Happy birthday, Prince Harry!
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The redheaded royal is celebrating the big 3-2 today, and if another year of Harry isn’t something to celebrate, we don’t know what is. With every year, Prince Harry gives us more reasons to love him. Here are just a few.
1. His red hair.
Everybody loves a ginger.
2. His smile.
That face! Who could say no to that face?
3. His friendship with Michelle Obama.
Step aside, Taylor Swift. These two take squad goals to a whole new level.
4. His dedication to veterans.
He’s participated in events like Walking with the Wounded, and hosted the Invictus Games. You might say he’s a veteran’s best friend.
5. How sweet he is with children.
He’ll be the coolest-ever dad – one day.
6. He texts back quickly, according to Margot Robbie.
Men of the world, if Prince Harry can do it, so can you.
7. He doesn’t look for recognition for his work.
And often does under-the-radar engagements, like his recent visit to an HIV hospital.
8. He’s playful with his nephew.
Harry told Good Morning America that he’s always having fun with Prince George: “Usually I’m throwing him around the room and stuff.”
9. He’s not afraid to get his hands dirty.
While in Africa, Harry was one with nature – literally. Simson Uri-Khob, CEO of Save The Rhino Trust, said: “He likes to be out there, sleeping under the stars knowing that he is close to dangerous animals.”
10. He teases his big brother, Prince William.
And William teases him back – including telling a woman that she “doesn’t want” Harry’s phone number after she asked for it. (Hello, William, we all want Harry’s number!)
11. He’s an animal lover.
And regularly travels to Africa to work with wildlife conservation organizations.
12. He has friends around the world.
From Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt to model and actress Cara Delevingne.
13. He’s open about his emotions.
Since his mother’s death in 1997, Harry says he’s learned to open up. “Everything can be okay,” he said. “But I really regret not ever talking about it for the first 28 years of my life – I never talked about it.”
14. He’s adopted his mother’s causes.
He’s dedicated his life to making his mother proud, and Harry is doing just that working with causes that were close to heart, like destigmatizing HIV and AIDS.
15. He owns his flaws.
Harry can’t sing, and he’ll admit it.
16. He keeps things cordial with his exes.
His former girlfriend Chelsy Davy says they’ll “always be friends”.
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17. He’s an expert tickler.
Just ask Mia Tindall.
18. He knows how to put on an awesome event.
See the 2014 and 2016 Invictus Games for proof.
19. He loves Disney World.
Including Space Mountain (which he went on 12 times a kid) and Splash Mountain, which he rode as an adult.
20. He goes out of his way to make people feel special.
After he gave Katie Kuiper, a former British army staff sergeant, a kiss on the cheek, Kuiper said: “I feel invisible a lot of the time because of the way I look. He made me feel special.”
21. This video with the Queen.
Not many people can convince Queen Elizabeth to participate in a mic drop – but Harry can.
22. He’s down to earth.
And has lots of embarrassing stories to tell about his dad, Prince Charles.
23. He’s athletic.
The man plays polo, rugby and soccer.
24. He can take a joke.
Even if you’re calling him sausage.
25. He has a good attitude about everyone asking him when he’s going to settle down.
Good thing, too, because he gets that question a lot.
26. He looks good in a tuxedo.
27. And workout gear.
He doesn’t need to dress up.
28. And jeans.
Who doesn’t love everyday Harry?
29. He’s a man of action when it comes to supporting causes he cares about.
He even took an HIV test live on Facebook.
30. He makes savvy pop culture references.
But no, he’s not like Bridget Jones.
31. He says the sweetest things about his late mother, Princess Diana.
He told PEOPLE she’s often on his mind when he’s working with charities. “I don’t have that many memories of my childhood with my Mum,” he said. “I don’t say ‘Right, I’m going to get involved in that because that’s what my Mum would want me to do,’ though inevitably once I’m doing it I think, ‘Do you know what? She’d probably love this.’ ”
32. And is always working to make her proud.
“All I want to do is make my mother incredibly proud,” he told PEOPLE. “That’s all I’ve ever wanted to do.”