Who is Steve Irwin? Bio-wiki, Age, Ethnicity, Height, Weight, Education, Parents, Wife, Death, Wikipedia, Net worth, And Twitter
Steve Irwin Biography
Steve Irwin born Stephen Robert Irwin was an Australian environmentalist, Australian zookeeper, TV personality, conservationist, and wildlife expert. Nevertheless, he was famously known for filming a wildlife documentary series known as The Crocodile Hunter together with his wife. Also, he was the co-owner of the Australian Zoo founded by his parents. Steve was born in Upper Ferntree Gully, Melbourne.
Steve Irwin Age/ Birthday
How old was Steve Irwin before he died? Irwin was 44 years before his death. He was born on February 22, 1962, and therefore celebrated his birthday on 22nd February. Also, his zodiac sign was Pisces.
- Age: 44 years before death
- Date of Birth: February 22, 1962
- Birth Sign: Pisces
Steve Irwin Ethnicity
Irwin comes from an ancestry of Irish on his father’s side.
Steve Irwin Height And Weight
Steve stands to be of tall stature of 5 feet 11 inches equaling 1.80m. However, information about his actual body measurement is not known to the public.
- Height: 5 feet 11 inches
- Weight: N/A
Steve Irwin Education
Irwin enrolled at Landsborough State School and also attended Caloundra State High School.
Steve Irwin Family/ Parents And Siblings
Steve was born in Upper Ferntree Gully, Melbourne to his parents. Later in 1970, while he was years, they moved as a family and settled in Queensland. He was the son of Bob Irwin (father) and Lyn (mother) whom they share a birthday with. Moreover, his father was a herpetologist while his mother was a wildlife rehabilitator.
After they settled in Queensland, Steve’s parents established a park known as Queensland Reptile and Fauna Park. Nevertheless, Steve grew up within the park and was involved in various activities such as animal feeding and maintenance activities. He first wrestled a crocodile while at the age of nine. Furthermore, Steve has two siblings, Joy Irwin and Mandy Irwin.
Steve Irwin Wife And Children
Steve was married to Terr Irwin until he passed away in 2006 due to a stingray accident. Moreover, the two met in 1991 in Australia while Terri was touring Australia for wildlife rehabilitation facilities. After a year, on June 4, 1992, Terri and Steve tied the knot in Oregon and moved to Australia to start their married life together.
Furthermore, the two started off their television documentary series, The Crocodile Hunter, which from it came other spin-off series such as The Crocodile Hunter Diaries and Croc Files.
In addition, the two were blessed with two children, a daughter, Bindi Sue, and a son, Robert Clarence.
Steve Irwin Death
Steve died on September 4, 2006, after being pierced in the chest by a short-tail stingray barb. Furthermore, he was pierced while filming a water documentary about Ocean’s Deadliest in Australia at Great Barrier Reef. The stinger caused massive trauma to his thoracic wall which later to his tragic death.
Moreover, Irwin’s death came as a shock to his fans and worldwide. For his remembrance and contribution, he made to the wildlife and the environment several zoos, streets, and parks were named after him. Also the snail species Crikey steveirwini was named in his honor.
Steve Irwin Wikipedia
Steve filmed a wildlife documentary known as, The Crocodile Hunter while he was still on his honeymoon. After the documentary was premiered on Australian TV it gained great fame and it premiered in more than 130 countries. After some time, The Crocodile Hunter released its series finale and Irwin changed to feature in other animal Planet documentaries such as New Breed Vets, Croc Files, and The Crocodile Hunter Diaries.
In addition, Irwin appeared in other television series and films including, The Ten Deadliest Snakes in the World, Dr. Dolittle 2, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course which won Young Artist Awards for the Best Family Feature Fim, among others.
Nevertheless, Steve possessed leadership skills and through his leadership skills, he increased operation in the TV series, zoo, and the Conservation Foundation. Besides, Irwin was an environmentalist and a conservationist who raised awareness by sharing his excitement about the natural world.
Apart from being an environmentalist, Irwin was also involved in sports activities. He trained with Greg Jackson on the Gaidojutsu fighting system and was interested in mixed martial arts competitions. Also, he was part of some media campaigns. He was a promoter for Queensland tourism in particular and Australian tourism in general.
Steve Irwin Net Worth
Irwin’s had an estimated net worth of approximately $ 10 million at the time of his death.
Steve Irwin Twitter
“God declared that all who sin will die, both physically and spiritually. This is the fate of all…” — Mark Howard http://t.co/OwZSfVVM2r
— Steve Irwin (@stephenirwin) September 13, 2013