The youngest child and third son of the Queen
and Duke of Edinburgh
, Edward Antony Richard Louis was born March 10, 1964. He is the only child of the Queen's not to cause a scandal. After three years in the Royal Marines, Prince Edward left to become a theater producer, eventually forming his own television production company. Patron of a number of musical and theatrical organizations, Edward also performs official duties.
After publicly denying that he is homosexual, Edward married Sophie Rhys-Jones, a public relations executive, in 1999. Upon his marriage, Edward became the Earl of Wessex and Viscount Severn. They had a daughter, Louise, in November 2003. He is the seventh in line to the throne.