TJ Miller Net Worth

How much is T.J. Miller worth?

Net Worth:$10 Million
Profession:Professional Actor
Date of Birth:June 4, 1981
Country:United States of America
1.88 m

About TJ Miller

T.J. Miller is the stage name of Todd Joseph Miller. He’s an American actor, (stand-up) comedian, film producer, and screenwriter that began his career in the mid-2000s with a role in “Cloverfield”, which helped him breakthrough. Shortly after, he starred in and voiced roles in many films and series such as “Silicon Valley”, “How to Train Your Dragon”, and “Deadpool” and that’s how he gained wealth and international popularity.

American actor, comedian, producer, and writer TJ Miller has a net worth of $10 million dollars, as of 2021. Todd Joseph “T.J.” Miller made his acting debut in Cloverfield, in 2008. From 2010 to 2014, he voiced Tuffnut Thorston in the first two How to Train Your Dragon films.

How Did TJ Miller Get So Rich?

Starting his acting career with a role in the 2008 monster film “Cloverfield” is what made the actor and comedian so rich. Following his role in that film, he appeared in “The Goods” and “Extract” from 2009. The following year, he began voicing the role of Tuffnut Thorston in the first two films of “How to Train Your Dragon”. He also landed roles in the likes of “Unstoppable”, “Yogi Bear”, “Get Him to the Greeks”, and “Gulliver’s Travellers”. From all of his acting and voicing roles by that time, he was able to win over $10.000.

Apart from all sorts of direct-to-video, short, independent, and best-selling films, T.J. Miller also worked in many television productions. His television debut came in the 2007 series “Carpoolers” where he played the role of Marmaduke Booker for 13 episodes. That year, he also starred in the series “Traffic Light”, “Happy Endings”, “The League”, and “Fact Checkers Unit”. Following a short hiatus from television roles, in 2012, he joined “Romantic Encounters” and “How To Rock”. By the end of 2012, he was already making more than $150.000 per year.

Why Is He So Famous?

T.J. Miller became famous after he voiced the role of Tuffnut Thorston in the first two films of the franchise “How to Train Your Dragon”. He was born in Denver, Colorado on June 4, 1981. He’s the son of Kent, an attorney, and Leslie Miller, a clinical psychologist. During the last years of the 20th century, Miller attended the Graland Country Day School and the East High School. He participated in many drama productions and graduated from the latter in 1999.

A few years later, in 2003, he graduated from the George Washington University based in Washington, D.C. From the institution, he received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology with a concentration in social influence and situation theory. During his time at university, he was part of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity and the comedy group “Recess”. Also in the early 2000s, he studied the circus arts at the Paris-based Frichess Theatre Urbain and the London-based British American Drama Academy.

What Makes Him So Successful?

The success of T.J. Miller comes from his many roles and transformations in the film industry. He has worked as the writer for several projects such as “Comedy Central’s Hot List”, “Mash-Up”, “RVC”, “Gotham Comedy Live”, and “The Goburger Show”. He has also produced and written several television specials about himself such as “No Real Reason” and “Meticulously Ridiculous”. From 2010 to 2018, he has written numerous episodes for “The Laugh Factory”.

As an actor, the star of “Cloverfield” and “Silicon Valley” has also had leading and recurring roles in “Gravity Falls”, “High School USA”, “Dragons: Race to the Edge”, and “F Is For Family”. He has also produced most of the aforementioned films and television series. Apart from these, he has also appeared in the soundtrack albums of the projects “She’s Out Of My League”, “Transformers”, and “To Hell And Back”. In the recent years, he also appeared in various games such as “How To Train Your Dragon” (2010), “Yogi Bear” (2011), and “Kingdom Hearts III” (2019).


T.J. Miller is a popular actor, director, producer, and writer that began his career in the film industry back in the mid-2000s. His breakthrough role was in the acclaimed “Cloverfield” from 2008. Since then, for the past decade or so, he has been consistently working on multiple film and television projects all at the same time – “How to Train Your Dragon”, “The Emoji Movie”, or “Underwater”.

Whether it’s his prosperous career in the show business with all of its roles and transformations or his legal disputes, Miller has found a way to remain in the spotlight and accumulate millions of dollars. Perhaps this is the reason why his net worth exceeds $10 million.

Quick Facts:

  • T.J. Miller was born and raised in Denver, Colorado.
  • He studied classical acting at the British Academy of Dramatic Arts in Oxford, England.
  • He moved to Chicago to pursue comedy, where he performed stand-up, participated in several sketch comedy groups and became a regular performer with ImprovOlympic and a touring member with Second City.
  • In 2008, Miller was cast as “Hud” (the guy with the camera) in the hit monster movie Cloverfield.
  • He was named one of “10 Comics to Watch” by Variety in 2008.
  • His first album, The Extended Play E.P., was released in 2011.

Additional T.J. Miller Facts:

  • Miller was named one of 12 Rising Stars of Comedy by Entertainment Weekly in 2008.
  • He starred on the short-lived ABC sitcom Carpoolers (created by The Kids in the Hall‘s Bruce McCulloch) in 2007.
  • Miller has also had roles in the Mike Judge comedy Extract, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard and She’s Out of My League.
  • He is a regular panelist on the E! talk show Chelsea Lately.
  • He was named as one of the 10 comics on Comedy Central’s “Hot List” in 2009.

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