Who Is Charlie Van Straubenzee? Prince Harry’s Best Friend And Royal Wedding Groomsman Marrying Daisy Jenks


JUST when Royal Wedding fever was nearly over it seems we will be seeing Prince Harry at another altar this weekend.

The newlywed has been named as Charlie van Straubenzee’s best man. Here’s what we know.

Splash News Prince Harry and Charlie have been friends since school

Who is Charlie van Straubenzee?

Charlie, 30, is said to have struck up a friendship with Prince Harry, 33, when they both attended Ludgrove Prep School in Berkshire.

Both he and his brother, Thomas, 35, became close to Prince William and Prince Harry.

A third brother, Henry, who was Prince Harry’s contemporary at the same school, died in a freak car crash in 2002, aged 18.

Both princes attended his funeral.

Getty – Contributor Charlie was an usher at Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle

Is Prince Harry best man at Charlie’s wedding?

Prince Harry’s childhood friend Charlie van Straubenzee was one of the ushers at his wedding to Meghan Markle.

And now the new Duke of Sussex is set to have the starring role when Charlie marries his fiancée, Daisy Jenks.

The pair are tying the knot in Surrey on August 4.

Rex Features The brothers are also close to Kate and William

William and Harry were ushers at Thomas’ wedding to Lady Melissa Percy in 2013, although the couple later divorced.

Thomas is godfather to Prince William’s daughter, Princess Charlotte.

And he was also an usher at Prince Harry’s wedding, alongside Charlie.

Both Charlie and Prince William are said to have roasted Prince Harry in a speech during his wedding reception at Frogmore House.

Rex Features Daisy Jenks is due to wed Charlie on 4 August

The pair are said to have referenced the 33-year-old’s “ginger locks” as well as bringing up choice anecdotes from his wild party days.

The pair have been photographed having a blast on multiple occasions, including attending the Rugby World Cup in 2015.

The two men are said to be very close after years of friendship, with Charlie referencing how Diana’s death impacted on his friend during his wedding speech.


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