Bear Grylls OBE, a global icon in survival and adventure, emerged from martial arts training to a three-year stint in the British Special Forces, honing survival skills tested against nature's challenges. Despite a paralyzing parachuting accident in Africa, Grylls rebounded, becoming one of the youngest to conquer Mount Everest. His fame skyrocketed through seven seasons of Man vs. Wild, a wildly popular Discovery Channel series reaching 1.2 billion viewers. Grylls continued his extreme adventures in Running Wild, hosting celebrities like President Obama and Julia Roberts. He&...Read More
Bear Grylls, OBE, is globally recognized as a prominent figure in survival and outdoor adventure. Trained in martial arts and a former soldier in the British Special Forces, Grylls mastered survival skills, challenging Mother Nature's extremes. Despite a life-threatening parachuting accident, he became one of the youngest climbers to conquer Mount Everest.
Known for his Emmy Award-nominated Man vs. Wild series, watched by an estimated 1.2 billion viewers, Grylls has hosted numerous extreme adventure shows, including the global hit Running Wild with Bear Grylls. His interactive Netflix series, You Vs Wild, earned two EMMYs, and he holds two BAFTAs for The Island with Bear Grylls. An Honorary Colonel to the Royal Marines, Grylls is the youngest-ever UK Chief Scout and the first Chief Ambassador to the World Scout Organization, representing 57 million Scouts globally.
Recently launching The Natural Studios, Grylls continues inspiring with a focus on courage, kindness, and the mantra never to give up. Married to Shara, they reside on a private island off the Welsh coast with their three sons: Jesse, Marmaduke, and Huckleberry. Grylls' autobiography, Mud Sweat and Tears, spent 15 weeks at Number 1 in the Sunday Times bestseller list, and he has authored over 90 books, selling over 20 million copies worldwide. Mud, Sweat, and Tears were named one of the best autobiographies for children and teenagers by The Guardian, and in 2012, the book was voted “the most influential book in China.