EVERYONE knows who King Charles’ sons are, princes William and Harry.
But he is also stepfather to his wife Queen Camilla’s son, Tom Parker Bowles
Who is Tom Parker Bowles?
Tom Parker Bowles is a British writer and food critic born on December 18, 1974.
Bowles was educated at Summer Fields School in Oxford.
In the 1980s, he attended Heywood Preparatory School in Corsham.
He later attended Eton College and Worcester College, Oxford.
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Parker Bowles states that immediately after leaving school, he fell in love with food writing, and cites his mother’s cooking skills and recipes as what inspired him to become a food writer.
He has written five cookbooks and won an award for his writings on British food in 2010.
Who are Tom Parker Bowles’ parents?
Tom is the son of Queen Consort, Camilla Parker Bowles, making him a stepbrother of Prince William and Prince Harry.
His father is Andrew Parker Bowles.
His parents married in 1973, in a Roman Catholic ceremony.
However, his father had numerous extramarital affairs throughout his marriage to Camilla and the pair divorced in 1995.
Tom’s younger sister, Laura Lopes, is an art curator.
Is Tom Parker Bowles married?
On September 10, 2005, after five years of dating, Parker Bowles married Sara Buys, an associate editor of Harpers & Queen magazine.
The wedding took place at St. Nicholas’ Anglican Church in Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire.
The couple had daughter Lola in 2007 and son Frederick in 2010.
But in 2018, the pair decided to split.
In 2019, Bowles started dating former journalist Alice Procope.
On March 17, 2021, Procope died in her home, seven months after being diagnosed with cancer.
What TV shows has Tom Parker Bowles been on?
From 2007 to 2010 Tom co-presented Market Kitchen on Good Food Channel, alongside Matthew Fort and Matt Tebbutt.
He also presented LBC Radio’s Food and Drink Programme for a year.
He was a judge on the ITV Food series Food Glorious Food and Channel 9 Australian cooking series The Hot Plate.
In 2017, he was judge, alongside Matt Moran and Anna Polyviou on Series 1 of Family Food Fight and filmed series two of Family Food Fight, which was broadcast in late 2018.
He is also one of the regular critics on MasterChef.