Princess Beatrice is engaged to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. Here's everything we know about the property tycoon and single dad descended from Italian aristocracy.
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- Britain's Princess Beatrice of York and property developer Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi are engaged to be married, the Duke of York announced September 26.
- The couple got engaged during a weekend trip to Italy earlier in September, the Duke of York said in a statement revealing the news.
- Mozzi has a son named Wolfie from a previous broken engagement, the BBC reported.
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Britain's next royal wedding is on the horizon: Princess Beatrice of York and property developer Edoardo "Edo" Mapelli Mozzi are engaged.
"We are extremely happy to be able to share the news of our recent engagement," the couple said in a statement on Thursday, revealing that they became engaged earlier this month. "We are both so excited to be embarking on this life adventure together and can't wait to be married. We share so many similar interests and values and we know this will stand us in great stead for the years ahead, full of love and happiness."
Princess Beatrice is a granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II and currently ninth in line for the throne, according to the BBC.
Representatives of the Royal family did not immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment on Mozzi's personal life, career, or relationship with Princess Beatrice.
Keep reading to learn more about the property tycoon who will soon be the newest royal spouse.