Everything You Should Know About ‘Sophie, Countess of Wessex’

By Sara Smith

Sep 2022

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, the youngest brother of King Charles III, is married to Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

Sophie, Countess of Wessex has been a devoted member of the royal family since 1999. 

Kinsey Schofield, a royal specialist, said that Sophie struggled to settle in when she initially joined the royal family. 

Sophie struggled initially because of her striking similarity to Princess Diana.

According to Schofield, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, Prince Andrew’s wife, experienced a similar situation at the time.

Sophie’s existence in the spotlight has not been without controversy. After a scandal known as “Sophiegate” in 2001

Edward and Sophie decided to abandon their plans for regular life, abandoning their careers and devoting their time to the royal family.

“The Princess of Wales and Countess Sophie” have great affection and respect for one another, said Schofield.