Edward Michael Bear Grylls, better known as Bear Grylls is an adventurer, writer, motivational speaker, television presenter, a former SAS serviceman and actor. He has made a fortune by his television series and one of the famous ones is ‘Man Vs Wild. He is passionate about being outdoors and surviving in the wild and hence was the youngest-ever Chief Scout at the age of 35. Now let’s have a close look on Bear Grylls’s net worth in 2018.
Bear Grylls Early Life
Born to Sir Michael Grylls and Sarah Grylls in 1974 on 7th June, he grew up in the Isle of Wight but was born in Northern Ireland. The astonishing name ‘Bear’ was kept by his elder sibling Lara Fawcett.
He, in his childhood, has learned many outdoor sports and life skills like climbing, skydiving, etc.
His educational life started at Eaton House. He was interested to learn various languages and took up studying German and Spanish at the Universty of West of England. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree at, University of London.
He got married to Shara Cannings Knight in 2000 and has three sons named Huckleberry, Marmaduke and Jesse.
Bear Grylls Career, Awards & Achievement
He wanted to join the Indian Army. Later he climbed the serene Himalayan mountains of West Bengal and Sikkim. This adventurous spirit made him the youngest person to climb the prestigious Mount Everest. He also served the British Army from 1994 to 1997.
He is also a prolific writer and wrote his first book ‘The Kid Who Climbed Mount Everest’ which showcased his journey to the mountain, in 2001. ‘Facing the Frozen Ocean’ was his outstanding second book and he even played his writer’s hand in penning down third and fourth books named, ‘Born Survivor: Bear Grylls’ and ‘Bear Grylls Outdoor Adventure’.,
He had an outstanding TV career in 2006, when ‘Man Vs Wild’ was launched (Initially called as ‘Born Survivor: Bear Grylls’), a tele-series where Grylls is shown surviving in harsh environments.
In 2010, he appeared in two shows named, ‘Worst – Case Scenario’ and ‘Bear’s Wild Weekend’.
After that, he wrote a series of books under the head ‘Mission Survival’ and wrote his autobiography called ‘Mud, Sweat and Tears’
He presented and hosted many tv shows like ‘Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls’, ‘Bear Grylls: Escape From Hell’, etc.
Awards & Achievements
Grylls was awarded the honorary and prestigious rank of lieutenant commander and lieutenant colonel in the years 2004 and 2013. Both of these ranks were given by the Royal Naval Reserve and Royal Marines Reserve.
He has his name registered in the ‘Guinness Book of Records’ for climbing Mount Everest.
He holds the Guinness World Record of the ‘longest continuous indoor free fall’
Net Worth of Bear Grylls
Bear Grylls has an estimated net worth of $24 million. It is amazing to know that Grylls earns his money through tv shows where he guides his viewers on how to survive in the wild and it is evaluated that he acquires $30,000 per episode. He has also earned money as a motivational speaker and had a successful hand in writing many books based on his adventures and experiences.
Bear Grylls is a celebrated man who grabs our eyes with his survival tactics. He has not only risked his life in front of the camera but also off camera where he is known to go on expeditions, which has gained him experience and because of it, he has penned down breath-taking books which will fill every adventure-fanatic with awe. He is currently working on the fifth series of ‘Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls’.