Prince Andrew Just Officially Welcomed Jack Brooksbank to the Royal Family
Just a few weeks after the second royal wedding of the year, Prince Andrew made Jack Brooksbank's place in the royal family internet-official with a page on the Duke of York's website. The biography gives a summation of his educational background and explores a few of his hobbies like skiing, tennis, and football. The page also notes that "Since meeting Princess Eugenie, he has developed a keen interest in contemporary art and, whenever possible, will attend functions with her and is learning a great deal about art," and that he plans to work alongside her in her charitable efforts. Here's what else you need to know about Princess Eugenie's husband, Jack Brooksbank.
HE WAS "A LITTLE BIT NERVOUS" FOR HIS ROYAL WEDDING.
Ahead of the big day, he told Daily Mail columnist Sebastian Shakespeare, "I’ll need to take a few minutes for myself before the
HE CELEBRATED HIS 32ND BIRTHDAY BACK IN MAY.
Princess Eugenie marked the occasion with a post on her newly minted Instagram:
JACK REPORTEDLY MET PRINCESS EUGENIE WHILE IN VERBIER, SWITZERLAND.
Brooksbank, 32, started dating Eugenie, 27, seven years ago. They met while skiing in the Swiss resort town where Eugenie's parents co-own a
"We met when I was 20 and Jack was
HIS IN-LAWS SEEM TO LIKE HIM.
"Jack is an absolutely outstanding young man and Eugenie and he
Eugenie's mother, Sarah Ferguson, also shared her enthusiasm for her future son-in-law on Twitter this morning. "We love Jack and I am so excited to have a son," she wrote.
She also spoke kindly about him in a recent interview with the BBC. “Jack is a
Fergie also loves Jack's career choice. "The good news is Jack also works as the European Manager for Casamigos Tequila, so I am perfect," she said. "He’ll just hand me the tequila and say, ‘Come on, mother-in-law, down it’."
AND HE'S SPENT TIME WITH THE REST OF THE ROYAL FAMILY.
Brooksbank and Princess Eugenie at Ascot in 2017.
Brooksbank has become something of a regular at recent royal events. Last summer, he was spotted at the Royal Ascot (above), and he's attended the annual Chelsea Flower Show in the past as well.
BROOKSBANK IS THE SON OF AN ACCOUNTANT.
This year, two commoners will be joining the royal family, Meghan Markle and Mr. Brooksbank. Brooksbank's parents are Nicola and George, an accountant and a company director, per People. He also has one brother named Thomas.
BUT HIS FAMILY DOES HAVE ROYAL CONNECTIONS.
Jack is descended from the Brooksbank baronets, according to the Telegraph. A baronet is a title just below
UNIVERSITY, AND WENT STRAIGHT INTO THE HOSPITALITY FIELD.
Growing up, Brooksbank's parents sent him to the private Stowe school in Buckinghamshire, England. He then skipped university, diving into a career in hospitality. At one point he managed the popular London nightclub
"I have fond memories of Sunday roasts in pubs with log fires, and it's something I want to recreate," he reportedly said.
Just last week he revealed that they'll be serving Casamigos at the wedding. "I’ve not been kept out of all the planning. I get to decide some things. I’m in charge of drinks and we’ll be serving Casamigos," he said.
This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
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