Bindi Irwin Shares Sweet Post On Brother Robert’s 19th Birthday – “You Light Up Our Lives”

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Robert Irwin celebrated his 19th birthday on Thursday (December 1). The young photographer and conservationist received lots of well-wishes from friends and family on social media.

His big sister, Bindi, shared a sweet post in honor of his special day. She wrote:

Happy Birthday to the taller Irwin sibling and greatest brother in the world. You light up our lives with your hilarious sense of humour and kind heart.” Bindi then compared Robert to their late father, Steve, saying, “I see so much of Dad in everything you do and I know he would be beyond proud of you. We all are.

Bindi went on to thank Robert for being a wonderful uncle to her one-year-old daughter, Grace:

Thank you for being such a good uncle to Grace and fantastic brother to me and Chandler. We love you and can’t wait to celebrate today!


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Bindi’s husband, Chandler Powell, also shared a birthday message for Robert. He said:

Happy Birthday to my brother-in-law and Grace’s Funcle, @robertirwinphotography. You make the most of every day and find the fun in everything we do! Thank you for the one million laughs over the years. I feel lucky to call you my brother and friend. Here’s to more awesome adventures and epic waves caught together in the many years to come.


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Robert also received a loving birthday message from his mom, Terri. She shared an old photo of Robert being held by Steve, and wrote:

Happy birthday @RobertIrwin ! I have treasured every moment of your 19 years, and I look forward to the adventures ahead. I know your dad would be so proud of you. You’re the best!

We hope Robert had the happiest 19th birthday! Head below to watch some of his funniest moments from some of his recent adventures.