• Tue, Nov 18 2008

Who is The Countess of Wessex?

HRH The Countess of Wessex

sophie-countess-wessex-250px-ptsphotoshot080181-B68-116969-0001 Born as: Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones

Birthday and Birthplace: January 20, 1965 in Oxford

Royal House: The House of Windsor (The British Royal Family)

Parents: Christopher and Mary Rhys-Jones

Spouse: Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex (wedding day: June 19, 1999 at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor)

Children: Lady Louise Windsor (b. 2003) and Viscount Severn (b. 2007)

Official Residence: Buckingham Palace

Other Residences: Bagshot Park

Education: West Kent College

Career: Sophie worked in public relations before her marriage to Prince Edward. She now supports her husband and The Queen in performing royal duties.

source: The Official Website of the British Monarchy; image credit: Newscom

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