Prince George turns eight on July 22
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Prince William and Kate celebrate Prince George’s 8th birthday with new photo

The Duchess of Cambridge snapped the new picture of her son

Prince George is turning eight! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released a new photo of their eldest child on Wednesday to mark his upcoming birthday (July 22). “Turning eight(!) tomorrow,” Kensington Palace tweeted alongside the photo, adding festive emojis.

A new photo of Prince George was released ahead of his eighth birthday©The Duchess of Cambridge
A new photo of Prince George was released ahead of his eighth birthday

Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis’ big brother was photographed sporting a striped polo and navy Mini Boden shorts, while sitting on the hood of what appears to be a Land Rover Defender. It’s possible the car was a tribute to George’s great-grandfather Prince Philip, who passed away in April. The Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin was carried by a Land Rover that the Queen’s husband had designed.

George flashed a bright smile for his mom Kate, who was behind the camera. The happy picture was taken earlier this month at the Cambridges’ country home in Norfolk.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s eldest son turns eight on July 22©Getty Images
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s eldest son turns eight on July 22

The Duchess has a sweet tradition when it comes to her kids’ birthdays. In 2019, the mom of three revealed on the A Berry Royal Christmas holiday special that she bakes a cake the day before her children’s birthdays.

“I love making the cake,” Kate said. “It’s become a bit of a tradition that I stay up ‘til midnight with ridiculous amounts of cake mix and icing and I make far too much. But I love it.”

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