Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli got engaged after a trip to Italy this month and we are very excited about it! The 31-year-old royal, ninth in line to the throne and one of the Queen's grandchildren, started to date the 36-year-old businessman in October 2018; they will reportedly tie the knot in 2020: "We are extremely happy to be able to share the news of our recent engagement. We are both so excited to be embarking on this life adventure together and can't wait to be married. We share so many similar interests and values and we know this will stand us in great stead for the years ahead, full of love and happiness." said the couple in a statement on September 26. 

Who is Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi? 

Edoardo's father, Alessando Mapelli, is a former alpine skier who competed for Great Britain in the 1972 Winter Olympics in Japan, and Edoardo's mother is Nikki Williams-Ellis, who is married to sculptor David Williams-Ellis. Also known as Edo, Princess Beatrice's new fiancé is an Italian multi-millionaire who has been working as a property tycoon; he actually has a property development company called Banda, which specializes in creating exceptional homes, according to its website. 

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli will get married next year

Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, who has been a friend of Beatrice's family for some time, has a son from a previous relationship named Christopher, he was engaged to the mother of his son before their split last year. But now that we know that Princess Beatrice is marrying him, we just can't stop thinking about the fact that the little boy will eventually have a sister or brother!