Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi is a British property developer and founder of London-based property consultancy ‘Banda Property.’ Edoardo, a multi-millionaire entrepreneur, was flung into the limelight when he started dating one of the members of the British royal family, Princess Beatrice. Edoardo and Beatrice confirmed their relationship in 2018, when Edoardo was introduced as Beatrice’s boyfriend at a party organized by Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi is also known for his entrepreneurship skills and his love for cricket. He is the founder of ‘Cricket Builds Hope,’ a charity organization that hopes to use cricket to bring about a positive change in Rwanda, East Africa.
Early Life & Career
Edoardo Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi was born in November 1983 in the United Kingdom. He was born from Count Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi’s marriage with Nikki, and was raised along with his sister Natalia Yeomans. He later became the stepson of businessman and Conservative politician Christopher Shale. After graduating from ‘Radley College’ in 2002, Edoardo went on to earn a master’s degree in politics from ‘The University of Edinburgh.’ After a couple of internship programs, he started his career as a development manager at ‘Shale Properties.’ Simultaneously, he also founded ‘Banda Property,’ where he currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer. As part of his job, Edoardo specializes in finding and developing lavish home for his clients. He is also the founder of ‘Cricket Builds Hope,’ which was the brainchild of his stepfather Christopher Shale.
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Relationship with Princess Beatrice
Edoardo met Princess Beatrice in 2018 through a common friend. According to a report, Edoardo and Beatrice started dating almost immediately. They even spent their holiday together within a few days from seeing each other. Edoardo and Beatrice were also seen enjoying each other’s company in a string of dates at some of London’s most iconic places. Princess Beatrice introduced Edoardo to her family and friends in November 2018, when the members of the royal family gathered at a party hosted by business tycoon Lakshmi Mittal in London. The party was also attended by Beatrice’s parents, Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York. The formal introduction of Beatrice’s boyfriend caught the attention of the media as many started talking about the possibility of yet another royal wedding.
Personal Life & Family
Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi has a son named Wolfie from his previous marriage. He was close to his stepfather Christopher Shale, who was a close friend of former British Prime Minister David Cameron. Christopher Shale died of a heart attack on June 25, 2011, at the ‘Glastonbury Festival.’ It was Christopher’s dream to set up a charity organization based on cricket to help the people of Rwanda and to promote cricket in the country. After his demise, Edoardo founded ‘Cricket Builds Hope’ in the memory of his late stepfather. Edoardo is active on social media.