Bear Grylls


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Bear Grylls Biography

Bear Grylls, known for portraying Man vs. Wild for his reality, is a traveler and adventurer. While he was a boy, he was involved in adventure sports such as mountaineering, sailing and sky diving. His father, who was a member of the Royal Yacht Squadron, educated him in these activities. He was eager to practice martial arts, and he received a black belt in Shotokan at the beginning of his career. By the age of eight, he was also a cub scout.

Bear Grylls Biography
Short Bio
First NameBear
Last NameGrylls
ProfessionReality Star
Age46 years old
Birthday & Zodiac
Birth SignGemini
Birth DateJune 7, 1974
BirthdayJune 7
Birth PlaceDonaghadee, Northern Ireland
CountryNorthern Ireland

Bear Grylls Career

  • Reality Star

Bear Grylls Education

  • Grylls was educated at Eaton House, Ludgrove Academy, and Eton College, where he helped set up his first mountaineering club. He studied Spanish and German at the University of the West of England, Bristol, and at Birkbeck College, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree of 2:2.

Before Fame

  • He had an interest in karate, skydiving and sailing as a teen.

Bear Grylls Real Name

  • Edward Michael Grylls

Bear Grylls Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Bear is 46 years old, he is 6 ft 0 in (182 cm). His body measurements are still not confirmed yet. We will update you as soon as possible. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Height & Weight
Height (Approx.)6 feet 0 inches (182 cm)
Weight (Approx.)77 kg
Body MeasurementsUnknown
Physical Stats
Eye ColorGrey
Hair ColorBrown
Dress SizeUnknown
Shoe SizeUnknown
Bear Grylls Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Bear Grylls Achievements

  • In May 1998, at the age of 23, he fulfilled his dream by climbing to the top of Mount Everest.

Bear Grylls Television

  • World's Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji 
  •  Running Wild with Bear Grylls 
  • Alex Honnold in the Swiss Alps 
  • Bobby Bones in Norway Fjords 
  • Zachary Quinto in the Panama Jungle
  • Channing Tatum in the Mountains of Norway 
  • Armie Hammer in Sardinia 
  • Hostile Planet 
  • Polar
  • Deserts 
  • Jungles 
  • Grasslands 
  • Oceans 
  • You vs. Wild 
  • Myth of the Abandoned Mine 
  • Land of the Dragons  
  • A Venomous Adventure, Pt. 2 
  • A Venomous Adventure, Pt. 1 
  • Lost on Snow Mountain
  •  Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls 
  • Survivor Games with Bear Grylls 
  • The Island with Bear Grylls
  • The Men's Island 6 
  • The Men's Island 5
  • The Men's Island 4
  • The Men's Island 3
  •  The Women's Island 2
  • Bear Grylls: Mission Survive
  • Bear Grylls: Surviving the Island 
  •  Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls 
  • – The Wild Is Revealing 
  • Worst-Case Scenario 
  • – Downed Power line/Dog Attack

Bear Grylls Relationship Status

Grylls is married to Shara Cannings Knight in 2000. The couple 's got three sons. In 2015, while filming his series, Grylls left his son on Saint Tudwal 's Island as the tide approached. He was later blamed by the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) for the stunt, because they did not realize that a child would be involved.

Bear Grylls Family & Relatives

Family & Relatives
FatherMichael Grylls
MotherSarah Grylls
SiblingsLara Fawcett
RelativesNeville Ford

Edward Michael Grylls is his true name. His older sister nicknamed him “Bear” when he was just one week old. He had three sons with Shara Grylls, whom he had married in 2000.


  • Edward Michael Grylls is his true name. His older sister nicknamed him “Bear” when he was just one week old. He had three sons with Shara Grylls, whom he had married in 2000.

Bear Grylls Net Worth

Bear is a well-known and popular Reality Star The main and primary source of his income comes from Acting. Let’s check how rich Matt is in 2020?

Net Worth 2020$20 Million
Annual SalaryUnder Review.
Income SourcePrimary Income source Reality Star (profession)
Bear Grylls Net Worth
Net Worth


What happened Bear Grylls?
Bear Grylls, British explorer and survival star Man vs Wild, was fired by The Discovery Channel after a contract dispute. … “Sadly, Bear and Discovery wasnt in a position to reach a common agreement, and they disagree with Discovery's decision to end current productions.

Is Bear Grylls rich?
$20 Million

Did Bear Grylls break his back?
On 16 May 1998, Grylls made his childhood dream of climbing to the summit of Mount Everest in Nepal, 18 months after breaking three vertebrae in a parachute accident. At the age of 23, he was among the youngest people to have accomplished this feat.

Where does Bear Grylls live now?
Saint Tudwal's Island West

Was Bear Grylls really in the SAS?
Perhaps better known for his survival-themed television show, the explorer Bear Grylls was once a member of the United Kingdom Special Forces. Around 1994 and 1997, Grylls served in 21 SAS, part of the United Kingdom Special Forces Reserve. While serving with 21 SAS, Grylls was a trooper, survival instructor, and patrol physician.

How much does Bear Grylls get paid per episode?
He earns $30,000 per episode.

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