Bear Grylls Net Worth
Bear Grylls net worth: Bear Grylls is a British adventurer and writer who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Born June 7, 1974 in Isles of Wight, United Kingdom, Bear Grylls is best known for his television series Man vs. Wild (a show known as Born Survivor: Bear Grylls in the United Kingdom, which ended in 2011). Known for his passion for the outdoors and survival in the wild, he was appointed the youngest-ever Chief Scout (head of The Scout Association) at the age of 35. Grylls was educated at Eaton House, Ludgrove School and Eton College, where he was involved in starting Eton's first mountaineering club. From an early age, his father taught him to climb and sail. As a teenager, he took up skydiving and earned a second 'dan black belt' in Shotokan karate. After his schooling, Grylls briefly considered joining the Indian Army, but eventually joined the Territorial Army instead and also served as a reservist with the SAS (Special Air Service) for three years, until 1997. On May 16, 1998, he fulfilled a lifelong dream of climbing to the summit of Mount Everest, just 18 months after breaking three vertebrae in a parachuting accident. Grylls married Shara Cannings Knight in 2000 and they have three sons: Jesse, Marmaduke and Huckleberry. His father was British Conservative politician Sir Michael Grylls. He has also starred in several other reality TV series including Bear Grylls Wild Weekends, Bear Grylls: Breaking Point, Bear Grylls: Mission Service, Bear Grylls: Survival School, The Island with Bear Grylls, Running Wild with Bear Grylls, Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls, and more. He also executive produced the television series Bear Grylls: Mission Service and The Island with Bear Grylls. He has also earned money working as a motivational speaker. Grylls has been involved in charity work and has served as an ambassador for The Prince's Trust.