The Royal family is not just the first family of the United Kingdom, they are also the most talked about people in the country. Citizens love and appreciate them for their elegance, fashion, and above all their principles.
Every member of the Royal family has gone through evolution, and as they age, we see the young ones taking after the elderly ones.
From Queen Elizabeth to the last member of the royal family, find out how they looked through the years.
The Year 2000
This year was a memorable one for the Royal household as the queen’s mother marked her 100th year on earth. Both women looked adorable in blue and green outfits as Queen Elizabeth's mother waves with a smile.
The Year 2001
In this year, the cute Prince Williams became a student of St. Andrews University, and this was the same place he met the love of his life, Kate Middleton. In this photo, we can see the young prince making a funny expression with his face as he stepped out in style in a blue sweatshirt and pant to match.
The Year 2002
This year was very tragic for the entire royal household as it lost a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. The Queen mother gave up the ghost in the year 2002, which was also Queen Elizabeth’s Golden Jubilee. She was buried in the most honorable way, with a purple pillow holding her crown.
In this photo, the Queen’s guards are dressed in their uniforms, carrying the coffin containing the body of the queen mother, as they marched. Members of the royal family walked behind the coffin with sad expressions on their faces.
The Year 2003
The Queen is not only in a position of authority in the United Kingdom, she is also a proud wife, mother and grandmother. This portrait which was taken in 2003, features Queen Elizabeth II dressed in a pink-glittering dress, and standing behind the Queen are her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (right), then her grandson, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (middle) and her son, Prince Charles, Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay (left).
The Year 2004
Prince Charles is one of the cutest sons of Queen Elizabeth, and even as he grew older, he was still a great catch. In 2004, the Prince shared a photo of himself and his two handsome sons in a black and white feature, and they all looked fabulous. This photo was later printed in several magazines in 2004.
The Year 2005
In this year, many people had a lot to say about Prince Charles and the royal family in general. Before this year, Prince Charles was married to the now late Princess Diana, and many were excited about the wedding. However, she died in a tragic accident, and eight years later, the prince got married to his former mistress, Camilla Parker. Many were taken aback by the prince’s actions and annoyed too.
The Year 2006
Prince Harry who is now married to the love of his life, Meghan Markle enrolled in the military in 2005 instead of going to the University as other royal kids do.
In this photo, the Queen mother was on an official visit, and the officers had to line up in respect. She seemed proud of what her grandson was doing as she smiled at him while he was on duty.
The Year 2007
The Queen since her inauguration does not cease from going on official visits all over the world, and this is one of the things that make her a powerful woman.
In this photo, Queen Elizabeth II was on an official visit to the United States of America with her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. They had visited the country in celebration of Jamestown which was commemorating its 400th anniversary.
The Year 2008
Remember when Prince Harry was smiling at his grandmother while he was on duty in 2006, well he finished his military training as well as his duty in Afghanistan and came home safe and sound.
In this photo, his security personnel arrived to pick him from the airport, and we can see how grown he is with his rough hair. War times are not pleasant, but Prince Harry came home safe.
The Year 2009
In this year Prince William and Prince Harry were captured in their military uniforms ready for a military event, in front of a helicopter. These princes have previously served in the military, so it is no news that they would participate in military ceremonies. The Queen uses these ceremonies as a medium to thanks troops for the time they use in protecting their country.
The Year 2010
This was one of the best years for the royal family, especially for Prince William who had made up his mind to settle down and have a family. When he became a student of St. Andrews University, he met and fell for Kate Middleton, and by 2010, he asked her to marry him.
Although Kate Middleton is a commoner, the Prince was not bothered by her status. In this photo, we can see the soon-to-be couple dressed in lovely outfits with Middleton showing off her silver ring with a blue stone on it.
The Year 2011
A year after Prince William asked Kate Middleton to be his wife, the couple had a grand wedding, and they looked magnificent. Prince Williams was dressed in a red palace uniform, while Middleton wore a dashing white dress, and they rode in a carriage to greet the members of the public.
The Year 2012
Queen Elizabeth II ascended to her throne at a young age but has managed to be one of the favorite leaders of Great Britain. In 2012, the queen along with members of her household and the people celebrated her for being a great leader of Britain for over 60 years.
This diamond jubilee was celebrated with members of the public, and we can see the queen in this photo smiling with her hands raised to wave at the people. She was elegantly dressed in a lemon colored outfit, with a hat and white gloves.
The Year 2013
On July 22, 2013, Kate Middleton, the wife of Prince William gave birth to a bundle of joy, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge. The couple’s photo was taken outside the hospital with baby George in his mother’s arms. Prince George is the third in line to succeed the throne of Queen Elizabeth II.
The Year 2014
In this year, a photo of Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton the Duchess of Cambridge carrying Prince George in her arms was taken. The couple had just touched down in a new state for a casual visit.
Middleton was dressed in an all-round red colored dress with a red beret to match, while Prince Williams was dressed in a blue suit with. As they got down from the plane, Kate Middleton had almost miscalculated her steps, and her dress revealed her thighs, but she was quick to hold it down.
The Year 2015
Prince William and Kate Middleton were nowhere near done after the birth of their son, Prince George, and in 2015, they gave birth to a baby girl, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. The child was born on May 2, 2005, and this was the same day that Queen Elizabeth II was awarded as the longest serving Monarch of Great Britain.
The Year 2016
The Queen is not one to write often on Twitter, but on the day she turned 90, she sent a heart-warming message out to her well-wishers, thanking them for the love they showed to her digitally. A lovely photo of the queen with Prince Philip, Prince William, and Prince George was released on social media to celebrate her birthday.
This was another year when the Queen added to her years on earth as she turned 91 in 2017. In this year she also celebrated her 65th year as Great Britain’s Monarch.
Queen Elizabeth II looks stunning in a blue colored dress with a hat to match, and next to her is her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Next to Prince Philip is Kate Middleton, with her two children, and her husband, Prince William. Behind Kate Middleton is Prince Harry.
The Year 2018
This year was one of the greatest in the royal household and all over the world as people from far and near poured in to celebrate the wedding between Prince Harry and former actress, Meghan Markle.
The couple broke so many records with this wedding, and in this photo, they were captured sharing a beautiful kiss. At the wedding, Markle gave a speech saying she had found her prince.