Bindi Irwin’s birthday present from Chandler Powell on her 21st birthday was a biggie: an engagement ring.
The wildlife conservationist shared on Instagram that she stated “sure” and “perpetually” to her longtime boyfriend’s proposal on Wednesday after practically six years of relationship.
“Right here’s to a lifetime of friendship, function and unconditional love,” she wrote earlier than including, “Now let’s get married already!”
Powell, 22, shared a photograph of them after the proposal as nicely. His publish talked about how they met on the Australia Zoo, which is owned by the Irwin household, and stated that’s the place he popped the query.
“Proposing in her very favourite place within the zoo, surrounded by animals, appeared like the right approach to embark on this unbelievable new chapter in our lives,” he wrote. “Bee, I like you greater than something on this world and I at all times will. Completely satisfied Birthday.”
The younger couple was congratulated within the feedback by pals (like Stranger Issues actress Millie Bobby Brown) and followers, however her household put up their very own congratulations posts. In her youthful brother Robert’s, he known as them “soulmates” and “fully good” for one another.
Irwin’s mom, Terry, posted a photograph of her soon-to-be household of 4. She known as it the “greatest day ever” and — tearjerker alert — stated her late husband Steve “The Crocodile Hunter” Irwin could be “very pleased,” similar to she is. (He died in 2006 after being pierced within the chest by a stingray whereas filming a nature documentary.)
There was an enormous celebration on the zoo for Irwin’s milestone birthday. The Irwins did a meet-and-greet with guests, walked a pink carpet, fed the crocs and had cake.
Irwin, who seems along with her household on Animal Planet’s Crikey! It is the Irwins, went public along with her romance with Powell in 2015, revealing that that they had met on the zoo in 2013 and saved in contact. Issues have been long-distance at first — she resided on the zoo on Australia’s Sunshine Coast and the wake boarder was in Florida.
In early 2018, Powell relocated to the 100-acre zoo. By the top of final 12 months, she made it clear her boyfriend was the one, regardless of discovering love at an early age.
“I’m fortunate I’ve discovered the one, the individual I wish to spend all my time with,” she stated in October. “Mum and Robert and I’ve talked about that rather a lot. All of us assume dad would have beloved Chandler.”
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