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Robert Irwin 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki
Australian TV personality
Born: December 1, 2003 (age 17 years), Buderim, Australia
Parents: Steve Irwin, Terri Irwin
Siblings: Bindi Irwin
Birthday: December 1, 2003
Age: 17 Years, 17 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Born In: Buderim, Australia
Famous As: Television Host & Wildlife Enthusiast
Photographers TV Presenters
Father: Steve Irwin
Mother: Terri Irwin
Siblings: Bindi Irwin
Ancestry: Australian Americans
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Robert Irwin 10 Fast Facts, Biography, Wiki
Robert Clarence Irwin was born on 1 December 2003, the younger one of two children and the only son of Steve and Terri Irwin.
His father died from a stingray injury to the heart while filming an underwater documentary Ocean’s Deadliest when Robert was two years old.
Robert and his sister, Bindi, were homeschooled at Australia Zoo following their father’s death.
He is a dual citizen of Australia (through his father and birth) and the United States (through his mother).
His ancestry is English and abundance of Irish on his father’s side.
During a public show one month after Robert was born, his father carried him in his arm while hand-feeding a chicken carcass to a 3.8-metre (12 ft 6 in) saltwater crocodile.
Robert was close to the crocodile and the incident sparked comparisons in the press to Michael Jackson’s dangling of his son, Prince Michael Jackson II, outside a German hotel window.
The incident prompted the Queensland Government to change its crocodile-handling laws, banning children and untrained adults from entering crocodile enclosures.
In 2009, Irwin had a cameo appearance in Free Willy: Escape from Pirate’s Cove.
In 2012, Irwin appeared alongside his mother and sister in a TV series entitled Steve Irwin’s Wildlife Warriors, which earned him a 2013 Logie Award nomination for Most Popular New Male Talent.
In 2014 and 2015, Irwin co-hosted a TV series named Wild But True on Discovery Kids Channel.
The show was later nominated for an International Emmy Kids Award in the factual category in 2016.
In 2013, Irwin released a series of books, titled Dinosaur Hunter, which he co-authored with Lachlan Creag and Jack Wells.
In 2015, he appeared as a guest on the British wildlife series Ten Deadliest Snakes in the episode focused on Australia’s venomous snakes.
He guided presenter Nigel Marven in the billabong of Australia Zoo to look for a red-bellied black snake.
Irwin was runner-up in the junior category of the 2016 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition.
Irwin is also a photography contributor to the Australia Zoo Crikey magazine.
He uses his love for photography to help raise awareness about wildlife conservation.
He has also raised tens of thousands of dollars for the Irwins’ non-profit organization Wildlife Warriors by auctioning canvas prints of his work at events around the world.
He has also met with world leaders such as His Royal Highness Prince Charles to discuss the protection of natural habitat.
On 16 February 2017, Irwin made his late-night television debut when he appeared on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
He presented an African dwarf crocodile, a screaming armadillo, a red-tailed boa, and a sloth to the host, Jimmy Fallon.
Irwin subsequently went back to appear on The Tonight Show on multiple occasions, showcasing a different selection of animals each time.
As of April 2019, Irwin has appeared on the show eleven times.
Irwin is also an avid photographer and is also the leading photography contributor to the Australia Zoo Crikey magazine.
He has also embarked upon many photography expeditions around the globe, from the savannah of Africa to the mountains of New Zealand, the wilderness of Europe and everywhere in between.
On 6 April 2017, Irwin was invested as a member and ambassador of Scouts Australia, formalizing a partnership between the organization and Australia Zoo.
The aim of the partnership is to encourage Australia’s young people to become involved with wilderness and conservation.
He has also given various interviews to magazines for teenagers as a current reference, such as Vanity.
On Australia Zoo TV, Irwin appears on his own channel.
There were rumours that Robert and the teenage wildlife photographer Tess Poyner were building a relationship after they met at the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Awards in Adelaide.
They had uploaded many photographs of themselves together on Instagram that made fans speculate.
His sister, Bindi, is also a good friend of Tess and has encouraged their friendship.
However, Robert has denied having any romantic relationship.
Robert loves to be with animals and is an outdoor person with hobbies like mountain biking, palaeontology and photography.
His father was known as the Crocodile Hunter.
While working on the production of the documentary series Ocean’s Deadliest, his father passed away after being attacked by a stingray when Robert was just 3 years old.
While feeding chicken carcass to 3.8-metres saltwater crocodile during a live show his father Steve Irwin was seen carrying him on his arm when he was just a month old, which prompted widespread criticism of his father’s actions.
With his co-authors on the project Lachlan Creag and Jack Wells, Robert released his collection of books called Dinosaur Hunter in 2013.
In 2016, Robert finished as a runner-up in the junior category of the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition and earned plaudits for his work as a photographer.
He was made the organization’s ambassador in April 2017 for Scouts Australia, Australia’s largest scouting organization.
Robert takes his name after Bob Irwin and Clarence Raines, his grandparents.
His and his father’s controversial crocodile feeding incident led to Queensland Government changing the crocodile-handling laws.
For his work in the TV series, Steve Irwin’s Wildlife Warriors he won a nomination for Most Popular New Male Talent in 2013.
He has formalized his family zoo’s association with the organization Scouts Australia.
Having 1.4+ million followers, Robert is also extremely popular for his photography on Instagram.