Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, KG, KT, PC, ADC is a member of the British royal family. He is the elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. Since birth, he has been second in the line of succession to the British throne.
Born in St Mary’s Hospital, London, William was educated at Wetherby School, Ludgrove School and Eton College. He earned a Scottish Master of Arts degree majoring in geography at the University of St Andrews. In April 2008, William graduated from Royal Air Force College Cranwell, joining RAF Search and Rescue Force in early 2009. He served as a full-time pilot with the East Anglian Air Ambulance from July 2015 for two years.
William holds patronages within 30 organisations, and undertakes projects through The Royal Foundation, revolving around mental health, conservation, and young people. In December 2014, he founded the “United for Wildlife” initiative, which aims to reduce worldwide illegal wildlife trade.
In April 2016, the Cambridges and Prince Harry initiated the mental health awareness campaign “Heads Together” to encourage people to open up about their mental health issues. In October 2020, William launched the Earthshot Prize, a £50 million initiative to incentivise environmental solutions over the next decade.
In 2011, Prince William was made Duke of Cambridge preceding his marriage to Catherine Middleton. The couple have three children: Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis.
Prince William is 40 years old (birth date June 21, 1982).
Prince William was born in St Mary's Hospital, London.