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Relationship Facts of Sophie, Countess of Wessex (Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones)

Sophie, Countess of Wessex (Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones) is married to Prince Edward.
Sophie, Countess of Wessex (Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones) married on June 19, 1999.
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She is mother of Two (Lady Louise Mountbatten Windsor and James Mountbatten0Windsor, Viscount Severn).
Sophie, Countess of Wessex (Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones) is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is the husband of Sophie, Countess of Wessex?

Sophie Rhys-Jones aka Sophie, Countess of Wessex is living happy matrimonial life with her husband, Prince Edward. Prince is the youngest child and third son of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

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.

Sophie, Countess of Wessex (Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones): Biography in Details

Who is Sophie?

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, aka Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones, is a member of the British royal family.

She is well known for being the wife of Prince Edward, Earle of Wessex, who is the youngest child of late Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

How many siblings does Sophie, Countess of Wessex have?

Sophie was born to a middle-class family on 20 January 1965 in Radcliffe, Infirmary, Oxford, United Kingdom. As of 2023, she is 57 years old holding British nationality.

Similarly, her ethnicity is English while her birth sign is Aquarius.

Talking about her family, she was born to her father, Christopher Bournes Rhys-Jones, who is a retired sales director for an importer of industrial tires. On the other hand, her late Mary, a charity worker, and secretary.

She is the young sister of her older brother, David, and also has a stepbrother from her father’s previous relationship.


She completed her schooling at Dulwich Preparatory School, and later trained as a secretary at West Kent College, Tonbridge.

Is Sophie, Countess of Wessex, A Public Relations Officer?

Initially, Sophie began her career in public relations, and she worked at Capital Radio, The Quentin Bell Organisation, and MacLaurin Communications & Media.

In Switzerland, she served as a ski representative and she founded her public relation agency, RJH Public Relations, in 1996.

Similarly, she has been in various campaigns and works along with her husband. She visited the troops in Afghanistan, in December 2011.

They visited South Africa in 2013. Subsequently, at end of 2013, she went to India and Qatar solo as the patron of the sight-saving charity Orbis UK.

She represented the Queen on the 70th anniversary in May 2015, to mark the Liberation Day of the Channel Islands.

Along with her husband, in 1999,  she founded The Wessex Youth Trust, which aims to aid children and young people. Later, In 2019, the Wessex Youth Trust has been renamed the Earl and the Countess of Wessex Charitable Trust.

The countess worked as a care volunteer at an NHS vaccination center, as the Grand President of St John Ambulance in February 2021. In the following year, she was assigned as royal patron of Wellbeing of Women, and patronage of The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association was passed on to Princes Alexandra in July 2021.

What is the net worth of Sophie, Countess of Wessex?

According to 2023, Celebrity Net Worth, Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones, has an estimated net worth of around $10 million.

However, she is yet to disclose her salary and income.

Sophie- Rumors, Controversy

The Countess of Wessex, Sophie is keeping herself out of desperate rumors and controversies.

What is the height, weight of Sophie?

A beautiful lady, Sophie, stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches while she weighs around 62 Kg. In addition, her body measurements like bust, waist, and hips size are unavailable.

Moreover, her physical appearance includes, a pair of blue eyes and blonde hair.

Social Media

Sophie does not own any social media handles, like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Regardless, there is a Facebook page under her name which is enriched with over 10K followers.

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