Mel Bernstein
Mel Bernstein
Celebrated Name: Dragon Man
Real Name/Full Name: Mel Bernstein
Gender: Male
Age: 78 years old
Birth Date: 14 June 1945
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.77 m
Weight: 81 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): Terry Flanell (m, unknown; died, 2012)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Melanie Flanell-Bernstein)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Dragon Man Gay?: No
Profession: Museum Owner
Net Worth in 2024: $12 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Dragon Man, (real name, Mel Bernstein) is a popular American military museum owner. His military collections include M1 Garands and .50-caliber machine guns and are valued at $10 million. He owns 260 remote acres of land in Colorado Springs, Colorado called “Dragon Land”, where he runs a mail-order motorcycle parts business, gun store, gun range, paintball park beside the military museum.

Maybe you know about Dragon man 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 Dragon man’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Dragon Man, whose real name is Mel Bernstein, was born on the 14th of June 1945. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. to a Jewish family. The identity of his parents isn’t out yet but it is known that his father was a handyman.

Coming to his siblings, he has a brother named Michael Bernstein. As for his education, he went to a school in Brooklyn though its name remains hidden. However, he didn’t finish high school and was drafted into the Vietnam-era Army.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 14 June 1945, Dragon man is 78 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024. His height is 1.77 m tall, and weight is 81 Kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Dragon Man is currently single as per our records. His wife and business manager, Terry Flanell in 2012 was killed in an accident during the filming of a Discovery Channel reality show. She was struck by two smoke bombs which took her life.

He and one of his family members filed a wrongful death suit in Federal court against Discovery Communications and Anthropic Productions Corp. However, the case was later dropped. He has a sister named Melanie Flanell-Bernstein.


Dragon Man worked in the army for a couple of years after dropping out of high school. During his time in the army, he worked on and fired quad-mounted anti-aircraft guns at Fort Bliss and got more than 100 tattoos.

After completing his career in the army, he started a motorcycle repair shop where he built a custom 1966 dragon theme Harley Davidson. He claims that it was the locals who saw him riding this special bike and this gave him the name, Dragon Man.

In 1982, he moved from Huntington, Long Island, NY to Colorado and has been living there since then. There, he owns 260 remote acres of land called “Dragon Land”, where he runs a mail-order motorcycle parts business, gun store, gun range, paintball park, and military museum.

He is most well-known for his military museum. At the museum, he has weapons and equipment ranging from Civil War to Afghanistan. His collections include M1 Garands, .50-caliber machine guns, 40 ton T54 Russian tank, and six 1000-pound bombs. He is a Class III firearms dealer and his collections are valued at ten million dollars.

Awards & Achievements

While he hasn’t won any awards as of yet, he is known as the “most armed man in America” which is a huge honor.  Also, his collections are valued at $10 million which is praiseworthy.

Net Worth & Salary of Dragon man in 2024

Mel Bernstein Net Worth
Mel Bernstein Net Worth

As of April 2024, Dragon Man has garnered a net worth of $12 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings through his museum. He also runs a motorcycle parts business and paintball park in ”Dragon Land” which has only added to his net worth.

Dragon Man is an awesome museum owner and it’s hard to say otherwise. His military collections are incredibly interesting and his success proves that you can make it big if you put in the work consistently. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors and hope he continues to be an inspiration for all of us.


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