Prince William celebrates his 40th birthday

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As the Duke of Cambridge turns 40 years old, he receives heartwarming birthday celebrations from Royal Family relatives on social media. Here are details of Prince William's 40th birthday celebration.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, was born on June 21, 1982, in London. Being the elder son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, Prince William is the second in line of succession to the throne. As one of the much-loved members of the Royal Family, Prince William's life is always a fascinating media headline for royal watchers.

Since the Prince turns 40 years old today, let's take a look back at his life through the year, how he became a father of three and his birthday celebration.

What's the Prince doing for his 40th birthday?

According to People, the Duke of Cambridge's milestone birthday is marked with warm wishes from the Royal Family. The British Royal Family's official Twitter account posted a series of photos, depicting the royal's journey from being an adorable newborn to being a Search and Rescue helicopter pilot. The caption of the tweet reads:

Happy 40th Birthday to The Duke of Cambridge!

The Instagram account of the royals also shared some throwback images of the Prince, including his lavish wedding to Kate Middleton in 2011.

Prince William celebrates his 40th birthday

Clarence House, the official page of Prince Charles and Camilla, also posted a number of photos, including one of Charles holding newborn William, and ended with a photograph on the palace balcony in which Prince William has his arm around Charles.

In response to the flurry of touching wishes he receives from his Royal relatives, the Duke of Cambridge posted a tweet, showing his gratitude.

Prince William celebrates his 40th birthday

His plan to celebrate 40th birthday with Kate Middleton

Prince William celebrates his 40th birthday Chryslene Caillaud / Panoramic / Bestimage

Earlier this year, Kate Middleton was unable to celebrate her birthday (on January 9) as the Omicron variant broke out. As a result, Prince William and Kate are intending to host a joint 40th birthday party this summer, which has been agreed upon by Her Majesty. Metro reports that the celebration will be held at either Windsor Castle or Sandringham Palace. The Windsor property used to be the venue for William’s 18th, Princess Anne’s 50th, Princess Margaret’s 70th and Prince Andrew’s 40th birthday celebrations.

His plan for the future

Prince William is famous for his dedication to social services and charity work, a long-standing tradition that's been preserved through generations of the Royal Family. In a recent article in the Big Issue, the Prince shared his plans for the upcoming period:

''I have always believed in using my platform to help tell those stories and to bring attention and action to those who are struggling. And in the years ahead, I hope to bring George, Charlotte and Louis to see the fantastic organizations doing inspiring work to support those most in need – just as my mother did for me.'

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