|Real Name/Full Name||John Gretton Jocko Willink|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Jocko Willink|
|Birth Place:||Torrington, Connecticut, US|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||8 September 1971|
|Age/How Old:||51 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 81 Kg
In Pounds – 178 lbs
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|College:||University Of San Diego|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Hellene Willink|
|Profession:||Author, Podcaster, Retired Naval Officer|
|Net Worth:||$6 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2023|
Jocko Willink is an American Author, retired Navy SEAL, and Motivational speaker. He also owns a fitness company and has his own Podcast program. He is known for his fitness and fighting skills. He is an expert Jiu-Jitsu artist.
Well, how well do you know about Jocko Willink? If not much, here is what we know about Jocko Willink to date.
Biography and Early Life
The birthplace of Jocko is Torrington, Connecticut, the U.S. An interview restated that his childhood was pretty standard. He grew up with his two siblings, whose names are unknown. He never discloses any information about his arent’s characters. But it is known that both of them used to be school teachers by profession.
Jocko was interested in outdoor sports from a very early age. He used to be an active participant in his high school’s soccer team. In an interview, he revealed that he used to be rebellious in his teenage and later decided to pursue the military to control his anger and rebelliousness.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Jocko Willink in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jocko Willink’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 1st June 2023 having been born on 8 September 1971. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 178 lbs in Pound and 81 kg in Kilograms.
Jocko never discloses his high school name, but it is known that he got his high school graduation degree in 1989. After high school, he went to the Navy, that’s why he couldn’t opt for higher studies. Finally, ten years later, in 1999, he went back to University and started his higher studies by attending the University of San Diego. Four years later, in 2003, he got his college graduation degree with English Major. He later revealed that his college degree allowed him to write books and publish them in his books. That’s why education is important to him.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Jocko got married to his long-time girlfriend, Hellene Willink, in 1997. The couple has four children together. Their first daughter was born in 2002. They welcomed their next daughter in the next year, 2003. Their third child is a male child. He was born in 2005. The couple welcomed their fourth child, their third daughter, in 2011. Jocko likes to keep his personal life away from the lime light of media. He never discloses the name of his children. To give examples about ‘Leadership and Parenting,’ he sometimes provides examples of his children and his household.
Is Jocko Willink Gay?
Jocko Willink has been married to his wife since 1997. The couple is in a happy marriage relationship for more than the last 20 years. Jocko also has four kids with his wife. He has never been heard of getting linked with any men either. All these evidences lead to the fact that his sexual orientation is straight.
After finishing high school, Jocko started to attend a Navy training School because he thought the Naval Army was the most challenging and wanted to try. After finishing his training in California, he was selected as Basic Underwater Demolition in American Navy. As a Navy Seal, he served two Seal teams for eight years. Under his leadership, his team successfully destroyed a truck that was carrying oil from Iraq and was responsible for breaking economic rule. Besides serving as the ultimate lieutenant commander, he also served as a Navy director.
In 2010 he was deployed from the army, and he launched his own leadership consulting company with his team member Leif Babin. He also owns a company e that provides nutrition supplements and fitness equipment. He has written adult non-fiction as well as children’s books.
For his contribution as a lieutenant commander, Jocko has won several prestigious awards. He received the ‘Navy And Marine Corps Commendation Medal’ with one gold for his contribution in combat action. He won the 3rd row Battle Efficiency Award. He won the Southwest Asia service medal and Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for his contribution to the Iraq war. He is also the recipient of the Humanitarian Service Medal and Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.
With two service stars, he was awarded a Navy good conduct medal and Navy fleet Marine force ribbon. For his contribution as a lieutenant commander, Jocko has won several prestigious awards. He was awarded the ‘Navy and Marine corps commendation medal’ with one gold for his contribution in combat action. He won the 3rd row Battle Efficiency Award.
He won the Southwest Asia service medal and Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for his contribution to the Iraq war. He has also received the Humanitarian Service Medal and Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for his exceptional contribution to all the foreign missions. He was awarded the Navy Good Conduct Medal and Navy fleet Marine Force Ribbon with two service stars.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jocko Willink in 2023
As of 2023, it has been revealed that Jocko has an estimated net worth of around $6 million which he has earned through his successful Naval Army career. His books for adults and children are trendy and have been sold million times, making them a big hit. He earns royalty money from his readers on a regular basis.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- His long lasting career in Navy SEAL ended in the month of October,
- He practices Jiu-Jitsu regularly, even after retirement.
Jocko Willink is an inspiration and idol to millions. His fitness videos and motivational books are widely famous. He has fans from all over the world who follow him through his social media platforms and is a massive inspiration for any Army or Navy admirer.