943. Bear Grylls net worth Edward Michael Bear Grylls, better known as Bear Grylls is an adventurer, writer, motivational speaker, television presenter, a former SAS serviceman and actor who has a net worth of $20 million. He has made a fortune by his television series and one of the famous ones is ‘Man Vs Wild. He is passionate about being outdoors and surviving in the wild and hence was the youngest-ever Chief Scout at the age of 35. Biography and Wiki Born to Sir Michael Grylls and Sarah Grylls in 1974 on 7th June, he grew up in Bembridge, Isle of Wight but was born in Donaghadee, County Down, Northern Ireland. The astonishing name ‘Bear’ was kept by his elder sibling Lara Fawcett. He, in his childhood, has learned many outdoor sports and life skills like climbing, skydiving,etc. His educational life started at Eaton House, Ludgrove School and Eton College. He took up the initiative and started the first mountaineering club. He was interested to learn various languages and took up studying German and Spanish at the Universty of West of England. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree at Birkbeck, University of London. He got married to Shara Cannings Knight in 2000 and has three sons named Huckleberry, Marmaduke and Jesse. Career He wanted to join the Indian Army. Later he climbed the serene Himalayan mountains of West Bengal and Sikkim. This adventurous spirit made him the youngest person to climb the prestigious Mount Everest. He also served the British Army from 1994 to 1997. He is also a prolific writer and wrote his first book ‘The Kid Who Climbed Mount Everest’ which showcased his journey to the mountain, in 2001. ‘Facing the Frozen Ocean’ was his outstanding second book and he even played his writer’s hand in penning down third and fourth books named, ‘Born Survivor: Bear Grylls’ and ‘Bear Grylls Outdoor Adventure’., He had an outstanding TV career in 2006, when ‘Man Vs Wild’ was launched (Initially called as ‘Born Survivor: Bear Grylls’), a tele-series where Grylls is shown surviving in harsh environments. In 2010, he appeared in two shows named, ‘Worst – Case Scenario’ and ‘Bear’s Wild Weekend’. After that, he wrote a series of books under the head ‘Mission Survival’ and wrote his autobiography called ‘Mud, Sweat and Tears’ He presented and hosted many tv shows like ‘Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls’, ‘Bear Grylls: Escape From Hell’, etc. Awards and Achievements Grylls was awarded the honorary rank of lieutenant commander in the Royal Naval Reserve in the year 2004 and was awarded the honorary rank of lieutenant colonel in the Royal Marines reserve in the year 2013. He has his name registered in the ‘Guinness Book of Records’ for climbing Mount Everest. He holds the Guinness World Record of the ‘longest continuous indoor free fall’ Net Worth of Bear Grylls Bear Grylls has an estimated net worth of $20 million, according to celebritynetworth.com. It is amazing to know that Grylls earns his money through tv shows where he guides his viewers on how to survive in the wild and it is evaluated that he acquires $30,000 per episode. He has also earned money as a motivational speaker and had a successful hand in writing many books based on his adventures and experiences. Conclusion Bear Grylls is a celebrated man who grabs our eyes with his survival tactics. He has not only risked his life in front of the camera but also off camera where he is known to go on expeditions, which has gained him experience and because of it, he has penned down breath-taking books which will fill every adventure-fanatic with awe. He is currently working on the fifth series of ‘Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls’.