Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth June 10, 1921
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Spouse Elizabeth II

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II as well as the longest-serving consort of a reigning British monarch.

Born Name

Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark

Nick Name

Prince Philip

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as seen while looking at City Hall in London, England, United Kingdom in November 2008
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as seen while looking at City Hall in London, England, United Kingdom in November 2008 (Southbanksteve / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Mon Repos, Corfu, Kingdom of Greece

Nationality

British

Education

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh studied in institutions including The ElmsCheam SchoolSchule Schloss Salem, and Gordonstoun School.

Occupation

Member of the British Royal Family

Family

  • Father – Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
  • Mother – Princess Alice of Battenberg
  • Siblings – Margarita, Princess of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (Older Sister), Theodora, Margravine of Baden (Older Sister), Cecilie, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Hesse (Older Sister), Sophie, Princess George of Hanover (Older Sister)
  • Others – George I of Greece (Paternal Grandfather), Olga Constantinovna of Russia (Paternal Grandmother), Prince Louis of Battenberg (Maternal Grandfather), Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (Maternal Grandmother), Constantine I of Greece (Paternal Uncle), Prince George (Paternal Uncle), Princess Alexandra (Paternal Aunt), Prince Nicholas (Paternal Uncle), Princess Maria (Paternal Aunt), Princess Olga (Paternal Aunt), Prince Christopher (Paternal Uncle), Louise, Queen of Sweden (Maternal Aunt), George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven (Maternal Uncle), Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (Maternal Uncle)
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as seen in the coronation portrait in June 1953 in London, England, United Kingdom
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as seen in the coronation portrait in June 1953 in London, England, United Kingdom (Cecil Beaton / Library and Archives Canada / Public Domain)

Build

Average

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has dated –

  1. Merle Oberon
  2. Osla Benning
  3. Elizabeth II (1947-Present) – He married Queen Elizabeth on November 20, 1947, and was bestowed the titles Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth, and Baron Greenwich of Greenwich in the County of London. They parent 4 children – Charles, Prince of Wales (born November 14, 1948), Anne, Princess Royal (born August 15, 1950), Prince Andrew, Duke of York (born February 19, 1960), and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex (born March 10, 1964).
  4. Pat Kirkwood (1948)
  5. Zsa Zsa Gabor (1956)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as seen in a picture taken in the Chinese room Buckingham Palace in 1992
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as seen in a picture taken in the Chinese room Buckingham Palace in 1992 (Allan Warren / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Deep-set eyes
  • Receding hairline
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as seen in a black-and-white picture, along with Queen Elizabeth II, taken during the Royal Tour of 1953/1954 in Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand in January 1954
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as seen in a black-and-white picture, along with Queen Elizabeth II, taken during the Royal Tour of 1953/1954 in Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand in January 1954 (Archives New Zealand / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Facts

  1. He was baptized in the Greek Orthodox rite at St. George’s Church in the Old Fortress in Corfu.
  2. During his childhood years, Prince Philip was described as a “know it all smarty person, but always remarkably polite”.
  3. His mother struggled with schizophrenia and was placed in an asylum.
  4. He used to smoke prior to his marriage.
  5. It was in the year 1947 that Prince Philip became a naturalized British subject.
  6. In the 2006 biographical drama film, The Queen, he was portrayed by American actor James Cromwell.
  7. His grandchildren include Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex while his great-grandchildren include Prince George of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Prince Louis of Cambridge, and Archie Mountbatten-Windsor.
  8. He has authored books like Birds from Britannia, A Question of Balance, and Driving and Judging Dressage.
  9. Prince Philip has been the oldest-ever male member of the British royal family.
  10. At the age of 96, he retired from his royal duties on August 2, 2017.

Featured Image by Southbanksteve / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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