The news was confirmed via official social media accounts from the monarchy.
“Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie and Mr. Jack Brooksbank are very pleased to announce that they are expecting a baby in early 2021,” The Royal Family tweeted. “The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, Mr. and Mrs. George Brooksband, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are delighted with the news.”
👶 Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank are very pleased to announce that they are expecting a baby in early 2021.
The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are delighted with the news. pic.twitter.com/nLrzkwHMGC
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) September 25, 2020
The royal couple married in October 2018 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
It didn’t take long for the photos to be shared all over the internet, along with congratulations for the royal parents-to-be.
Many members of the Royal Family also hopped on social media to offer well wishes and share their joy in the baby news.
Prince Charles, who is next in line for the British throne, and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, tweeted their congratulations to the princess and her husband.
Congratulations to HRH Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank! 👶🎊 https://t.co/Ygs5LjJZzZ
— The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall (@ClarenceHouse) September 25, 2020
This will be the first grandchild for Andrew, the Duke of York, and his ex-wife, Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York. The soon-to-be grandmother tweeted her anticipation over her new title, writing, “cannot wait to be a grandmother.”
I am so excited by the news that Eugenie and Jack are expecting their first child. Thrilled for them both and in my 60th year cannot wait to be a grandmother. Welcoming a new baby into the York family is going to be a moment of profound joy pic.twitter.com/nGtMkqNTKJ
— Sarah Ferguson (@SarahTheDuchess) September 25, 2020
Congratulations to the parents-to-be and their entire family!