Biography

Steve Irwin – All About Australian Zookeeper, Activist, TV personality

Steve Irwin

Steve Irwin was an Australian zookeeper, activist, TV personality, and conservationist known by the moniker “The Crocodile Hunter.” From 1991 to 2001, he worked in the shoe industry. He has appeared in a number of TV shows, including ‘The Crocodile Hunter,’ ‘Croc Files,’ ‘The Crocodile Hunter Dairies,’ and many others.

He used to capture various crocodile species and keep them in an Australian zoo. Similarly, he was an environmentalist who was always concerned about the environment. Furthermore, he was interested in mixed martial arts and trained under Greg Jackson. Unfortunately, this celebrity died on September 4, 2006, while filming for his show Great Barrier Reef.

Quick Facts

Real Name Stephen Robert Irwin
Nick Name Steve
Famous As Zookeeper, Activist, TV Personality
Age 44 years old
Birthday February 22, 1962
Birthplace Essendon, Melbourne, Australia
Birth Sign Pisces
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Height 5 ft 10 inches
Weight 83 Kg
Body Measurements N/A
Biceps Size N/A
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Shoe Size 5.5 (US)
Girlfriend N/A
Spouse Terri Raines
Net Worth $10 million
Brands N/A
Hobbies Taking Care Of Animals, Trekking

Age & Early Life

Stephen Robert Irwin is Steve Irwin’s full name. He was born in Essendon, Melbourne, Australia, on February 22, 1962. He was taken to his parents, Bob and Lyn, who were both plumbers and nurses. Steve grew up with his two other siblings, Joy Irwin and Mandy Irwin. He was born under the sign of Pisces.

How Tall Is Steve Irwin?

Steve Irwin was an Australian citizen. He used to practice Christianity as a religion. Aside from that, Shad has a typical body type. He was 5 feet 10 inches (1.80m/180cm) tall and weighed about 83 kg (182lbs). His eyes were dark brown, and his hair was blonde.

Steve Irwin Height (Source: Instagram)

Childhood/Education

Steve Irwin’s parents were also nature lovers, so they founded ‘Beerwah Reptile Park’ when he was a child. As a result, Steve grew up knowing a lot about the park’s animals. He assisted his father in catching small crocodiles to hang around boat ramps when he was nine years old.

Wife & Marriage

In 1992, Steve Irwin married Terri Raines, a naturalist. Bindi Irwin and Robert Clarence Irwin are the couple’s two children.

How Did Steve Irwin Pursue His Career?

Steve decided to become a crocodile trapper after graduating. He captured a variety of crocodiles and transported them to his family’s zoo. Following his marriage, he became the owner of his family’s business and managed the wildlife park himself. During their honeymoon, he and his wife searched for and trapped numerous crocodiles. During this time, they also shot an episode for the Australian TV show ‘The Crocodile Hunter,’ which aired in 1996.

Meanwhile, in 1997, while trapping, he discovered a new species of turtle, which he named Elseya Irwin. In addition, the show became internationally famous, and he and his wife were approached in 2002 to do a feature film called ‘The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course.’ The same year, he founded the ‘Steve Irwin Conservation Foundation,’ with the goal of educating people about the importance of protecting injured, threatened, and endangered wildlife. The game was later renamed ‘Wildlife Warriors.’

How Rich Is Steve Irwin?

Steve Irwin will be remembered for his contributions to wildlife conservation. Stephen Robert Irwin’s net worth at the time of his death was $10 million.

Facts

  1. He has acted in several movies and TV shows.
  2. He enjoys spending time with his family.
  3. He goes trekking once in a  while with his family.