Dakota Meyer bio: age, wife, medal of honour, net worth, book, height and movie

Dakota Meyer

Dakota Meyer bio: age, wife, medal of honour, net worth, book, height and movie.

Dakota Meyer is a United States Marine Corps veteran. He was awarded the Living Medal of Honour, becoming the second-youngest recipient of the medal. Dakota Louis Meyer is the full name of the former marine. Dakota held the rank of Sergeant. For his service in the United States Army, the army members received many decorations. Louis appeared on a number of television shows.

Dakota Meyer: Profile summary

Full Name/Birth NameDakota Louis Meyer
Mononym (NickName)Dakota Meyer
ProfessionUnited States Marine
Born InColumbia, Kentucky, United States
Birth Day26-Jun-88
Age as in 202234 years old
Height1.85 m
Heights in Feet6 feet and 0 inches
Height(s) cm185 cm
Weight(s)83 kg
Weight(s) in pound182 pounds
Marital ConditionDivorced
SpouseBristol Palin( m, 2016; div, 2018)
ChildrenYes (Atlee Bay)
Net Worth$500 Thousand

Dakota Meyer: Early Life & Biography

Dakota Meyer was born on June 26, 1988, in Columbia, Kentucky, United States. The parents of the marine are Felicia Gilliam and Michael Meyer. He completed his graduation from Green County High School in 2006. After that, he got enlisted in the Marine Corps in Louisville, Kentucky, recruiting station. The basic training of marines was completed at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. He rose in Columbia, Kentucky.

Dakota Meyer: Personal Life

The entrepreneur engaged Bristol Palin on March 13, 2015. Palin is the daughter of the previous Alaska Governor, Sarah Palin. In 2015, the couple announced their wedding on May 23, 2015. The wedding was cancelled later. On June 25, 2015, Palin announced her pregnancy for the second time. The first daughter of Sarah was born on December 23, 2015. According to Meyer, the biological father of a daughter is Dakota, and he filled legal documents for custody of the child.

In 2016, Palin and Meyer agreed on a joint legal and physical custody agreement. The couple married on May 23, 2016. In late 2016, Bristol announced her third pregnancy and second child with Meyer.

A beautiful daughter, Atlee Bay of the couple, was born on May 09, 2017. In early 2018, the Dakota filed for divorce because of the conflict of personalities. The divorce of the couple was finalized on August 01, 2018.

Dakota Meyer: Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on June 26, 1988, Dakota Meyer is 32 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. His height is 6 feet 1 inch tall, and his weight is 63 kg.

Dakota Meyer: Career

The first deployment of Dakota was in Fallujah, Iraq, in 2007. He was a scout sniper with the 3rd Battalion. The marine gets attention after his actions during his deployment in Afghanistan, Kunar Province, with training tea 2-8. The Dakota learned three Marines and Navy Corpsmen were missing after being attacked by the group of insurgents. Dakota enters an unknown area and found his four missing servicemen dead. The Taliban fighter tries to take the bodies, but the Dakota fights with him and killed him. He moved the body to a safer area with Afghani soldiers.

In 2011, General James Amos announced that a U.S Marine was nominated for the Medal of Honour. According to a Newspaper, the unknown person nominated for the Medal of Honour was Dakota Meyer. The president’s staff called the marine to give him news about the Medal of Honor, but at that time, Dakota was working at the construction site and told to call again. On September 15, 2011, the marine received the Medal of Honour in a ceremony.

He tried to suicide, but the gun was not loaded. On September 25, 2012, the entrepreneur published a book named Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War, which is about the Battle of Ganjgal. He wrote the book with Bing West. In 2013, the entrepreneur participated in the Maximum Warrior fourth season. Dakota got eliminated in eight episodes. He is included on the board of VETPAW.

Dakota Meyer: Net worth

The estimated net worth of Dakota Louis Meyer is $500 thousand. The author served in the United States Military Army for more than four years. He earns royalty from his book.

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