Marcus Luttrell
Marcus Luttrell
Real Name/Full Name Marcus Luttrell
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Marcus Luttrell
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 7 November 1975
Age/How Old: 48 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 196 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs.
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark brown
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: Morgan Luttrell
School: Huntsville High School
College: Sam Houston State University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Melanie Juneau Luttrell (2010-present)
Kids/Children Name: Addie Luttrell and Axe Luttrell
Profession: Retired United States Navy Seal
Net Worth: $2 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Most of us are conversant with the famous film by the title of Lone Survivor, but what we don’t know is that it was inspired by events that actually happened to a soldier in a fight against the Taliban in June 2015. The said soldier is none other than Marcus Luttrell, who is a former United States Navy SEAL. For his actions against the Taliban fighters where he was the lone survivor he received the Purple Heart and the Navy Cross. After retiring he became a television host and he also wrote a book entitled The Lone Survivor.

Well, how well do you know about Marcus Luttrell? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Marcus Luttrell’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 Marcus Luttrell to date.

Biography and Early Life

Marcus was born in Houston, Texas and his birthdate is 7 November 1975. He has a twin brother by the name of Morgan and together they grew up in Texas. When he was growing up his neighbor was a US Army veteran by the name of Bill Shelton and with his assistance he started training at the age of 14. His twin brother is also a retired Navy SEAL who at the time of retiring was a lutenant.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Marcus Luttrell in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Marcus Luttrell’s age is 48 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024 having been born on 7 November 1975. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 196 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


For his high school education, Marcus went to Huntsville High School which is located in Huntsville, Texas. After completing his early studies he enrolled at Sam Houston State University, graduating in 1998 with a degree in International Business. At the university he was a member of the Epsilon Zeta chapter.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Marcus Luttrell With Wife Melanie Juneau Luttrell
Marcus Luttrell With Wife Melanie Juneau Luttrell

Luttrell is a married man and a father as well. He married the love of his life by the name of Melanie in November 2010, and they are still together. A year into their marriage they were blessed with a son by the name of Axe. In 2012, they welcomed their second child, a daughter by the name of Addie

Is Marcus Luttrell Gay?

On the sexual orientation of Marcus, he is straight and not gay. He is married to and has two kids with his wife Melanie. There is no rumor or allegations that have ever linked him to being gay over the years. He prefers women to men when it comes to his love life.

Professional Career

After completing his studies at the university, Luttrell joined the US Navy in March 1999. He underwent through several training institutions in the army like the Hospital Corpsman A-school, SEAL Qualification Training, and the Army Jump School.

On 14 April 2003 he was a member of SEAL Team 5 which was deployed to Iraq. Two years later he was deployed to Afghanistan with SEAL Team 10. It was during this time that he was involved in Operation Red Wings. It was during this operation that a four-man Special Reconnaissance element was ambushed and three of them killed but Marcus survived. The other members of the SEAL Team 10 tried to rescue them but they were all killed.

Marcus who sustained several fractures and a broken back was rescued by the villagers and after recovering he went back to work. In 2006, he was deployed to Iraq during Operation Iraq Freedom. During the operation he fractured his spine and had his knees blown out and this led to his discharge from duty. He returned home in 2007 and he co-authored the book Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10.


For his service in the United States Navy SEAL, Marcus has been the recipient of several medals including the National Defence Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal among many others. His most notable awards are the Purple Heart and the Navy Cross.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Marcus Luttrell in ’2024’

Marcus Luttrell Net Worth
Marcus Luttrell Net Worth

As of 2024, The estimated net worth of Marcus Luttrell is $2 million. He got part of this wealth when he was working with the US. Navy SEAL from 1999-2007. He has also gotten a good income from the sales of his books with his latest one being the one he co-authored with James D. Hornfischer called Service: A Navy SEAL at War. In addition, he is a television host of the show called After Action on TheBlaze.

The life of Marcus Luttrell is a story of resilience and determination. He had a dream to join the army and started training at the age of 14. He was deployed in war torn zones but he was able to emerge as a survivor. His story inspired the creation of the film Lone Survivor and although there are controversies on the events of the Operation Red Wings, one thing is clear, Marcus Luttrell was the Lone Survivor and that will never change.


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