Bear Grylls Biography
Bear Grylls is a British writer, television presenter, adventurer, and businessman. Grylls first drew attention after embarking on various adventures and then became famously known for his television series Man vs. Wild 2006–2011. He is also involved in wilderness survival television series in the UK and US, including The Island with Grylls and Running Wild with Grylls.
In July 2009, Bear Overseas Territories at age 35, held the post for a second term since 2015 and was appointed the youngest-ever Chief Scout of the United Kingdom.
Bear Grylls Age
Bear Grylls was born in the United Kingdom on June 7, 1974. He is 49 years old.
Bear Grylls Height
Grylls stands at a moderate height of 6 feet 0 inches (Approx. 1.82 m).
Bear Grylls Education
He studied at Ludgrove School, Eaton House, and Eton College, where he helped start its first mountaineering club. Later, Grylls studied German and Spanish at the University of the West of England, Bristol, and received a 2:2 bachelor’s degree, obtained part-time, in Hispanic studies in 2002.
Bear Grylls Family
He was born to his parents Sir Michael Grylls and Sarah in London. His caring father is a Conservative politician while his grandfather Neville Ford and great-great-grandfather William Augustus Ford were both first-class cricketers. Bear has an elder sister called Lara Fawcett, who gave him the nickname ‘Bear’ when he was a week old. He grew up in Northern Ireland, Donaghadee, until the age of four when his family moved to Bembridge on the Isle of Wight.
Bear Grylls Wife
Grylls is married to his beautiful wife Shara Cannings Knight. The duo celebrated their wedding in 2000. They share three amazing sons namely Marmaduke, Jesse, and Huckleberry.
Bear Grylls Net Worth
Grylls has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
Bear Grylls Career
In 2014, two episodes under the title Wild Weekends were aired in the UK. The first of these was in the 2011 special of Man vs. Wild featuring Jake Gyllenhaal and the second was the Running Wild episode featuring Ben Stiller. In this adventure TV series from NBC, which premiered, Bear takes celebrities on a two-day trip in the wilderness.
The celebrities who took part in Ben Stiller, Channing Tatum, Tamron Hall, Deion Sanders, and Season 1 are Zac Efron and Tom Arnold. Celebrities who took part in Season 2 were Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Kate Hudson, Drew Brees, Ed Helms, Kate Winslet, and Michelle Rodriguez among many more.
Bear Grylls TV Shows and Books
Bear Grylls TV Shows
Escape to the Legion
Born Survivor/Man vs. Wild
Worst Case Scenario
Bear’s Wild Weekend
Get Out Alive
Escape from Hell
You vs. Wild
World’s Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji
Bear Grylls Books
Facing Up (UK)/The Kid Who Climbed Everest (US)
Facing the Frozen Ocean
Mud, Sweat, and Tears: The Autobiography
Mission Survival series
Ghost Flight 2015
Burning Angels 2016
Soul Fuel 2019
Never Give Up 2021