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Prince Guillaume and Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg are expecting their second child

By Jo Abi|

Prince Guillaume and Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg have announced they are expecting their second child.

The happy news has been shared via a statement on the royal family's social media accounts.?

"Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess are delighted to announce that the Hereditary Grand Duke and Hereditary Grand Duchess are expecting their second child," the statement read.

The couple are already parents to Prince Charles of Luxembourg, born in May 2020, and Charles' sibling will be born in April 2023.

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Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg and Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg baby news
The happy news has been shared via a statement on the royal family's social media accounts.? (Twitter)

Prince Charles is second in line to the throne behind his father, and the new baby will be third in line of succession.

Prince Guillaume and ?Princess Stephanie have delighted in becoming parents.

Upon the birth of their son in 2020, Prince Guillaume told waiting media outside Grand Duchess Charlotte Maternity Hospital in Luxembourg it had been a "wonderful day."

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CLERVAUX, LUXEMBOURG - SEPTEMBER 19: Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg and Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg with their son Prince Charles of Luxembourg arrive for Prince Charles' baptism at l'Abbaye St Maurice on September 19, 2020 in Clervaux, Luxembourg. (Photo by Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images)
Prince Charles is second in line to the throne behind his father. (Getty)

"A birth is a message of hope. It's a blessing," he said.

"I think this is what we're so happy to be able to share with Luxembourg but also over the borders with all the different countries."

Princess Stephanie, 38, and Prince Guillaume, 40, were married in October 2012 after dating for two years.

LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG - JUNE 22:  Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg and Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg enjoy National Day festivities in Esch-sur-Alzette on June 22, 2022 in Luxembourg, Luxembourg. (Photo by Sylvain Lefevre/WireImage )
The couple married in October 2012 after dating for two years. (WireImage)

The pair met in 2004 through mutual friends and began dating in 2009. Their wedding was attended by royals from around the world.

They took they time to become parents, enjoying their time as a married couple and dedicating themselves to their royal duties.

LUXEMBOURG - OCTOBER 20, 2012: Prince Guillaume Of Luxembourg (R) and  Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg kiss on the balcony of the Grand-Ducal Palace after the wedding ceremony of Prince Guillaume Of Luxembourg and Stephanie de Lannoy at the Cathedral of our Lady of Luxembourg on October 20, 2012 in Luxembourg. The 30-year-old hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg is the last hereditary Prince in Europe to get married, marrying his 28-year old Belgian Countess bride in a lavish 2-day ceremony. (Pi
The pair met in 2004 through mutual friends and began dating in 2009. (Photonews via Getty Images)

Prince Guillaume is the eldest child of Grand Duke Henri Luxembourg and his wife Grand Duchess Maria Teresa and the heir of Luxembourg.

Guillaume has four younger siblings, Prince F¨¦lix, Prince Louis, Princess Alexandra and Prince S¨¦bastien.

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