Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 31 Mar, 2021
Facts of Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls
Date of Birth: 2006 , April-6
Age: 15 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Birth Name Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls
Father Bear Grylls
Mother Shara Cannings-Knight
Nationality English
Birth Place/City United Kingdom
Ethnicity white
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Famous for Son of Bear Grylls & Shara Grylls
Siblings 2 (Jesse & Huckleberry)
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Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls is the middle child of 3 sons of TV personality Bear Grylls & his wife Shara Grylls. While there's been a lot of curiosity on the personal life of Man vs Wild star Grylls, it's barely a surprise that his kids would fall under the craving media radar. Currently, Marmaduke is in his mid-teens.

When and Where Was Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls Born?

Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls was born on April 6, 2006, in the United Kingdom, which makes him 15 years old as of 2021. He is one of 3 children, middle son to OBE TV presenter & adventurer Bear Grylls from Man vs. Wild and his wife Shara Cannings-Knight.

Raised in an English family, Marmaduke is of white ethnicity.

There's been a lot of speculation on the unique name of Bear's sons; the meaning of his second son stands as Marmaduke means 'follower of Saint Maedoc' or as 'leader of the seas'; Mickey means 'gift from god' and Percy is derived from Perseus (pērtho in Greek) that means 'to destroy.

Family Members & Background

Marmaduke is the second child of 3 kids (all sons); his older brother is Jesse (born in 2003) is now 18 years old, while the youngest brother is Huckleberry Edward Jocelyne Grylls (born on January 15, 2009) is 12 years old in 2021.

CAPTION: Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls (middle) with his brother Jesse (left) & Huckleberry (right) SOURCE: Emaze

His paternal grandparents are Conservative politicians Sir Michael Grylls (died in 2001), and Sarah Ford. Before Bear Grylls went into TV career & adventure, his family had a lineage of cricketers; Maramaduke's great-grandfather Neville Ford and great-great-great-grandfather William Augustus Ford were first-class cricketers.

The star kid's maternal grandfather died in early 2001, 12 weeks before his paternal grandfather's demise.

When Did Marmaduke Mickey Percy Gryll's Parents Marry?

Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls' parents Bear Grylls and Shara Cannings-Knight married in 2000 and are together ever since. The duo first met on New Year's Eve 1997 on a beach in Scotland. They began dating shortly & exchanged vows after a couple of years of relationship.

CAPTION: Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls parents (Bear Grylls & Shara Grylls) SOURCE: Closer Weekly

At the time of marriage, Grylls was had not landed into TV fame; rather he served in the British Special Air Services (SAS) until 1997 before a malfunction during a parachute jump over Southern Africa broke his back in 3 places.

Later in 2006, he was cast in the survival series Man vs. Wild & worked until 2019, totaling 78 episodes. When Bears went out on adventures- professional his TV career, Shara took care of the household & raised 3 sons: Jesse, Marmaduke, and Huckleberry.

Unlike his brother Jesse who shares his personal life on Instagram, Marmaduke remains away from social media at the moment.

Net Worth In 2021

Currently, in the teenage, Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls is yet to land into any career professionally. But he does share the luxury from the hefty fortune of his famous father.

In the future, he could some took on the path of his father & go on adventures; along with his brothers, Grylls attended summer camps. Reportedly, Marmaduke's older brother Jesse, then 11, was left out on Saint Tudwal's Island along the North Wales coast in August 2015 as a part of a sharply planned stunt operation.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Marmaduke's father Bear Grylls (born Edward Michael Grylls) has a $25 million net worth. Most of his earnings came from the survival TV series Man vs. Wild (2006-19) and worked as a producer of TV shows: Bear Grylls: Mission Survive, You vs. Wild, and Running Wild with Bear Grylls.

CAPTION: Father of Marmaduke, Bear Grylls has $25 million net worth through TV adventurer & businessman SOURCE: Daily Times

Moreover, his mother Shara has taken the path of an author & has written 2 books so far: Marriage Matters (2006) and Never Stop Holding Hand: And Other Marriage Survival Tips (2012).

They currently reside in a 100-year-old houseboat on River Thames in London. Moreover, Grylls owns an island on the Welsh coast, which includes a nature reserve.