The Earl of St. Andrews, he is the oldest son of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, and his wife, Katharine, Duchess of Kent.
He studied at Eton College and Downing College, Cambridge and earned an MA.
He is a Trustee of the SOS Children's Villages UK charity, as well as a Patron of the Association for International Cancer Research.
He married divorcée Sylvana Tomaselli in 1988 and had three children with her.
He and Prince Edward are both English royalty.