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July 24, 2020

See How Bindi Irwin Paid Tribute to Late Dad Steve on Her 22nd Birthday

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On July 24, 2020, Bindi Irwin celebrated her 22nd birthday with a special social media post. The television personality shared a video that featured her late father, mother, and herself as a baby and honored them.

Taking to Instagram, Bindi turned her 22nd birthday celebration into a tribute to her parents. She shared an adorable video of her late father, Steve, talking about welcoming his first child.

The touching clip showed the late conservationist welcoming baby Bindi and celebrating her birth. Steve was heard saying: "The most incredible wildlife encounter of my life was the birth of my daughter” in the video.

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Bindi Irwin at the Steve Irwin Gala Dinner on May 5, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California | Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images

CELEBRATING HER PARENTS

The clip also revealed her parents, including mother Terri, playing with her over the years until she grew old enough to ride a bicycle with her father. Bindi captioned her post writing: “22 years ago my parents decided to start a family.”

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She continued noting that she would “forever be grateful” for her parent’s “unconditional love” and their “encouragement to follow my dreams.” Touching on her beliefs she shared how she’d chosen “the two most compassionate, dedicated and loving people in the world.” 

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HUSBAND WISHES HER HAPPY BIRTHDAY

She wrapped things up by stating how she didn’t have the words to “describe the amount of love in my heart for them both.” Bindi’s husband, Chandler Powell, also took to Instagram to wish his wife a happy birthday.

The difference was that his entire message was about her. The former professional wakeboarder uploaded two photos from their wedding day in the post.

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PRAISING HIS WIFE

He noted how it was the first time he got to wish her a happy birthday as husband and wife. Powell revealed how “epic” the year had been and that his wife had managed to handle everything thrown at them with “courage and grace.”

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MAKING THE WORLD BETTER

The newlywed noted how Bindi inspired him daily “to be a better person” with the amount of love she gave him. In a sweet gesture, he thanked her for making “the world a better and brighter place.”

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WHEN DID CHANDLER PROPOSE

He concluded his post sharing how he loved his best friend, wife, and his everything. Powell initially proposed to Bindi in 2019 on her birthday.

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BINDI’S BIRTHDAY PARTY

The couple then married on March 25, 2020, at the Australia Zoo in a small ceremony. The birthday girl’s celebrations were held at their Australia Zoo.

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BIRTHDAY ACTIVITIES

Her family joined her in feeding the crocodiles and a treasure hunt as part of the festivities. Bindi’s party also included birthday cupcakes and an African Beat performance, according to “The Daily Mail.”

BINDI IS AN ACTRESS

Besides being a conservationist, the birthday girl is also an actress who has appeared in “Bindi, the Jungle Girl,” “Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove,” and “Return to Nim's Island.”

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