PRINCESS Eugenie married wine merchant Jack Brookbanks at a ceremony in Windsor Castle on October 18, 2018.
Now, it has been announced that the Princess has given birth to a baby boy, her first child with her husband. Here is all on their romance, their wedding, and news of the baby.
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How old is Princess Eugenie and who are her family?
The princess was born Eugenie Victoria Helena on March 23, 1990, in London, and is 30 years of age.
She is the younger daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and of Sarah, Duchess of York, who divorced when she was six years old.
She has one older sister, Princess Beatrice.
Where did she go to school?
Princess Eugenie attended Coworth Park School from 1995 to 2001, and then St George’s School, near Windsor Castle until 2003.
She boarded at £36,000-a-year Marlborough College in Wiltshire for five years, which Kate Middleton also attended.
After taking a gap year, she studied art history, English literature and politics at Newcastle University, where she gained a 2:1 degree.
What does she do?
In 2013, Princess Eugenie moved to New York to work for the online auction firm Paddle8 as a benefit auctions manager.
In July 2015, she returned to London to work for the Hauser & Wirth art gallery, where she works as an associate director.
Princess Eugenie does not carry out public duties and doesn’t receive any allowance from the privy purse.
She has undertaken a limited number of engagements with a number of charities that her mother also supports.
These include Teenage Cancer Trust, Children in Crisis and Elephant Family.
Eugenie and her sister Beatrice have even represented the Queen in Germany at the former Hanoverian royal palace.
The two siblings paired up with a graffiti artist known as Teddy M to create the first ever Royal Graffiti – Royal Love.
When did she and Jack Brooksbank get married?
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank got married in a lavish ceremony at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, the same venue as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in front of 850 A-list guests.
The wedding took place on October 12, 2018.
The couple’s engagement was announced by Buckingham Palace on January 22, 2018.
She’d got engaged to the tequila mogul in Nicaragua earlier that month.
The couple began dating in 2011 after they met while skiing in the Swiss resort of Verbier.
When was Princess Eugenie’s pregnancy and when did she give birth?
Princess Eugenie’s pregnancy was officially announced on September 25, 2020.
The 30-year-old shared the news with friends and family, two years after marrying Jack Brookbanks.
The couple made the announcement on social media, saying they are “so excited” by the news and the baby is expected to arrive early next year
Along with the announcement, the couple shared a picture of a pair of baby’s booties to Instagram.
Eugenie’s parents, Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, both 60, are said to be “thrilled” by the pregnancy.
Princess Eugenie gave birth to the first child with husband Hack Brookbanks on February 9.
A statement from the Royal Family said Eugenie “safely delivered a son” at The Portland Hospital, London.
What about that hat?
Princess Eugenie and her sister Beatrice hit the headlines with their incredible headwear at the wedding of Prince William and Kate in 2011.
Eugenie sported a blue and green Vivienne Westwood dress, teamed with a Philip Treacy hat with taupe feathers sprouting from maroon flowers – from a cobalt blue hat.
Her sister’s equally outlandish hat was sold on eBay for £81,100.01 in the same year in aid of Unicef and Children in Crisis.