Bindi Irwin is all grown up!

The daughter of the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, turned the big 1-7 yesterday. And to show her gratitude to her loved ones for being a part of her life, she shared an introspective post on Instagram, along with a photo of her with a large tortoise.

"I have the most beautiful souls in my life supporting me and helping me to follow my dreams," she included in the beautifully written caption. "I love them more than I can ever express in words. To my family, friends, and the people who will forever have a place in my heart, thank you for everything."

So…could a boyfriend be among those "beautiful souls"?

Bindi dished to Entertainment Tonight that she has “someone special” in her life and that she’s “really happy” with him.


Yesterday on Instagram, professional wake border Chandler Powell posted this sweet pic of the rumored couple, along with the caption: "Happy Birthday to this gorgeous girl! Feel very blessed to have you in my life. Counting down the days until I get to see you again! @bindisueirwin #TotallyGushing #ILoveCamping #ILoveTheOutdoors #ISwamTheCrocPond.”

Can they get any cuter?!

Bindi also told Us Weekly early this year that her dad had very high standards for her future love interests.

"Dad said that if I did find someone to date that he would have to prove himself by swimming across our largest crocodile pond!” she said. "And if he made it to the other side, he could go out with me. I don't think we're going to go to that extreme, but it would still certainly have to be a very tough person to date me."

Well, the 18-year-old athlete didn’t take the challenge lightly. Did you notice his last hashtag?

Happy Birthday, Bindi!