Brandon McMillan

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Brandon McMillan Bio, Wiki, Net Worth, Movies and Tv Shows


Net Worth$5 million

Brandon McMillan is a two-time Emmy-winning television personality best known as the host and trainer of the CBS series Lucky Dog. His passion for rescuing unadoptable dogs deemed ‘untrainable’ from city shelters and then rehabilitating and training them to become the perfect companions is heartening and inspiring as well. 

Originally from Trenton, New Jersey, Brandon McMillan was born on April 29, 1977, under the star sign Taurus. The 46-year-old animal trainer is American by nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. His educational qualification is not known.

Quick Wikis

Real Name Brandon McMillan
Birthday April 29, 1977
Birthplace Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession TV Personality, Animal Trainer
Married/Wife Jessica Nicole McMillan
Net Worth $5 million

Brandon McMillan Net Worth and Salary

Initially, McMillan worked for his uncle’s animal training company, where he served for almost 15 years. He made his first TV appearance in 2009 when he started hosting the Animal Planet series Night. A year later, he opened a dog boarding and training facility outside LA and began training therapy dogs and service dogs.

In 2013, McMillan became a host and animal trainer in the CBS hit series Lucky Dog. The show earned him two Daytime Emmy Award in 2015 and 2018. He appeared in a total of 182 episodes on the show. On 24 October 2020, he announced his departure from the show as a host.

Brandon McMillan animal trainer
Brandon is a renowned Emmy-winning animal trainer.

McMillan is also a host of the Discovery Channel’s documentary series Shark Week called Great White Serial Killer. Aside from hosting TV shows, he is also an author and has penned a book titled Lucky Dog Lessons: Train Your Dog in 7 Days. He is also the co-founder of the non-profit Argus Service Dog Foundation, which focuses on training service dogs to assist disabled veterans.

The two-time Emmy winning animal trainer and TV host has earned a remarkable fortune; a huge part from his hit show Lucky Dog. As of 2024, McMillan’s net worth is estimated at $5 million.

Married to Wife, Jessica Nicole McMillan

Although McMillan doesn’t shy away from showcasing his love for unadoptable dogs, he is pretty guarded about his love life. His Instagram feed is full of pictures of adorable puppies. But what about a significant other?

Brandon married love of his life, Jessica Nicole McMillan.

On the 25th of September 2023, Brandon took it to his Instagram and revealed that they were married one year ago. He captioned it,

“My entire life I was terrified of marriage… until I met you. Thank you @jessnicolemcmillan for the best year of my life. Happy anniversary ❤️”


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Recently, the duo visited Italy, and had lot of fun together. Both shared pictures of going around, and boating together on their respective Instagram accounts.

Brandon and his wife Jessica in Italy
Brandon and his wife Jessica in Italy

Previously Dated Alanna Lynn Polcyn

He had a girlfriend named Alanna Lynn Polcyn – and it seems the ex-lovebirds started dating since November 2015.

Brandon McMillan girlfriend
Brandon McMillan was in a relationship with Alanna Lynn Polcyn.

In November 2016, McMillan shared an Instagram photo of himself and his then-secret girlfriend, Alanna, to mark their anniversary. His ex-girlfriend also accompanied him to the 2018 Daytime Emmy Awards.

Parents, Siblings, and Family

McMillan comes from a family of animal trainers. He learned how to train animals at a young age from his father and uncle, both exotic animal trainers. He has a step-mother, which suggests his biological mother is dead, or his parents got divorced. Additionally, his father, mother, stepmother, uncle were all wild animal trainers in the circus.

Brandon McMillan Height and Weight

McMillan has a tall height of 5 feet 11 inches. He has a well-maintained, fit body that weighs around 85 kg. His blue eyes and light brown hair provide a perfect complement to his charming personality.

Brandon McMillan FAQs

How old is Brandon McMillan?

Brandon McMillan is 46 years old animal trainer, born on April 29, 1977.

Where is Brandon from?

Brandon hails from Trenton, New Jersey, United States.

How much is Brandon McMillan net worth?

Brandon McMillan net worth as of 2024 is $5 million.

Who is Brandon McMillan wife?

Brandon is married to wife, Jessica Nicole McMillan.

How tall is Brandon McMillan?

Brandon is 5 feet 11 inches tall.

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