Bindi Irwin

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Irwin in 2015, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Bindi Sue Irwin

Place of Birth: Buderim, Queensland, Australia

Date of Birth: July 24, 1998

Ethnicity: English, Irish, German, Scottish, possibly some Swedish

Bindi Irwin is an Australian television personality, conservationist, zookeeper, and actress. She has won a Daytime Emmy and Silver Logie for her work. She is the daughter of Steve Irwin (Stephen Robert Irwin), known as The Crocodile Hunter, and Terri Irwin. Her mother is an American, from Eugene, Oregon.

Bindi is married to American professional wakeboarder Chandler Powell, with whom she has a daughter.

Bindi’s paternal grandfather is named Robert “Bob” Irwin (the son of Marjory).

Bindi’s paternal grandmother is Lynette/Lyn Lesley Hakainsson (the daughter of Francis John Hakainsson and Vesta May Broadbent). Francis was the son of Francis Robert Hakainsson and Ada Long. Vesta was the daughter of George Robert Broadbent and Agnes Eliza Cooper.

Bindi’s maternal grandfather was Clarence Alonzo Raines (the son of Alonzo Clarence Raines and Grace Mae Pyle). Bindi’s grandfather Clarence was born in Oregon. Bindi’s great-grandfather Alonzo was the son of Charles Legrand/Legrande Raines and Ella Harris. Grace was the daughter of Henry Carey Pyle and Elisabeth Isabel “Eliza Belle” Burton.

Bindi’s maternal grandmother was named Julia May “Judy” Cline (the daughter of Nelle). Julia was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and was raised on a ranch in Washington.

It was stated on that Bindi’s father had Irish heritage:

Steve’s 2nd great- grandfather on his father’s side, Joseph Irwin, was a carpenter, born in Dublin, who immigrated to Australia in 1876 and his 2nd great- grandmother on his mother’s side, Theresa Byrne, was born in Dublin, but married in Melbourne in 1862.

Sources: Genealogies of Bindi Irwin –

Genealogies and obituaries of Bindi’s maternal grandparents, Clarence Alonzo Raines and Julia May “Judy” (Cline) Raines –

Obituary of Bindi’s maternal grandmother, Julia May “Judy” (Cline) Raines –


ethnicity obsessed :)

3 Responses

  1. ames says:

    Somehow I had the idea that Bindi had some aboriginal ancestry from her father’s side, but apparently not.

  2. mortibog89 says:

    Bindi’s paternal grandmother is of partial Swedish ancestry (hence the Hakainsson/Hakansson surname).

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