Do you know who Bear Grylls is? He is a famous adventurer, explorer, and traveller. He is most popular for his renowned show Man vs Wild. Bear has gained most of his fame from this show.
Bear Grylls comes from well family and was born on 7 June 1974. Bear is now 52 years old (as of 2022). His birthplace is London, England. He was raised in England with his family. His nationality is British, and he belongs to the white ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He follows the Christianity religion.
Bear Grylls lives in London, England. Bear Grylls was raised in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland. His family shifted to Bembridge village on the easternmost part of the Isle of Wight when he was only four years old.
His father trained him how to climb and sail. When he was eight years old, he became a cub scout.
He completed his secondary school at Ludgrove School. The name of his college is Eton college.
He took skydiving training in his childhood. Bear obtained a black belt in Shotokan Karate.
His career starts as a former ‘Special Air Service’ (SAS) serviceman and honorary lieutenant-colonel. From 1994 to 1997, Bear Grylls served in the British Army reserves with 21 SAS. He served as a trooper, trained in desert, winter warfare, unarmed combat, parachuting, and climbing. He was posted in South Africa twice as a survival instructor.
In 1996, a major accident happened to him. His canopy ripped at 1600 feet above ground at free-fall parachuting.
He got severely injured. His three vertebrae broke.
Then he left his job and started a tv show, “Man vs. Wild,” which made him famous worldwide.
Bear Grylls’s Net Worth
Bear Grylls’s estimated net worth is USD 20M.
Bear Grylls has been married to Shara Grylls. They have three children. They are: Huckleberry, Edward Jocelyne Grylls, Jesse Grylls, and Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls.
Bear Grylls father’s name is Michael Grylls. His mother’s name is Sarah Grylls. Bear has one elder sister. Her name is Lara Fawcett.
Bear is a handsome guy with a beautiful appearance. He is 5 feet and 10 inches (1.82 m, 182 cm) tall. He weighs 75 Kg or 165 lbs. Bear Grylls has grey color eyes and brown hair. His body measurement is : (Chest: 42 inches Waist: 32 inches Biceps: 14 inches)
According to the audience, they claimed some scenes are misleading in Man Vs Wild. The main controversial topic about Bear Grylls is that a consultant revealed that Bear stayed in a hotel on some nights. Some scenes are staged for him. Man vs. wild is not true, which is actually shown.
Bear Grylls’s show
The main tv show of Grylls which made him famous is Man vs Wild. There are also tv shows named Running Wild, The Island, Man vs. Wild, and Absolute Wild.
Awards and nominations
Bear Grylls got the awarde for the honorary rank of Lieutenant colonel in the Royal Marines Reserve in 2013.
In 2004, Bear was awarded the honorary rank of lieutenant commander in the Royal Naval Reserve.
He was also promoted to Honorary Colonel in June 2021.
Bear Grylls has no political background. He is not involved in politics. However, his father was a politician and his grandfather also.
Some Unknown Facts about Bear Grylls
- Does Bear Grylls smoke? No
- Does Bear Grylls drink? Yes
- Bear’s hobby is performing karate, writing, swimming
- Bear Grylls is non-vegetarian.
- His favorite beverage is Almond Milk.
- Former President Barack Obama came together with Bear Grylls on TV Alaska.