By Emma Dooney
Move over Harry, there’s a new royal heartthrob on the scene.
- The Queen's grandnephew, Arthur Chatto, has taken the Internet by storm in the past few months.
- The personal trainer and record-breaking rower has attracted an army of online fans, thanks to his motivational posts, winning smile, and enviable physique.
- In other royal news, the Queen sends a sweet message to Prince Philip as he remains in hospital following an infection.
Who exactly is Arthur Chatto and where does he fall in the line of succession?
As the grandson of Princess Margaret, Queen Elizabeth’s younger sister, Arthur Chatto holds the title of grandnephew to her Majesty. Despite his royal blood, he’s unlikely to ever become King. Standing in 26th place to the throne, he can comfortably enjoy all the perks of royal life without the pressures faced by cousins William and Harry.
How old is Arthur Chatto?
Born on February 5th, 1999, Arthur Chatto is 21 years old.
What does Arthur Chatto do?
Like many people his age, Chatto balances his studies with a part-time job.
The former Eton College pupil is currently reading geography at the University of Edinburgh, where his older brother Samuel also attended, while also working as a personal trainer at Boundfitness in Scotland.
Yes, you heard that right - you could actually be whipped into shape by royalty. Chatto, who holds a Level 3 Personal Training qualification, specializes in strength building and promises a military-style approach to his clients. In fact, he's even offering virtual classes during the pandemic, so there's simply no excuse to skip out on his hardcore sessions.
What hobbies does Arthur Chatto have?
When he’s not training in the gym, this fitness fanatic loves to test his limits outdoors. From climbing Ben Nevis to Arctic diving near Iceland, Chatto has no fear when it comes to the natural world. He even became the youngest person to row around Britain in 2020, completing the 2,000 miles in just 42 days while raising money for charity. It's official - Chatto is what royal family dreams are made of.
Is Arthur Chatto single?
The young royal, who keeps his love life private for the most part, has reportedly been dating girlfriend Lizzie Friend since 2018.
While the couple is rarely pictured together, Friend was spotted giving Chatto a congratulatory embrace at the finish line of his rowing race victory in August.
Emma is a news writer for woman&home and My Imperfect Life. She covers the Royal Family and the entertainment world, as well as the occasional health or lifestyle story. When she's not reporting on the British monarchy and A-list celebs, you can find her whipping up vegan treats and running the roads to cheesy '90s pop music...but not at the same time, obviously.
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