Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, are pregnant with baby number two, the royal family member confirmed in an Instagram post. She shared a photo of her first child, August, who was born in 2021, hugging her bump. «We’re so excited to share that there will be a new addition to our family this summer,» the photo was captioned.
Buckingham Palace said through a spokesperson, «The family are delighted and August is very much looking forward to being a big brother,» via royal producer for ITV News Lizzie Robinson on Twitter.
Princess Eugenie’s mother, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, also shared her excitement in an Instagram post. She posted a photo of her grandson in a yellow rain jacket and rain boots, splashing in a puddle, with the caption, «You will be sharing puddles, Augie ! Superb news, Granny heaven…. So deeply grateful.»
The new baby will be 13th in line for the throne, behind big brother August, per People. Princess Eugenie, who is not a working royal, is 11th in line for the throne.