Princess Mette-Marit's Son Is Gorgeous – but Is He a Prince?

The 18-year-old high school student is gaining a fervent fan following

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Meet the hottest royal you’ve never heard of: Marius Borg Hoiby.

The 18-year-old son of Norway’s Crown Princess Mette-Marit joined the Norwegian royal family at a soccer match earlier this month – and it turns out, he’s gorgeous.

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Sitting at the Ullevaal Stadium in Oslo alongside his 11-year-old half-sister Ingrid Alexandra, 9-year-old half-brother Sverre Magnus and their grandfather King Harald, the teenager accessorized his scarf in the national colors of red and white with a gray hat, black leather jacket and cheekbones that could cut Nordic ice. Photos from the outing caused a stir in the European press, with fans breathlessly gushing over his good looks.

The Norwegian court has adopted Marcus, whose dad is Mette-Marit’s ex, advertising exec Morten Borg, 47, as one of their own.

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The whole family turned out for his 1997 church confirmation as an infant. More recently, pictures he shared as a teenager on his (now locked) Instagram attracted official attention as raising potential security issues.

Currently a student at Oslo’s Wang High School, Hoiby enjoys “outdoor recreational activities,” according to his official biography, and loves music. (He plays the piano.)

Although technically he’s not a hereditary prince, for his growing band of admirers, he certainly hits all the right notes!

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