Wentworth Earl Miller III is an English-American actor and screenwriter. He rose to prominence following his starring role as Michael Scofield in the Fox series Prison Break, for which he received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama in 2005.
Wentworth Miller was born on June 2nd, 1972 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England. Though Miller was born in Chipping Norton, England, where his father was a Rhodes Scholar, he grew up in Park Slope, Brooklyn. At the age of one his family moved from England to the United States.
He is a 1995 graduate of Princeton University, where he studied English literature and sang baritone for the campus group. While at Princeton, he performed with the A cappella group the Princeton Tigertones.
He was first a member of the Quadrangle Club, and later the Colonial Club. Following graduation, he moved to Los Angeles and held down jobs as an assistant at a film production company and a bookstore clerk while he gradually realized his own desire to act, at which point he started attending auditions. He also wrote the screenplay to a film called Stoker under the pseudonym Ted Foulke. His first starring role was as the sensitive and introverted David Scott in ABC's mini-series Dinotopia. He gained international fame as the lean, hunky star of TV's Prison Break, a television series about fugitive brothers and government conspiracies that ran from 2005 to 2009. He played a minor role of a doctor and friend of main character Michael Corvin in the movie Underworld. He appeared in two Mariah Carey music videos, "It's Like That" as a party guest and "We Belong Together". He also guest starred on the season 11 premiere of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit as "Detective Nate Kendall". His determination doubled, however, and he became notoriously selective, even turning down less esteemed roles to hold out for more respected films and parts.
Wentworth Miller is an English-born American actor, model, and screenwriter who rose to stardom following his role as "Michael Scofield" in the Fox Network television series Prison Break. Wentworth Miller's net worth is $4 million.