Who is Rose Hanbury? Prince William affair with Rose Hanbury

Rose Hanbury and her husband, David

The 38-year-old, Rose Hanbury is a British former model, political consultant, and researcher by profession who is famous for being the wife of David Cholmondeley, the 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley. She was previously represented by Storm Models. She has worked for a variety of businesses as a model. She became popular when she released a snarky picture of herself in a swimsuit with her sister in a pink bikini while sitting close to former Prime Minister Tony Blair. They were on vacation in Tuscany in the year 2005 at the time. After she dropped her model career, she took up the brief position of researcher for Conservative MP Michael Gove. She has always been in the spotlight because of her appearances on different royal family England occasions. She was named one of the best-dressed girls at the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s royal wedding. 

Rose Hanbury took birth on 15th March 1984 (Thursday) in Britain, the UK. She holds British nationality. Her full birth name is Sarah Rose Hanbury. She is the daughter of Emma Hanbury and Timothy Hanbury. She attended Stowe School and later she went on to finish her university degree at one of the prestigious universities.

Rose Hanbury Affair: Is she married?

Rose Hanbury is a married woman. She tied the knot with David Rocksavage who is the seventh Marquess of Cholmondeley. After the marriage, she earned the title of Marchioness of Cholmondeley. They married in June 2009 at Chelsea Town Hall and, according to a report from Hello!, it was a whirlwind engagement, indeed. From their marriage, the couple is blessed with three children; the twins Oliver Timothy George and Alexander Hugh George (born in 2010) and Lady Iris Marina (born in 2016). They live at the Houghton Hall estate in Norfolk, which happens to be right around the corner from Kate and Will's country home, Anmer Hall. 

David and Rose met each other while on vacation in Italy in 2003 and were engaged after six years of dating. Rose is 23 years younger than David, her now-husband. Her whole family is buddies with Prince George of Cambridge. 

Prince William and Catherine were greeted by David Cholmondeley and Rose Cholmondeley while attending a gala dinner in 2016

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Rose Hanbury's affair with Prince Willian

Rose Hanbury and Kate Middleton were close friends and live a few miles apart in Norfolk. Their friendship relationship was disturbed when reports emerged in 2019 accusing Rose Hanbury and Prince William of having an affair. William had an affair when Kate was pregnant with their third child, Prince Louis. The royals were quick to shut the British tabloids from further publications, but the scandal resurfaced online again in late December 2021. Despite allegations of a falling out, Kate and Rose remain friendly. At numerous public gatherings, they have been spotted together. 

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Rose Hanbury Daughters

Rose Hanbury is a mother of three kids. On 1st March 2016, she gave birth to her beautiful daughter, whose name goes Lady Iris Marina Aline Cholmondeley. Her present age is 6 as of 2022. As per her birthdate, her zodiac sign is Pisces. Also, she is a proud mum of twins kids; Oliver Timothy George and Alexander Hugh George (born in  2010). 

Where is Rose Hanbury Now?

Rose Hanbury is currently residing in the Norfolk town of Houghton Hall with her husband, David, and their kids. This opulent building has 106 rooms. For Sir Robert Walpole, it was constructed in the 1700s. David eventually inherited it in 1990. Rose stopped working since she married David. Marrying David, she becomes the second owner of all David’s properties and riches. However, she is active in charity work. 

Rose Hanbury's Relationship With Royal Family

Rose Hanbury also has relationships with the royal family. She has built her relationship with Kate Middleton and her husband, Prince William from the royal family. Their wedding was also attended by Rose and her husband in 2011. She has ties to them through her family as well. While she grew up, she adopted the manners and class of royal family members, as her family is linked to the Royal family of the United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth’s family. Lazy Elizabeth Lambert, Rose’s paternal grandmother, was a bridesmaid at the Queen’s wedding in 1947. Kate and Rose grew close because of their charity work with East Anglia's Children Hospice. They were close friends for over a decade.