Terri Irwin reveals she has ruled out finding love again because "Steve was it for" her

Publish Date
Friday, 7 October 2022, 9:41AM

Sixteen years on from the death of her husband, Terri Irwin still only has eyes for Steve Irwin.

The conservationist - who married the Crocodile Hunter in 1992, a year after they met - has revealed she doesn't want to embark on a new romance because Steve gave her "enough love to last a lifetime".

Speaking in an interview with The Courier Mail, the 58-year-old was asked about her current love life, to which she responded: "You know, and I keep saying this, and I think maybe 16 years later people are finally starting to believe me, Steve was it for me.

"That's just the way it is. I had a big, big love and it was enough to last a lifetime."

Terri - who has Bindi, 24, and Robert, 18, with the late TV legend - also opened up about becoming a young widow.

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She said: "I think when you become a young widow, it can be uncomfortable for other couples, that whole, 'Oh well, now she's single, is she looking around?' And my male friends are more comfortable, they can see I'm not chasing them."

The mother-of-two went on to poke fun at the list of famous men she has been rumoured to have been romantically involved with.

She laughed: "I have kept track because it's kind of funny … let's see, apparently, it's all the Hogans — that's Paul and Hulk; Russell Crowe, and most recently, it's Richard Wilkins.

"I think the most flattering would be Russell because he is such a good person and a very good friend to our family, and I actually do really love him because he loved Steve and they were such good friends."

Steve tragically passed away at the age of 44 in 2006 when he was struck by a stingray barb off the coast of northern Australia.

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