Princess Eugenie is pregnant with her first child due early next year

Princess Eugenie is pregnant with her first child due early next year

- Princess Eugenie is expecting her first child with husband Jack Brooksbank, which is due early next year

- A statement confirming her pregnancy was released by Buckingham Palace and the Princess shared the news to her personal Instagram

- Princess Eugenie is the daughter of Princes Andrew, Duke of York, and is 10th in line to the throne, making her unborn baby 11th

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Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank recently revealed that they are expecting their first child in 2021. Princess Eugenie is 10th in line to the throne, making her unborn baby 11th.

The 30-year-old princess is the daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, who is Queen Elizabeth's third child. Buckingham Palace released a statement confirming her pregnancy, which was followed by an Instagram post by Princess Eugenie herself.

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The Princess' post on Instagram depicts her and Brooksbank holding a pair of fuzzy baby slippers. She captioned it: "Jack and I are so excited for early 2021..." Brooksbank and Princess Eugenie have been married since 2018.

Princess Eugenie is pregnant with her first child
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank attend day three of the Qatar Goodwood Festival. Source: Tristan Fewings / Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

IOL reported that the princess had previously shared that her grandmother was one of the first people to find out about her plans to marry Brooksbank. According to, Eugenie's parents will become grandparents for the first time.

Her comments section under the announcement post is full of well-wishes from people all across the world. compiled a few of the top comments.

@jack_and_graces_mummy wrote:

"Wonderful news! Congratulations to you both. You have clearly not been practising social distancing! With love from Melbourne, Australia."

@min.low1315 said:

"Well, that’s almost the best news of 2020. Well done for giving us some joy. Congrats guys."

@jess_sykes91 commented:

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"Congratulations. That’s such good news!! A little piece of joy in everything going on."

In other Royal Family news, recently reported on Harry and Meghan paying taxpayers R52.8m after bagging a Netflix deal. The royal couple, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, have finally been able to pay taxpayers back after using £2.4 million of their money to refurbish their home at Windsor Castle.

The couple made the payment after they signed a multi-million dollar deal with streaming service giant, Netflix, their spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier this year, the couple revealed that they would be denouncing their royal responsibilities and seeking financial independence from the royal family.

This meant that the couple had to give up their income, which at the time was funded by taxpayers. The Duke and Duchess subsequently promised to pay back all the money they used to renovate their home, he Frogmore Cottage. According to their spokesperson, the money given back to the taxpayers fully covered all of the renovation costs.

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