Edward Michael Grylls was born on 7th June 1974 in London, later nicknamed as ‘Bear’ by his elder sister. His early age curiosities and passion discover new places, made him earn multiple titles: a British writer, television presenter, motivational speaker, and successful entrepreneur.
Formerly serving European Air Force as ordinary Lieutenant Colonel, an unfortunate accident debarred him from the special air services.
Bear Grylls Bio: Age, Early Life, Education
A 45-year-old perfect Gemini, until the age of four, resided in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland. Later with his family he shifted to England Isle of Wight, where he completed his primary schooling at Eton house and Eton College.
He holds a graduate degree in Spanish and Latin American studies from the University of London in 2001 and other from the University of West England.
Bear Grylls Career Details
Concurrently with his academics, he joined cub scouts in the 1980s, being a perfect climber and sailor. Much inspired by his late father he has memories full of climbing adventures. The youngest awardee of second Dan Black belt got enrolled himself to learn extreme mountaineering and martial arts at Eton College, UK.
Joint Special Air Services (SAS)of England as a trooper in 21st regiment SAS, UK special forces reserve in 1994.
An accident that happened to him in South Africa during freefall parachuting landed him into rehabilitation at Headley Court, UK. Despite multiple fractures in the spine, his endurance remained intact.
Within a year, Bear Grylls made his way out from rehab and walked on his feet once again. He proved himself again by climbing the unclimbable” The Mount Everest” 22,000 feet summit Nepal.
Bear Grylls Body Measurements
Grey colored eye gentlemen has brown hair possessing height of5″ 11 and 80 KGS of weight. His love for fitness intensified his fire to build strong physique.
Measurements as follows:
- Chest 40 inches
- Waist 32 inches
- Biceps 14 inches
Bear Grylls Parents And Family Details
He has always been a great admirer of his late father Sir Michael Grylls, a British conservative politician. His mother Sarah Grylls and adorable ether sister Laura Fawcett is cardio tennis coach.
Bear Grylls family possessing a cricket background as his maternal grandfathers were first-class cricketers.Today he enjoys his happy married life with SharaCannings and three sons Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls, Huckleberry Edward Jocelyne Grylls, and Jesse Grylls.
Bear Grylls Career Details
Bear Grylls possesses a multi-faceted persona, which is visible during his career proceedings. Began his career with military services in 94 where he was precisely trained in unarmed combat, desert and winter warfare, survival, climbing, parachuting as well as explosives.
Unfortunately, an accident ended his honorary career in 1997. Even after winding up his military career, he was awarded the honorary rank of lieutenant commander and rank of lieutenant colonel in the Royal Marine Reserve.
He made a breakthrough withhis first television appearance in an advertisement of deodorant.
His television career bloomed and gave him a chance to host several series like:
- Escape to the legend
- Bear’s wild weekend
- Get out alive with Bear Grylls
- Escape from hell
- Running Wild with Bear Grylls
- Bear Grylls survival school
- Survivor games
- Man Vs Wild-which is the most famous to date.
Additionally, he is an enthusiast who motivates individuals to lead a good life through persuasive speeches at corporations, churches, schools, and other institutions.
With motivational speakers, he tried his hands on writing books also. He released his first book “Facing Up” describing all his voyages and achievements he received in his entire life.
Few other writings as follows:
- Facing the Frozen Ocean
- Born Survivor Bear Grylls
- Bear Grylls outdoor adventures
- A survival guide for life
- True Grit
- Mud Sweat and Tears in 2012, writing his biography
Bear Grylls with NM capital purchased British military fitness in September 2018. With hard work and dedication, their brand was entitled the most comprehensive outdoor fitness company in Europe with 140 public parks and outdoor spaces for fitness.
Bear Grylls Car And House
Grylls is a proud owner of two lavish homes: one at River Thames, The Narrowboat Mood, and the other one at North Wales the Saint Tudwal’s Island.
Besides that, he is a keeper for luxurious hot wheels like Jaguar and Land Rover cars. His passion for wheels made him a global ambassador for automobile vehicles.