Pippa Middleton Pregnant with Her Third Child

Outlets confirmed the news after she was spotted at last night’s Platinum Party at the Palace.

Pippa Middleton
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We knew we would see ample surprises at last night’s Platinum Party at the Palace at Buckingham Palace—but we weren’t expecting this one!

Congratulations are in order for Pippa Middleton Matthews, younger sister of Kate Middleton, who, after appearing at last night’s event, Page Six confirms is pregnant with her third child after spotting a noticeable baby bump.

Pippa and husband James Matthews, a hedge fund manager and heir to the lairdship of Glen Affric, married in 2017. They are already parents to son Arthur, 3, and daughter Grace, 1.

Kate and Pippa are just two years apart in age, and, according to Page Six, the two are still “reportedly very close.” Pippa shot to worldwide fame as Kate’s bridesmaid in her 2011 wedding to Prince William and since then has written two books, 2012’s Celebrate: A Year of Festivities for Families and Friends and 2016’s Heartfelt.

A source told Page Six that Pippa and husband James are “so happy,” and that Pippa is a “natural mama.”

The Matthews family live at Bucklebury Farm, a 70-acre deer and safari park in West Berkshire that the couple purchased in 2018.

Yesterday was day three of the ongoing Platinum Jubilee celebrations honoring Her Majesty’s 70 years on the throne. Today marks the final day of celebrations, and the Platinum Jubilee will conclude with the Platinum Jubilee pageant, with Pippa’s older sister Kate in attendance with her own brood of three—Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis. Before attending this afternoon’s Pageant, the trio baked cakes for the big day. 

Rachel Burchfield
Senior Celebrity and Royals Editor

Rachel Burchfield is a writer, editor, and podcaster whose primary interests are fashion and beauty, society and culture, and, most especially, the British Royal Family and other royal families around the world. She serves as Marie Claire’s Senior Celebrity and Royals Editor and has also contributed to publications like Allure, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle, People, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and W, among others. Before taking on her current role with Marie Claire, Rachel served as its Weekend Editor and later Royals Editor. She is the cohost of Podcast Royal, a show that was named a top five royal podcast by The New York Times. A voracious reader and lover of books, Rachel also hosts I’d Rather Be Reading, which spotlights the best current nonfiction books hitting the market and interviews the authors of them. Rachel frequently appears as a media commentator, and she or her work has appeared on outlets like NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s Good Morning America, CNN, and more.