‘I’m excited to get to call her family!’ Chandler Powell’s uncle gushes over Bindi Irwin… after the couple reveal their engagement joy
Bindi Irwin recently gushed over her ‘beautiful family’ after her boyfriend Chandler Powell proposed to her on her 21st birthday.
And on Monday, her fiancé’s uncle, Paul Clayton, expressed how equally grateful and excited he is to welcome the 21-year-old wildlife conservationist into his own family.
We are family! Chandler Powell’s family have expressed how grateful and excited they are to welcome Bindi Irwin into their family
‘Bindi is one of the most down-to-earth, transparent and truly caring people I have ever had the opportunity to meet. I’m excited to get to call her family.’ Paul said.
While he admitted he didn’t know whether the couple were planning to wed in the US or Down Under – like Bindi’s parents – Paul said he hopes he gets an invite.
‘Whatever happens. I hope we’ll be able to attend,’ he said.
Getting to know you! Bindi and Chandler often shares Instagram snaps of their families families hanging out together
‘Thankful to have such a beautiful family’: Bindi Irwin recently shared a group photo with her mum Terri (2-L), brother Robert (L) and fiancée Chandler Powell (R)
Chandler’s uncle’s comments came after Bindi recently shared a sweet Instagram photo of her own family, saying she couldn’t be more grateful for their love and support.
‘Thankful to have such a beautiful family to hold my hand and share life’s most magical moments,’ Bindi captioned at the time.
Not long after, Chandler took to Instagram to share his own sweet message to his wildlife conservationist fiancée.
Back at you! Not long after, Bindi’s gushing post, Chandler took to Instagram to share his own sweet message to his wildlife conservationist fiancée
She said yes! Bindi and Chandler are reportedly already throwing themselves into wedding plans, following his touching proposal on her 21st birthday at Australia Zoo
‘We are all so thankful to have you and your light in our lives,’ Chandler wrote.
Bindi announced her engagement to Chandler on Instagram on her 21st birthday, with the caption: ‘On my birthday I said ‘yes’ and ‘forever’ to the love of my life.’
Despite her 21st birthday and engagement being a wonderful occasion, she also admitted it was also a ‘bittersweet’ day as she was celebrating it without her father.
Beautiful: The 21-year-old’s ring is reportedly worth a huge ‘$70,000’ and is made from rose gold recycled metal and a synthetic diamond – a much more ethical choice in design