ROSE Hanbury is said to be a close friend of the royal family, living just a few miles from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
The former Tory model and researcher came to prominence after posing in a pink bikini next to Tony Blair on his holiday. Here’s everything you need to know.
Who is Rose Hanbury?
Rose Hanbury is the Marchioness of Cholmondeley and the daughter of Timothy Hanbury, a website designer, and Emma Hanbury, a fashion designer.
She was a boarding student at the prestigious Stowe School, before completing her Open University degree.
Rose went on to become a fashion model in her 20s when she was reported to have a contract with Storm – the company that discovered Kate Moss.
She first came to national attention in 2005 when she and her sister Marina – both wearing pink bikinis – posed with grinning Tony Blair.
Rose also previously served as a political researcher for Tory congressman Michael Gove.
Is Rose Hanbury married?
Rose married David Rocksavage, 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley, in 2009.
The couple first met on holiday in Italy in 2003 and married at Chelsea Town Hall in 2009 after a very brief engagement.
Based on Hello, “in June 2009, the couple announced their engagement, the next day it was revealed that they were expecting and just a day later, they were married.”
David is a descendant of Sir Robert Walpole and is also related to the Rothschild and Sassoon families.
The couple had twin sons, Alexander, Earl of Rocksavage and Oliver, Lord Cholmondeley, and daughter Lady Iris.
The boys are said to be Prince George’s playmates.
There is a 23 year age gap between the couple.
The couple is worth around £112 million.
How did Rose Hanbury know Prince William and Kate Middleton?
Hanbury lives in Houghton Hall, Norfolk, with her family and husband.
The hotel built in the 1700s for Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, is located just a few miles away. Will and Kate’s home, Anmer Hall.
Due to their proximity, the couples are said to have run in the same social circles.
The couple’s warm greetings to each other at a 2016 gala confirmed their close bond, as Hanbury later attended the party in honor of President Trump’s state visit. to Great Britain and was seated near William and Kate.
In January 2020, she was photographed at church in Sandringham with the Cambridges, where she was crowned the best-dressed guest at the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s royal wedding.
The two couples are said to have been on a regular basis and are both patrons of the East Anglia Children’s Care Institute.
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