The next chapter in Bindi Irwin and Chandler PowellThe love story has officially started.

The 22-year-old daughter of the late crocodile hunter Steve Irwin gave birth to their first child, a little girl whom the couple named Grace Warrior Irwin PowellThe occasion was doubly special as it also marked the first wedding anniversary of the new mother and new father.

“Our graceful warrior is the most beautiful light,” said Bindi in an Instagram announcement about her newborn. “Grace is named for my great-grandmother and relatives in the 18th century Chandler family. Her middle name, Warrior Irwin, pays homage to my father and his legacy as the most incredible wildlife warrior. Her last name is Powell and she already has such a friendly one.” Soul like her father. “

The new mother enthused, “There are no words to describe the infinite love in our hearts for our sweet baby. She has chosen the perfect day for birth and we feel extraordinarily blessed.”

In fact, their date of birth is unique in the couple’s ongoing romance that dates back to 2013 when they met at Bindi’s family-run Australia Zoo. In fact, this is the special place where Chandler decided to ask the question almost six years later – and no less on her 21st birthday.