Prince William is the firstborn son of Prince Charles of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales, and second in line to the British throne after his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II and his father. On April 29, 2011, Prince William married Kate Middleton, and together they have two children, Prince George (July 22, 2013) and Princess Charlotte (May 2, 2015). Prince William was a member of the British Armed Forces for seven-and-a-half years, where he served as a Royal Air Force Search and Rescue helicopter pilot and as a Lieutenant in the Blues and Royals Regiment.