Steve Irwin Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Steve Irwin Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10½ in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth February 22, 1962
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Date of Death September 4, 2006

Steve Irwin was an Australian zookeeper, television personality, conservationist, wildlife expert, and environmentalist who became world-renowned for his series, The Crocodile Hunter (1996–2007).

Born Name

Stephen Robert Irwin

Nick Name

Steve, Steveo, The Crocodile Hunter

Steve Irwin as seen in 2005
Steve Irwin as seen in 2005 (Richard Giles / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Age

He was born on February 22, 1962.

Died

Steve died on September 4, 2006, from a heart injury caused by a stingray while shooting in the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. He was 44 years old at that time.

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

Nationality

Australian nationality

 

Occupation

Zookeeper, Television Personality, Conservationist, Wildlife Expert, Environmentalist

Family

  • Father – Bob Irwin
  • Mother – Lyn Irwin (Died in 2000)
  • Siblings – Joy Irwin (Sister), Mandy Irwin (Sister)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Steve had dated –

  1. Terri Raines (1991-2006) – Steve married Terri Raines on June 4, 1992. They welcomed daughter Bindi Irwin (b. July 24, 1998) and son Robert Irwin (b. December 1, 2003). The couple stayed together until Steve’s death in 2006.
Steve Irwin as seen with Wes Mannion and Terri Irwin
Steve Irwin as seen with Wes Mannion and Terri Irwin (Australia Zoo Pty Ltd / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 1.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He had Irish ancestry on his father’s side.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Enthusiastic communication style
  • His catchphrase ‘Crikey!’
  • Khakhi-colored uniform
Steve Irwin as seen feeding a crocodile in 2004
Steve Irwin as seen feeding a crocodile in 2004 (John / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Steve Irwin Facts

  1. Every year, 15th November is celebrated as ‘Steve Irwin Day’.
  2. He named his daughter Bindi Sue in honor of his favorite animals – a female crocodile named Bindi and his beloved family dog named Sui.
  3. Steve has an asteroid named after his signature catchphrase called 57567 Crikey.
  4. He discovered a new species of turtle in 1997 and named it Elseya irwini (Irwin’s turtle). Moreover, a newly found species of air-breathing land snail was named Crikey steveirwini in 2009.
  5. He was passionate about rugby, cricket, football, surfing, and MMA.
  6. In January 2004, Steve faced backlash for endangering his 1-month-old son Robert’s safety by carrying him in his arms while feeding a 3.8-meter saltwater crocodile.

Featured Image by Richard Giles / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0

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