Details of Robert Irwin’s relationship with Rorie Buckey and their breakup

Robert Irwin and his ex-girlfriend Rorie Buckey.

Who is Robert Irwin?

Robert Irwin is an Australian conservationist, zookeeper, and TV personality. He is also an actor and a photographer. As an actor, Irwin starred in the Animal Planet series, “Crikey! It’s the Irwins” with his mother and sister.

Robert Irwin’s full name is Robert Clarence Irwin. He was born to his parents on December 1, 2003, in Buderim, Queensland, Australia. The zookeeper is 20 years old as of May 2024. Robert’s father is the late conservationist and TV personality Steve Irwin, also known as The Crocodile Hunter.

In March 2024, the Australian Talent Index named Robert Irwin as Australia’s most popular broadcast personality for the year.

Late Steve Irwin, Robert Irwin, and his sister Bindi Sue (as kids).

About Robert Irwin’s parents

Robert Irwin’s parents are wildlife conservationists. His father, Steve Irwin, was an Australian zookeeper, TV personality, and wildlife educator. He was known for hosting “The Crocodile Hunter,” a wildlife documentary TV series. Robert Irwin’s dad was born on February 22, 1962. Sadly, he died on September 4, 2006, after a short-tail stingray barb pierced him in the chest while filming in the Great Barrier Reef. Steve was 44 years old at the time of his death.

Robert Irwin’s mother, Terri Irwin, is an American-Australian zookeeper, conservationist, and TV personality. Terri is the CEO of Australia Zoo, where her son Robert works. She was born on July 20, 1964, and is currently 59 years old.

Robert Irwin’s parents, Steve and Terri Irwin.

About Robert Irwin’s siblings

Robert Irwin has only one sibling – an older sister, Bindi Sue Irwin. Bindi is also a wildlife conservationist and TV personality. Sue Irwin has been married to her husband, Chandler Powell, since 2020. In 2023, Robert’s sister Bindi opened up on her struggles with endometriosis following a successful surgery.

Robert Irwin’s sister, Bindi Sue, and her husband, Chandler Powell.

Robert Irwin’s marriage and wedding

As of May 2024, Robert Irwin is unmarried and has no wife. While the zookeeper is not married yet, he has been romantically linked to a couple of ladies, including actress Emmy Perry and Elisha Jackson. However, his most recent relationship was with his ex-girlfriend, Rorie Buckey.

Robert Irwin and Rorie Buckey were a couple for over a year.

Who is Robert Irwin’s ex-girlfriend – Rorie Buckey?

Robert Irwin’s ex-girlfriend Rorie Buckey is the niece of the late Joker actor, Heath Ledger. She is Australian and is studying physiotherapy at Curtin University in Perth, Australia (as of the time of writing).

According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Rorie Buckey has a twin sister, Scarlett Buckey, who is also a student. Robert Irwin’s ex-girlfriend is 19 years old as of May 2024.

Robert Irwin’s ex-girlfriend, Rorie Buckey, has an identical twin sister named Scarlett Buckey.

About Robert Irwin’s relationship with Rorie Buckey

Robert Irwin and Rorie Buckey sparked dating rumors in November 2022, after the former couple was seen together on a Queensland beach. In July 2023, the couple made their red carpet debut at the Australian premiere of “Mission: Impossible: Dead Reckoning.” In August of the same year, Irwin and Buckey went Instagram official.

While they were together, Robert Irwin and Rorie made several public appearances as a couple. Robert’s former girlfriend seemed to have bonded well with his family.

About Robert Irwin and Rorie Buckey’s breakup

After dating for over a year, Robert Irwin and Rorie Buckey broke up in February 2024. In a joint statement posted on Instagram, the couple announced their split. 

The statement read:

“We wanted to share that we have decided to go our separate ways but profoundly appreciate all of the time spent together and wish one another all the very best into the future. We wish to express the gratitude and respect we have for one another as we continue our journeys on different paths.”

While the former lovers made it seem like the breakup was amicable, some of their fans are speculating that something nasty happened behind the scenes. Irwin and Buckey have since deleted all traces of each other from their Instagram pages, which has fueled the rumors. However, neither Robert Irwin nor Rorie Buckey has commented on the reasons for their split, as of the time of publishing this article.

Robert Irwin and Emmy Perry allegedly dated from 2019 to 2022.

About Robert Irwin’s girlfriends and dating history

Aside from his relationship with Rorie Buckey, Robert Irwin has not publicly dated anyone else. However, he was previously linked to actress Emmy Perry and Elisha Jackson, though neither of them have confirmed or denied the rumors.

Following his split from Rorie Buckey, Robert Irwin appears to be single (as of the time of writing this article).

About Robert Irwin’s kids

Robert Irwin has no children and is not yet a father as of the time of publishing this article.

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