Steve Irwin's Son Robert Turned 16: Family Shared Unseen Throwback Snaps Of Legendary Father And His Young Son

December 2, 2019 15:00

The late crocodile hunter, Steve Irwin's children are all grown up!

Robert Irwin was seen celebrating his 16th birthday over the weekend while at the Australia Zoo.

His family couldn't help but celebrate this special day with touching throwback photos.

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For instance, Robert Irwin's mom, 55-year-old Terri Irwin shared a very special tribute for her son. She took to Twitter to share a never-seen-before picture of her late husband Steve Irwin cradling a newborn Robert in 2003.

She captioned the snap with touching and inspiring words to her son,

"Your dad would be so proud of you. He has loved you since the moment you were born".

Just like his famous father, Steve Irwin's son hosts a reality television show surrounding his work with animals. The proud mother once said that Robert "honors Steve in everything he does" and now we see that it's true!

Robert's sister Bindi Irwin, who recently got engaged, also shared two sweet photos of young Robert to Instagram to wish him all the best on his special day.

"Happy 16th Birthday to the cutest ducky I’ve ever known,"

Bindi, 21, captioned a photo of Robert in a duck costume.

"Robert, one of the best parts of my life is getting to be your sister. Thank you for being such a wonderful light in my life. You’re amazing and I love you!

Bindi's fiance Chandler Powell also shared a photo of himself and Robert to celebrate the occasion.

"Happy 16th Birthday @robertirwinphotography,"

- wrote Powell, 23.

"Our adventures together are always so much fun. Thanks for being such an awesome friend and brother!"

Fans' reaction

Sure, these heartfelt messages touched the family fans' hearts.

one user wrote.

- another simply added.

Time flies fast and we are so glad to see how the legend's children become mature, adult people. They are so much like Steve!

Steve Irwin's legacy lives on in his children as they continue preserving nature and taking care of our planet!

Happy birthday, Rober Irwin!

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