Edward Michael Grylls also famous by his name ”Bear Grylls” is a North Irish writer, television personality, and wildlife adventurer. He has an estimated net worth of $6 Million. He is famous for his show ”Man VS Wild” (2006-2011).
Bio and Wiki:
Bear Grylls was born on June 7, 1974, in Donaghadee, County Down, Northern Ireland. At the age of four, he was moved to Bembridge on the Isle of Wight. He is the son of Conservative politician Sir Michael Grylls and Sarah Lady Grylls. He had an adventurous inspiration in him since his childhood.
Grylls learned skydiving, karate, and climbing in his teenage. He has briefly hiked in the Himalayans mountains of Sikkim and West Bengal after finishing his school. He has also served in British army with 21 SAS as a trooper and trained unarmed combat, desert and winter warfare, survival, climbing, and explosives. He has also served in North Africa and Kenya throughout his military career.
Grylls is most famous for his television series Man VS Wild which was originally named Born Survival: Bear Grylls in his UK release. He has also done several of Television series in UK and US. His show Born Survivor was aired on British Channel 4 and as Man VS Wild in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India and United States, and as Ultimate Survival on the Discovery Channel in Asia, Europe, and Africa in 2006.
The Show starts as dropping Grylls in most unwelcoming and wild places to teach the viewers how to survive in such circumstances. He has done some of the most dangerous and fierce stunts including cliff climbing, paragliding, ice climbing, eating snakes, wrapping his urine-soaked T-shirt around his head in order to keep off the desert heat, drinking urine, eating deer droppings, wrestling alligators, eating several insects and climbing waterfalls
Grylls has also done many other tv shows including Bear’s Wild Weekend, Get Out Alive, The Island, Mission Survive, Bear Grylls Survival School, Survivor Games and Bear’s Mission. Another of his Famous shows was ”Running Wild with Bear” which was first aired in 2014. A number of well-known celebrities including Zac Efron, Tamron Hall, and Channing Tatum took part in this show where they go into wilderness with Bear on a two-day trip.
Awards and Achievements:
Grylls has gained so much respect and popularity over the years because of his sense of adventure and fierce expeditions. Some of his successful expeditions include climbing the summit of Mount Everest in 1998 at the young age of 23. Moreover, he led a team to circumnavigate the British Isles on Jet Skies to raise charity for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute.
Bear Grylls Net Worth:
Grylls is not just a television host but he has also served in the military as a lieutenant colonel and he is a motivational speaker as well which has made him a wealthy net worth of $6 million.
Grylls is a passionate person who loves his work and throughout his whole career as an adventurer and wildlife survival expert he has proved himself as a real ”Born Survivor”.