Bindi Sue Irwin is an Australian actress, television personality and conservationist. Bindi Irwin was born in Buderim, Queensland. She is the daughter of Steve Irwin (star of The Crocodile Hunter) and Terri Irwin. Her first name comes from the name of her father’s favourite female crocodile at the Australia Zoo, and her middle name, Sue, is from the family’s dog Sui. According to her father, Bindi is an Australian Aboriginal word that means “young girl”.
She has been involved in acting, singing, songwriting, game show hosting, and has created an instructional fitness DVD. She is also known for winning season 21 of Dancing with the Stars (U.S.).
In October 2014, Irwin was awarded Young Conservationist of the Year by the Australian Geographic Society.