Prince George's 6th Birthday Portraits Are the Best Ones Yet

That smile!

Face, Child, Facial expression, Tooth, People, Smile, Laugh, Nose, Skin, Organ,
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Prince George, royal rascal, is somehow already six years old. Per royal tradition, Kensington Palace released not just one, but three adorable portraits of the future king ahead of his birthday on July 22. In the first photo, George is beaming at the camera in an England soccer jersey. In the second, he looks perfectly tousled and outdoorsy in a green polo. In the third, it's back to the soccer jersey, but this time for a more candid shot of George laughing and rolling in the grass.

All three photos were taken by George's mother, the very talented Kate Middleton, and captioned:

George seemed to have a very busy weekend celebrating his birthday with all of his schoolmates. According to US Weekly, his parents Prince William and Kate Middleton threw him a "blowout bash" at KP with a bouncy castle and a magician. Kate also apparently requested pizza, pasta, and sliders. I have one very important question: Where was my invite?

Take a look at the new portraits below:

In case you needed a reminder of how much Prince George has grown up over the years, you can reminisce on these previous birthday portraits Kensington Palace released:

2018 

Face, Hair, Child, Facial expression, Chin, Hairstyle, Smile, Cheek, Portrait, Child model,

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2016

Child, Blue, People, Facial expression, Toddler, Skin, Beauty, Blond, Standing, Smile,

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Swing, Rope, Outdoor play equipment, Child, Public space, Toddler, Fun, Leisure, Vacation, Smile,

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Child, People in nature, Photograph, Toddler, People, Standing, Yellow, Footwear, Photography, Grass,

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2015

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2014

Child, People, Toddler, Standing, Summer, Denim, Fun, Jeans, Play, Smile,

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Happy birthday, Georgie!

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