The Evolution of Princess Charlotte's Public Wave

Princess Charlotte loves to wave to the public—and the cameras. Here's a look back at how her royal wave has evolved.

windsor, united kingdom october 12 embargoed for publication in uk newspapers until 24 hours after create date and time princess charlotte of cambridge attends the wedding of princess eugenie of york and jack brooksbank at st george's chapel on october 12, 2018 in windsor, england photo by poolmax mumbygetty images
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Princess Charlotte is celebrating her fifth birthday today and, for the royal fans in the world, that marks five years of general adorableness and four years of Charlotte stealing the damn show at every single royal family event. In honor of Charlotte kicking off her fifth year on earth, here's a look back at how her signature move—her royal wave—has evolved over the years.

Kayleigh Roberts
Kayleigh Roberts

Kayleigh Roberts is a freelance writer and editor with more than 10 years of professional experience. Her byline has appeared in Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, The Atlantic, Allure, Entertainment Weekly, MTV, Bustle, Refinery29, Girls’ Life Magazine, Just Jared, and Tiger Beat, among other publications. She's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.