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