Dakota Louis Meyer
Dakota Louis Meyer
Real Name/Full Name Dakota Louis Meyer
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Dakota Louis Meyer
Birth Place: Columbia, Kentucky
Date Of Birth/Birthday: June 26, 1988
Age/How Old: 35 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 63 Kg
In Pounds – 138 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –  Felicia Gilliam
Mother – Michael Meyer
Siblings: NA
School: Green County High School
College: NA
Religion: NA
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: NA
Wife/Spouse Name: Bristol Palin
Kids/Children Name: Sailor Grace Meyer
Profession: Author, Army Officer, Orator and Military Personnel
Net Worth: $500 Thousand
Last Updated: May 2024

Dakota Louis Meyer is a former United States Marine, author, and Army Officer. He received a Medal of Honor for the Battle of Ganjgal in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on September 08, 2009. The Army Man grew up in Columbia, Kentucky. He joined after completing his high school education. In 2011, he received a Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama. The officer had Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Meyer also tried suicide at a party. After retirement, he worked in the TV series Maximum Warrior 4.

Well, how well do you know about Dakota Louis Meyer? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dakota Louis Meyer’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dakota Louis Meyer to date.

Biography and Early Life

On June 26, 1988, the marine officer was born to Felicia Gilliam and Michael Meyer in Columbia, Kentucky. Dakota was not very good in school. While studying in school, he made up his mind that he will join the American Armed Forces. Dakota joined United States Marines recruitment in Louisville, Kentucky. The author was sent to Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dakota Louis Meyer in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dakota Louis Meyer’s age is 35 years old as of today’s date 23rd May 2024 having been born on 26 June 1988. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 138 lbs in Pound and 63 kg in Kilograms.


He completed his high school education from the Green County High School.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In 2015, he engaged to Bristol Palin. The wife of Dakota is the daughter of Sarah Palin. After few months, the couple called of engagement. In 2015, Palin gave birth to their daughter. The couple divorced was finalized on August 01, 2018.

Is Dakota Louis Meyer Gay?

The sexual personality of the Dakota is straight.

Professional Career

The author gets posted in Iraq as a scout sniper. He did not spend much time in Iraq. In the second deployment, Meyer joined American troops. He became an essential part of the Embedded Training Team. In late 2009, he received news that United States Navy Corpsman and Three Marines were missing.

The author did not follow the order and entered into the war zone to rescue his friends. He manages to free Afghan soldiers, which the Taliban took is. He also founded dead bodies of four American army men and brought them back to the marine spot.

In 2010, he became famous after he got nominate for the Congressional Medal of Honor. After few days, the story was published in Marine Corps Times, and Meyer became a national hero. In 2011, the officer retired from Army due to an Arm Wound. He starts doing a construction job after retirement.

The author participated in Maximum Warrior’s fourth season. He wrote the book Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War.


The officer received the Navy Medal of Honour. He was also honored with several awards from his career in United States Marines.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dakota Louis Meyer in 2024

Dakota Louis Meyer Net Worth
Dakota Louis Meyer Net Worth

As of 2024, 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.

Dakota is the second-youngest receiver of the Medal of Honor recipient and the first living officer to receive the honor.


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