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Robert Irwin shares emotional post on milestone day for his family prompting support from fans

Robert Irwin shares emotional post on milestone day for his family – prompting a huge outpouring of love from fans

Robert Irwin shared a heart-warming message on Friday to commemorate the 31st wedding anniversary of his mother Terri and late father Steve Irwin.

Posting the tear-jerking tribute to Instagram, the 19-year-old wildlife warrior said their wedding ‘set in motion’ a ‘larger than life’ legacy he was ‘proud’ of.

Alongside the beautiful caption was a photo of his famous mum and dad in the early days of their relationship with Steve wearing his iconic khakis whileTerri held a lizard.

Robert, 19, (pictured) Irwin shared a heart-warming message on Friday to commemorate the 31st wedding anniversary of his parents Terri and the late Steve Irwin

‘It was on this day 31 years ago that my parents got engaged and set in motion what would become a legacy larger than life,’ Robert wrote.

‘I love my mum and dad so much… I’m proud to be their son.’

Fans flocked to the comments beneath his post to leave sweet messages of love and support. 

Posting the tear-jerking tribute to Instagram, the conservationist said their wedding 'set in motion' a 'larger than life' legacy he was 'proud' of. (Pictured L to R: Bindi Irwin as a child with her parents Steve and Terri)

Posting the tear-jerking tribute to Instagram, the conservationist said their wedding ‘set in motion’ a ‘larger than life’ legacy he was ‘proud’ of. (Pictured L to R: Bindi Irwin as a child with her parents Steve and Terri)

One person wrote: ‘Your father was a nature hero for all of us and your family is loved around the world.’

‘Your dad was the reason I love animals and have adopted them throughout my life and the respect I have for nature. Truly a one of a kind human,’ another said.

A third added that the Irwin family was ‘a worldwide treasure’. 

Alongside the beautiful caption was a photo of his famous mum and dad in the early days of their relationship with Steve wearing his iconic khakis as Terri held a lizard

Alongside the beautiful caption was a photo of his famous mum and dad in the early days of their relationship with Steve wearing his iconic khakis as Terri held a lizard

‘And they’re proud to call you their son! This legacy will continue on for millennia. The real warriors of our world are you guys,’ someone else commented. 

Steve, known as The Crocodile Hunter, died on September 4, 2006, at the age of 44 after he was pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming a wildlife documentary called Ocean’s Deadliest in Queensland.

He is survived by wife Terri, daughter Bindi and son Robert.

Fans flocked to the comments beneath his post to leave sweet messages of love and support

Fans flocked to the comments beneath his post to leave sweet messages of love and support

Terri has never dated nor remarried since her husband’s death, despite swirling rumours of romances with the likes of Russell Crowe over the years.

The Irwins have meanwhile kept Steve’s memory alive through their conservation work at Australia Zoo.

Their most recent tribute to Steve is the Crocodile Hunter Lodge, which comprises of luxury cabins located inside the zoo premises. 

Steve died on September 4, 2006, at the age of 44 after he was pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming a wildlife documentary in Queensland. He is survived by wife Terri, daughter Bindi and son Robert

Steve died on September 4, 2006, at the age of 44 after he was pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming a wildlife documentary in Queensland. He is survived by wife Terri, daughter Bindi and son Robert

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