20 Facts About Peter Phillips


Peter Mark Andrew Phillips was born on 15 November 1977 and is a British businessman and a member of the British royal family.


Peter Phillips is currently working as a managing director for SEL UK, a boutique sports management company.


Peter Phillips married Autumn Kelly, a Canadian management consultant, in 2008 in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.


Peter Phillips was the first child of Princess Anne and Mark Phillips, who had married in 1973.


Peter Phillips was christened on 22 December 1977 by the Archbishop of Canterbury Donald Coggan in the Music Room of Buckingham Palace.


Peter Phillips's godparents are his maternal uncle, King Charles III; Geoffrey Tiarks; Captain Hamish Lochore; Lady Cecil Cameron of Lochiel and Jane Holderness-Roddam.


Peter Phillips was fifth in line to the throne at birth and remained so until the birth of his cousin Prince William in 1982.

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Peter Phillips's parents were said to have refused offers from his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II that would have led to his being born in the peerage.


Peter Phillips was the first legitimate grandchild of a monarch in more than 500 years to be born without a title or courtesy title.


Peter Phillips went to Port Regis Prep School in Shaftesbury, Dorset before following some of his family by attending Gordonstoun School in Moray, Scotland.


Peter Phillips attended the University of Exeter and graduated with a degree in sports science.


Peter Phillips played for the Exeter University rugby league team.


Peter Phillips left Williams in September 2005, for a job as a manager at the Royal Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh.


In January 2020, Peter Phillips appeared in an advertisement for Chinese company Bright Food.


Peter Phillips dated Elizabeth Lorio, a cod liver oil heiress from the United States, for two years.


In 2003, Peter Phillips met Autumn Kelly, a Canadian management consultant, at the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal.


The couple lived in Hong Kong after Peter Phillips changed positions within the Royal Bank of Scotland and became head of their sponsorships activities in the region.


In March 2021, Peter Phillips was questioned by the police for travelling by car from Gloucestershire to Aberdeenshire to see a friend, despite restrictions on movement during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom.


The trip was found by the police to be not in violation of any COVID-19 lockdown rules and a spokesperson for Peter Phillips said he was "on a business trip in relation to a company called XL Medical".


On 17 September 2022, during the period of official mourning for Queen Elizabeth II, Peter Phillips joined his sister and six cousins to mount a 15-minute vigil around the coffin of their grandmother as it lay in state at Westminster Hall.