David Attenborough Children: Meet Robert Attenborough and Susan Attenborough

David Attenborough Children

Sir David Frederick Attenborough, born on 8 May 1926, is an English broadcaster, biologist, natural historian, and author.

David Attenborough

He is best known for writing and presenting, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, the nine natural history documentary series forming the Life collection, a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on Earth.

Attenborough was educated at Wyggeston Grammar School for Boys in Leicester.

He won a scholarship to Clare College, Cambridge in 1945 to study geology and zoology and obtained a degree in natural sciences.

In 1947, he was called up for national service in the Royal Navy and spent two years stationed in North Wales and the Firth of Forth.

In 1950, Attenborough married Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel. The couple had two children, Robert and Susan. Jane died in 1997.

Robert is a senior lecturer in bioanthropology for the School of Archaeology and Anthropology at the Australian National University in Canberra.

Susan is a former primary school headmistress.

Meet David Attenborough’s children, Robert and Susan.

Who is Robert Attenborough?

Attenborough is the son of David Attenborough and Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel.

Robert Attenborough is a senior lecturer in bioanthropology at the Australian National University’s School of Archaeology and Anthropology in Canberra.

Robert Attenborough

He is most known for being the son of English broadcaster and natural historian David Attenborough and Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel.

Attenborough is in his fifties, but he hasn’t revealed her age. As a gift, his father gave him a salamander (a lizard-like creature).

Who is Susan Attenborough?

Susan Attenborough is a qualified educator. She is a former primary school headmistress and the daughter of David Attenborough, a well-known English broadcaster and natural historian.

David Attenborough Children

Susan was born in England and presently resides in London with her father, for whom she is responsible.
David Attenborough, her father, is a well-known English broadcaster who worked for the BBC. In 2018 and 2019, he received two primetime Emmy awards for the outstanding narrator.
In 2017, he was also awarded the Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s, Gold Medal.