Eugenie Victoria Helena, born 23 March 1990, is the second daughter of the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York. She is eighth in line to the throne. Along with her elder sister, Beatrice, she is styled Her Royal Highness, with the title Princess.
Eugenie followed in her sister’s footsteps, attending Upton House School, Coworth Park School and St George’s School, near Windsor. From 2003-08 she attended Marlborough College in Wiltshire, graduating with A-levels in art, English literature and history of art.
At the age of 12, Eugenie had to undergo seven hours of surgery to correct the curve in her spine caused by scoliosis. She has two titanium rods in her back.
She has attended a number of official royal occasions, such as The Trooping the Colour and The Queen’s 80th Birthday. She and her sister were also guests at the Concert for Diana in 2007, organised by their cousins William and Harry.
In 2009 she went to Newcastle University and took a combined Honours in Art History, English Literature and Politics, gaining a 2:1.
On 2 June 2011 Princess Eugenie undertook one of her first official engagements when she visited the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital with her father but since graduation has focused on her career with various internships. In 2013 she joined a small auction house in New York.