Prince George of Cambridge, the eldest child of Prince William and Duchess Kate, turned five today. The third in line for the throne, Prince George has grown up before the entire world–and captured the hearts of millions.
To celebrate the future king, we decided to compile some of his most iconic moments (thus far) and see how much the prince has gown!
1. A Flawless Entrance
Prince George graced us all with his presence for the first time on Jully 22nd, 2013. He was unbothered and snoozed peacefully as he and his parents left St. Mary’s hospital in London.
2. The King Of The Side-eye
During a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia in April 2014, the prince took the opportunity to display his stellar sass.
3. The Best Big Brother
On June 6th, 2015 the first photo of Prince George and his newborn sister, Princess Charlotte is released by the Kensington Palace. He is clearly sharing all of his wisdom with his sister.
4. Stealing The Show
Prince George showed everyone how to rock red and white at Princess Charlotte’s christening on July 5, 2015. No wonder GQ calls him a style icon.
5. The Most Photogenic Of Them All
The Prince flashed his cheerful smile while somehow pulling off a short-and-sweater combination in the late fall of 2015.
6. A True Scholar
Prince George once again taught us how to wear blue in January of 2016 as he analyzed the mural outside of the Westacre Montessori School on his first day at the school’s nursery.
7. A Cozy Diplomat
In April of 2016, Prince George stayed up late to meet President Obama. He greeted the President of the United States while staying comfortable in his pajamas and robe.
8. The Best Photo. Ever.
The tiny prince stood tall for as the youngest current generation the British Royal Family. This amazing photo was released as a stamp to commemorate the Queen’s birthday on April 21, 2016.
9. Air Force Commander
Prince George gave a thumbs-up as he sports some bright headgear on July 8, 2016, during a visit to the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford.
10. Three Years Of George
To commemorate the prince’s third birthday, Kensington Palace released a photo of George taken in mid-July of 2016. The prince showed us all how to be more generous while offering an ice cream to the family dog, Lupo.
In late July of 2017, Prince George flashed a grin while exploring a helicopter in Hamburg, Germany.
12. Year Four
The official photo released to commemorate the prince’s fourth birthday shows the prince looking thrilled in highly fashionable blue and white pinstripes.
13. A Model Student
Prince George is introduced to this elementary school teacher on his first day of school on September 7, 2107–and gives her a commendable handshake.
14. The Proud Page Boy
Happy fifth birthday Prince George and we cannot wait for more adorableness to come–keep being you!