Pregnant Bindi Irwin and her husband Chandler Powell will welcome their first child, a daughter, in coming weeks. 

And on Friday, the former professional wakeboarder revealed he is well and truly ready for the year ahead as he prepares to become a father.

The 24-year-old gushed about his family as he reflected on the past year, which he said was ‘filled with the highest of highs and lowest of lows.’

'I'm ready for absolutely anything': Bindi Irwin's husband Chandler Powell said this week that he's ready to be a father, as the young couple prepare to welcome their daughter in the coming weeks

'I'm ready for absolutely anything': Bindi Irwin's husband Chandler Powell said this week that he's ready to be a father, as the young couple prepare to welcome their daughter in the coming weeks

‘I’m ready for absolutely anything’: Bindi Irwin’s husband Chandler Powell said this week that he’s ready to be a father, as the young couple prepare to welcome their daughter in the coming weeks

In the Instagram post, he shared a photo of himself with Bindi holding up a baby-sized Australia Zoo uniform shirt.

‘As easy as it is to look back on the hardships of this year, I’m choosing to revel in the highlights,’ he wrote.

‘I married my best friend, and our daughter will be joining us in a few short months.’

'I married my best friend, and our daughter will be joining us in a few short months,' he said

'I married my best friend, and our daughter will be joining us in a few short months,' he said

‘I married my best friend, and our daughter will be joining us in a few short months,’ he said

‘Starting 2021 as a husband and a dad is incredible and I’m ready for absolutely anything the year has in store for us.’ 

Bindi, who is believed to be around 27 weeks pregnant, also shared a moving message of gratitude as she prepares to give birth.

Earlier this week, she shared a photo of herself cuddled up Chandler and their dog, Piggy the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.

'The love I have for my family is infinite': Bindi also shared a moving message of gratitude as she prepares to give birth. She wrote in the caption: 'I will get to watch this incredible man also become the most amazing father to our beautiful daughter'

'The love I have for my family is infinite': Bindi also shared a moving message of gratitude as she prepares to give birth. She wrote in the caption: 'I will get to watch this incredible man also become the most amazing father to our beautiful daughter'

‘The love I have for my family is infinite’: Bindi also shared a moving message of gratitude as she prepares to give birth. She wrote in the caption: ‘I will get to watch this incredible man also become the most amazing father to our beautiful daughter’

Baby Wildlife Warrior due in 2021: Bindi and Chandler revealed their baby news in August on Instagram, with the pair holding up a baby sized Australia Zoo khaki uniform

Baby Wildlife Warrior due in 2021: Bindi and Chandler revealed their baby news in August on Instagram, with the pair holding up a baby sized Australia Zoo khaki uniform

Baby Wildlife Warrior due in 2021: Bindi and Chandler revealed their baby news in August on Instagram, with the pair holding up a baby sized Australia Zoo khaki uniform

She wrote: ‘In 2021, I will get to watch this incredible man also become the most amazing father to our beautiful daughter. The love I have for my family is infinite.’ 

Bindi and Chandler first revealed their baby news in August on Instagram, with the pair holding up a baby sized Australia Zoo khaki uniform. 

‘Baby Wildlife Warrior due 2021,’ she excitedly announced in the caption.

'Baby girl, you are our world!' Bindi revealed she and Chandler are expecting a daughter in an Instagram post in September

'Baby girl, you are our world!' Bindi revealed she and Chandler are expecting a daughter in an Instagram post in September

‘Baby girl, you are our world!’ Bindi revealed she and Chandler are expecting a daughter in an Instagram post in September

'We can't wait': In her post she wrote: 'Baby girl, you are our world. 'Our beautiful daughter is now about the same size as a hatchling Aldabra tortoise and is as healthy as can be'

'We can't wait': In her post she wrote: 'Baby girl, you are our world. 'Our beautiful daughter is now about the same size as a hatchling Aldabra tortoise and is as healthy as can be'

‘We can’t wait’: In her post she wrote: ‘Baby girl, you are our world. ‘Our beautiful daughter is now about the same size as a hatchling Aldabra tortoise and is as healthy as can be’

In September, they revealed they are expecting a daughter as they shared a photo with a sonogram alongside an Aldabra tortoise.

The Wildlife Warrior added wrote in the caption of her post: ‘Baby girl, you are our world.

‘Our beautiful daughter is now about the same size as a hatchling Aldabra tortoise and is as healthy as can be. We can’t wait for her arrival next year,’ she added.

'Halfway there!' On November 11, Bindi revealed that she was 20 weeks - halfway - along in her pregnancy, meaning she is due to give birth in late March or early April

'Halfway there!' On November 11, Bindi revealed that she was 20 weeks - halfway - along in her pregnancy, meaning she is due to give birth in late March or early April

‘Halfway there!’ On November 11, Bindi revealed that she was 20 weeks – halfway – along in her pregnancy, meaning she is due to give birth in late March or early April

Just married: The young couple were married on March 25, in a makeshift ceremony at Australia Zoo, just before Covid pandemic lockdown

Just married: The young couple were married on March 25, in a makeshift ceremony at Australia Zoo, just before Covid pandemic lockdown

Just married: The young couple were married on March 25, in a makeshift ceremony at Australia Zoo, just before Covid pandemic lockdown

On November 11, Bindi revealed that she was 20 weeks – halfway – along in her pregnancy, meaning she is due to give birth in late March or early April.

The young couple were married on March 25, in a makeshift ceremony at Australia Zoo, just before Covid pandemic lockdown.

They met close to seven years ago in November 2013 when Chandler, who hails from Florida, was touring Australia for a wakeboarding competition. 

First love: The couple met close to seven years ago in November 2013 when Chandler, who hails from Florida, was touring Australia for a wakeboarding competition

First love: The couple met close to seven years ago in November 2013 when Chandler, who hails from Florida, was touring Australia for a wakeboarding competition

First love: The couple met close to seven years ago in November 2013 when Chandler, who hails from Florida, was touring Australia for a wakeboarding competition

This post first appeared on Dailymail.co.uk

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