9 Things You Didn’t Know About Prince William
As second in line to the British throne, Prince William has been famous from birth. While it might feel like we know everything there is to know about William, there’s still a lot that most people aren’t aware of, which is why we have collected these 9 things that you didn’t know about the future king:
As a child, his parents gave him the nickname Wombat and Wills. “It began when I was two. I’ve been rightfully told because I can’t remember back that far. But when we went to Australia with our parents, and the wombat, you know, that’s the local animal. So I just basically got called that. Not because I look like a wombat. Or maybe I do,” he told NBC’s Matt Lauer.
8. Not So Humble Beginnings
William Arthur Philip Louis was born was born in London, England, on June 21, 1982 at St Mary’s Hospital to Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. He was baptized in the Music Room of Buckingham Palace on August 4 of that year. He has one younger brother, Henry Charles Albert David, who was born two years later on September 15, 1984.