Bear Grylls at Buckingham Palace for OBE with new moustache

Adventurer Bear Grylls arrived at Buckingham Palace to receive his OBE from the Queen with a striking new moustache. 

Grylls, 45, was pictured on the steps of the palace with his wife Shara this morning. 

The TV star, whose real name is Edward, was awarded his gong as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to young people, the media and charity.

He said he the OBE is for ‘every one of the those incredible Scout volunteers’ he has worked with in his role as Chief Scout.    

Adventurer Bear Grylls arrived at Buckingham Palace to receive his OBE from the Queen with a striking new moustache

Adventurer Bear Grylls arrived at Buckingham Palace to receive his OBE from the Queen with a striking new moustache

Grylls, 45, was pictured on the steps of the palace with his wife Shara this morning

Grylls, 45, was pictured on the steps of the palace with his wife Shara this morning

Adventurer Bear Grylls (pictured with wife Shara right) arrived at Buckingham Palace to receive his OBE from the Queen with a striking new moustache

Her Majesty the Queen presents Grylls with his Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace

Her Majesty the Queen presents Grylls with his Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace

Her Majesty the Queen presents Grylls with his Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace

Grylls is pictured with wife Shara holding his Order of the British Empire medal

Grylls is pictured with wife Shara holding his Order of the British Empire medal

Grylls is pictured with wife Shara holding his Order of the British Empire medal 

The TV star, whose real name is Edward, was awarded his gong as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to young people, the media and charity

The TV star, whose real name is Edward, was awarded his gong as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to young people, the media and charity

The TV star, whose real name is Edward, was awarded his gong as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to young people, the media and charity

The father-of-three became the youngest Chief Scout when he took up the role in 2015. 

A former SAS serviceman, he is best known for his survival TV shows, which have featured a number of famous faces including former US President Barack Obama and actor Channing Tatum.  

Also at the palace today, actor Simon Beale, who is one of the most acclaimed stars of British theatre, will be knighted for his services to drama, as will Simon Woolley, the founder of operation Black Vote, for services to race equality.

British actress Cush Jumbo, who is the star of hit US dramas The Good Wife and The Good Fight, is to receive an OBE for her services to drama.

Diver Christopher Jewell is to also receive the Queen’s Gallantry Medal for his role in saving a youth football team which was trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand in 2018.

British actress Cush Jumbo, who is the star of hit US dramas The Good Wife and The Good Fight, is to receive an OBE for her services to drama

British actress Cush Jumbo, who is the star of hit US dramas The Good Wife and The Good Fight, is to receive an OBE for her services to drama

British actress Cush Jumbo, who is the star of hit US dramas The Good Wife and The Good Fight, is to receive an OBE for her services to drama

Ms Jumbo is pictured with hsuabdn Sean Griffin, mother Angela Jumbo and father Marx Jumbo

Ms Jumbo is pictured with hsuabdn Sean Griffin, mother Angela Jumbo and father Marx Jumbo

Ms Jumbo is pictured with hsuabdn Sean Griffin, mother Angela Jumbo and father Marx Jumbo

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