Bear Grylls



  • Birth Name: Edward Michael Grylls
  • Birth Place: Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/07/1974, Gemini
  • Profession: Survivalist; author; reality cast member
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Bear Grylls Fast Facts:
  • Served three years with Britain's Special Air Service.
  • Broke his back in three places from a parachuting accident.
  • Reached the summit of Mount Everest at age 23.
  • Rowed naked in a homemade bathtub for 22 miles along the Thames to raise funds for a friend who lost his legs in a climbing accident.
  • Authored the Mission Survival book series for young readers;  released his autobiography, Mud, Sweat and Tears, in 2011.
  • Bear Grylls Relationships:
  • Neville Ford - Grandfather
  • Huckleberry Grylls - Son
  • Marmaduke Grylls - Son
  • Michael Grylls - Father
  • Patricia Ford - Grandmother
  • Lady Grylls - Mother
  • Shara Grylls - Wife
  • Jesse Grylls - Son
  • Lara Fawcett - Sister
  • College:
  • Birkbeck, University of London, London, England (BA in Hispanic Studies, 2002)

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