Dakota Meyer
Dakota Meyer
Celebrated Name: Dakota Meyer
Real Name/Full Name: Dakota Louis Meyer
Gender: Male
Age: 35 years old
Birth Date: June 26, 1988
Birth Place: Columbia, Kentucky, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 6 feet 1 inch
Weight: 83kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Bristol Palin( m, 2016; div, 2018)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Atlee Bay)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Dakota Meyer Gay? No
Profession: United States Marine
Salary: NO
Net Worth in 2024: $500 Thousand
Last Updated: June 2024

Dakota Meyer is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He is honored with Living Medal of Honour recipient and became second youngest to receive that award.  The full name of the former marine is Dakota Louis Meyer. The rank of Dakota was Sergeant. The army men received several awards for his services in the United States Army. Louis participated in various several TV shows.

He is a supporter of the medical use of cannabis. More than 261k followers on Instagram follow Dakota.  He shares about his daughters, Atlee, divorce, and sailor experience on the show, which aired MTV Being Dakota: A Teen Mom Special. The marine became an entrepreneur and founded Own The Dash and Flipside Canvas.

Maybe you know about Dakota Meyer very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Dakota Meyer’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Dakota Meyer was born on June 26, 1988, in Columbia, Kentucky, United States. The parents of 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 completed at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. He rose in Columbia, Kentucky.

Personal Life

The entrepreneur engaged to 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 canceled later. On June 25, 2015, Palin announced about 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, the Bristol announced about her third pregnancy and second child of Meyer.

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

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on June 26, 1988, Dakota Meyer is 35 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024. His height is 6 feet 1 inch tall, and his weight is 63 kg.


The first deployment of Dakota was in Fallujah, Iraq, in 2007. He was a scout sniper with 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 is being attacked by the group of insurgents. Dakota enters into an unknown area and found his four missing servicemen dead. The Taliban fighter tries to take bodies, but the Dakota fight 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 nominated for the Medal of Honour. According to a Newspaper, the unknown person nominated for Medal of Honour was Dakota Meyer. The president staff called the marine to give hi news about the Medal of Honor, but at that time, Dakota was working at the construction site and tell to call gain. 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 included in the board of VETPAW.

Awards & Achievements

He received the Medal of Honour, which is the highest and most prestigious award in the military.

Net Worth & Salary of Dakota Meyer in 2024

Dakota Meyer Net Worth
Dakota Meyer Net Worth

The net worth of Dakota Meyer is $500 thousand as of June 2024. He has retired United States of Marine and veteran of the war of Afghanistan. The former marine serves in the US Military Army for more than four years. Dakota earns handsomely from his book, which is available in Kindle Edition and hardcover. He appeared on several television shows.

In 2016, Dakota worked in the movie Range 15. The former marine receives a good salary from the army. After retiring, he worked in construction filed. He is also the owner of a start-up. The YouTube channel of Dakota Meyer has 46.1k subscribers.

The Dakota Meyer earns respect from the people of the United States. He asked President Barrack Obama for a beer. He always shares his experience with people through podcasts and websites.


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