01:07 AM EDT 07/26/2016
Originally posted 07/25/2016 10:30AM
To mark her birthday on Sunday, the Dancing with the Stars champ shared two touching Instagram posts to share her gratitude and excitement for the road ahead.
The first photo showed herself as an infant, with her late father Steve cradling her in his arms and her mother Terri smiling beside them.
Bindi Irwin Says Her 18th Birthday Will Be 'Bittersweet' Without Her Father: 'It's Really a Tough Time'
Originally posted 07/22/2016 04:45PM
Bindi Irwin plans on getting really wild on her 18th birthday.
Bindi Irwin Posts Touching Tribute to Her Late Father Steve on Instagram: 'I Hope I'm Making You Proud'
Originally posted 06/20/2016 11:40AM
The former Dancing With the Stars champion took to Instagram on Sunday, to wish her late dad a Happy Father's Day. The post featured a throwback photo of a young Bindi alongside Steve, waxing a surfboard with the caption: "I love you. I hope I'm making you proud."
Bindi Irwin Celebrates Her Father Steve's Legacy Nearly 10 Years After His Death – and Reveals She Sees a Lot of Him in Herself
Originally posted 05/22/2016 12:20PM
A decade after the passing of The Crocodile Hunter star Steve Irwin, his daughter Bindi Irwin continues to see his legacy everywhere – including recognizing aspects of her dad in herself and her younger brother.
Bindi Irwin's Boyfriend Chandler Powell Was Such a Huge Crocodile Hunter Fan as a Kid He Used to Dress Up as Steve Irwin!
Originally posted 05/19/2016 04:20PM
They do say that girls marry men like their dads!
When it comes to Bindi Irwin's relationship with Chandler Powell, the reality star's family admits that there are a few similarities between him and the late Steve Irwin.
"I'm really lucky. I have the best boyfriend," she began to tell E! News. "Chandler is still with me, and we've been together quite a few years now, and I'm lucky."
Originally posted 03/23/2016 10:10AM
The season 21 Dancing with the Stars champ took to Instagram to reveal she had gotten her provisional driver's license – in none other than her dad's old car.
"It was wonderful to take my test in St George and pass the first time and in my Dad's giant old ute!" she captioned a picture of herself posing happily with her new P-plate.
Bindi Irwin Recalls Emotional Speech at Father's Memorial, Says Family Tries to Remember Him 'Every Way Possible'
Originally posted 02/12/2016 08:35AM
When Irwin was just eight, she spoke in front of 5,000 people – as well as millions more on television – at the memorial for her father Steve Irwin.
Bindi Irwin and Boyfriend Chandler Powell Play in the Waves (and Share a Sweet Kiss!) During Hawaiian Vacation
Originally posted 01/19/2016 11:40PM
The cute couple were spotted sharing a kiss during their vacation on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii on Tuesday.
Originally posted 12/22/2015 12:20AM
The conservationist and season 21 mirror ball champion credits the dancing competition for healing anxieties she faced after the death of her father Steve Irwin, specifically her fears of losing her family especially mother Terri and brother Robert.
"It was really bad when I was younger, now I just have this sense that I want to protect them, so it's always 'be safe' and 'I love you,'" Irwin, 17, told The Australian Women's Weekly.
Originally posted 11/25/2015 08:20AM
"I couldn't even imagine if [he] was here right now," the young conservationist told reporters of the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin. "Honestly, I hope that he'd be proud of me. And I hope that I am able to carry-on in his footsteps and make sure that his legacy lives on."
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