Bear Grylls Biography
Edward Michael Grylls was born on June 7, 1974, in London. His grandpa Neville Ford and great-great-grandfather William Augustus Ford both played first-class cricket and came from a cricketing family. He grew up in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland, until he was four years old, when his family relocated to Bembridge, Isle of Wight.
Sir Michael Grylls and his wife Sarah “Sally” (née Ford) are Conservative politicians. Grylls has one sibling, an elder sister named Lara Fawcett, who nicknamed him “Bear” when he was a week old. Grylls attended Eaton House, Ludgrove School, and Eton College, where he helped establish the school’s first mountaineering club. He studied Spanish and German at the University of the West of England in Bristol and at Birkbeck College, where he earned a 2:2 bachelor’s degree in Hispanic studies part-time in 2002.
Bear Grylls Career
Edward Michael “Bear” Grylls OBE is a British explorer, author, television presenter, and entrepreneur. He gained notoriety after engaging on a number of adventures, and he later became well-known for his television series Man vs. Wild (2006–2011). He also appears in a variety of outdoor survival television shows in the United Kingdom and the United States, including Running Wild with Bear Grylls and The Island with Bear Grylls. Grylls was selected the youngest-ever Chief Scout of the United Kingdom and Overseas Territories in July 2009, at the age of 35, a position he has retained for a second term since 2015.
Bear Grylls Personal Life
In the year 2000, Grylls married Shara Cannings Knight. They have three sons: Jesse (born in 2003), Marmaduke (born in 2006), and Huckleberry (born in 2009). (born 2009).
Grylls abandoned his 11-year-old son Jesse on Saint Tudwal’s Island off the coast of North Wales in August 2015, leaving him to be rescued by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) as part of their weekly practice operations.
Bear Grylls Net Worth
Bear Grylls has an estimated net worth of approximately $25 million.