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T. J. Miller net Worth

T. J. Miller net Worth is
$4 Million

T. J. Miller net Worth Bio/Wiki 2018

T. J. Miller is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He was born Todd James Miller on June 4, 1981 in Denver, Colorado. He attended Graland County Day School, East High School and George Washington University where he was an associate of the humor group GWU. Miller did four years of humor in Denver before he moved to Chicago. His television works included Chelsea Lately, Carpoolers and Gravity Falls. Miller did stand up works in Conan and No Real Rationale. Miller hosted a special called Mash Up which premiered to rave reviews and was picked up in 2012 to get a full season by Comedy Central. T.J. Miller made his movie debut in Cloverfield. He is set to star in the upcoming movie Search Party along with Adam Pally. In May 2013, Cloverfield was cast in the 2014 Michael Bay movie Transformers: Age of Extinction.

T. J. Miller Net Worth $4 Million

Full NameT. J. Miller
Net Worth$4 Million
Date Of BirthJune 4, 1981
Place Of BirthDenver, Colorado, United States
Height6 ft (1.85 m)
ProfessionActor, Comedian, Voice Actor, Screenwriter, Television producer, Film Producer
EducationGraland Country Day School, East High School, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., British Academy of Dramatic Arts in Oxford, Frichess Theatre Urbain, Paris
SpouseKate Gorney (m. 2015-)
ChildrenGraland Country Day School, East High School, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., British Academy of Dramatic Arts in Oxford, Frichess Theatre Urbain, Paris
ParentsKent Miller, Leslie Miller
NicknamesTodd Joseph Miller, TJ Miller, Miller, T.J., T.J. Miller, TJ Miler, Todd James "T. J." Miller, T.J. Miller
AwardsCritics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Music GroupsComedy sketch groups: Chuckle Sandwich, Bullet Lounge, Heavy Weight, Second City troupe
NominationsBehind the Voice Actors Awards - Best Vocal Ensemble/Best Male Vocal Performance(2016), Critics Choice Television Awards - Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series(2016, 2015)
MoviesGulliver's Travel, Yogi Bear, Our Idiot Brother, Search Party, Transformers: Age of Extinction, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, Extract, Deadpool (2016), The Emoji Movie (2017), Ready Player One (2018), How to Train Your Dragon 3 (2019)
TV Shows"Silicon Valley" (2014-), "The Standard Deviants", "Carpoolers" (2007-2008)
1[2011, on She's Out Of My League] That one, they passed on me. They said they didn't like my audition, originally. They were going to go a different direction. Then Cloverfield came out, and I was well-reviewed, they came back, "We'd like you to do the movie." That was my first taste in Hollywood that people go with the hype. They go where the direction, the momentum is going...I actually was considering not taking the role because, I don't know, it was pretty broad, the script. But everyone said it will change in the execution. Another good lesson. People love that movie, they seem to like me in it. So I'm really pleased. I'm always so amazed by which performances work really, really well and which ones don't. But I think it's just mostly, She's Out Of My League, so many people saw that movie on DVD and on the plane, and I like to say it's the perfect hangover movie - a very solid comedy you can drift through without thinking. Millions of people saw and loved that movie. That's the reason I'm somewhat famous and have so much trouble at TSA.
2[2011, on Get Him To The Greek] That is another one I improvised. I brought in actual beer. I brought in malt liquor and dressed like a gangster, because that was the original scene. And they thought that was pretty funny. Then they asked us to improvise a scene where I was the concierge, and I did it, and it was pretty hilarious. They were into it, and they cast me on it. I think I'm on screen for less than a minute or something. It's my favorite role in the movie; I wouldn't have taken any other role...That was a fun one. Those guys are cool. [Director] Nick Stoller is great. A very laid-back set. Russell Brand is lovely, even though he's a weirdo.
3[2011, on Our Idiot Brother] Yeah, that was weird. Chris Pratt couldn't do it, I guess. He got something else. They had cast him in that role, then he couldn't do it so they offered me the role. I never auditioned for it, which was a first. They said, "You know, we think you'd be good in this, would you like to do it?" And I said, "Uh, yeah. Sure. Of course." Because I couldn't believe the cast. The cast was so amazing, the script was great, and they ended up letting me improvise a lot as well. And they wrote new scenes for us after it got distribution at Sundance, the candle scene for one. I really enjoyed that part. That's another one where people enjoyed the film, seemed to enjoy my part in it, but when I was doing it, just like in Extract, I didn't think anything I was doing was that funny. Sometimes things need to be so understated on film that I don't even see them as funny, which isn't my favorite style, comedically. When I watch film comedy, I like people that are a little bit more alive on the screen, and wound up. I like volatility and unpredictability and other long words like those.
4[2011, on Gulliver's Travels] That was one where I didn't know what was going on, and I felt like-I don't know. I did a pilot [Waiting To Die], and it didn't go. I found that out in the morning, I was on set of Get Him To The Greek in the afternoon, devastated. Then I get a call from WME "Oh, it's good because now you can do Gulliver's Travels." I was like, "What? What is that? Did I audition for that?" They were like, "You auditioned for it months and months ago. They really liked you." I remember that audition, they did not like me. I did very poorly in the regular audition, then the director said, "Why don't you just improvise one? Just do an improvised scene." And I did that, and he loved that. So that was another one where it ended up behooving me to work free-form. Most things I get hired on, I get hired because I improvise something funny, or they just think I look weird...So they flew me out to London, and every day I worked with Jack Black. And he's incredible. He's one of those guys in Hollywood where everybody says "he's so great, he's so great" and you think "okay sure, he's going to be such a terrible weirdo." And then he isn't. He's the greatest.
5[2011, on Unstoppable] I don't know how that happened. Ethan Suplee and I would always turn to each other on the set and be like, "What are we doing here again? How is this possible? Why are we in this action film with Denzel Washington?" He did two other movies with Denzel Washington. But they asked me to audition for it, and I said, "Well, what is it?" And they said, "It's this train movie." I was like, "What? I don't think I would be good in that." They were like, "No, they sort of want the two first guys to be funny." I said, "I don't see how this could be funny, because the sides are like 'Dewey, take D-nine down to track 14. Six-four. It's a three-one-seven.'" It's all railroad jargon, there's no way to make that hilarious. And so I went in, I did it, it was fine, and they asked me to do a callback. I came in, and Tony Scott is in the room. I was like, "I love [The Taking Of] Pelham 123," because I'm such a huge fan of his. I love his movies. I went in, I was kind of joking with him, and I did this audition. It wasn't really funny, but he was laughing the whole time. I think it was because I look funny to him. I think the idea of me and Ethan Suplee working on a railroad for whatever reason makes him laugh. So he gave me the part. It was pretty funny, not the part as much as being in a Denzel Washington action film about an unstoppable train.
6[2011, on Extract] It was an underrated film. Mike Judge usually receives underwhelming acclaim for his movies when they come out, it takes a while for people to catch up. That was one where I loved the script; I just really thought it was incredible. It was one of the best scripts I read in Hollywood. That was one of the only films I really pursued. That and Yogi Bear, I pursued ironically, I did that whole thing as a joke, from that weird audition with the bear all the way through. But Extract, I really wanted. There was only one part I could be, and I don't look at all like the character description. And Mike Judge is an animator, so he has very clear pictures of what he wants in his mind. So I auditioned, I was funny, and he really likes me, but he kept saying, "No, no, he doesn't look right." So I said I would do anything. Finally, I found a way to email him. I said, "I'll change my appearance, whatever you need." He said, "Okay, would you shave the side of your head and dye your hair black, straighten it, make it long, and we'll put in all these fake piercings and tattoos?" And I said "Okay." And every morning, it took three or four hours to get everything ready. Hours in the trailer sitting next to Gene Simmons as he got his weird hair treatments.
7[2011, on getting into acting] I acted in high school, and studied at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford for one summer. I minored in theater, and I was always acting growing up, but really, I was just more interested in the comedy of it all. So for me, it's always comedy-- acting is just one medium of comedy.
8[2011, on Carpoolers] That was such a weird thing. I got that out of Chicago. I'd just signed with these managers, not just just, but I had been working with them for a while, and I got this audition, and they said, "We think you'd be great for this role, it's a great part." My managers represented Bruce McCulloch, and on the way to the audition, I was in the car on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, and I remember very clearly where I had this moment where-I'd auditioned for a bunch of pilots outside of Chicago, and I was like, "I'm sick of trying to do what I think people will like. Sick of trying to do what I think will get a booking. I'm just going to do what I think is ridiculous." So I wore only underwear and a shirt toddler style in the audition, and I brought a fake bookcase and set it behind me (because both things were in the script), and did a very bizarre take on the character, and they liked it. I flew out to do the network test and then I got the part. While filming the pilot I only ate sushi; breakfast lunch and dinner, and I drove the funniest rental car they could rent me, a Chevy HHR (Heritage High Roof) Retro-styled station wagon. I think I got mercury poisoning. From the sushi. Not the HHR.
9(2011, on Cloverfield) I didn't even know I was auditioning for Cloverfield. It was the first time I'd ever really been to Hollywood. I was doing the pilot for Carpoolers, an ABC sitcom that I was on that got canceled after 13 episodes. They said somebody wanted to see me, they'd seen me in Aspen. The casting director of Paramount, she introduced me to this younger casting director. We had this meeting, and she said, "I have this role that I think you'd be perfect for. We don't have real sides, I'll send you fake sides." And I didn't understand what that meant. So she sent me sides, and it seemed like a terrible romantic teen comedy, like a Love Story thing. It was really awful. And I read for the wrong role in the beginning, I read for the serious part, and I was terrible. They just gave me the wrong sides. Then they asked me to read this other part that was a bit funnier. I said, "Okay, yeah, I can do that." So I did that, and it went really well, and I got a callback and did it in front of J.J. Abrams. I didn't know who that was, because I didn't watch Lost. I just remember going in thinking, "I don't know what this is, and I don't care that much how the audition goes." I got pretty crazy, and I was up on the table. I really acted ridiculous. It worked, and they cast me first. I was the first person cast in that film. And then of course I get the script, and then I find out that it's a monster movie, and I'll be filming most of it, which I did not know either. That's the other weird thing, to get a huge, $20 million movie, and then you go, "Oh, and I'm filming it, also?" It's weird. Weird first experience.
10I have perfectly symmetrical ankles.
11I consider myself to be one of if not THE foremost talking bear comedian(s) in The United States. There is a guy in Canada, but he sucks.
1His father is of English, Swedish, German, and Scottish ancestry. His mother is of German Jewish, Austrian Jewish, and Russian Jewish descent.
2His performance in 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' was pre-nominated for a Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor.
3Hosts podcast "Cashing in with TJ Miller" with fellow comedian Cash Levy where they regularly discuss masks and mask related questions.
4Los Angeles. [January 2008]
5T.J. was Head Boy at Denver East High School and graduated magna cum laude from George Washington University.
6Did not win Best Stand Up when he was at the final HBO Aspen Comedy Festival 2007.
7Was one of Variety's Top Ten Comics to Watch 2008.
8Studied stilt walking, physical theater and circus acrobatics at Frichess Theatre Urbain. Studied at B.A.D.A in 2001.
9He is fluent in Castellano (Spanish). He has translated for surgeons in Peru with the medical mission "PAMS".


How to Train Your Dragon 32019pre-productionTuffnut Thorston (voice)
Deadpool 22018pre-productionWeasel (rumored)
Ready Player One2018post-productioni-R0k
The Emoji Movie2017filmingGene (voice)
Silicon Valley2014-2017TV SeriesErlich Bachman
The Gorburger Show2017TV MovieGorburger
Goon: Last of the Enforcers2017Chad Bailey
Crashing2017TV SeriesT.J. Miller
Dragons: Race to the Edge2015-2017TV SeriesTuffnut Gruffnut Tuffnut Thorston
Office Christmas Party2016Clay Vanstone
H.R. Holiday Rules2016ShortClay Vanstone
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesDonnie Barnett
Those Who Can't2016TV SeriesUncle Jake
Gravity Falls2012-2016TV SeriesRobbie Valentino Robbie Additional Voices
Conan2015TV SeriesDiner Patron
Hell and Back2015Augie (voice)
Family Guy2015TV SeriesVolcano
High School USA!2013-2015TV SeriesBrad
Dragons: Dawn of the Dragon Racers2014Video shortTuffnut (voice)
Search Party2014Jason
Big Hero 62014Fred (voice)
Garfunkel and Oates2014TV SeriesMatthew
Jason Nash Is Married2014Tidal
Transformers: Age of Extinction2014Lucas Flannery
How to Train Your Dragon 22014Tuffnut (voice)
American Dad!2013-2014TV SeriesCowboy / Benji
Idiotsitter2014TV SeriesChet
Dragons: Riders of Berk2012-2014TV SeriesTuffnut Thorston
The Goodwin Games2013TV SeriesJimmy Goodwin
The Gorburger Show2012-2013TV SeriesGorburger
Harder Than It Looks2012TV SeriesTucker
Love and Germophobia2012ShortDavid
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World2012Chipper Host / Darcy
Romantic Encounters with Melinda Hill2012TV SeriesToyStory5
Rock of Ages2012Rolling Stone Receptionist
Little Brother2012TV MovieJustin
A Toast to Green Lantern2011ShortGreen Lantern
The Assistants2011TV MovieDJ Kilmer
FCU: Fact Checkers Unit2011TV SeriesCop
The League2011TV SeriesGabriel
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas2011TV ShortPrancer (voice)
Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury2011Video shortTuffnut (voice, as TJ Miller)
Happy Endings2011TV SeriesJason Shershow
Traffic Light2011TV SeriesJason
Our Idiot Brother2011Billy
For a Green Card2010TV SeriesPeter
Gulliver's Travels2010Dan
Yogi Bear2010Ranger Jones
Yogi Bear2010Video GameRanger Jones / Male Camper 3 (voice)
Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon2010TV ShortTuffnut (voice)
Get Him to the Greek2010Brian the Concierge
How to Train Your Dragon2010Video GameTuffnut (voice)
How to Train Your Dragon2010Tuffnut (voice)
She's Out of My League2010Stainer
Successful Alcoholics2010ShortDrake
Charlie on Parole2009ShortCharlie
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard2009Cessna Jim
Wade and Eric Sold a Movie2009TV Series shortHead Executive
Mint in Box2009Video shortBlake
Nick's Big Show2009TV Mini-Series shortMarkie
Waiting to Die2009TV MovieLonnie
Cloverfield - TJ Diary2008Video shortHud
Sugar.2008ShortBusiness Man Running
Carpoolers2007-2008TV SeriesMarmaduke Brooker
Cloverfield2008Hudson 'Hud' Platt


The Gorburger Show2017TV Movie
The Gorburger Show2012-2013TV Series 16 episodes
RVC: The Lone Shopping Network2012TV Series written by - 2 episodes
Mash Up2012TV Series writer - 8 episodes
T.J. Miller: No Real Reason2011Video writer
Funny as Hell2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mash Up2011TV Movie
I'm Having a Difficult Time Killing My Parents2011Short
Successful Alcoholics2010Short


The Gorburger Show2017TV Movie executive producer
The Thermostat2014TV Series talent producer - 1 episode
RVC: The Lone Shopping Network2012TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Mash Up2012TV Series executive producer
Underpassed2011Short executive producer
T.J. Miller: No Real Reason2011Video executive producer
Mash Up2011TV Movie executive producer
I'm Having a Difficult Time Killing My Parents2011Short producer
Successful Alcoholics2010Short producer


Hell and Back2015performer: "Meant To Be"
Transformers: Age of Extinction2014performer: "Nasty Girl" / writer: "Nasty Girl"
She's Out of My League2010performer: "Everytime You Go Away", "Kiss On My List"


Cash Levy: Crowd Control2012TV Special documentary post production advisor


Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds2016TV Special special thanks


Funny: The Documentary2017Documentary completedHimself
Conan2010-2017TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Comic Guest / Himself / ...
Superheroes Decoded2017TV Series documentaryHimself
Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle2017TV SeriesHimself - Judge
WGN Morning News2017TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with James Corden2016TV SeriesHimself
The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards2016TV MovieHimself
Made in Hollywood2014-2016TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2016TV SeriesHimself
Lip Sync Battle2016TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Extra2016TV SeriesHimself
The Night Time Show with Stephen Kramer Glickman2016TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea2016TV SeriesHimself
Party Legends2016TV SeriesHimself
Deadpool: From Comics to Screen... to Screen2016Video documentaryHimself - 'Weasel'
Not Safe with Nikki Glaser2016TV SeriesHimself
Hot Ones2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Weekend Ticket2016TV Series shortHimself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2016TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Today2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards2016TV MovieHimself - Host
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steve Martin2015TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
The Insider2015TV SeriesHimself
The 5th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
Pop Culture Underground2015TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
T.J. Miller: Farm Hippie2014Video shortHimself
Chelsea Lately2009-2014TV SeriesHimself - Round Table / Himself / Himself - The Lesbians / ...
The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail2014TV SeriesHimself
In Bed with Joan2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Soup2014TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Now2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
I Am Road Comic2014DocumentaryHimself
The Pete Holmes Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Losing It with John Stamos2013TV Mini-SeriesHimself
The Jeselnik Offensive2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
This Is Not Happening2013TV Mini-SeriesHimself
After Lately2013TV SeriesHimself
Gotham Comedy Live2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
The Burn with Jeff Ross2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Mash Up2012TV SeriesHimself - Host
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
=32012TV SeriesHimself
T.J. Miller: No Real Reason2011VideoHimself
A Day in the Life of a Female Comedian2011ShortHimself
The Daily Habit2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Funny as Hell2011TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
Mash Up2011TV MovieHimself - Host
I'm Having a Difficult Time Killing My Parents2011ShortHimself
The Benson Interruption2010TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Comedy Central's Hot List2009TV MovieHimself
The Very Funny Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Standard Deviants: Rings, Kings & Things2002VideoHimself

Archive Footage

Extra2016TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2016TV SeriesHimself
Gotham Comedy Live2013-2014TV Series documentaryHimself - Comedian
Chelsea Lately2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Wrestler / Himself

Won Awards

2015Critics' Choice TV AwardCritics Choice Television AwardsBest Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesSilicon Valley (2014)

Nominated Awards

2016BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a Feature FilmHell and Back (2015)
2016Critics' Choice TV AwardCritics Choice Television AwardsBest Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesSilicon Valley (2014)
2015BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Male Vocal Performance in a Feature Film in a Supporting RoleBig Hero 6 (2014)
2015BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a Feature FilmBig Hero 6 (2014)
2015BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a Feature FilmHow to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia


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