Steve Irwin was an Australian wildlife expert, wildlife conservationist and television personality who went by the nickname The Crocodile Hunter. He gained international stardom for appearing in the famous wildlife documentary series The Crocodile Hunter. He was tragically killed in September 2006 after he was stabbed in the chest by a stingray during the filming of the documentary film Ocean's Deadliest. He was 44.
He was the son of Lyn and Bob Irwin. He married Terri Irwin in 1992. He and Terri had two children: Bindi Sue Irwin born in 1998 and Robert Clarence Irwin born in 2003. He was still married to Terri at the time of his death in 2006.
The government of Rwanda honored him by naming a baby gorilla after him in 2007.
I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.Steve Irwin
I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.Steve Irwin
My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal people that you must always protect people's sacred status, regardless of the pest.Steve Irwin
Since I was a boy, from this house, I was out rescuing crocodiles and snakes. My mum and dad were very passionate about that and, I was lucky enough to go along.Steve Irwin
So fear helps me from making mistakes, but I make lot of mistakes.Steve Irwin
That might have a lot to do with it, but you know, I probably don't show fear, but I suffer from fear like everyone else.Steve Irwin
The first crocodile I ever caught was at nine years of age, and it was a rescue.Steve Irwin
The only animals I'm not comfortable with are parrots, but I'm learning as I go. I'm getting better and better at 'em. I really am.Steve Irwin
There's a lot of research behind the scenes that you don't get to see, but I have an instinct that my dad nurtured from when I was born. I was very lucky then.Steve Irwin
Yeah, I'm a thrill seeker, but crikey, education's the most important thing.Steve Irwin
You know, I'm Australian, and we have got the worst sense of humor. We are cruel to each other.Steve Irwin
You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you touch a venomous snake it'll turn around and bite you and kill you so fast it's not even funny.Steve Irwin
was a famous Australian zoologist and television host,
who was born on
February 22, 1962. As a person born on this date, Steve Irwin is listed in our database as the 5th
most popular celebrity for the day (February 22) and the 11th most popular for the year (1962).
People born on February 22
fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish.
Steve Irwin is the 69th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Steve Irwin's birthday, Steve Irwin is the 10th most famous Australian.
In general, Steve Irwin ranks as the 845th
most popular famous person of all time.
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