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(Earl of Wessex, Founder of Television Production)

Relationship Facts of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex is married to Sophie, Countess of Wessex.
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex married on June 19, 1999.
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He is father of Two (Lady Louise Mountbatten Windsor and James Mountbatten0Windsor, Viscount Severn).
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is the wife of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex?

Prince Edward is happily married to his wife, Sophie Rhys-Jones aka Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

In 1987, they met for the first time, and again they met in 1993, at the promotion shoot for the Prince Edward Summer Challenge to raise money for charity.

Later, in December 1998, Sophie proposed to Edward, and On 6 January 1999, he proposed to her with an Asprey and Garrard engagement ring worth around, £105,000: a two-carat oval diamond flanked by two heart-shaped gemstones set in 18-carat white gold.

On 19 June 1999, they wedded at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. On the same day, Prince Edward was given the title of Earl of Wessex and the subsidiary title of Viscount Severn.

Rather than as prince/ss and royal highness, they were made the children of an Earl.

In 2001, Sophie went through an ectopic pregnancy and have two children. Lady Louise Mountbatten Windsor is the first child who was born prematurely on 8 November 2003. Then their second child, James Mountbatten0Windsor, Viscount Severn was born on17 December 2007.

Currently, the family resides at Buckingham Palace.

Who is Prince Edward?

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, is a member of the British royal family. Prince is the youngest child and third son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

When he was born, Andrew was 13th in the line of succession to the British throne as per Wikipedia.

Prince Edward- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Prince was born as Edward Antony Richard Louis in the Belgian Suite of Buckingham Palace, London, England on 10 March 1964.

He is the fourth child and third son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Prince got introduced in the Palace’s Music Room on 8 April 1960 by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher.

Family tree of Prince Edward

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Prince Edward Family tree Source:(British Royal Family History)


His Mother’s Death

At the age of 96, his mother Queen Elizabeth II died on 8 September 2022, at Buckingham Palace. She dies peacefully, it was a natural death.

As the whole world is shocked by the death of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, a beautiful double rainbow appeared over Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. A night before her death.

Her death was confirmed that evening at 18:30 BST.


Similarly, as with his older brother, Andrew got cared for by a governess who was in charge of his education at Buckingham Palace. They sent him to Heatherdown School near Ascot in Berkshire.

In September 1972, he entered Heatherdown School based in Ascot, Berkshire. He received a C-grade in English and D-grades in history and politics at A-level.

He left Gordonstoun in July two years after the fact with A-Levels in English, history, financial aspects, and political theory. Prince did not go to university but entered the Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth.

He enrolled at Jesus College, Cambridge, and studied History and in 1986, he graduated with a BA degree.

Prince Edward- Professional Life, Careers, Net Worth

In 1986, while joining the Royal Marines he was sponsored for his study at Cambridge University. In September 1983, he signed to the Marines and after 4 years he left the commando course.

He worked as a production assistant on musicals including, The Phantom of the Opera, Starlight Express, and Cats.

He founded the television production company named, Ardent Production, in 1993, where he produced several documentaries and dramas.

As of 2022, he has an estimated Net worth of $10 million pounds. As he belongs to the royal family, his source of income is from serving the nation’s Army, Business, etc.

Is Prince Edward involved in any rumors or controversy?

In 2020, Prince Edward, caused controversy after he got qualified for Cambridge although, he achieved A-level grades.

Apart from this, he has not been part of any rumors and controversies.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Honorable Prince Edward has a height of 6 feet and weighs about 76kg. He has brown hair and dark brown eyes along with a fair complexion.

Is Britain’s Prince Edward Available On Social Media?

Prince Edward does not own any social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Facebook.

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