Princess Beatrice of York Biography
(Elder daughter of Prince Andrew)
Birthday: August 8, 1988 (Leo)
Born In: London, England
Princess Beatrice of York, born Beatrice Elizabeth Mary, belongs to the British royal family and is the elder daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Sarah Margaret Ferguson. As granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, she currently is eighth in line to the throne. She had an upbringing similar to other royal children, with access to the best of schools and colleges. However, she was diagnosed with dyslexia as a child and faced academic challenges. She overcame these difficulties and graduated from Goldsmiths College in History. While fame was part and parcel of being born into the Royal family, Beatrice decided to venture into her own business. She worked for Sony Television to gain exposure in the entertainment industry. She decided to move to New York to work with the venture capital firm, Sandbridge, before branching out to form her own business consultancy. She currently holds a full-time job as a business matchmaker and also follows the duties of a Royal family member. Apart from her business, she is an active philanthropist who participates in several charities, fundraising events in addition to running her own nonprofit organization. Presently, she lives in London.