Marcus Luttrell | Biography

Posted On: 12 Sep, 2014


Marcus Luttrell | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth November 07, 1975
Age 42 Years 6 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Fighter
Wife/Spouse Melanie Juneau Luttrell
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $1.5 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 5 inches
Weight 290 lbs(approx)
Children/Kids Addie Luttrell, Axe Luttrell

Marcus Luttrell is a former US Navy SEAL who was born in 7 November, 1975 in Houston, Texas. He has received the Navy Cross and Purple Heart for his bravery in facing Taliban fighters in 2005. At that time, he was working for “Operation Red Wings”.

At the age of 14, he started training for US Navy SEAL. Both his brother, Morgan and he himself were aspired to join the US Navy. He was enlisted in US Navy in 1999. After completing BUD/S, he attended Army jum-p school as well as adjoining with SEAL Qualification Training. Then, he went to Fort Bragg for Special Operations Combat Medic Course (SOCM). There, he attended for additional six months of training. He was sent with Seal Team 10 to Afghanistan in 2005. He was involved with Operation Red Wing there. His team was ambushed by the Talibans and all of his team died except him. But he was injured severely at that moment.

Later, he was rescued by other fellow members and he became recovered from his injuries. After recovery, he transferred to SEAL Team Five and conducted various operations in Ramadi. Though he was the lone survivor of the ambush in “Operation Red Wing”, he commented that all of his team fought bravely until their death. The ambush was intense and was coming from 3 sides. The team could not make enough communication to the headquarter to inform that they were under attack. Three of his team mates were killed and he was a lone survivor. He was also left unconscious with the number of fractures, numerous wounds and broken back. He was also wounded by the gunshot from the help of Pastun villagers; he became safe and ultimately saved his life.

By the end of his 8 year career, he was a Hospital Corpsman First Class. After returning to US, he co-authored “The Lone Survivor” which became the New York Times Bestseller. His latest book, “Service”, was released in 2012. The movie version of “The Lone Survivor” was released in December 25, 2013 starring Mark Wahlberg as Luttrell.

He is a handsome guy with the height of 6 feet 5 inch. He is also an actor of several movies. According to him, he is never involved in dating or has any affair. So, he did not get chance to make a girlfriend. This comment has made many people to think that he is a gay. Don’t get your hopes up yet!!! He was married to Melanie Juneau in 2010. The couple has two children, a son and a daughter. Because of their happy married life, there is no cause for divorce with his wife in coming years.

This handsome hunk has the net worth of $1.5 million. You can follow him in twitter as well as in Facebook. As he has tall figure and the attractive body, his shirtless pictures are very popular among the girls. He has also opened the Lone Survivor Foundation in 2010. This foundation’s mission is to "restore, empower, and renew hope for our wounded warriors and their families through health, wellness, and therapeutic support” and the vision is to "provide exceptional therapeutic, outdoor, and unique opportunities that optimize recovery and healing of affected American wounded service members and their families." This foundation has raised awareness of the challenges faced by these men and support the transition home as well.

To know more about him, you can visit wiki. His interviews and quotes are available in YouTube.