Who are the Queen’s children? How many kids does Queen Elizabeth II have - what are their ages and names
After her death on Thursday 8 September, Queen Elizabeth II’s eldest son has become King Charles III
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King Charles III
The Queen’s eldest son is the new King Charles III, who was born on 14 November 1948.
The 73 year old acceded to the throne on 8 September 2022 after his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, passed away. He was the longest serving heir apparent in British history and is the oldest person to assume the throne.
After he and Diana divorced in 1996, King Charles went on to marry his long-time partner Camilla Parker Bowles in 2005. While the two have children from their previous marriages, they do not have any children together.
Princess Anne, Princess Royal
The Queen’s second eldest, and only daughter, is Anne, the Princess Royal, who was born 15 August 1950.
The Princess Royal performs official duties and engagements on behalf of her older brother, and has been President of Save the Children UK since 1970. She is involved with over 300 charities, organisations and military regiments in the UK and overseas.
The 72 year old has also been closely involved with the creation of charities like Carers Trust, Transaid and Riders for Health.
Princess Anne married Mark Phillips on 14 November 1973 and, before they divorced on 28 April 1992, welcomed two children together - Peter, born 15 November 1977, and Zara, born 15 May 1981.
Peter has two children with Autumn Kelly, whom he was married to between 2008 and 2021 - Savannah, who became the Queen’s first great-grandchild when she was born on 29 December 2010, and Isla, born 29 March 2012.
The Princess Royal went on to marry Timothy Laurence on 12 December 1992, however they have no children together.
Prince Andrew, Duke of York
The Queen’s third child is Prince Andrew, Duke of York, who was born on 19 February 1960.
The 62 year old served in the Royal Navy as a helicopter pilot, instructor and captain of a warship. He flew on multiple missions during the Falklands War.
After drawing criticism for his association with Jeffrey Epstein, and being accused of sex trafficking by Virginia Guiffre, he resigned from his public roles in 2020. As of January 2022, his honorary military affiliations and royal charitable patronages were returned to the Queen.
Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson on 23 July 1986 and, prior to their divorce on 30 May 1996, had two daughters together - Princess Beatrice, born 8 August 1988, and Princess Eugenie, born 23 March 1990.
Princess Beatrice has one child with her husband, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Sienna, born 18 September 2021, and a stepchild, Christopher, from Mozzi’s previous relationship.
Princess Eugenie also has one child with her husband, Jack Brooksbank - August, born 9 February 2021.
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
The Queen’s youngest child is that of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, who was born 10 March 1964.
The 58 year old is 13th in line of succession to the throne and, in 1993, formed his television production company Ardent Productions. He stepped down from the company in 2002 in order to take on full time duties as a working member of the royal family.
He married his wife, Sophie Rhys-Jones, on 19 June 1999 and is father to Lady Louise, born 8 November 2003, and James, Viscount Severn, born 17 December 2007.