Steve Backshall

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TV personal, Naturalist (1973)
Wed Apr 27 2022
By   Bishal

Relationship Timeline Of Steve Backshall

Wife : Helen Glover
Steve Backshall took the weeding vows to Helen Glover on 2016.

Today, we are going to talk about one of the fearless personale in the world, who has been a spectacular person during his time. The true nature and animal lover is none other than Steve Backshall.

Who is Steve Backshall?

Steve is a 46 yeas old BAFTA-winning English naturalist, writer, and television presenter, mostly known for BBC TV's Deadly 60. He was born on 21 April 1973 in Bagshot, Surrey, England. He attended Collingwood College in Camberley and also attended Salesian College, Farnborough. 

He also learns martial arts for a year in Japan for a year with gaining a black belt in judo and a brown belt in Karate. Backshall is an explorer, writer, television presenter, naturalist, and public speaker.

Image: Steve Backshall on his show
Image: Steve Backshall on his show 

Popularly known for BBC TV's Deadly 60 which include Lost Land of the Tiger, Lost Land of the Jaguar and Lost Land of the Volcano. He also has worked on Discovery Channel and National Geographic Channel.


Everyone loves Backshall. He has been risking his whole life to entertain and providing awareness to the people. In one of the show, he was almost eaten by an alligator. 

He has been nominated for various awards during his time. Backshall has won the BAFTA Awards, 2011 Children's Television Presenter and 2011 Factual series Deadly 60. However, he has published three novels for children and several non-fiction works.

Personal Life of Steve Backshall, To whom he is married?

Backshall has been his whole life in the wild. The 46 years old naturalist dated almost a year to Olympic gold medalist, Helen Glover, who is 35 years old. 

Steve Backshall with her wife Helen Glover
Image: Steve Backshall with her wife, Helen Glover

The couple got married in September 2016 exactly after a year of engagement. On their wedding, Steve's co-stars Judy Murray, Sunetra Sarker, Thom Evans, and Jake Wood were there to congratulate the newly couple.

Helen Glover and Steve Backshall Children

After two years of marriage, the couple announced that they were expecting twin babies. While Helen was pregnant, Steve had to left her for a year for his TV show Expedition for the BBC.

Image: Steve Backshall with his wife and Kids on holiday. Know more about Steve wedding, marital relationship, spouse, children, Affairs, and nuptial details
Image: Steve Backshall with his wife and kids on holiday

But later, Helen revealed in her Twitter account that she lost her one of the twin's babies in April 2018. Which broke their heart and their fans too. On 24 July 2018, the couple welcomed their first baby, Logan James David Backshall, Helen posted an image of baby's tiny foot on her Instagram account.

Siblings and parents

Steve was born in Bagshot and raised with Dave Backshall (father) and Patricia Backshall (mother). His parents used to work in British Airway. Steve grew up with his 11 siblings, which include four brothers and Seven Sister. 

According to their sibling; Steve was very fond of nature and animals from childhood. So, that all proved now.

The net worth of Steve Backshall, How rich is he?

Backshall earns pretty good money. With his profession and involvement in various shows, he surely has gained a massive income. And also not to forget about her wife, who is a gold medalist. Considering all this remuneration from the show, Steve has an estimated net worth of around $2 million

Steve Backshall while on the summit
Image: Steve Backshall while on the summit

He has also invested in many fields such as horse farm or animal zoo, and he owns a Naturalist training center. He not only earns money but also spend it wisely.

Travel Lover and Naturalist 

Being a nature lover, he seems to travel places around the world, which includes; Asia, America, Antarctica, Africa. He usually posts his daily activities on social sites, which lead him to earn 116 thousand followers on Twitter and 91.7 thousand on the Instagram account, which is quite massive.

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