hall of Fame. In his career, he had a total of 25 PGA Tour wins. After his retirement from playing golf, he was able to become the golf analyst for the NBC Sports from 1990 to 2019.
Net Worth & Salary of Johnny Miller in 2021
As of March 2021, Johnny Miller has an estimated net worth of $25 million. He acquired his total income from being a successful golf player were won a number of awards as well as money. He was also a golf analyst who also earned him money even after he left golf playing. He has also written a number of magazines called Golf Digest, which is another source of his net worth. He is also the writer of the book, ‘I Call the Shots’. He also deals with some businesses being a member of Silverado Country Club, which increase his earnings.
Johnny Miller is a successful man from the number of awards he has received in his career. It was the dedication and hard work that have helped him that much in his entire life.