Robert Irwin is the spitting image of his late father Steve as he recreates a throwback image holding sister Bindi’s newborn daughter Grace Warrior
Bindi Irwin and her husband Chandler Powell announced the birth of their daughter Grace Warrior Irwin Powell on Friday.
Uploading his first photo with his baby niece, Robert looked at little Grace with the same sweet gaze his father Steve had in a throwback post shared last year.
‘Let the uncle adventures begin! Love you so much, Grace,’ Robert, 17, wrote.
Seeing double! Robert Irwin, 17, (left) is the spitting image of his late father Steve (right) as he shared a sweet photo holding sister Bindi’s newborn daughter Grace Warrior
He added: ‘This little one picked the two best parents in the entire world. The most incredible, caring and strong Mum… and the funnest, coolest and kindest Dad. Love you three so much – I can’t wait for this exciting journey ahead.’
The photo mirrored the one Robert shared for Bindi’s birthday in July last year, in which Steve lovingly looked at Bindi while posing with them both.
Fans quickly commented on the uncanny resemblance between Robert and his late father, sharing their thoughts on social media.
Identical: Fans have since taken to social media to discuss the uncanny resemblance between Robert and his late father
‘Wanna know how emotional I am? I cried when I saw the pics of Robert Irwin holding his sisters baby and the pic of his dad holding him as a baby,’ one person wrote.
A second commented: ‘ROBERT IRWIN LOOKS SO MUCH LIKE HIS DAD AND HIM HOLDING BABY GRACE MADE ME CRY.’
Bindi and her husband Chandler announced the birth of their baby daughter, Grace Warrior Irwin Powell, on Friday.
Grace was born on their first wedding anniversary.
Baby joy: Bindi Irwin, 22, and husband Chandler Powell, 24, welcomed their first child together on Friday, a daughter named Grace (pictured together)
Adorable: ‘There are no words to describe the infinite amount of love in our hearts for our sweet baby girl,’ Bindi wrote, after sharing an image of the bub’s face
In her lengthy Instagram post, the new mother explained that the baby’s two middle names were inspired by her late father, Wildlife Warrior Steve Irwin.
She wrote: ‘March 25, 2021. Celebrating the two loves of my life. Happy first wedding anniversary to my sweetheart husband and day of birth to our beautiful daughter,’ Bindi wrote.
‘Our graceful warrior is the most beautiful light. Grace is named after my great-grandmother, and relatives in Chandler’s family dating back to the 1700s,’ she continued.
‘Her middle names, Warrior Irwin, are a tribute to my dad and his legacy’: Bindi paid tribute to her late father Steve by referencing him in Grace’s middle names