Princess Eugenie has a life that so many envy, so let’s take a look at what her life actually looks like and what she’s up to – from her job to her marriage
Princess Eugenie of York has a luxurious lifestyle – and that’s what happens when you’re 11th in line to the throne.
Despite having a net worth of around £3.6million, she is not a ‘working royal’ meaning she does not receive a taxpayer funded royal salary.
She and her sister have full-time jobs and are involved in their own charities, as well as performing at many royal events.
Eugenie is the daughter of Princess Andrew, Duke of York, and Sarah, Duchess of York, and she has an older sister – Princess Beatrice of York.
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Princess Eugenie married her longtime boyfriend, English bar manager and brand ambassador Jack Brooksbank in 2018, and they welcomed a son together in 2021.
Now let’s take a look at Princess Eugenie’s life and see what it’s really like to be a princess.
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank met in 2010 during a ski trip to Switzerland and Eugenie said it was “love at first sight”.
On January 22, 2018, the Royal Family’s official Twitter account announced the engagement: “The Duke and Duchess of York are delighted to announce Princess Eugenie’s engagement to Jack Brooksbank.”
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Eugenie’s beautiful engagement ring contains a rare gemstone, the Padparadscha sapphire, which has a soft pink hue compared to the deep blue color people usually associate with a sapphire.
Padparadscha is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘lotus blossom’ – silent!
The beautiful couple married on October 12, 2018 after their engagement in Nicaragua.
Eugenie wore a beautiful wedding dress and paired it with an emerald green tiara from her grandmother the Queen.
The princess wore a tailored Peter Pilotto gown, with backless details to show off her scoliosis scars.
She looked like a vision as she posed dressed all in white in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle.
The couple welcomed their son August Philip Hawke Brooksbank in February 2021.
They recently celebrated his first birthday.
Heartbroken mum Eugenie posted a tribute to her son on Instagram with the caption: “Happy 1st birthday to our little hero Augie. You are such a special soul who brightens up any room with your smile and wave. You have made us so very proud. We love you!'”
Art seems to be Princess Eugenie’s greatest passion.
In a 2016 interview with Harper’s Bazaar, Eugenie said she has loved art from an early age.
She said: “I knew I definitely wouldn’t be a painter, but I knew this was the industry for me. I love being able to share my passion for art with people.”
Ten years ago, in 2012, Eugenie graduated from Newcastle University with degrees in Art History and English Literature.
She then moved to New York for two years, where she worked as a specialist in an online auction house, Paddle8.
Princess Eugenie is involved in many charities and is the director of the Anti-Slavery Collective
Eugenie is currently director of Hauser & Wirth, a contemporary art gallery in London.
Her bond with Beatrice
The Queen’s granddaughters, Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice, have a sweet sisterly bond and they are now both raising their children at the same time.
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They can often be seen enjoying stylish lunches and days off together.
At major events, such as Prince Philip’s memorial service, they are always within a few steps of each other. share an unbreakable bond.
Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie also have an exceptionally close relationship with mother Sarah Ferguson.
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In a 2008 interview with The Telegraph, Eugenie said: “Mama, Bea and I call ourselves ‘The Tripod’, they are my best friends in the world.”
A complicated living situation
Eugenie currently lives in Frogmore cottage, Meghan and Harry’s home, in the shadow of Windsor Castle.
However, the Duke of York is on a collision course with Prince William and Kate Middleton in a new royal feud over claiming a royal residence for his daughter Princess Eugenie.
A royal insider said: “The situation could become a problem in the near future.
“The Duke of York has made no secret in the past that he firmly believed that his children should not be treated differently from Princes William and Harry, despite his daughters not being royals.
“The word is that Eugenie is also trying to find a place to live and would like to settle in Windsor.”