List of Famous Adventurers

This list of famous adventurers includes photos, bios, and other information, when available. Who are the top adventurers in the world? This includes the most prominent adventurers, living and dead, both from America and abroad. These brave adventurers are also some of the best celebs to team with during a zombie apocalypse and famous people who were attacked by animals. This list of notable adventurers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic adventurers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned adventurers.

No list of famous adventurers would be complete without the likes of Bear Grylls, Aron Ralston, and Steve Irwin. These famous adventurers names are widely known and regarded as brave and daring men and women who are willing to push themselves in the pursuit of great adventure. Whether they are a TV personality or a popular person going on adventures, they are all here! 

From reputable, prominent, and well known adventurers to the lesser known adventurers of today, these are some of the best adventurers exploring the world. Who are the most famous adventurers ever? What are the names of famous adventurers? Take a look below!

    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Author, Actor, Writer, Motivational speaker, Presenter
    • Credits: Man vs. Wild, Worst-Case Scenario, Escape to the Legion, The Island with Bear Grylls, Short Poppies
    • Age: Dec. at 44 (1962-2006)
    • Birthplace: Essendon, Victoria, Australia
    • Profession: Conservationist, Actor, Zoologist, Voice acting, Naturalist
    • Credits: The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course, The Crocodile Hunter Diaries, Ocean's Deadliest, The Crocodile Hunter
  • Marco Polo
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    • Age: Dec. at 69 (1254-1324)
    • Birthplace: Republic of Venice
    • Profession: Merchant, Explorer
    • Age: Dec. at 88 (1919-2008)
    • Profession: Mountaineer, Explorer