4 Reasons Prince Carl Philip Is the Ultimate Royal Dad-to-Be (No. 4 Is Our Favorite!)
Princess Sofia's husband has lots to bring to the fatherhood game
We have already established that Prince William is at his hottest in dad mode. But he’d better watch the sweater on his back, because there is a new royal dad-to-be who’s making a solid run for the top spot: Prince Carl Philip. As the clock counts down to the arrival of his baby with wife Princess Sofia, let’s run down the list of CP’s fatherly virtues:
1. He’s had lots of practice.
As a recent Instagram reveals, the prince is a natural when it comes to charming kids. (Perhaps he got tips from this guy.) The photo shows Carl Philip spending quality time with his business partner‘s son, 2-year-old Walther Kylberg. Of course, he also has a ton of experience as uncle to his four nieces and nephews by way of sisters Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Madeleine.
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2. He’s from a solid royal family.
The Swedish royals not only know how to take a great family photo, but they are also a tight-knit group who support each other in the spotlight and during personal milestones such as the recent birth of Princess Victoria’s son Oscar.
3. He’s a man of many talents.
The prince, 36, drives fast cars, hunts deer, designs his own home goodsand puts his refined palate to use judging cooking competitions. Whether the baby is a little boy or a girl, he’ll have plenty of skills to impart.