Bear Grylls Bio, Career, Early life, Personal life, Net worth, Facts

May 12, 2019Bear Grylls Bio, Career, Early life, Personal life, Net worth, Facts

Who is Bear Grylls?

Bear Grylls is an adventurer, traveler, and scientist, known for his reality series 'Man vs. Wild.' He has been involved in adventure sports such as mountaineering, fishing and sky diving since he was a kid. His dad, who was connected with the' Royal Yacht Squadron,' taught him in these sports.

In the Early life of Bear Grylls

He was born on 7 June 1974 in Northern Ireland's Donaghadee area to Sir Michael Grylls and Lady Sarah Grylls and christened Edward Michael Grylls. The name of his older sibling is Lara Fawcett, and it was she who called him Bear. His family moved to Bembridge town on the easternmost tip of the Isle of Wight when he was four years old. His dad taught him to climb and sail when he was a kid. When he was eight years old, he became a cub scout. He was educated by organizations like 'Ludgrove School' and 'Eton College.' He launched the creation of an 'Eton College' mountaineering club. He taught in skydiving in his childhood and also got a black belt in the karate of Shotokan.

In the Career of Bear Grylls

 Bear Grylls in MEN vs WILD

Fig: Bear Grylls in MEN vs WILD

He entered the' Territorial Army' (Army Reserve UK) and spent three years working in the army's Special Air Service Unit. He was an educator in fighting training and learned demolition, parachuting, unarmed fighting, evasive driving, and medicine for trauma. He encountered an accident during this era that caused him spinal injury. To recover from that injury, he underwent medicine and recovery. He visited Mount Ama Dablam in 1997 and became the eldest British to climb the hill. He went walking in the Sikkim and West Bengal Himalayan Mountains, climbing Mount Everest on May 26, 1998, and recording his name in the' Guinness Book of Records.'

He traveled to the' Royal National Lifeboat Institution' (RNLI) fund-raising mission and led a squad on Jet Skis to circumnavigate the UK in 2000. He traveled on an excursion to the Arctic Ocean North Atlantic in 2003, followed by a five-member squad. They traveled to Labrador, Greenland, Iceland and then Scotland from Nova Scotia. He filmed the TV series ' Escape to the Legion' the same year. He conducted an adventure and guided a paramotor squad over Angel Falls, Venezuela, which is 2005 was the world's largest waterfall.

His 'Man vs. Wild' Tele-series was introduced in 2006, showing how Grylls survived in hostile settings. Initially, this series was called' Born Survivor: Bear Grylls' and was transmitted by this title in the UK. When he sailed a Parajet over the Himalayas in 2007, he developed a fresh record. He organized the series 'The Island with Bear Grylls' the previous year, which was about 13 people on a desolate Pacific adventure. His series ' Running Wild with Bear Grylls,' featuring artists like Tamron Hall, Zac Efron, Tom Arnold, Ben Stiller, Deion Sanders, and Channing Tatum, was introduced in 2014. In 2015, he presented another reality series 'Bear Grylls: Mission Survive' featuring eight people who had to undertake some duties to survive in the series. A first series winner was DJ and Vogue Williams actress. The series will return in 2016 with a fresh season.

How much is the net worth of Bear Grylls?

Bear Grylls in his house

Fig: Bear Grylls in his house

In his Island house, he lives a luxurious lifestyle. At present, Bear Grylls has an approximate net worth of approximately $20 million. His 'Man v/s Wild' television series was an enormous hit, making Grylls a global star. The adventures he encounters are distinctive, and he uses strange survival approaches. This series as' Born Survivor: Bear Grylls' was introduced in the UK. The series was running for five years and had a total of seven seasons.

In the Personal Life of Bear Grylls

 Bear Grylls with his wife Shara Cannings

Fig: Bear Grylls with his wife Shara Cannings

Bear Grylls married Shara Cannings in the year 2000, and the pair are blessed with three kids named Marmaduke, Jesse, and Huckleberry. He is connected with numerous charities such as 'The Trust of the Prince,' 'The Trust of the JoLt.' Most of his trips were directed at collecting resources for organizations like 'Global Angels,' 'Edinburgh's Duke Award Scheme,' 'Royal National Lifeboat Institution,' 'SSAFA Forces Help,' 'Hope and Homes for Children.'

Facts of Bear Grylls

  • In 2004, this traveler was congratulated with a Lieutenant Commander honorary status in the 'Royal Naval Reserve.'
  • In 2013, he was awarded the Royal Marines Reserve with an occasional status of lieutenant captain.
  • He holds a nutritional supplements brand's franchise 'Juice Plus.'

Bear Grylls Traveler adventurer scientistShara Cannings