PRINCESS Eugenie has been married to former bar manager Jack Brooksbank since 2018.
The pair began dating in 2011, and their eventual marriage was received with wild fanfare for the happy couple. But what else do we know about Brooksbank?
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank have been married since October 2018
Who is Jack Brooksbank?
Jack is the oldest son of George and Nicola Brooksbank.
Jack has a younger brother named Thomas, who works in business management for a London-based asset management firm.
Jack went to private Stowe school in Buckinghamshire but left to start work rather than go to university.
Jack worked at the Admiral Codrington pub in Chelsea before going on to the Markham Inn where he spent three formative years.
He has spoken fondly of how much he learned from the “strange” and “demanding” Sloane ranger clientele.
It is said to have been there he met Prince Harry and club baron Guy Pelly, who hired him to manage at world famous, exclusive night spot Mahiki, in Mayfair.
Jack left in 2010 to start his own wine merchants and is now brand manager of Casamigos Tequila, co-founded by George Clooney.
What is his net worth?
Jack Brooksbank’s net worth has not been disclosed publicly.
But as A former Brand Ambassador of Casamigos tequila and with an impressive background in hospitality, the British wine merchant is sure to have a fair amount of cash stashed in the bank.
George Clooney sold Casamigos tequila to Diageo for a whopping $1billion (£700million) in 2020, so Jack no doubt earnt a hefty sum from that too.
He now works for Discovery Land Company, a development corporation, and splits his time between the UK and Portugal as part of the job.
How did Jack meet Eugenie?
It was at Prince Andrew‘s 50th birthday on the Swiss ski slopes of Verbier that Eugenie and Jack first brushed shoulders, causing a spark that lit a beautiful romance.
Princess Eugenie was just 19 at the time, in February 2010, and studying English, politics and history at Newcastle University.
With her own reputation for hard partying, the pair got on famously and forged a bond that even endured a period during which she worked in New York with art auctioneers Paddle8 in 2013.
The pair are said to have chatted over Skype to keep the fire burning despite being kept apart by thousands of miles and several hours-worth of time zone.
When did he and Princess Eugenie announce their engagement?
In a statement on January 22, 2018, Buckingham Palace announced the pair were engaged to be married in the autumn of 2018.
The couple got engaged while on holiday in Nicaragua earlier in January.
Buckingham Palace said: “The Duke and Duchess of York are delighted to announce the engagement of Princess Eugenie to Mr Jack Brooksbank.
“Her Royal Highness and Mr Brooksbank became engaged in Nicaragua earlier this month.
“The wedding will take place in the autumn of 2018 at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, with further details to be announced in due course.”
When did he marry Eugenie?
He married Princess Eugenie on October 12, 2018, in Windsor.
They wed at the same venue as Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle.
His brother Tom was best man.
Do they have any children?
They had their first child, named August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, on February 9, 2021 at the Portland Hospital in London, born by caesarean section due to her childhood scoliosis operation.
The couple announced in January 2023 that they were expecting a second child.