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Bindi Irwin Biography

Birth Name:
Bindi Sue Irwin
Birth Place:
Buderim, Queensland, Australia
Profession
TV host, wildlife conservationist

Fast Facts

  • Named after a crocodile and the family dog; Bindi is also an aboriginal term meaning little girl
  • Gave a speech she wrote herself about her father, Steve Irwin, at his 2006 memorial service
  • Won a Daytime Emmy as an Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series at age 9 for her work in the wildlife documentary series Bindi the Jungle Girl
  • Made her fictional debut in 2011 with a book series for young readers called Bindi Wildlife Adventures
  • Is a global ambassador for Wildlife Warriors Worldwide, a nonprofit founded by her parents in 2002
  • All proceeds from Bindi Wear, her eco-friendly children's clothing line, support Australia's conservation programs
  • Was the winner of season 21 of Dancing with the Stars, partnered with Derek Hough

Awards

  • 2008Logie Awards-Most Popular New Female Talent: winner

Relationships