Dickie Chivell is a South African personality famous as an environmental conservator. She specializes in sharks and other marine animals, helping to protect the environment and spread knowledge about the specific animal of the ocean world. Chivell is the type of personality that is full of love. Most recently, she starred in the popular TV show Shark Week. Shark Week is the television show that produces all of its content around shark knowledge and the show airs throughout the week. The Shark Week edition where Chivell was present focused on the world of the diver and its safety regulations.
Dickie Chivell was born on February 12, 1993 and grew up in Gansbaai, Western Cape, South Africa. Chivell is the well known shark expert, captain, safety diver and shark trainer. He has also received skills from him in underwater photography. He has been certified in the video journalism short course. Currently, he is committed to working for Saudi Arabia to protect, restore and conserve the stunning Red Sea and its coastline. According to Marine Dynamics Shark Tours, Dickie Chivell’s father’s name is Wilfred Chivell, who is also in the same vein. Seeing his father’s passion for marine fauna, Dickie also developed his interest in his childhood and began working in the same professional line.
His father is the CEO of Marine Dynamics Tourism Group. When Dickie isn’t racing around in his water boats and exploring shark lore, he used to spend his time catching sick barrels and surfing on boogie boards. Dickie’s homeland is Gansbaai, South Africa, which is the hotspot for a type of shark found in the oceans and nearby bodies of water. From there, he received experience from him, gained knowledge and became a certified diver. He is very knowledgeable about the Big Five Marines of the Dyer Island Nature Reserve in Gansbaai.
Parents and Family
Dickie’s father used to tell stories about whales, sharks and anything related to marine life. He grew up with his family observing marine life and accompanying his father in his work. When he was in first grade, Dickie won first prize for his painting of a southern right whale and an underwater diver. A few years later, he placed second in a Birdlife photography contest. Dickie’s brothers and sisters, especially his closest sister named Sanchia, had a cheerful group of friends who played in childhood supporting each other. Dickie treasures the days of his friendship when he along with his brothers and sisters would accompany everyone to the sea areas.
Dickie Chivell’s career
He was just 17 years old when he became the youngest commercial diver in the country. Dickie is an accomplished skipper and works as a certified commercial diver as well as a scuba instructor. He has worked with and completed many of his guide tours for ocean organisms and wildlife. According to the brief biography of him on IMDb, he is known for his work on Kicking & Streaming (2021), Jaws Awakens 2: Phred vs. Slash (2021) and Great White Open Ocean (2022). While exploring great white sharks, their known facts and characteristics, Dickie performed stunts in “Shark Week” and if he sees him on TV doing those stunts, he will surely learn something. Dickie is also an expert marine life photographer, having completed a short term photography course in the field.
Dickie also has a few years of experience working in Baja with the Gray Whales. He filmed with a purpose with the Discovery channel in New Zealand. During this time, he had the opportunity to travel to various other locations in search of shark hotspots at Shark Week. He traveled to places like California and Guadalupe. Dickie appeared on Shark Week from 2014 to 2022. This particular show had a huge impact on Dickie’s life and brought him great experiences while working with certain real life heroes and environmental curators including Chris Fallows, Jeff Kurr and Andy Brandy Casagrande. Dickie Chivell describes himself as the true ambassador for marine conservation. He is also a supporter of “The Dyer Island Conservation Trust”.
Dickie Chivell Biography
|Real name||dickie chivell|
|Birthdate||February 12, 1993|
|Age (as of 2022)||29 years|
|place of birth||Gansbaai, Western Cape, South Africa|
|Profession||Skipper, shark expert, shark trainer, safety diver|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 8” – in centimeters – 172 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 70 kg – in pounds – 154 lbs|
|Who is his girlfriend?||anthea wright|
Dickie Chivell seems to be in a romantic relationship with Anthea Wright, who goes by smil3y_annie. With Anthea, Dickie has posted a photo of her on Instagram of her kissing her cheeks with the caption: “Happy Valentine’s Day Mrs. Potato Head…”. On the other hand, Anthea has posted many other photos as she walks, poses, and plays with Anthea. Dickie Chivell.
Dickie Chivell net worth
Dickie Chivell is surely earning a good income due to his multi-professional life. He is an environmental conservator, patron, photographer, knowledge explorer, television presenter, and marine life explorer. At the moment, Chivell’s estimated net worth should be around $3 million.