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Larry Miller Net Worth

Larry Miller is an American business executive, who is working for Nike, Inc. He previously served as the team president of the professional basketball team, Portland Trail Brazers. Larry Miller net worth is not available at the moment and is under review.

In October 2021, Larry admitted to the murder of 18 years old Edward White during an interview with Sports Illustrated. He had served 4 and half years in juvenile detention after pleading guilty to second-degree murder. 

Full NameLarry G. Miller
Birth PlaceUnited States
ProfessionBusiness Executive
Relationship StatusUnknown
Net WorthN/A

Early life

Larry Miller was born in the United States of America. His real date of birth is still unknown but it is known that he is currently 72 years old. Larry was a part of a gang when he was a teenager, and as a member of the gang, he shot and murdered 18 year old, Edward David White. In his first broadcast interview, he told that it happened because White was at the wrong place at the wrong time. 

Larry earned his GED while serving in prison. He came out of prison at 20 years of age and got arrested shortly after getting involved in a series of other crimes.

While staying inside the prison, he saw education as a key to his release. He received a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Temple University in 1982. After three years in 1985, he earned an MBA from La Salle University. Larry subsequently attended the Urban League Leadership Institute and came out with a graduation degree in 1987.

Larry Miller Net Worth & Career

Miller has worked in various positions at the food and snack company, Campbell Soup Company. He was earlier rejected from a job offer when he was searching for a significant corporate job to kick start his professional career. Nevertheless, he was later given the opportunity to serve at Philadelphia Newspapers, Inc., where he worked as an Assistant Controller. Likewise, he served as a Manager at Kraft Foods. 

Miller got to excel in his corporate skill after joining Jantzen, Inc., where he served as President, Executive Vice President, and Controller. In the year 1997, he was appointed as the General Manager and Vice President of Nike Basketball. There, he looked after the day-to-day operations of Jordan Brand, Converse, and Nike Basketball. In 1999, he was made a President of Jordan Brand, and until 2006, he served the position. Then, he was appointed as the President of the Portland Trail Blazers. 

Miller’s leadership at the Trail Blazers got the team to a respectable run at an NBA title. Under his management, the professional basketball team made 3 consecutive trips to the postseason with a streak of 159 consecutive sellouts since December 21, 2007. Likewise, the Blazers made a significant achievement by becoming a leader in sustainability among other professional sports franchises. Similarly, Portland Blazer’s home arena, the Rose Garden was certified LEED Gold Certification and stood as one of the founding members of Green Sports Alliance. 

Miller resigned as a President of the Portland Trail Blazers on July 7, 2012, and returned back to Jordan Brand, resuming his previous as President. He is also working as one of the board of directors of the Oregon Business Council, Self Enhancement Inc. (SEI), and Oregon Sports Authority. 

Personal Life

Larry Miller is reportedly a married man. Though, he has not shared any details regarding his wife and children. We came to know about his marital status after his daughter named Laila Lacy helped him to write the book titled “Jump: My Secret Journey From the Streets to the Boardroom”. His daughter, Laila is in fact co-writer of the book. She shared that it took 12 years to convince her dad to come forward and penned down his secret story.

In October 2021, an interview was conducted with Miller where he admitted being the murderer of Edward White, whom he shot as a gang member of a Philadelphia gang named Cedar Avenue. On December 17, he held an emotional meeting with Edward White’s sister, son, and daughter in Philadelphia’s Center City District’s law office. He decided to ask for forgiveness after White’s family know about the incident through an article. 

Larry Miller Net Worth

Larry Miller’s exact net worth is not available at the moment. However, it is assumed that he would have surely earned a net worth of over $1 million as he has been serving as President of the Jordan Brand for a long time.

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