Countess Sophie is Queen Elizabeth II’s daughter-in-law .The Countess of Wessex, might be the most stylish royal you haven’t heard of yet. Here’s everything you need to about Prince Edward’s wife.
Countess Sophie was born Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones in January of 1965 in Oxford.
Sophie is the second child of Christopher Bournes Rhys-Jones. She has one older brother named David.
Countess Sophie and Prince Edward were married at Windsor Castle in 1999.
In terms of royal weddings, it was a rather intimate affair. The couple will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary this summer. Sophie is known as Countess of Wessex.
The Queen conferred the titles of the Earl of Wessex and Viscount Severn upon Prince Edward, and so Sophie became known as Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex.
In March of 2019, Edward was granted a title to use in Scotland: Earl of Forfar. So when he and Sophie are north of the English border, they’ll be known as the Earl and Countess of Forfar