The life of Prince Harry
Take a look at Prince Harry’s life, from being cradled as a baby in the late Princess Diana’s arms to his recent charity work.
Take a look at the red-haired royal's life, from being cradled as a baby in the late Princess Diana’s arms to his recent charity work.
Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attend a Service of Commemoration to mark the end of combat operations in Afghanistan at St Paul's Cathedral on March 13, 2015 in London.
Prince Harry speaks with youngsters involved in a film project during a visit to the Full Effect Youth Project on February 3, 2015 in Nottingham, England.
Lending a helping hand
Prince Harry plays with a three year old blind girl called Karabo during a visit to Phelisanong Children's Home on December 6, 2014 in Pitseng, Lesotho. Prince Harry was visiting Lesotho to see the work of his charity Sentebale. Sentebale provides healthcare and education to vulnerable children in Lesotho, Southern Africa. The particular theme of his visit was to check on the progress of the Mamohato Childrens Centre which will provide vital support to children affected by HIV. Prince Harry founded Sentebale (which means Forget Me Not in Sesotho) with Prince Seeiso in 2006.
Prince Harry is presented with a sword and shield as he meets traditional Omani Dancers during a visit to Nizra Fort on November 19, 2014 in Muscat, Oman. Prince Harry was on a three day visit to Oman before heading to Abu Dhabi to compete in a charity polo match for his charity Sentebale.
Sea of poppies
Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry visit The Tower of London's 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' ceramic poppy installation by artist Paul Cummins, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of First World War on August 5, 2014 in London.
Prince Harry dances with children at the Fundacion Amigos de Jesus day care center on June 29, 2014 in Santiago, Chile.
Prince Harry poses with 11-year-old Caio Carvalho, a patient at the Rede Sarah Hospital for Nerological Rehabilitation injuries, as he visits the Rede Sarah Hospital on June 23, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. Prince Harry is on a four day tour in Brazil that will be followed by two days in Chile.
Hats off to you
Prince Harry attends the opening day of the Royal Ascot on June 17, 2014 in England. He arrives with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and Prince Adnrew in a horse-drawn carriage.
Prince Harry looks at the graves at the end of the UK commemoration at the Cassino Commonwealth War Cemetery in Cassino, Italy, on May 19, 2014.
Taking a swing
Prince Harry plays on a swing with children during a tour of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park ahead of its public opening tomorrow at Stratford in London April 4, 2014.
Prince Harry speaks during the We Day event in London on March 7, 2014. We Day UK is part of a global youth initiative aimed at inspiring young people into community service.
Part of the team
Prince Harry talks with wheelchair-bound basketball players during the launch of the Invictus Games at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London on March 6, 2014.
The Invictus Games for wounded, injured and sick service personnel will use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding of those who serve the country.
In good company
Prince Harry walks with John Hall, Dean of Westminster Abbey, to attend the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the Abbey in London on March 3, 2014.
Prince Harry sits in the cockpit of a Spitfire Aircraft during a visit to the Boultbee Flight Academy to launch a scholarship for wounded ex-service personnel at Goodwood Aerodrome in Goodwood, England on Feb. 15, 2014.
Trekking for charity
This photo released by Walking with the Wounded on Nov. 25, 2013 shows Britain's Prince Harry, right, in Antarctica for a charity walk to the South Pole with wounded servicemen and women from the United States and Britain. Harry can be seen pulling a toboggan that is guiding U.S. team member Ivan Castro, who is blind.
A waxwork figure of Prince Harry in arctic clothing is unveiled at Madame Tussauds in London on Nov. 13, 2013 in advance of Harry’s South Pole Allied Challenge expedition for Walking with the Wounded.
Britain's Prince Harry smiles while onboard the HMAS Leeuwin as the ship participates in the 2013 International Fleet Review in Sydney, Australia on Oct. 5, 2013.
Face to funny face
Prince Harry makes a funny face at a young child as he is greeted by a large crowd during the International Fleet Review in Sydney on Oct. 5, 2013.
Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas seen leaving The Prince of Wales Theatre in London after attending a performance of "The Book of Mormon" as rumors swirl that the prince may finally settle down with the blonde socialite.
South Pole training
Harry (far left) and his teammates spent 24 hours in a cold chamber training for a November 2013 race with American and British service personnel to reach the South Pole. The 208-mile Walking with the Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge will raise money to support wounded veterans.
British charity HALO's provincial manager Tony Jose Antonio (right) shows Prince Harry around a current mine clearance site in Cuito Cuanavale, Angola, on Aug. 18, 2013. Harry toured minefields remaining from Angola's brutal civil war and the remote southern town of Cuito Cuanavale, believed to be the most densely mined town in Africa.
Britain's Prince Harry (left) and Prince William play in a charity polo match at Coworth Park in Berkshire, England, on August 3, 2013.
Prince Harry takes the parade salute and reviews the guard and parade of 1 Assault Squadron Royal Marines in Devonport, England, where he opened the Royal Navy's newly built center of amphibious excellence on August 2, 2013.
Prince William and Prince Harry smile after the Jerudong Trophy at Cirencester Park Polo Club on July 14, 2013 in Cirencester, England.
Prince Harry poses in front of an Apache helicopter in an undisclosed location in this photo released on July 5, 2013. Prince Harry qualified as an Apache Aircraft Commander, the culmination of his training over the last three years.
Harry, known as Capt. Wales in the army, completed a 20-week deployment in Afghanistan as a co-pilot gunner on an Apache attack helicopter, and since then has flown missions in the U.K.
Celebrating the Queen's birthday
Prince Harry (left), Duchess Kate, and Prince William, stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, during the Trooping the Colour parade in London on June 15, 2013.
Prince Harry speaks at the Walking With The Wounded Crystal Ball Gala Dinner on May 30, 2013 in London, England.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Harry visit the Sentebale 'Forget-me-not garden' the Chelsea Flower Show press and VIP preview day on May 20, 2013 in London, England.
Meeting with wounded vets
Prince William and Prince Harry stand in front of the Help for Heroes statue during their visit to officially open the Tedworth House recovery centre on May 20, 2013 in Tidworth, England.
What a bruiser
Prince Harry interacts with a young child during his visit to Tedworth House on May 20, 2013 in Tidworth, England.
Having a ball
Prince Harry tries his luck at basketball during his visit to Tedworth House on May 20, 2013 in Tidworth, England.
Prince Harry wrapped up a week-long American tour on May 15, 2013 in Greenwich, Conn., to play in a polo match benefiting his African charity Sentebale, an organization that helps poor children and AIDS orphans in the African nation of Lesotho.
Prince Harry hits a baseball while participating in drills at the Harlem RBI baseball youth development program on May 14, 2013 in New York City.
On May 14, 2013, the sixth day of his U.S. tour, Prince Harry visited Seaside Heights, N.J.,site of some of the worst damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Prince Harry (bottom, second from left) takes part in a cheerleading display at the United States Air Force Academy's football training center on May 12, 2013, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Prince Harry plays football at the United States Air Force Academy's football training center during the fourth day of his visit to the United States on May 12, 2013 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Before the race
Harry talks with participants as they prepare to start the Men'sTen-Kilometer Handcycle race at the 2013 Warrior Games at the United State Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., on May 12, 2013.
If the shoes fit...
Harry is presented with personalized Nike trainers at a reception and brunch at the start of the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center on May 11, 2013 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Down in the volley
Prince Harry plays sitting volleyball with the U.K. team at a visit to the Warrior Games Opening at the U.S. Olympic Training Center on May 11, 2013 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Prince Harry talks to Staff Sgt. Timothy Payne during his visit to the Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center treating wounded soldiers undergoing physical therapy on May 10, 2013 in Bethesda, Md.
Wearing his British Army uniform, Prince Harry visits Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, where veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried, on May 10, 2013 in Arlington Va.
A handwritten card from Prince Harry is part of a wreath placed by the prince at Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, where veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried,on May 10, 2013.
The prince and the first lady
Prince Harry stands with first lady Michelle Obama during an event to honor military families at the White House on May 9, 2013.
Casting a royal spell
Prince Harry, Duchess Kate and Prince William raise their wands on the set used to depict Diagon Alley in the Harry Potter films, during the inauguration of Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden on April 26 in London.
Prince William (right) and Prince Harry look at a 'batsuit' used in the Batman films while attending the inauguration of Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden with Duchess Kate (not pictured) near Watford, England, on April 26, 2013.
Brain injury survivor Dominic Hurley watches Prince Harry as he experiences what it is like to have a brain injury during a visit to Headway, the brain injury association at Bradbury House, in Nottingham, England, on April 25.
Prince Harry spars with a young boxing enthusiast during a visit to the Russell Youth Club in Nottingham on April 25. Prince Harry visited the youth club during his one day visit to the city.
Prince Harry (left) is presented with a jacket by Inge Solheim as he attends the launch for the Walking with the Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park on April 19 in London.
Prince Harry arrives at the Sentebale Gala Dinner in Johannesburg, South Africa on Feb. 27. Sentebale is a charity founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, which works with local grassroots organisations to help children who are victims of extreme poverty and Lesotho's HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Prince Harry dances with deaf children during a visit to the Kananelo Centre for the deaf, a project supported by his charity Sentebale, on Feb. 27, 2013 in Maseru, Lesotho.
In the kitchen
Prince Harry dons a purple apron and cooks cakes as he visits Kananelo Centre for the deaf, a project supported by his charity Sentebale on Feb. 27, 2013 in Maseru, Lesotho.
Building a school
Prince Harry, center, helps lay the foundations for the Sentebale Mateanong Herd Boy School in Mokhotlong, Lesotho on Feb. 26, 2013. Founded by Prince Seeiso of Lesotho and Prince Harry, Sentebale is a charity that provides health care and education to vulnerable children in the African country. The school opened on Oct. 14, 2013.
In this Dec. 12, 2012 photo, Prince Harry wears a Christmas hat as he stands outside the "very high readiness" tent at Camp Bastion in southern Afghanistan. Capt. Wales, as Harry is known in the British military, has served as an Apache helicopter pilot/gunner.
Prince Harry talks with Alex Logan at the WellChild awards ceremony in London on September 3, 2012. Before their meeting, the 6-year-old boy had said he would tell the prince he was "glad he got his clothes on," referring to the nude photographs taken of Harry in Las Vegas. The prince had a laugh with Logan in person as he warned him to "not talk about that here."
Baring it all
British newspapers feature headlines about the nude photos taken of Prince Harry during his Las Vegas vacation, on August 23, 2012. The British royal family warned newspapers not to publish photographs of the prince in the buff, but The Sun printed the photos anyway on August 24.
Prince Harry, Peter Phillips and former Prime Minister John Major (front) enjoy the atmosphere as they watch the track cycling competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012.
From palace to parade
Prince Harry leaves Buckingham Palace for the Trooping the Colour ceremony at the Horse Guards Parade on June 16, 2012 in London.
Prince Harry attends the wedding of Emily McCorquodale and James Hutt at on June 9, 2012, in Grantham, England.
Prince Harry (right) and Prince William leave the King Edward VII hospital in central London, on June 8, 2012, after visiting their grandfather, Prince Philip, who was recovering from a bladder infection that forced him to miss the queen's final Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Prince Harry (right) and Prince William attend a Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee at St Paul's Cathedral in London on June 5, 2012.
Prince Harry stands with former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell as the prince receives the Humanitarian Award from the Atlantic Council in Washington on May 7, 2012.
Remembering the Queen Mum
Britain's Prince Harry arrives with Princess Eugenie (right) for a service marking the 10th anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother on March 30, 2012. The late Princess Margaret, who died several weeks before her mother in 2002, was also remembered at the service at St George's Chapel in Windsor, England.
At top, Prince Harry plays polo at the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup on March 11, 2012, in Campinas, Sao Paulo State, Brazil. In the bottom photo, the prince (left) helps a competitor, Bash Kazi of Pakistan, who fell off his horse.
The children of Rio
Prince Harry meets children on March 10, 2012, in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The prince was in Brazil as part of a Diamond Jubilee Tour, representing Queen Elizabeth II.
Target practice in Jamaica
Prince Harry took target shooting practice at Jamaica Defense Force's Up Park Camp in Kingston, Jamaica, on March 7, 2012. He was touring the Caribbean as part of a tour in honor of Queen Elizabeth II as she celebrates 60 years on the throne.
Dancing with the prince
Prince Harry dances with Chantol Dormer at a youth community center in Kingston, Jamaica, on March 6, 2012.
In the Bahamas
Prince Harry speaks with Bahamas Governor General Arthur Foulkes (right) during a reception at Government House on March 4, 2012, in Nassau, Bahamas.
Prince of the skies
Prince Harry, or Capt Wales as he is known in the military, prepares his Apache helicopter to go out on a mission during his training in the U.S. on Oct. 11, 2011. The terrain at the California and Arizona bases where he was stationed is very similar to that of Afghanistan, making it extremely realistic and demanding for the pilots.
After the riots
Prince Harry speaks to police officers who were on duty during riots on August 18, 2011, in Salford, England. The prince Harry also visited firefighters, ambulance crews and other emergency services crew members.
Prince Harry inspects Chelsea Pensioners at the Margaret Thatcher Infirmary at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London on June 9, 2011. The prince was attending Founder Day at the hospital for retired military personnel.
The best man
Prince Harry and maid of honor Phillipa Middleton follow Prince William and his bride Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, out of Westminster Abbey after their wedding ceremony on April 29, 2011.
Get me to the church on time
Prince Harry travels with two of the bridesmaids and a page boy along the processional route to Buckingham Palace the day of his brother Prince William's wedding, April 29, 2011.
A prince near the Pole
Prince Harry is helped as he takes off his immersion suit, during training for the Walking with the Wounded expedition, on the island of Spitsbergen, situated between the Norwegian mainland and the North Pole, Wednesday March 30, 2011. The third in line to the British throne trained for three days before he accompanyed the team on the first five days of their four-week expedition.
Prince Harry graces the cover of the March 2011 GQ magazine. The special edition front page shows the 26-year-old wearing kit for the Walking With The Wounded charity, of which he is patron.
Prince Harry presents Operational Service Medals to members of the First and Second Mine Countermeasures Squadrons at the Naval Base, in Portsmouth, southern England March 18, 2011.
Visiting army base
Prince Harry visits RAF Honington on July 14, 2010, in Suffolk, eastern England. During his visit, Prince Harry saw Fuchs armored vehicles that have been adapted to detect deadly gases on battlefields, watched recruits in training, officially opened a new mess and met wives of servicemen.
Pups for a cause
Prince Harry holds Veyron, an 8-week-old puppy, during a visit to the charity Canine Partners Training Center on July 13, 2010, in Midhurst, England. The charity specializes in assistance dogs, and the prince is particularly interested in helping wounded armed forces veterans.
Making a difference
Britain's Prince Harry, right, helps push U.S. Army veteran Todd Nicely along the route while participating in the Achilles Hope and Possibility Race Sunday, June 27, 2010, in New York's Central Park.
Lending a hand
Prince Harry holds a young boy during a visit to a child education center on June 16, 2010, in Semonkong, Lesotho, during a trip to support one of his charities.
Prince Harry and Prince William hold an African rock python during a June 2010 visit to the Mokolodi Education Center in Gaborone, Botswana, where the brothers started their first official joint tour of Africa, visiting the charities they support.
A proud day
Prince Charles, left, presents Prince Harry with the Peter Adams Award for tactical ability at the younger prince's pilot course graduation at the Army Aviation Center on May 7, 2010, in Andover, England. Prince Harry went on to fly Apache helicopters in the next section of his training.
Help for Haiti
Prince Harry wears a T-shirt bearing the slogan, "Haiti we care," as he dances on stage with a local singer at the fund-raising concert at the Farley Hill national park on Jan. 31, 2010, in Bridgetown, Barbados.
Prince Harry visits 8-year-old Junior Maynard in the pediatric ward at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Jan. 31, 2010, in Bridgetown, Barbados. The prince chatted to staff and their parents and thanked volunteers.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, center, and her grandsons Prince William, left, and Prince Harry, right, attend the annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the cenotaph in London, on, Nov. 8, 2009. Queen Elizabeth II led Britain's annual ceremony for the country's war dead, honoring them with a moment of silence as the military reported the 200th British soldier killed in combat in Afghanistan.
The Princes and the frog
In this image dated May 5, 2009, Prince William, left, and Prince Harry sit by an animated frog in a clip from a 90-second video launched by Britain's Prince Charles in his campaign to raise awareness of deforestation and climate.
Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy attend the Investec Challenge match between England and South Africa at Twickenham on November 22, 2008 in London, England. Prince Harry dated Davy on and off for five years, but the two split up for good in January 2009.
A good laugh
Prince Harry, Kate Middleton and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall laugh together as they watch the Order of the Garter procession at Windsor Castle on June 16, 2008, in Windsor, England.
A love of sports
Like his father and brother, Prince Harry loves to play polo. Here, he plays polo in the Dorchester Polo Cup at Cirencester Polo Club on June 8, 2008, in Cirencester, England.
A royal deployment
Prince Harry passes a man on a donkey while on patrol in the deserted town of Garmisir in Helmand province in Southern Afghanistan, on Jan. 2, 2008. As an officer in the Household Cavalry regiment, served for 77 days in the war in Afghanistan, but was sent back home after the global media revealed that he had been secretly fighting on the front line.
Prince Harry (middle of front row) and Prince William attend the Concert For Diana, at Wembley Stadium on July 1, 2007, in London. The brothers wanted a concert to mark the 10th anniversary of Diana's death with an event to celebrate her life.
Prince Harry tries out a Spartan armored reconnaissance vehicle during his driving and maintenance phase of training as part of his Troop Leaders' Course at Bovington in Dorset, in southern England, in 2006.
Cracking a smile
Britain's Prince Harry, second from right, grins as his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II smiles while she inspects the Sovereign's Parade on April 12, 2006, at the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst, England. Harry, unlike his elder brother, Prince William, eschewed a university education in favor of enrolling in the military. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant into the Blues and Royals of the Household Cavalry Regiment, and completed his training as a tank commander.
A man reads the "The Sun" in London, January 2005. The headline is critical of Prince Harry for wearing a Nazi uniform at a costume party. He quickly issued a formal apology. Prince Harry also faced criticism after British tabloid News of the World revealed a video of Harry calling a soldier wearing a turban a "raghead."
On the field
Prince Harry surprises students at Greenfield Primary School in Walsall when he showed up at the school on Sept. 28, 2004, to teach rugby as part of his six weeks of volunteer work around England.
In his mother's footsteps
Prince Harry and an orphan boy plant a peach tree at the Mants'ase Children's Home on March 3, 2004, in Mohale's Hoek, Lesotho. While spending time in Lesotho during his gap year after finishing at Eton, the prince made a documentary about children at the home, which helps children orphaned by and suffering from AIDS.
First day at Eton College
In September 1998, wearing the traditional Eton tailcoat, Prince Harry attends his first day of lessons at Eton College, following in his big brother's footsteps. The princes' uncle, Charles Spencer, the ninth Earl of Spencer, also went to Eton as did their maternal grandfather.
Prince Harry walks past cheering teenage girls during a visit to Burnaby High School in Vancouver, B.C., on March 24, 1998. The prince visited Canada for a six-day stay that combined official engagements with a skiing holiday.
Point and look
While out at the royal family's country estate, Balmoral Castle, Prince Harry, center, points out something interesting to Prince Charles, left, and Prince William as they visit Glen Muick on Aug. 16, 1997.
An outpouring of grief
Earl Spencer, from left, Prince William, Prince Harry and Prince Charles at Princess Diana's funeral, Sept. 6, 1997. The memorial services were watched by millions around the world. Prince Harry later told TODAY that for the brothers, time has gone by "really really slowly" since his mother's death.
Hey, I'm talking to you
Prince Harry, second from left, tries to get the attention of his big brother, Prince William, as Princess Diana, left, looks on during the commemorations of VJ Day on Aug. 19 in London. Prince Charles, right, also attends the gathering.
Princess Diana takes her sons Prince William (left) and Prince Harry on a skiing holiday in Lech, Austria, on March 30, 1993.
Prince Harry waves as he travels in an open carriage with his mother, Princess Diana, in a white hat, and Queen Elizabeth, also known as the Queen Mother, to watch the Trooping the Color ceremony in June 1992 in London.
Privilege and tradition
A 7-year-old Prince William and a 4-year-old Prince Harry watch the Beating Retreat Parade at The Orangery, Kensington Palace on June 29, 1989.
Young Prince Harry stands by his rolling horse in his playroom at Kensington Palace on Oct. 22, 1985.
Prince Harry learns to crawl at home in Kensington Palace.
Prince Harry of Wales
What’s it like to grow up as a famous royal? Take a look at Prince Harry’s life, from being cradled as a baby in the late Princess Diana’s arms to looking regal in his military uniform.
Prince Charles and Princess Diana leave St. Mary's Hospital with their second son, Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales. Born on Sept. 15, 1984, Prince Harry, as he is commonly called, is third in line for the throne.