Steve Irwin
Steve Irwin
Celebrated Name: Steve Irwin
Real Name/Full Name: Stephen Robert Irwin
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 44 years old
Birth Date: 22 February 1962
Date of Death: 4 September 2006
Birth Place: Essendon, Australia
Nationality: Australian
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 84 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Terri Irwin (m. 1992–2006)
Children: Yes (Bindi Irwin, Robert Clarence Irwin)
Profession: Zookeeper, television personality, wildlife expert, environmentalist and conservationist
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Steve Irwin (nickname: “The Crocodile Hunter”) was an Australian based zookeeper, environmentalist and also renowned as a television personality, who is best recognized for appearance in television series entitled The Crocodile Hunter (from period of 1996 till 2007), a globally broadcast wildlife type documentary series co-hosted along his wife named Terri Irwin.

Irwin passed away in the year 2006 after getting penetrated inside the chest through a stingray barb when shooting one underwater documentary movie entitled Ocean’s Deadliest.

Maybe you know about Steve Irwin very well But do you know how old was he at the time of his death and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Steve Irwin’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Steve Irwin was born in the year 1962 to Bob and Lyn Irwin. His birthplace is Essendon, known as an exurbia of Melbourne, located in Victoria, born on his mom’s birthday.

Basically, he possessed Irish origin from his father’s side. This environmentalist relocated along with his parents when he was a kid to Queensland in the year 1970.

Here, he appeared in Landsborough State School as well as Caloundra State High School. He has defined his father as professional wildlife passionate in herpetology, whereas his mom worked as a wildlife rehabilitator.

After he relocated towards Queensland, his parents began small Queensland Reptile and Fauna Park, wherein he was brought up near crocodiles as well as other reptiles.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 22 February 1962, Steve Irwin was 44 years old at the time of his death. His height was 1.8 m. tall, and weigh 84 kg.


Steve Irwin started off his career in the year 1991 when he encountered Terri Raines, known as an American based naturalist from Eugene, situated in Oregon, the one who was visiting environment restoration facilities inside Australia and had confirmed to take visit the zoo.

As per the couple, actually, it was mainly loved at first sight. The couple got engaged four months after and got married in the year 1992 in Eugene. The couple had two children: a daughter named Bindi Sue Irwin and a son named Robert Clarence “Bob” Irwin.

The couple has spent honeymoon catching crocodiles collectively. Film recording of their honeymoon, captured by John Stainton, transformed as an initial episode for The Crocodile Hunter. That series has debuted right on Australian TV screens during the year 1996 and also created its way to North American television in next year.

It is known that The Crocodile Hunter turned successful in the US, UK, and more than 130 other nations, reaching 500 million persons.

Awards & Achievements:

In the year 2001, Steve Irwin was awarded the Centenary Medal by the Australian government on account of his “service to global conservation and to Australian tourism.” Also, in the year 2004, this environmentalist was known as Tourism Export of the Year.

Moreover, he got nominated during the year 2004 for Australian of the Year, known as an honor won in that year through Australian based cricket captain named Steve Waugh. Recently in June 2017, it was declared that he would be later honored by a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Net Worth & Salary of Steve Irwin in 2024

Steve Irwin Net Worth
Steve Irwin Net Worth

As of July 2024, Steve Irwin had an estimated net worth of $10 million. He makes his fortune from being a zookeeper, an environmentalist as well as a television personality.

Mainly he is a wildlife expert and ecologist, worked excellently as a television personality. He has amassed fame and acclaim post the launch of his famous show entitled “The Crocodile Hunter.” Its initial episode, launched in Australia during the year 1996, got produced from film recording of Steve’ and his wife’s honeymoon.

That show originated in America the next year. He was featured in some shows associated with the environment and animals.

Steve Irwin was one of those celebrities who are greatly concerned regarding environment and ecology. Renowned globally as “The Crocodile Hunter,” this environmentalist acquired global fame and appreciation goes to a show entitled “The Crocodile Hunter,” hosted along with his wife named Terri.

His personality, deep Australian pronunciation, communication expertise, and talents to depict the natural world in an exhilarating manner received him widespread popularity. However, unfortunately, he was killed through stingray while shooting documentary intended for his daughter´s show entitled “Bindi the Jungle Girl,” released in the year 2006 when he was of age 44.


  1. You have a very strange style of writing.Very stilted.Not much feeling amongst the words and the grammar and spelling could do with some work.It’s almost as if this article was written by someone who never really knew him very well.Hope you don’t take offence,but obviously I’m allowed to have my opinion.


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