Bear Grylls Biography, Wiki, Family, Age, Wife, Modi, Images, Girlfriend, Salary, and many more facts

Bear Grylls is a famous British adventurer, who is known for his deadly survival tactics in the reality TV show named as Man vs Wild.

Bear Grylls


Name  Edward Michael Grylls
Date of Birth 7 June 1974 (Thursday)
Age 45 Years (as in 2019)
Place of Birth London, England
London, England
Profession  Former SAS (Special Air Service) Serviceman, Survival Instructor, Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel, Adventurer Writer TV Presenter, Businessman
His TV series, Man Vs. Wild (2006-11)
School Aton House, Ludgrove School, London, England
College • Eton College, London, England
• The University of West of England, Bristol, England
• Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London,
Educational qualification Bachelor Degrees in Hispanic and Latin American
Residence • The narrow-boat moored by Battersea Bridge on River Thames, London
• Saint Tudwal’s Island west off Abersoch on the Llŷn
Peninsula, North Wales
Hobbies Performing Karate, Writing, Mountaineering,
Swimming, Playing the Piano
Caste None
Religion  Christianity (Anglican)
Nationality British

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Father Michael Grylls (Politician)
Mother Sarah Grylls
Brother None
Sister Lara Fawcett (Tennis Coach, Fitness Professional)
Affairs Unknown. Will be updated soon.
Marriage Date Year- 2000
Wife Shara Cannings Knight (Volunteer)
Children Sons- Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls,
Huckleberry Edward Jocelyne Grylls,
Jesse Grylls
Daughter- None
Bear Grylls


Height centimeters- 182 cm
meters- 1.82 m
Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight Kilograms- 75 kg
Pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements  Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Hair Color  Brown
Eye Color Grey


Favorite Food Eggs, Avocado, Chia Seed Protein Smoothie, Banana, Chocolates
Favorite Color Unknown. Will be updated soon.
Favorite Song The Bare Necessities (performed by Tony Bennett)
Favorite Sport Tennis
Favorite Sportsman Roger Federer(Tennis Player)
Favorite Beverage Almond Milk
Car Collection Land Rover


Net Worth $20 million



Early Life

Bear Grylls was born on 7th  June 1974 that is on Thursday to Michael Grylls and Sarah Grylls in London, England. He has completed his schooling from Eaton House, Ludgrove School, London, England.

And went to Eton College, London, England, The University of West of England, Bristol, England, Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London, England, for his further studies.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Hispanic and Latin American Studies. He is a Christian by his religion. He also has a sister Lara Fawcett who is a Tennis coach and a Fitness professional.

His father is a Politician but Bear Grylls doesn’t have an interest in Politics. Coming to his mother Sarah Grylls is the daughter of Patricia Ford who is also the Politician.



Bear Grylls is the former British Special Air Service Man (SAS), survival instructor, honorary lieutenant-colonel, an adventurer, writer, television presenter, and a Businessman.

 Grylls first book Facing Up, The Kid Who Climbed Everest is the book which describes the experience and the achievements of climbing to the peak points of the Mount Everest.

His second book was Facing the Frozen Oceans. His other famous works are Born Survivor, Bear Grylls Outdoor Adventures. He also wrote the Mission survival series of children adventure they were titled as Mission Survival: Gold of the Gods, Mission Survival: Way of the Wolf, Mission Survival: Sands of the Scorpion, Mission Survival: Tracks of the Tiger and Mission Survival: Claws of the Crocodile.

In the year 2012 Grylls has released his Autobiography, Mud, Sweat, and Tears: The Autobiography and a Survival Guide for Life in the year 2012 and True Grit in 2013.


Bear Grylls has first appeared in an Advertisement of a Deo named Sure. He also used to work as the Army’s antinational drug TV campaign where he was approved or appointed by the UK Ministry of Defence. After that, he has done the first major advertisement for Harrods.

Grylls has been Guest in very famous shows which include Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Attack of the Show!, Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Harry Hill’s TV Burp.

He was also part o of the web series of the “Distinguished Instructor in Dos Equis which was the most famous and interesting webisode named “Survival in the Modern Era”. In the year 2005, he appeared in a four-part TV show called Escape to the Legion in the year 2005.

After this show Grylls and other recruits as because they were part of the re-make of the French Foreign Legion’s basic training of the Sahara, this show was broadcasted in the US and the UK TV Military channels.

 Grylls hosted many TV shows some of them are BORN SURVIVOR: Bear Grylls for British channel 4 and also Man vs  Wild in Australia, New Zealand, Canada.

He also hosted a show called Ultimate Survival on the Discovery Channel in Europe, Asia, and Africa. In this series, he was sent to the deadliest places in the world where Grylls shows how to survive.

In the year 2005 Man vs wild was started which was a great success for over 5 years which was lasted for 7 years.

In this show Grylls was performing the deadliest stunts for survival which includes Climbing Cliff,  Parachuting from Helicopter, balloons, and planes.

He was also paragliding, ice climbing, running through the forest fire eating snakes, to protect himself from the desert heat he used to soak his T-shirt his urine, even drinking the urine eating deer droppings wrestling alligators, drinking water from the newly dead camel’s body, eating the different insects and wading rapids.

In the year 2012 march the Discovery channel has removed Grylls because of the Contractual dispute even he was been working with them without any issues.

In the year 2019 August Bear Grylls has appeared with the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in a special episode shot at Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India. Which was telecasted in about 180 countries on the Discovery Network?

Other than these shows he has worked in Worst Case Scenario TV series, which came in the year 2010 which was almost having 12 episodes but was canceled due to some issues which were being aired at Discovery in the US.

He also worked in Bear’s wild week, Get out alive, Escape from Hell, The Island, Running Wild with Bear Grylls, Mission Survive, Bear Grylls survival school, Survivor Games, Bear Mission, and many other smalls TV shows.

Motivational speaker

Motivational speaker -other than working at the TV shows as the deadly survivor he is also a motivational speaker, where he gives speeches all over the world on the churches, corporations, schools, and many other organizations.


Some Lesser Known Facts of Bear Grylls

  • Bear Grylls was born in the political family, his father Sir Michael Grylls was a politician and his mother Sarah Grylls was the Daughter of a politician Patricia Ford.
  • His Grand Father and his Great Grand Father Neville Ford and William Augustus Ford were the first-class cricketers.
  • Bear was born in London, then came to Donaghadee, Nothern Ireland, when he was 4 year they were again moved to Bembridge on the Isle of Wight
  • Bear was the name which was centered by his sister Lara who was the cardio-tennis coach.
  • During his schooling he learned climbing and sailing along with his father who was a member of the prestigious Royal Yacht Squadron, he also learned skydiving and also won Dan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate.
  • Bear was very much atheistic he believed religion as very important and considers it as the backbone of Life.
  • After completing his schooling he wanted to join the Indian Army to reach the summit if the Himalayan Mountains.
  • In the year 1996, he survived a parachute accident in Zambia, where his parachute ripped at 4900 meters and was semi-opened where he managed to survive.
  • Bear was given the honorary rank of lieutenant commander at the Royal Naval Reserve in the year 2004.
  • Bear created a world record of having the highest open-air dinner party on a hot air balloon at 7,600 meters from the surface of the Earth.
  • At the age of 23 that is on 16th May 1998, Grylls has accomplished his childhood dream of climbing the peaks of Mount Everest.
  • Bear was a linguist. He can speak many languages like English, Spanish, German and French fluently.
  •   During his survival TV show performing in jungles, he eats every other insect.
  • Bear was the youngest chief scout ever in the United Kingdom at the age of 35 in the year 2009.
  • The autobiography of Bear “Mud , Sweat and Tears” was released in the year 2012.
  • Bear has also done special episodes with the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi in the year 2019 August and in the year 2015 December, American President Barak Obama.

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