Bear Grylls Net Worth, Age, Bio, Clothing, and Kids

Bear Grylls Biography

Bear Grylls Net Worth, Biography, News, FAQ

Popular Name: Bear Grylls
Real Name: Edward Michael Grylls
Birth Date: 7 June 1974
Birth Place:
London, England
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Nationality/Citizenship: British
Height: 182 cm
Weight: 80 kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse(s):
Shara Cannings Knight (m. 2000)
Children: 3
Profession: Adventurer, Author, Television presenter, Motivational speaker
Years active: N/A
Net Worth: $10 Million
Last Updated: 2022

 

 

Edward Michael “Bear” Grylls is a British survivalist and television presenter who is best known for his activities in the wild as well as for his television series “Man vs. Wild”. He is notably known for engaging in activities in the wild that have been labeled “risky and dangerous” by a section of his viewers. A former trooper who once served in North Africa as a survival instructor, Bear has become the world’s most recognizable outdoorsman today.

Early Life: Childhood, Education, Family

He was born in London, England on the 7th of June 1974. He grew up in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland, until his family moved to Bembridge on the Isle of Wight when he was 4 years old. Grylls father is the Conservative politician Sir Michael Grylls. His mother is Sarah Ford, and his only sibling is his elder sister, Lara Fawcett, who nicknamed him ‘Bear’ when he was just a week old.

From an early age, Eddy learned to climb and sail with his dad, who was a member of the Royal Yacht Squadron. During his teens, he learned to skydive and also earned a black belt in Shotokan karate. He is an Anglican, speaks English, Spanish, and French.

As far as we know regarding his education, Eddy attended Eaton House, Ludgrove School and later studied at Eton College before graduating from Berkshire College, earning a bachelor’s degree in Hispanic studies.

From 1994 to 1997, Bear served in the Territorial Army with as a trooper, and was a survival instructor who served in North Africa for some time.

 

Professional Life: TV Presenter, Author

In 2006, Bear Grylls made his TV debut in the form of “Man vs. Wild” which was broadcast on Discovery Channel. Over the course of seven seasons, a total of 73 episodes of the show were aired showing the survivalist tackling different survival obstacles. He also starred in several other series down the years, including in the likes “Escape from Hell”, “Worst Case Scenario”, “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”, and “Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls”, among others.

Bear Grylls Net Worth
Bear Grylls

In addition, he has appeared as a guest on numerous notable talk shows such as “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”.

Furthermore, Bear has published several different works as well. So far in his career, he has published two autobiographies, two thriller novels, a Christian devotional, an extreme guide to outdoor pursuits, and a series of children’s adventure survival books.

The TV presenter is the owner of the business firm Bear Grylls Ventures, which collaborated with NM Capital to purchase British Military Fitness in 2018 and re-branded it as “Be Military Fit with Bear Grylls”. Presently, the company is the leading outdoor fitness brand in Europe.

Years ago, Mr. Grylls started his own clothing and merchandise lines which are available for purchase both on his official website and on outlets like Amazon and Walmart.

 

Social Media: Instagram and Twitter

Currently, Bear Grylls has more than 5 million Instagram followers. To go along with that, he has around 1.4 million followers on his Twitter account, and more than 3 million subscribers on YouTube.

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Personal Life: Wife, Children, Height, Weight

Grylls married Shara Cannings Knight in 2000. They’re the proud parents of three sons, namely Jesse, Marmaduke, and Huckleberry.

He has a height of 182 centimeters and weighs around 80 kilograms.

 

Bear Grylls Net Worth: Salary, Brands, Other Ventures

As of this writing, several online sources have estimated Bear Grylls’ net worth at $10 million. Impressively, this man has been accumulating his wealth since his television debut in 2006. Since he became known for his shows and stunts, Grylls has become the world’s most recognizable outdoorsman.

Bear Grylls made his TV debut back in 2006 in the form of “Man vs. Wild” which was broadcast on Discovery Channel. Over the course of seven seasons, a total of 73 episodes of the show were aired showing the survivalist tackling different survival obstacles. According to online sources, Bear was making around $30,000 for each episode. His salary, in addition to his remaining business ventures has led him to amass a solid fortune. He is the owner of the business firm Bear Grylls Ventures, which collaborated with NM Capital to purchase British Military Fitness in 2018 and re-branded it as “Be Military Fit with Bear Grylls”. Presently, the company is the leading outdoor fitness brand in Europe. He also started his own clothing and merchandise lines which are available for purchase both on his official website and on outlets like Amazon and Walmart. Several top-rated celebrities have made guest appearances on his show “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”, including notable figures like Zac Efron, Channing Tatum, and Ben Stiller, among others.

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