NFL star linebacker Von Miller is back in the Super Bowl after being traded from the Denver Broncos to the Los Angeles Rams last November.
The All-Pro outside linebacker is back to full speed after missing the entire 2020 campaign from undergoing surgery to repair a tendon in his ankle. It was certainly a year to forget for Miller, who, in addition to his ankle ailment, was also diagnosed with COVID-19.
Fortunately for him, he was in some good company while recuperating from his injury, spending time at home with his girlfriend, Megan Denise. However, Miller and Denise appear to be done after some alleged heated exchanges that went public.
Early Life & College Career
Von B'Vsean Miller Jr. was born and raised in DeSoto, Texas, a suburb of Dallas where he starred on the high school football team. His performance at Desoto High School landed him a scholarship from Texas A&M University, where he'd feature as a stalwart in the Aggies formidable defense from 2007-2010.
During his senior season in College Station, Miller earned Consensus All-American honors and was a Dick Butkus Award winner.
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After dominating at the college football level, Miller declared for the 2011 NFL Draft, where the Broncos selected him in the first round with the second-overall pick.
The American football player started 15 games as a rookie and made the Pro Bowl after recording 11.5 sacks and 64 tackles and helping the Broncos reach the playoffs. His efforts saw him earn AP Defensive Rookie of the Year honors. In 2012, Miller earned First-Team All-Pro honors after logging 18.5 sacks and six forced fumbles.
The pass-rusher was sidelined for the Broncos' 2013 playoff run, but was a key part in the team's success in 2015, when Denver won Super Bowl 50 against Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. Miller earned Super Bowl MVP honors after recording 2.5 sacks and six tackles in the victory.
The height of Miller's success as an NFL player came in 2015, and the Broncos haven't returned to the playoffs since. Still, since that season, Miller has gone to the Pro Bowl every single year minus 2020 and failed to record double-digit sacks just twice.
Miller's 10-year stint in Denver came to an end when he was traded to the Los Angeles Rams in November 2021.
Von Miller's Ex-Fiancée Megan Denise
While Miller was at home nursing his ankle, you can bet your bottom dollar he was under the care of his ex-girlfriend, model Megan Denise. Denise and Miller were reportedly first spotted together in 2018 at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, and made several public appearances thereafter.
Denise is a former stripper turned Instagram model, who previously worked at the strip club Girl Collection in Las Vegas, which is owned by boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather. She boasts 1.2 million followers on Instagram, her preferred social media platform, where she frequently posts pics of her at the gym.
Denise is covered in tattoos, but the most notable is the red "Vonnie" tattoo she has on her breast, a tribute to her formerr significant other. The pair was reportedly engaged until things hit the fan in January 2021.
Miller and Denise appeared to call it quits when Denise shared not-so-great messages from the NFL star regarding her pregnancy with his child. Shortly after, Miller posted pictures on his Instagram story with a different unknown woman. He quickly deleted the stories, although screenshots can be found at Republic World. It's unclear if the woman is his new girlfriend or not.
Miller directly responded to the messages later by writing, "Fake news, lol. The reality of somebody leaving you makes some people literally crazy. Classic trap." on his Instagram story.
Miller and Denise welcomed their son, Valor Miller, in August 2021 and appear to have a cordial relationship when it comes to parenting.
Von Miller's Net Worth
Being one of the most feared defensive players in the National Football League is a surefire way to get paid the big bucks.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Miller boasts an estimated net worth of $40 million. In addition to gaining recognition in the NFL, Miller appeared on season 22 of Dancing with the Stars and E's Celebrity Game Face.
Rams fans are hoping to see their star linebacker returns to his old form sooner than later. If he does, he could bring home his second Super Bowl ring.
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