It's a girl for Will and Kate!

The new princess joins a host of cute royal heirs  

Prince George is officially a big brother
Prince George is officially a big brother
03 May 2015

Prince George is officially a big brother

The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a baby girl on May 2nd at 8:34 BST, Kensington Palace announced, about two hours after the Duchess was admitted to St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington. 

The statement added that both mother and baby, who weighs 3.7 kg, are "doing well." The Duke of Cambridge was also present for the birth. 

The baby, who is fourth in line to the throne, has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, in a touching nod to her grandfather, grandmother and great grandmother. 


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the crowds
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the crowds
03 May 2015

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the crowds

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, also known as Will and Kate, waved to the people briefly before driving home in a black Range Rover. 

Kate wore a yellow and white floral print dress from Jenny Packham. 


Upclose with the princess
Upclose with the princess
03 May 2015

Upclose with the princess

Chinese fortune tellers have predicted that the new princess will be strong-willed and innovative, a free spirit who will re-energise the royal family.

Photo: Kate Green/Alpha Press

A fashion icon just hours after being born?
A fashion icon just hours after being born?
03 May 2015

A fashion icon just hours after being born?

Kensington Palace says the princess's shawl is from GH Hurt and Son Ltd. 


Prince George visited his little sister before she made her public debut
Prince George visited his little sister before she made her public debut
02 May 2015

Prince George visited his little sister before she made her public debut

The future king of England waved gamely to the crowd before meeting his new sibling. 

Stay tuned for more updates, but in the meantime, keep reading to learn more about the new princess' cute royal peers from around the world. 

Cutest royal heirs who will rule the world
Cutest royal heirs who will rule the world
24 Apr 2015

Cutest royal heirs who will rule the world

Royal baby fever has reached dizzying heights as the world welcomed the birth of Will and Kate's second child. 

As we await more news about the new princess, take a look at the cute regal children who will one day rule the world. Who knows, she may have playdates with some of them one day!

Prince George (Britain)
Prince George (Britain)
24 Apr 2015

Prince George (Britain)

Let’s start with Prince George, who has just been promoted to big bro.

Undoubtedly the world’s most famous royal bub, Georgie Porgie literally had us at hello. Just a few days old, the third in line to the British throne gave the world a tiny wave outside the hospital and set hearts aflutter.

Now two years old, the cherubic prince (and his chubby cheeks) continues to steal the limelight wherever he goes. Whether he’s happy, excited or just plain unimpressed (we think his sneer’s hilarious), his animated expressions are a hoot and it’s impossible for him to take a bad photo.

And like his mummy Kate, George is quite the celebrity fashion icon too. Everything the royal toddler dons turns to gold, sparking the ‘royal baby effect’ and selling out in hours.

Now we’ll just have to wait and see if his younger sibling can extend his influence. 

Photo: TPG and EPA/MARTY MELVILLE / POOL

Princess Estelle (Sweden)
Princess Estelle (Sweden)
24 Apr 2015

Princess Estelle (Sweden)

She may only be three years old but Princess Estelle is turning out to be quite the queen of hearts amongst royal fans in Sweden.

Second in line to the throne, the adorable young princess was in her element when she carried out her first royal engagement at Sweden’s Linkoping Castle last year, beaming as she accepted flowers and shook hands with the crowd. She’s even mastered the royal wave!

Watch out Prince George, you have a tough rival for the title of cutest royal toddler!

Photo: EPA/MIKAEL FRITZON

Prince Hisahito (Japan)
Prince Hisahito (Japan)
24 Apr 2015

Prince Hisahito (Japan)

He may not know it yet but the future of the world’s oldest monarchy rests on his tiny shoulders.

The first male born into Japan’s imperial family in 41 years, Prince Hisahito, 8, is already being prepared for his future role as emperor.  Third in line to the throne, Hisahito is the third child and only son of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko.

Until Hisahito’s birth in September 2006, Japan was facing a succession crisis, with a lack of a male heir. This prompted the government to consider reforms to the law to allow women to ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne.

Photo: Asahi Shimbun

Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella (Monaco)
Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella (Monaco)
24 Apr 2015

Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella (Monaco)

It’s a double dose of cuteness in the Palace of Monaco.

Prince Albert and his wife Charlene welcomed twin babies Gabriella and Jacques, a girl and a boy, on December 10, 2014. The babies are the first twins in the royal household which dates back to the 13th century.

Despite Gabriella greeting the world two minutes before her twin brother, it will be Jacques who will be the future Prince of Monaco, because of the Mediterranean principality's male inheritance laws. 

And the little prince has another bragging right – he is youngest heir to the throne in Europe, 66 years younger than the oldest first in line, Prince Charles.

Photo: TPG

Princess Josephine and Prince Vincent (Denmark)
Princess Josephine and Prince Vincent (Denmark)
24 Apr 2015

Princess Josephine and Prince Vincent (Denmark)

Before Princess Charlene had Prince Jacque and Princess Gabriella, Denmark’s Princess Josephine and Prince Vincent were the royal twins to watch.

Described as the “miracle times two” by their proud father Crown Prince Frederik, the adorable blondes made their entrance into the world on January 8, 2011, and are the centre of attention in the Danish royal household family.

Vincent, who was born at 10.30am, 26 minutes before his sister, is fourth in line to the Danish throne, after his father, elder brother Prince Christian, 9, and sister Princess Isabella, 8.

As descendants of Queen Victoria, both Vincent and Josephine are also in line for the British throne.

Photo: Visitdenmark.com

Princess Leonor (Spain)
Princess Leonor (Spain)
24 Apr 2015

Princess Leonor (Spain)

Princess Leonor is only turning 10 in October, but this young royal, who is first in line to the Spanish throne,  is already gearing up for her future role as queen.

The elder daughter of King Felipe and Queen Letizia, Leonor is studying a number of languages, including English and Mandarin, and has been enjoying quite a high profile, joining her parents on engagements. Oh, and may we add that the cute blonde has already got her royal style down pat!

But it is not all work and no play. Determined to give her as normal a childhood as possible, Leonor has been spotted out with her family enjoying a meal or catching movies at the cinema.

When Leonor ascends the throne, she will be Spain’s first queen regent since Isabella II who reigned from 1833 to 1868.

Photo: Photo: EPA/MONTSERRAT T DIEZ and TPG


Special mention: Princess Aiko (Japan)
Special mention: Princess Aiko (Japan)
24 Apr 2015

Special mention: Princess Aiko (Japan)

The only child of the heir apparent to the throne, Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito, and Crown Princess Masako, Princess Aiko has been charming millions around the world with her shy smiles.

However, Aiko, 13, will never be an Empress of Japan as the laws of succession in Japan exclude inheritance through a female line. If the laws are changed, Aiko would be second in line to the throne.

Photo: Asahi Shimbun

Report a problem