Irwin, Terri

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Irwin, Terri Gender: F
Terri Elizabeth Raines
born on 20 July 1964
Place Eugene, Oregon, 44n03, 123w05
Timezone PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 28°03' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif

Terri Irwin (at Australia Zoo, 2000)
photo: Bernard Dupont, license cc-by-sa-4.0


American-Australian naturalist, conservationist, author, TV personality and the owner of Australia Zoo in Beerwah, Queensland. A native Oregonian from the United States, she began an independent animal rehabilitation centre for injured predator mammals at age 22 while working for her family's trucking business.

While touring wildlife rehabilitation facilities in Australia in 1991, she had a chance meeting with naturalist Steve Irwin, whose father founded Australia Zoo. The two married in 1992, and went on to co-star in The Crocodile Hunter (1996-2007), their unconventional television nature documentary series and its spin-off series, Croc Files (1999-2001) and The Crocodile Hunter Diaries (2002-2006). They had two children, Bindi and Robert, before Steve Irwin's death in 2006.

Terri Irwin published a memoir, My Steve, about her relationship and marriage with Steve Irwin, in 2007.

She became a naturalised Australian citizen in 2009.

Terri, Bindi and Robert star in the TV series Crikey! It's the Irwins (2018-) which follows their lives and work at the Australia Zoo. Cameras capture the family caring for all the zoo's animals as well as their home life.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • parent->child relationship with Irwin, Bindi (born 24 July 1998)
  • spouse relationship with Irwin, Steve (born 22 February 1962). Notes: 1992-2006
  • other kin relationship with Powell, Grace (born 25 March 2021). Notes: Grandkin


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2007 (Memoir "My Steve")
  • Social : Acquired Citizenship 15 November 2009 (Australian)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Terri Irwin's Biography," The Crocodile Hunter official website: "Terri Raines was born in Eugene, Oregon, USA on the 20 July 1964" [1].


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Steve Irwin)
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (Two)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (USA to Australia)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Australia Zoo)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social (Conservationist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Misc. : Animal Breeder/Trainer (Zookeeper)
  • Notable : Awards : Public Service (Order of Australia)