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Merryl Tengesdal Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career, Dating, Bio, Facts

Merryl Tengesdal is yet to reveal her husband name. She has kept her married life away from the public.

Merryl Tengesdal was thrilled to announce that she will be part of Tough As Nails Season 2. She is a former US military and pilot. Likewise, she served in the Pentagon as Director of Inspections for 2 years. 

Merryl Tengesdal’s Husband: Who Is The Colonel  Married To?

Merryl Tengesdal is married to her husband, who is now pursuing his doctorate degree, according to the sources. 

Moreover, the couple has a two years old son named Flynn.

Merryl shares an extremely deep bond with her only child. However, she has not disclosed the identity of her baby’s father. Nevertheless, the pilot loves spending time with Flynn and takes him everywhere.

Born in 1971, Merryl Tengesdal is the age of 50 years old. She was born and brought up in The Bronx, New York. Similarly, she attended the University of New Haven and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. 

Merryl’s Journey as Colonel 

Merryl Tengesdal is the first African American female U-2 pilot.

Tengesdal studied at the Officer Candidate School to pursue her military dream. She soon started working as a Naval Aviator after her graduation. Furthermore, she was deployed in different parts of the Middle East, South America, and the Caribbean.

The pilot was part of many operations such as Enduring Freedom, Horn of Arica, and Iraqi Freedom. Likewise, she also served at the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). After a long journey, she finally retired as a Colonel in 2017. 

Her Appearance in Tough as Nails

Tough As Nails is a hit American TV series that airs on the CBS channel. The show tests the ability of the contestants and the level of their toughness. Similarly, the second season of the show premiered in February 2021.

Merryl is indeed very tough for the show. Her routine includes heavy exercise and a healthy diet. In fact, she is currently working as a Personal trainer in California. 

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