Bode Miller Birthday & Fun Facts

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Akinwalere Olaleye
Jan 31, 2024 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on May 20, 2022
Bode Miller is a well-known American Olympian.
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About Bode Miller

Bode Miller is a well-known former Alpine ski racer of the American World Cup.
Bode Miller's real name is  Samuel Bode Miller, and his nickname is 'The Bode Show'. On October 12, 1977, he was born in Easton, New Hampshire, in the United States. 
Bode Miller is an Olympic champion and a World Cup champion too. He won six Olympic medals, which is more than any other male American skier, and won the Men's World Cup Championship in 2005 and 2008.
Bode Miller is the only American skier who won five World Cup races in five disciplines. He also holds the record for the most wins at the World Cup. His wins record stands at 33 titles with 79 podiums. He is observed as one of the most successful Alpine ski racers in the American World Cup and Olympic history.

Bode Miller's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Bode Miller’s net worth?

Bode Miller's net worth is approximated at almost $8 million as of 2022.

How much does Bode Miller earn per year?

Bode Miller's earnings per year are not revealed in the public database.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Bode Miller?

Bode Miller stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (188 cm).

How old is Bode Miller?

Bode Miller was born on October 12, 1977, and is 44 years old as of 2021.

Childhood And Education

Bode Miller, whose real name is Samuel Bode Miller, was born in the heart of the White  Mountains on October 12, 1977, in Easton, New Hampshire, in the United States. Bode Miller's father's name is Fris Woody Miller, and his mother's name is Jo Kenney. He had a tough childhood and struggled with basic facilities.
Bode Miller has three siblings, one younger brother and two sisters. His brother's name is Chelone Miller, and he is also a snowboarder. His younger brother Chelone died from a dirt-bike accident in 2005. Chelone Miller suffered from multiple seizures from that day on, eventually leading to his death in 2019 at the age of 29.
Bode Miller's sisters' names are Wren Miller and Kyla Miller. He and his family had to live deep inside the woods in his home with no water and electricity. Because of the lack of facilities, he was homeschooled until the fourth grade. After his parent's separation, he started living with his mother and went to Cannon Mountain with his mother. His mother took him to ski school to take care of him because she did not have much time for her work and house responsibilities. 
Bode Miller was a natural athlete. When he was just 11 years old, he started skiing. As soon as he came to high school, he achieved all the state honors in tennis and soccer. He was a devoted golfer and a well-trained snowboarder. But eventually, he decided to focus on skiing. 
Until fourth grade, Bode Miller was homeschooled, but later, his parents separated, and he started attending public schools. But then, he applied for a scholarship and went to  Carrabassett Valley Academy, a ski racing academy in Maine. 

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Bode Miller’s partner?

Bode Miller got married to his girlfriend, Morgan Beck, on October 7, 2012. His wife, Morgan Beck, is a model and a beach volleyball player. 
Bode Miller has seven children, some are with his previous girlfriends. He had a past relationship with Chanel Johnson, and they have a daughter Neesyn Dace who was born in 2008. He had another relationship with Sara McKenna and the couple had a son in 2013 named Samuel Nathaniel. 
And now, Bode Miller is the present husband of Morgan Beck. The couple has five children together. In 2015, they had a son named Edward Nash Skan. In 2016, his wife gave birth to a daughter named Emeline Grier, but unfortunately, their daughter died in an accident when she drowned in a swimming pool at a neighbor's house in Orange County. Their third child was born on October 5, 2018, Easton Vaughn Rek. 
On November 8, 2019,  the couple had twin babies. Their names are Asher and Aksel.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Bode Miller started his professional ski racing career in 1998 when he got the chance to represent the United States ski team in the Nagano (Japan) Winter Olympics 1998. Unfortunately, he was not able to win an Olympic medal. In 2001, at the Federation International de Ski, the World Ski Championship was happening in St. Anton, Austria.
Due to a sudden racing crash, Bode Miller tore his left knee ligaments. After knee surgery, he came with a bang and won the silver medals in the Giant Saloon and the combined event in the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. 
Bode Miller's performance improved with time, and he began making a name in the sport. In the 2003 World Cup Championship, Bode Miller became the first American to win two gold medals in a single world championship. In 2003, he also won three titles at US Nationals. He, therefore, gained popularity. In 2004, he achieved six World Cup titles along with the GS World Cup. After Phil matured, in 1983, he became the first American to win the World Cup title and the GS title. 
Bode Miller's performance continued in 2005 when he broke the 39-year-old record by winning a World Cup tour's first three races of a season. He also recorded two gold medals in Downhill and super giant slalom at the World Championship. Bode Miller also earned the overall World Cup Championship in 2005 and became the second ski racer in history to win all four disciplines; GS, Slalom, Downhill, and Super-G, in a single season. He also became the first American ski racer to win the world cup overall title since 1983.
During the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, he didn't manage to win a single title in five events. But the following year, he managed to win the Super-G World Cup title. In 2007, he left the United States ski team and competed independently; in the 2008 World Cup, Bode Miller won his 28th title and broke the record of more. Later, he also won his second WC overall title. But due to his bad performance in 2009, he rejoined the famous US ski team. In Vancouver's 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Bode Miller won his first Olympic gold medal, a silver medal in Super-G, and a bronze medal in Downhill. 
In 2011, after the downhill accident in Beaver Creek, Bode Miller won his 33rd title in a world cup race. He did not participate in 2013 because he was recovering from knee surgery.
In 2014, during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, which was Bode Miller's fifth Olympics, he won another Olympic medal, he won a bronze medal in Super-G and became the most famous American ski racer. At 36, he came to be the oldest ski racer individual to win an Olympic medal in an Alpine skiing event. In 2014-2015, he did not participate in the beginning season of skiing due to back surgery. During his first race in 2015 World Championship I, a Super-G event, he crashed, causing several injuries and eventually becoming the reason to leave the rest of the World Championship. After that incident, he couldn't return to the ski racing event for two years, and finally, in 2017, he retired from ski racing.
Bode Miller is best known for his successful career as a ski racer.

Charity Work

Bode Miller mostly spends his money on charity and real estate work. He also established the Turtle Ridge Foundation to support diversity, health, and sustainable living in local communities. 
In Canadian American League of 2006, Bode Miller signed a one-day contract to play a baseball game for Nashua Pride as the team agreed to donate the ticket sales money of $5,000 to the Turtle Ridge Foundation. They gave this money to the Lance Armstrong Foundation. 
Bode Miller also supported many charities and foundations like Project Sunshine, Boys & Girls Club of America, Annika Foundation, Sheckler Foundation, and All-Star Helping Kids.

What awards has Bode Miller won?

As a ski racer, Bode Miller has had a successful career and won many awards.
Bode Miller won the gold medal in the World Championship in 2005 and 2008. He won the World Cup Championship in 2010 and has been nominated as the male Athlete of the Year by the press. 
Bode Miller won six Olympic medals in the Winter Olympics, including a gold medal, three silver medals, and two bronze medals. 
Bode Miller also won six discipline World Cup titles, four World Championship titles, and also won a silver medal in Super-G.

Bode Miller’s Hobbies And Interests

From childhood, Bode Miller was very much interested in soccer and tennis. He is very active on social media. He has a huge follower base on Instagram and Twitter handles, where he posts photos and videos to connect with his fans.

Other Interesting Bode Miller Facts And Trivia

  • With his family of a wife and children, Bode Miller currently lives in Orange County in the United States. 
  • Bode Miller has Libra as his zodiac sign, as he was born on October 12. 
  • After the victory in Beaver Creek, Bode Miller completed his 33rd World Cup win. 
  • Bode Miller uses Crosson ski premium carbon fiber skis. 
  • After Bode Miller retired in 2017, he switched his attention and started investing in horse racing. 
  • The total number of medals won by Bode Miller is 11, of which six are Olympic medals, and five are from World Championships.
  • At 20, Bode Miller made his World Cup debut on November 20, 1997.
  • In 2005, Bode Miller published his autobiography, which he co-wrote with Jack McEnany. The name of the book is 'Bode: Go Fast, Be Good, Have Fun'.
  • Bode Miller appeared in a biographical movie named 'Flying Downhill'.
  • Bode Miller also became the first American Alpine ski racer to countersign a video game titled 'Bode Miller Alpine Racing'.
  • Bode Miller owns a beautiful and luxurious house in Coto De Caza in California.
  • Bode Miller is currently the brand ambassador for Big Sky. He is working on its ski programming, running camps, and helping develop the booming ski area.

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Bode Miller Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Samuel Miller

Date of Birth

1977-10-11

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Easton

Age

Height

188 cm

Eye Color

Blue

Occupation

Ski Racer

Education

Carrabassett Valley Academy

Net Worth

8000000

Partner

Morgan Beck

Parents

Woody Miller, Jo Kenney

Siblings

Chelone Miller, Wren Miller, Kyla Miller
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Written by Akinwalere Olaleye

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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Akinwalere OlaleyeBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

As a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual, Olaleye's expertise lies in administrative and management operations. With extensive knowledge as an Editor and Communications Analyst, Olaleye excels in editing, writing, and media relations. Her commitment to upholding professional ethics and driving organizational growth sets her apart. She has a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Benin, Edo State. 

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