Who is Princess Eugenie’s husband Jack Brooksbank? – The Sun | The Sun
PRINCESS Eugenie and former bar manager Jack Brooksbank have been married since 2018.
The couple share one of the most low profile romances within the Royal family, but who is Jack Brooksbank? Read on to find out.
Who is Jack Brooksbank?
Jack Brooksbank was born on May 3, 1986, in London, England and is the oldest son of George and Nicola Brooksbank.
He 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 and then to the University of Bristol but left without finishing to start working.
He worked at the Admiral Codrington pub in Chelsea before going on to the Markham Inn where he spent three formative years.
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He has spoken fondly of how much he learned from the "strange" and "demanding" Sloane ranger clientele.
It is believed that he met Prince Harry and club baron Guy Pelly at the bar he was working in, who hired him to manage the world famous, exclusive night spot Mahiki, in Mayfair.
Jack left in 2010 to start his own wine merchant and was a brand manager of Casamigos Tequila, co-founded by George Clooney before the brand was sold.
What is his net worth?
Jack’s net worth has not been disclosed to the public.
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However, as a former brand ambassador of Casamigos tequila, an impressive background in luxury hospitality and becoming a wine merchant, it is safe to say the Royal has quite the stash of cash in the bank
Clooney sold Casamigos tequila to Diageo for a staggering $ 1 billion (£ 700 million) in 2020, so Jack no doubt earnt a hefty sum from that too.
In 2022, he began working in marketing and sales for property developer Michael Meldman's Discovery Land company in Portugal.
His new role sees him split his time between the UK and Portugal.
How did Jack meet Eugenie?
The pair first met on the Swiss ski slopes of Verbier where Eugenie had gone to celebrate Prince Andrew's 50th birthday.
Princess Eugenie was just 19 at the time, in February 2010, and studying English, politics and history at Newcastle University.
The princess and Jack got on extremely well and a connection was formed that endured a period of long distance while she worked in New York 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?
Buckingham Palace released a statement on January 22, 2018, announcing that the young couple were engaged and would wed in the autumn of 2018.
They had gotten engaged while on holiday in Nicaragua in January 2018.
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?
Jack 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 the 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.
Their second son, Ernest George Ronnie Brooksbank, was born on May 30, 2023.
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