Steve Irwin's daughter Bindi announces engagement to partner of six years, Chandler Powell

24 July 2019, 16:02 | Updated: 24 July 2019, 16:04

The 21-year-old is engaged to her long-term partner
The 21-year-old is engaged to her long-term partner. Picture: PA

The daughter of wildlife expert and TV legend Steve Irwin announced the amazing news on her social media profiles today.

Bindi Irwin is engaged to her long-term boyfriend and fellow nature-lover and childhood sweetheart Chandler Powell.

She celebrated her 21st birthday in Australia Zoo today, and it looks like it wasn't just her birthday she was celebrating.

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The pair both shared similar posts on their Twitter accounts announcing their engagement, each with a touching message.

Bindi's read: "On my birthday I said ‘yes’ & ‘forever’ to the love of my life.

"Chandler, close to 6 years ago I fell in love with you & every day since has been a whirlwind of adventure & true happiness.

"Here’s to a lifetime of friendship, purpose & unconditional love".

And Chandler's read: "She said YES!

"Almost 6 years ago we met at Australia Zoo. I immediately fell head over heels for your kind and thoughtful heart that radiates so much light.

"I love you more than anything in this world and I always will. Forever together sounds perfect."

The sweet messages were celebrated by the pair's friends and family, with many sharing their pictures and wishing the young pair well.