Grady Powell seemingly got the worst end of the stick during his time at the reality survival series, Dual Survival. The army veteran succeeded Joseph Teti in the series and was the first true army veteran to get into the series without lying about his credentials. But for all his good work, Grady entered the series at the wrong time. After Matt Graham and Joseph Teti had left the show, the series took a serious hit as far as rating goes. Where each episode gathered around 1.5 million views, the new season struggled to reach even 1 million views. As a result, the producers were in a sort of quick fix. They changed up things that didn’t have much impact on the ratings. In this article, we take a closer look at the wiki bio of Grady Powell.
Not his best part of life:
When Grady Powell as cast as the military man in the all-new season of Dual Survival, fans were hyped. Grady trained himself in hopes of killing it, but things went astray for him. On the series, Grady was shown repeatedly butting heads with the hippie survivalist, Bill McConnell. The pair would often butt heads and were at odds for most of the season. The series portrayed McConnell as an overall chatty and a literal ‘tree hugger’. On the other end, Grady was portrayed as the tough as nails military man. As a result, fans perceived Grady to be a man of few words. Their relationship on-screen was so bad that the producers had to remove McConnell from the series.
But when asked if there was any truth to the fight, Grady mentioned that it was all a bit of TV magic. In fact, the pair had completely different personalities as shown on the screen. Grady made his first appearance on the series on January 13, 2016, and his final on August 3, 2016. On the 7th season, he worked alongside Josh James
and Bo McGlone.
Never burdened by service:
Grady Powell, who is a former U.S. Army Green Beret, passed the selection at only 21-years of age. This made him one of the youngest soldiers to have cracked into the elite brotherhood of Special Forces Operators. In his time in the army, Grady toured in Iraq and northern Africa. A small arms and mobility expert, Grady abandoned his passion for graphic designing to follow his family members into the army.
A generation of veterans:
Grady comes from a family of army men. His grandfather fought in the second world war as a part of the 11th Airborne Division. His father followed suit and was a Green Beret during the Vietnam war. After serving for five years in the military, Grady left the army and started training military, law enforcement, and civilians in tactical skills, such as defensive firearm implementation. Apart from that, Grady also runs protection details for high-level U.S. dignitaries overseas. While Grady is an authority on anything related to the army, the man’s skills are centered around shooting, evasion, field medicine, and urban survival. His incredible skill-set is what attracted the producers of Dual Survival.
Personal LIfe: Grady Powel Married to Meg Powell
Grady Powel is a married man. His wife is Meg Powell. The couple took the wedding vows on November 16, 2019. And while there are no available details on their affair and relationship we do know for fact Meg is from his hometown St. Louis, Missouri. The couple is yet to give birth to children.
Grady L Powell was born on September 15, 1987, in St. Louis, Missouri, and raised there. Growing up as a military brat he was heavily influenced by his parent’s and grandparents’ military service. When Grady had a chance to serve the nation he did not have a second opinion. He even dropped college scholarship to the University of Missouri, Columbia to join the Army in 2007. Grady after leaving the army in January of 2012 persuaded a career in the entertainment industry. Grady currently resides in St. Louis, Missouri with his wife.