Another royal wedding is coming! We're beyond excited about Princess Beatrice's recent engagement news, but we're also wondering, who is Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi? The Buckingham Palace announcement of the newly betrothed royal, doesn't dive into what we need to know about the latest royal fiancé, so we're doing the legwork for you.
Here, everything you need to know about Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.
He's an Italian Entrepreneur
The 36-year-old property tycoon describes himself as a "Central London real estate specialist" on Twitter. He founded a development company called Banda and serves as its CEO. Mozzi is also the co-founder of Cricket Builds Hope, a non-profit that aims to bring cricket to Rwanda.
He's the Son of a Count
His father, Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi, is a former Olympic skier who carries the title of Count.
The Families Are Close
His parents, Nikki Williams-Ellis and Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi, even gave a statement following the big news. "Our family has known Beatrice for most of her life. Edo and Beatrice are made for each other, and their happiness and love for each other is there for all to see," they said. "They share an incredibly strong and united bond, their marriage will only strengthen what is already a wonderful relationship."
He Has a Son
Mozzi shares two-year-old son Christopher, nicknamed Woolfie, with his ex-fiancée Dara Huang, a Chinese-American architect.
He's Active on Instagram
Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie are both active on their personal Instagram accounts, and Mozzi is also an avid sharer on his own channel. He shared the news of his engagement to the Princess with a series of photos of the couple captioned: "
You will never be alone my love, my heart is your home. Hand in hand, today, tomorrow and forever. 💍"
Royal wedding countdown is on!