Bindi Irwin Baby: TV star and husband Chandler Powell welcome daughter

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Bindi Irwin, 22, and husband Chandler Powell, 24, have welcomed their first child together.

On Friday, the young couple announced the birth of their daughter, Grace Warrior Irwin Powell, who was born on their first wedding anniversary.

In a lengthy Instagram post, Bindi explained that the baby’s two middle names were inspired by her late father, natural warrior Steve Irwin.

Baby Joy: Bindi Irwin, 22, and husband Chandler Powell, 24, welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Grace (pictured together)

Baby Joy: Bindi Irwin, 22, and husband Chandler Powell, 24, welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Grace (pictured together)

March 25, 2021. I celebrate the two loves of my life. Happy first wedding anniversary to my beloved husband and birthday to our beautiful daughter, ”Bindi wrote.

‘Our graceful warrior is the most beautiful light. Grace is named after my great-grandmother and relatives in Chandler’s family dating back to the 1700s, ”she continued.

Her middle names, Warrior Irwin, are a tribute to my father and his legacy as the most incredible Wildlife Warrior. Her last name is Powell and she already has such a nice soul, just like her father. ‘

'There are no words to describe the infinite amount of love in our hearts for our sweet baby girl,' Bindi wrote, after sharing an image of the bub's face.

'There are no words to describe the infinite amount of love in our hearts for our sweet baby girl,' Bindi wrote, after sharing an image of the bub's face.

‘There are no words to describe the infinite amount of love in our hearts for our sweet baby girl,’ Bindi wrote, after sharing an image of the bub’s face.

She accompanied the caption with a sweet image of herself and Chandler cradling newborn Grace in a baby blanket.

There are no words to describe the infinite amount of love in our hearts for our sweet baby girl. She chose the perfect day to be born and we feel so blessed, ”Bindi added.

She also posted an image of Grace’s first onesie, which had an Australian koala printed on the chest.

'Her middle names, Warrior Irwin, are a tribute to my father and his legacy': Bindi paid tribute to her late father Steve by referring to him in Grace's middle names

'Her middle names, Warrior Irwin, are a tribute to my father and his legacy': Bindi paid tribute to her late father Steve by referring to him in Grace's middle names

‘Her middle names, Warrior Irwin, are a tribute to my father and his legacy’: Bindi paid tribute to her late father Steve by referring to him in Grace’s middle names

Steve, known to millions of people around the world as ‘the crocodile hunter’, was filming a documentary when he was fatally stabbed in the heart by a stingray on September 4, 2006 in Batt Reef, Queensland. He was 44 years old.

In an interview with the late Larry King in 2018, Bindi admitted that she has no grudge against stingrays, despite the creatures being responsible for her father’s death.

“I don’t know, I honestly don’t … It was just an idiot accident that happened,” she said at the time.

Flashback: A young Bindi is pictured with her mother Terri and late father Steve in 2002

Flashback: A young Bindi is pictured with her mother Terri and late father Steve in 2002

Flashback: A young Bindi is pictured with her mother Terri and late father Steve in 2002

Tragedy: Steve was filming a documentary when he was fatally stabbed in the heart by a stingray on September 4, 2006 in Batt Reef, Queensland.  (Pictured with Bindi in 2003)

Tragedy: Steve was filming a documentary when he was fatally stabbed in the heart by a stingray on September 4, 2006 in Batt Reef, Queensland.  (Pictured with Bindi in 2003)

Tragedy: Steve was filming a documentary when he was fatally stabbed in the heart by a stingray on September 4, 2006 in Batt Reef, Queensland. (Pictured with Bindi in 2003)

‘Stingrays are really beautiful animals. Dad loved them, we love them and they are important to our environment. And I know Dad would be the first to say, “I like stingrays.” ‘

Bindi first met Chandler in 2013, when the American former wakeboarder took a tour of Australia Zoo in Queensland.

After their chance meeting, Chandler wrote to Terri asking for her permission to contact Bindi before starting a long-distance relationship.

He eventually moved to Australia from his Florida home and now works at the family’s zoo.

Coincidental encounter: Bindi first met Chandler in 2013, when the American former wakeboarder was on a tour of Australia Zoo in Queensland

Coincidental encounter: Bindi first met Chandler in 2013, when the American former wakeboarder was on a tour of Australia Zoo in Queensland

Coincidental encounter: Bindi first met Chandler in 2013, when the American former wakeboarder was on a tour of Australia Zoo in Queensland

In July 2019, Bindi and Chandler announced their engagement.

Chandler proposed to Bindi on her 21st birthday, got down on one knee and presented her with a beautiful diamond ring.

July 24, 2019. On my birthday, I said ‘yes’ and’ forever ‘to the love of my life,’ she announced on Instagram at the time.

Happily ever after: Chandler proposed to Bindi on her 21st birthday, got down on one knee and presented her with a beautiful diamond ring

Happily ever after: Chandler proposed to Bindi on her 21st birthday, got down on one knee and presented her with a beautiful diamond ring

Happily ever after: Chandler proposed to Bindi on her 21st birthday, got down on one knee and presented her with a beautiful diamond ring

July 24, 2019. On my birthday I said ‘yes’ and’ forever ‘to the love of my life,’ she announced on Instagram at the time

Chandler, I fell in love with you almost six years ago and since then every day has been a whirlwind of adventure and true happiness.

‘I’m so looking forward to spending us together as your wife forever. This is a life of friendship, purpose and unconditional love. Let’s get married now! ‘

Bindi married Chandler last March at a surprise ceremony at Australia Zoo, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.

Just Married: Bindi married Chandler in March last year at a surprise ceremony at Australia Zoo, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast

Just Married: Bindi married Chandler in March last year at a surprise ceremony at Australia Zoo, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast

Just Married: Bindi married Chandler in March last year at a surprise ceremony at Australia Zoo, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast

‘Our wedding day was not what we planned, but it was an extraordinary starting point for our marriage to blossom,’ she wrote on Instagram last May.

Bindi said the coronavirus pandemic meant she and Chandler had to “ change our entire wedding. ”

She added: ‘We changed our wedding date the night before we got married, but we were determined to let love win.’

New addition: they announced that they were expecting their first child together in August last year.  Baby Wildlife Warrior expected in 2021, she wrote

New addition: they announced that they were expecting their first child together in August last year.  Baby Wildlife Warrior expected in 2021, she wrote

New addition: they announced that they were expecting their first child together in August last year. Baby Wildlife Warrior expected in 2021, she wrote

It's a girl: In September, Bindi revealed she had a girl and shared a photo of herself and Chandler with one of Australia Zoo's turtles surrounded by pink flowers

It's a girl: In September, Bindi revealed she had a girl and shared a photo of herself and Chandler with one of Australia Zoo's turtles surrounded by pink flowers

It’s a girl: In September, Bindi revealed she had a girl and shared a photo of herself and Chandler with one of Australia Zoo’s turtles surrounded by pink flowers

They announced that they were expecting their first child together in August last year.

“Baby Wildlife Warrior expected in 2021. Chandler and I are proud to announce that we are expecting!” she wrote on Instagram at the time.

‘It is an honor to share this special moment in our lives with you. While I am still in my first trimester, we really want you to be a part of our journey from the very beginning of this new chapter of life.

“Baby Wildlife Warrior expected in 2021. Chandler and I are proud to announce that we are expecting!” she wrote on Instagram at the time

We couldn’t wait to share the news as this beautiful little creature has become the most important part of our lives. Your support means a lot to us. ‘

She added, ‘Please let me know your best advice and send good vibes and prayers to our little darling. Love and light. ‘

In September, Bindi revealed she had a girl and shared a photo of herself and Chandler with one of Australia Zoo’s turtles surrounded by pink flowers.

Baby girl, you are our world. Our beautiful daughter is now about the same size as a newly hatched Aldabra tortoise and is as healthy as can be. We can’t wait for her to arrive next year, ‘she wrote at the time.

We couldn't wait to share the news as this beautiful little creature has become the most important part of our lives.  Your support means a lot to us, 'she wrote on Instagram

We couldn't wait to share the news as this beautiful little creature has become the most important part of our lives.  Your support means a lot to us, 'she wrote on Instagram

We couldn’t wait to share the news as this beautiful little creature has become the most important part of our lives. Your support means a lot to us, ‘she wrote on Instagram