Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank are expecting their second child. Here's a timeline of their relationship.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank.Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images
  • Princess Eugenie and husband Jack Brooksbank met while skiing in Switzerland in 2010.

  • They married in 2018 at Windsor Castle, where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle held their wedding.

  • They welcomed their son August in 2021, and they are expecting another child this summer.

2010: Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank met in Verbier, a ski resort in Switzerland popular with royals, through mutual friends.

Princess Eugenie skiing in Verbier, Switzerland.
Princess Eugenie in Verbier, Switzerland.Getty Images

Eugenie, the youngest daughter of the Queen's son Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, was 20 years old and Brooksbank was 24. He told the BBC that it was "love at first sight."

2011: They attended Royal Ascot together, their first royal event as a couple.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank at Royal Ascot in 2011.
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank at Royal Ascot in 2011.Danny Martindale/Getty Images

Kate Middleton was only invited to the horse race after marrying Prince William in 2011. Since Eugenie isn't a full-fledged working royal, she was able to bring a date who wasn't a spouse.

2012: They hit the red carpet at the UK premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises."

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in London in 2012 at the premiere of "Dark Knight Rises"
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in London in 2012.Jon Furniss/Invision/AP

Though Eugenie isn't a full-time princess, she still frequents royal engagements such as charity events and red carpets.

2013: When Eugenie moved to New York, she and Brooksbank continued to date long distance.

Princess Eugenie on the phone in New York City in 2014.
Princess Eugenie in New York City in 2014.Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Cantor Fitzgerald

Eugenie moved to New York City to work for the auction house Paddle8 in Little Italy. Brooksbank remained in London, working as the manager of Mahiki, a club and cocktail bar.

"We spend a lot of time on Skype," Brooksbank told the Daily Mail in 2013. "It's great. We are still very much together."

2014: They found time to attend Wimbledon together.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank watch Wimbledon from the royal box in 2014.
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank watch Wimbledon from the royal box in 2014.Sang Tan/AP

Eugenie decided to attend Wimbledon in 2014 at the last minute in order to support competitor Eugenie Bouchard, who is named for the princess and expressed the desire to meet her, according to The Telegraph. Plus, she got to see her beau.

2015: Eugenie moved back to London.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank smile at the Qatar Goodwood Festival in Chichester in 2015.
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank the Qatar Goodwood Festival in Chichester in 2015.Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Qatar Goodwood Festival

She began working as the associate director of Hauser & Wirth, a contemporary art gallery with a branch in London.

May 2016: They've been inseparable ever since, attending events like the Chelsea Flower Show in London.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank attend the Chelsea Flower Show in London in 2016.
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank attend the Chelsea Flower Show in London in 2016.Heathcliff O'Malley - WP Pool/Getty Images

In a 2016 interview with Harper's Bazaar, Eugenie mentioned Brooksbank while talking about her daily life in London, including their favorite TV shows.

"When I'm with Jack, we watch 'The Walking Dead,' which we're obsessed with. Maybe 'Game of Thrones' is our next thing," she said.

She also told the magazine that they enjoy going out for dinner and trying new restaurants.

September 2016: Brooksbank joined the royal family at Balmoral Castle to celebrate Prince Harry's 32nd birthday, sparking engagement rumors.

Princess Eugenie rides with Prince Harry in a car at Balmoral Castle in 2016.
Princess Eugenie rides with Prince Harry at Balmoral Castle in 2016.Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

"You could call this weekend a rite of passage for Jack," a source told Express in 2016. "There is no way he would be invited to stay with the queen unless he was being welcomed into the royal fold and the bosom of the family."

Princess Eugenie is pictured riding with Prince Harry to Balmoral Castle in 2016.

May 2017: They continued attending royal events together, stepping out at Pippa Middleton's wedding.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank attend Pippa Middleton's wedding in 2017.
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank attend Pippa Middleton's wedding in 2017.Justin Tallis/Pool Photo/AP

Pippa Middleton married financier James Matthews at St. Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire. Tennis star Roger Federer, Prince William, Prince Harry, and British reality star Spencer Matthews (the groom's brother and best man) were also in attendance.

January 2018: After seven years together, the couple announced their engagement.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's engagment photo
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace after they announced their engagement.Jonathan Brady/WPA Pool/Getty Images

Brooksbank proposed while they were overlooking a lake at sunset while on vacation in Nicaragua.

"The lake was so beautiful," Eugenie told the BBC of the moment he proposed. "The light was just a special light I had never seen. I actually said this is an incredible moment, and then he popped the question, which was really surprising even though we have been together seven years. I was over the moon."

Before they announced their engagement, the couple moved to Ivy Cottage at Kensington Palace.

October 2018: The couple wed at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, the same place where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle held their wedding.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank at their wedding in 2018.
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank at their wedding in 2018.Pool/ Max Mumby/ Getty Images

Eugenie wore a dress designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos that showed off her scar from scoliosis correction surgery. She told ITV's "This Morning" that she intentionally chose a low-back wedding dress to honor her surgery and challenge conventional beauty standards.

September 2020: Eugenie and Brooksbank announced they were expecting their first child.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in London.
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in London.Mark R. Milan/GC Images

She shared the news on Instagram with a photo showing the couple holding a pair of bear slippers.

"Jack and I are so excited for early 2021...." the caption read.

February 2021: Eugenie gave birth to the couple's first child, a boy named August Philip Hawke Brooksbank.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank on Christmas in 2019.
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank on Christmas in 2019.UK Press Pool/UK Press via Getty Images

Kensington Palace announced the birth of Eugenie and Brooksbank's son on February 9, 2021. He weighed 8 pounds and 10 ounces, and is 12th in line to the throne.

The palace statement also said that Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, and Eugenie's parents were "delighted with the news."

January 2023: The couple announced they're expecting another child, due this summer.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank at Sandringham on Christmas in 2022
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank at Sandringham on Christmas in 2022.UK Press Pool/UK Press via Getty Images

"Princess Eugenie and Mr. Jack Brooksbank are pleased to announce they are expecting their second child this summer," Buckingham Palace said in a statement announcing the news, People magazine reported. "The family are delighted and August is very much looking forward to being a big brother."

Eugenie also shared the news in a photo on Instagram of August kissing her stomach, writing, "We're so excited to share that there will be a new addition to our family this summer."

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