Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Prince Philip

Full NamePrince Philip of Greece and Denmark
ProfessionThe Duke of Edinburgh
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 183 cm
in meters - 1.83 m
in feet inches - 6’
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorGray
Personal Life
Date of BirthJune 10, 1921
BirthplaceMon Repos, Corfu, Greece
Date of DeathApril 9, 2021
Place of DeathWindsor Castle
Age (at the time of death)99 Years
Death CauseAccording to a statement released by Buckingham Palace, he passed away peacefully on the morning of 9 April 2021 at Windsor Castle. [1]The Hindu
Zodiac signGemini
SignaturePrince Philip Signature
NationalityBritish, Greek
HometownEngland, United Kingdom
School(s)American school, Paris
Cheam School, United Kingdom
Gordonstoun School, Scotland
College/UniversityRoyal Naval College, Dartmout
FamilyFather- Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
Mother- Princess Alice of Battenberg
Prince Philips Parents
Brother- Not Known
Sisters- Margarita, Theodora, Cecilie, Sophie
Prince Philips Sisters
AddressBuckingham Palace
London SW1A 1AA
United Kingdom
HobbiesPainting, Bird-watching, Writing, Playing sports, Collecting cartoons
Favorite Things
Favorite ColorOrange
Favorite BeverageBlack Coffee
Favorite FoodRyvita and Granary toast with honey, syrup, and marmalade
Favorite DessertOatcakes with honey
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Girlfriends/AffairsMerle Oberon, Indian Actress
Prince Philips Girlfriend Merle Oberon
Pat Kirkwood, British Actress (1948)
Prince Philip With His Girlfriend Pat Kirkwood
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Hungarian Actress (1956)
Prince Philips Girlfriend Zsa Zsa Gabor
Wife/SpouseQueen Elizabeth II
Prince Philip With His Wife Queen Elizabeth II
Marriage DateNovember 20, 1947
ChildrenSons- Prince Charles,
Prince Philip (Left) With His Son Prince Charles (Right)
Prince Andrew,
Prince Philip (Right) With His Son Prince Andrew (Left)
Prince Edward
Prince Philip (Right) With His Son Prince Edward (Left)
Daughter- Princess Anne
Prince Philip (Left) With His Daughter Princess Anne (Right)
Style Quotient
Car Collection(s)1954 Lagonda 3
1954 Lagonda3
Metrocab Taxi
Metrocab Taxi
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$30 million

Prince Philip

Some Lesser Known Facts About Prince Philip

  • Does Prince Philip smoke?: No
  • Does Prince Philip drink alcohol?: Yes Prince Philip Drinking
  • He is the only son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. Prince Philip Family
  • He was born on the dining-room table of his parents’ house in Mon Repos. Prince Philip As A Child
  • He joined the Royal Navy and graduated from Royal Naval College as the best cadet in his course. Prince Philip In Royal Navy
  • In January 1940, Philip was appointed as a midshipman, and he spent four months on HMS Ramillies protecting Australian Expeditionary Force in the Indian Ocean. Philip On HMS Ramillies
  • He became the first President of World Wildlife Fund – UK (WWF) and served it from 1961 to 1982.
  • In 1934, Prince Philip first met the Queen (then Princess Elizbeth) at the wedding of Princess Marina of Greece and the Duke of Kent.
  • The courtship of the Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II lasted really long.
  • The nuptial knot between Philip and Queen was tied on November 20, 1947, and later, they were blessed with three sons and one daughter. Prince Philips Wedding
  • Their wedding was attended by royals from around the world, and relished by 200 million people on TV.
  • He designed a bracelet on his own for his wife as a wedding present. Prince Philip Gifted Elizabeth A Bracelet
  • Duke has given very wacky nicknames to Queen- “sausage” and “cabbage.”
  • Surprisingly, Duke is Queen’s distant third cousin.
  • When their first son Prince Charles was born, he remarked the day by saying: “He looks like a plum pudding.” Prince Philip Sons Birth
  • Despite being so rich, he hated doing wastage and once asked his tailor, Savile Row, to alter a pair of trousers he first wore 52 years ago. Prince Philip Altered His Trousers
  • He has eight grandchildren – Peter Phillips, Zara Phillips, Prince William, Prince Harry, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn.
  • Prince Philip is the Duke of Edinburgh, the Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich.
  • He is actively passionate about Painting and Art. Prince Philip Loves Painting
  • Philip relishes doing fishing on vacations. Prince Philip Likes Fishing
  • He has an excellent taste for wine and loves expressing his views by writing it on the bottle.
  • Philip loves Carriage driving to such an extent that he never misses a chance to ride it. Philip Doing Carriage Driving
  • He loved playing Polo and was a master at it for many years. Prince Philip Playing Polo
  • The loving couple Duke and the Queen celebrated their 70th marriage anniversary on November 20, 2017. Prince Philip And Queen Dancing


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