Melanie Juneau Luttrell is the proud wife of Navy Seal, Marcus Luttrell.
Melanie Juneau Luttrell’s Family
Melanie Juneau Luttrell is known to the world as the wife of former United States Navy Seal, Marcus Luttrell. Marcus Luttrell was born in Houston, Texas, on November 7, 1975. His father, David Luttrell, was a Vietnam War veteran and a businessman. His mother’s name is Holly Luttrell. His twin brother, Morgan Luttrell is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL lieutenant and politician who served as advisor to Energy Secretary Rick Perry during the Donald Trump administration. On November 8, 2022, Morgan was elected to represent Texas’s 8th congressional district.
Marcus began training for the U.S. Navy SEALs at the age of 14, with U.S. Army veteran Billy Shelton, who lived near his home. Marcus trained every day with his brother, Morgan, and others who aspired to join the U.S. Navy and other special operations forces. Billy trained them using various weight and endurance exercises. After high school at Willis High School, Willis, Texas, Marcus attended Sam Houston State University where he was a member of the Epsilon Zeta chapter of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He departed school in 1998 without graduating to enlist in the Navy.
He married Melanie Juneau on November 27, 2010, in Texas. Their son Axe, named after fallen SEAL comrade Matthew Axelson, was born on May 8, 2011. On January 14, 2012, at an event for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, he announced that he and his wife were expecting their second child. Their daughter, Addie, was born on August 26, 2012.
Melanie Juneau Luttrell’s Net Worth
Melanie Juneau Luttrell has the limelight because of her husband, Marcus Luttrell, who is known worldwide as the “Lone Survivor.” Marcus is a retired United States Navy SEAL who was awarded the Navy Cross and Purple Heart for his actions in June 2005 against Taliban fighters during Operation Red Wings in which he was the lone survivor. He became an SO1 by the end of his eight-year career in the United States Navy.
After retirement, Marcus co-authored the New York Times bestseller Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10, which has inspired a movie adaptation of the same name featuring Mark Wahlberg. In May 2012, his latest book, Service: A Navy SEAL at War, was released, co-authored with James D. Hornfischer.
Marcus also made cameo appearances in the movies Lone Survivor, Range 15, and Not a War Story. He also co-hosts After Action, which airs on TheBlaze and is a TV show in which former special operations veterans talk about issues in the United States. He established the Lone Survivor Foundation intending to provide mental and financial support to American soldiers who were somehow affected during their service time, either mentally or physically. Marcus has a net worth of $2 million.