Everything You Need To Know About Pippa Middleton

The younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge keeps things low-key. Here's what we know about her and her young family.

Pippa Middleton

by Danielle Fowler |

April 29 2011. The date that gave Pippa Middleton (and her posterior) global acclaim as a bridesmaid at her sister Kate Middleton’s wedding to Prince William. Since then, Pippa has been spotted at various royal events including the nuptials of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, and most recently joining in the Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

Where was Pippa born?

Pippa was born on 6 September 1983 to Carole and Michael Middleton in Reading. She is the second of three children with siblings Catherine and James Middleton.

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A young Pippa and Kate holiday with their father, Michael Middleton ©Getty

How old is Pippa Middleton?

Pippa Middleton is 38 years old and was born in The Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading.

Who is Pippa Middleton married to?

Pippa Middleton married her long-term boyfriend James Matthews (brother of Made In Chelsea's Spencer Matthews) in May 2017. Her nephew Prince George and niece Princess Charlotte were part of the bridal party.

Pippa wore a high neck, ivory gown by British designer Giles Deacon with a corseted bodice and lace detailing to say 'I do' at St Mark’s Church in Berkshire. Her older sister Kate wore a lace Alexander McQueen dress.

James is the co-founder of the Eden Rock Capital Management Group (an investment advisory firm). Like Prince William and Prince Harry he too studied at Eton college. Pippa will become Lady Glen Affric once he inherits the title as Laird of Glen Affric from his father David.

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Does Pippa Middleton have children?

Pippa has two children with her husband James Matthews: three-year-old Arthur and one-year-old Grace. At the Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June 2022, she was seen with a baby bump, although she has not yet officially confirmed she is expecting a third child.

Pippa Middleton at the Platinum Jubilee
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What is Pippa Middleton's job?

Following Pippa’s graduation from the University Of Edinburgh with a degree in English Literature, Pippa worked in PR for a luxury goods company. Pippa soon took interest in her parent’s party ware company, _Party Pieces, e_diting the company's website whilst working with professional party planning company Table Talk. __

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Pippa at the launch of her new book 'Celebrate' in 2012

Pippa also helped out with Kate’s nuptials, and it was actually her idea to serve bacon butties from food trucks and to dish up ice cream in the palace. She even went as far as to request disco balls for the reception.

Pippa went on to release a book entitled, Celebrate, in 2012. In September 2016, Middleton released her second book, Heartfelt, with proceeds going to the British Heart Foundation, for which she is an ambassador. She has also written for Waitrose magazine and Vanity Fair.

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A huge tennis fan since childhood, Pippa has been a regular face at Wimbledon for years. This summer, Pippa donned a geometric mini dress by Tabitha Webb to the tennis tournament.

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Pippa donned this season's most sought after hue to the Cheltenham Festival, Gloucestershire on 14 March 2013.

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Pippa wore a monochrome dress by Tabitha Webb accessorised with a red heart clutch to the British Heart Foundation's 'Roll Out The Red Ball' event at The Savoy.

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Pippa attended the 'Too Many Women' Autumn Dinner & All Saints Party For Breakthrough Breast Cancer at Petersham Nurseries on October 13, 2011 in an oriental style dress with a bold lip.

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Following a wedding proposal from boyfriend James Mathews, Pippa steps out in a floral dress and of course, wears her engagement ring.

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Pippa donned an Alexander McQueen sheath dress to the wedding of sister Kate in 2011. The dress was designed to blend in with Kate's wedding gown but undoutedly did the opposite.

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Pippa showed us how to work this season's most coveted trend, the basket bag, on the streets of New York. Paired with a blue chambray shirt, Pippa nailed smart-casual in the city.

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Pippa wore a feathered dress emblazoned with Swarovski crystals by Mathew Williamson to the Vanity Fair and Serpentine Sackler Gallery VIP dinner in 2013.

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