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Princess Sofia of Sweden and Prince Carl Philip at a friend's wedding in Sweden. Picture: IBL/REX/Shutterstock

Princess Sofia of Sweden and Prince Carl Philip at a friend's wedding in Sweden. Picture: IBL/REX/Shutterstock

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his wife Princess Sofia of Sweden during the wedding of Prince Konstantin of Bavaria and Deniz Kaya at the french church 'Eglise au Bois' on September 1, 2018 in St Moritz, Switzerland. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his wife Princess Sofia of Sweden during the wedding of Prince Konstantin of Bavaria and Deniz Kaya at the french church 'Eglise au Bois' on September 1, 2018 in St Moritz, Switzerland. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Phillip of Sweden arrives with wife Princess Sofia of Sweden at a gala dinner hosted by the Swedish royal family in connection with the state visit from the Italian president at the Stockholm Royal Palace on November 13, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden

Prince Carl Phillip of Sweden arrives with wife Princess Sofia of Sweden at a gala dinner hosted by the Swedish royal family in connection with the state visit from the Italian president at the Stockholm Royal Palace on November 13, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden

 Princess Sofia and Prince Alexander of Sweden attend the inauguration of Prince Alexander's viewpoint at the Nynas Nature Reserve on August 23, 2018 in Gisesjon, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

Princess Sofia and Prince Alexander of Sweden attend the inauguration of Prince Alexander's viewpoint at the Nynas Nature Reserve on August 23, 2018 in Gisesjon, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

 Prince Carl Phillip, Princess Sofia, and Prince Alexander of Sweden attend the inauguration of Prince Alexander's viewpoint at the Nynas Nature Reserve on August 23, 2018 in Gisesjon, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Phillip, Princess Sofia, and Prince Alexander of Sweden attend the inauguration of Prince Alexander's viewpoint at the Nynas Nature Reserve on August 23, 2018 in Gisesjon, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

Princess Sofia of Sweden and Prince Carl Philip of Sweden during the occasion of The Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden's 41st birthday celebrations at Borgholm Sports Arena on July 14, 2018 in Oland, Sweden.  (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

Princess Sofia of Sweden and Prince Carl Philip of Sweden during the occasion of The Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden's 41st birthday celebrations at Borgholm Sports Arena on July 14, 2018 in Oland, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

Princess Sofia of Sweden attends the Sophiahemmet University's graduation ceremony at Stockholm City Hall on June 11, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by MICHAEL CAMPANELLA/Getty Images)

Princess Sofia of Sweden attends the Sophiahemmet University's graduation ceremony at Stockholm City Hall on June 11, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by MICHAEL CAMPANELLA/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Phillip of Sweden and Princess Sofia of Sweden attend the 2018 Polar Music Prize award ceremony at the Grand Hotel on June 14, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by MICHAEL CAMPANELLA/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Phillip of Sweden and Princess Sofia of Sweden attend the 2018 Polar Music Prize award ceremony at the Grand Hotel on June 14, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by MICHAEL CAMPANELLA/Getty Images)

 Princess Sofia of Sweden attends The Sophia Party and presentation of Medals of Merit to Sophia Sisters at Sophiahemmet on May 28, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by MICHAEL CAMPANELLA/Getty Images)

Princess Sofia of Sweden attends The Sophia Party and presentation of Medals of Merit to Sophia Sisters at Sophiahemmet on May 28, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by MICHAEL CAMPANELLA/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Phillip of Sweden and Princess Sofia of Sweden visit Stockholm City Hall for a lunch in connection with the Italian state visit on November 14, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden

Prince Carl Phillip of Sweden and Princess Sofia of Sweden visit Stockholm City Hall for a lunch in connection with the Italian state visit on November 14, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia with their sons Prince Gabriel and Prince Alexander. Picture: Instagram

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia with their sons Prince Gabriel and Prince Alexander. Picture: Instagram

Princess Sofia of Sweden attends the UNDP's Spring Gala at the Fotografiska photography museum on April 17, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by MICHAEL CAMPANELLA/Getty Images)

Princess Sofia of Sweden attends the UNDP's Spring Gala at the Fotografiska photography museum on April 17, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by MICHAEL CAMPANELLA/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden is seen with his new wife Princess Sofia of Sweden after their marriage ceremony at The Royal Palace on June 13, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden.  (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden is seen with his new wife Princess Sofia of Sweden after their marriage ceremony at The Royal Palace on June 13, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Picture taken on August 26, 2015 shows Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia in Karlstad, Sweden. Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and his wife Princess Sofia, a former reality show starlet, are expecting their first child in April

Picture taken on August 26, 2015 shows Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia in Karlstad, Sweden. Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and his wife Princess Sofia, a former reality show starlet, are expecting their first child in April

Prince Carl Philip and princess Sofia of Sweden arrive for a gala dinner at the Operahouse in Oslo on May 10, 2017 in celebration of the 80th birthdays of King Harald of Norway and Queen Sonja of Norway. / AFP PHOTO / NTB scanpix AND NTB Scanpix / Nesvold, Jon Olav / Norway OUTNESVOLD, JON OLAV/AFP/Getty Images

Prince Carl Philip and princess Sofia of Sweden arrive for a gala dinner at the Operahouse in Oslo on May 10, 2017 in celebration of the 80th birthdays of King Harald of Norway and Queen Sonja of Norway. / AFP PHOTO / NTB scanpix AND NTB Scanpix / Nesvold, Jon Olav / Norway OUTNESVOLD, JON OLAV/AFP/Getty Images

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia. Picture: Instagram

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia. Picture: Instagram

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and Princess Sofia of Sweden pose on the red carpet during the 2019 Polar Music Prize award ceremony  on June 11, 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and Princess Sofia of Sweden pose on the red carpet during the 2019 Polar Music Prize award ceremony on June 11, 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

 Princess Sofia and Prince Alexander of Sweden attend the inauguration of Prince Alexander's viewpoint at the Nynas Nature Reserve on August 23, 2018 in Gisesjon, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

Princess Sofia and Prince Alexander of Sweden attend the inauguration of Prince Alexander's viewpoint at the Nynas Nature Reserve on August 23, 2018 in Gisesjon, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and Sofia Hellqvist arrive to board the SS Stockholm boat before the pre-wedding dinner the night before their royal wedding on June 12, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and Sofia Hellqvist arrive to board the SS Stockholm boat before the pre-wedding dinner the night before their royal wedding on June 12, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Phillip of Sweden and Princess Sofia of Sweden attend the Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony at Concert Hall on December 10, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/WireImage)

Prince Carl Phillip of Sweden and Princess Sofia of Sweden attend the Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony at Concert Hall on December 10, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/WireImage)

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden (L) and his fiancee Sofia Hellqvist leave the opening ceremony of the 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden (L) and his fiancee Sofia Hellqvist leave the opening ceremony of the 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden

Prince Carl Phillip, Princess Sofia, and Prince Alexander of Sweden attend the inauguration of Prince Alexander's viewpoint at the Nynas Nature Reserve on August 23, 2018 in Gisesjon, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

Prince Carl Phillip, Princess Sofia, and Prince Alexander of Sweden attend the inauguration of Prince Alexander's viewpoint at the Nynas Nature Reserve on August 23, 2018 in Gisesjon, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

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Princess Sofia of Sweden and Prince Carl Philip at a friend's wedding in Sweden. Picture: IBL/REX/Shutterstock

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