The Irwin family fame dates back to the ’90s when Steve Irwin and his wife Terri amazed TV audiences with their docuseries, The Crocodile Hunter. The show made Irwin a worldwide celebrity and catapulted him to international fame. He died in 2006 from complications. Since that time, Irwin’s family has carried on his legacy and his daughter, Bindi, has become a celebrity in her own right. Here’s a look at Bindi Irwin’s net worth—is it higher than Steve Irwin’s net worth?
Steve Irwin’s Net Worth
Steve Irwin was at his peak of success in 2006, when he was filming a documentary about wildlife. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. According to CelebrityNetWorth.comThe star was worth approximately $10 Million at the time of his passing. He was also responsible for the Australia Zoo’s success. The Crocodile HunterThis has spawned a host of other lucrative TV shows, including Croc Files – The Crocodile Hunter Diaries – New Breed Vets, The Ten Deadliest Snakes in the World
Irwin was also a frequent guest on talk-shows like The Tonight Show With Jay LenoMade appearances in several TV commercials and was featured in the Eddie Murphy movie in 2001. Dr. Dolittle 2.He was cast in 2002 as the lead in his feature film. The Crocodile Hunter – Collision Course. The film received mixed reviews, but it was a box office hit. grossing $33 million worldwideA production budget of $12 million was required. Irwin at the time admitted that he preferred to wrest crocodiles than acting on a Hollywood set.
“There were a few scenes there that drove me crazy,” he said in a 2002 interview with Entertainment Weekly. “When there were no crocs or snakes involved, they’d make me do a scene up to 10 times, and I could never work out what the heck that was about. They’d claim the light was good, the light was bad, the audio was good, the audio was bad. There was always some excuse why they didn’t have it right.”
Irwin met Terri Raines an American naturalist when she visited Australia Zoo in 1991. The couple fell in love immediately and were married in 1992. The couple had two children—Bindi Sue Irwin, born on July 24th, 1998, and Robert Clarence Irwin, born on December 1st, 2003.
Bindi Irwin’s Net Worth
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, Bindi Irwin’s net worth is about $3 million. She became involved in her dad’s work right from the start, appearing on shows like The Crocodile Hunter DiariesWhen she was just a baby. Bindi released her first album for children, Bindi Kid Fitness – Steve Irwin and The CrocmenIn November 2006, she hosted the Australian nature documentary kids show, just a few short months after her tragic father’s death. She was also the host of the Australian nature documentary kids show. Bindi the Jungle Girls from 2007 until 2008, as well the 2007 US TV tribute special to Irwin, My Daddy, the Crocodile Hunter.
Young Bindi’s career continued to take off into the next decade—she starred in the 2010 film Free Willy: Escape from Pirate’s CoveThe wildlife-themed game show was hosted by. Bindi’s Bootcamp In 2012, he starred in the movie Return to Nim’s Island2013. In 2015, when she was 17 years old, Bindi competed in the 21st Season of Dancing with the StarsShe was partnered with Derek Hough and won the top prize. which was reported to be around $360,000.
Bindi, who was competing on the show admitted that she still misses her dad. “I’m trying to carry on my dad’s legacy, and it is tough,” she said in an interview with Us. “I think that people always say when people pass away that time heals all wounds. And that’s probably the biggest lie. It’s not true. I think we all need to remember that it is always still tough and it’s like losing a piece of your heart.”
Bindi continues to honour her dad today as a staffer at the Australia Zoo. She married American wakeboarder Chandler Powell in 2020. They had their first child in March 2021.
The Irwin Family Rift
It’s unclear exactly how much money Bindi inherited from her father’s estate when he died. But one thing we do know is that Steve Irwin’s father (and original founder of the Australia Zoo) Robert Irwin, received a $1 million payment and a $100,000-per-year pensionWhen he left the zoo, he did so in 2008. reportedly because he was unhappy with the way Terri Irwin had been running it. In the years since Robert Irwin has been on the outs with his late son’s family. In a Facebook post for Father’s Day in June of 2021, Bindi commented on her estranged relationship with her grandfather.
“I really wish that my entire family could spend time with [my daughter] Grace. Unfortunately, my grandfather Bob has shown no interest in spending time with me or my family,” she posted in a now-deleted comment, as reported by The Daily Mail. “From the time I was a little girl he has ignored me, preferring to spend time doing anything else rather than being with me. He has never said a kind word to me personally. It breaks my heart.”
Bindi also mentioned that her mom still sends her grandfather birthday cards and other messages, but he never answers. She also added: “’I have struggled with this relationship my entire life and it brings me enormous pain.”