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Bear Grylls

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7, 1974
London, England
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7, 1974 (age 47)
London, England


English adventurer and star of the reality series Man vs. Wild. He was named the youngest-ever Chief Scout of the Scout Association in 2009.

Before Fame

He had an interest in karate, skydiving and sailing as a teen.


In May 1998, at the age of 23, he fulfilled a childhood dream by climbing to the top of Mount Everest.

Family Life

His real name is Edward Michael Grylls. His older sister called him "Bear" when he was only a week old. He had three sons with Shara Grylls, whom he married in 2000.

Associated With

He and Lord Baden Powell both served as Chief Scout of the Boy Scouts.