Celebrity Transformations Prince William's Changing Looks By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on June 20, 2018 @ 02:15PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images See the royal's transformation through the years. 01 of 23 1982 Tim Graham/Getty Images Born June 21, 1982, Prince William Arthur Philip Louis is blessed with his mother Diana's good looks and his father Charles's path to the throne. 02 of 23 1983 Anwar Hussein/Getty Images Not unexpectedly, William had a tight bond with his mother Diana, who died in a car accident in 1997. 03 of 23 1984 Anwar Hussein/Getty Images The 2-year-old prince had a good reason to look a little shy at his birthday party: photographers were present! 04 of 23 1986 Tim Graham/Getty Images The 4-year-old future member of the Royal Air Force showed an early fondness for serving his country. 05 of 23 1988 Anwar Hussein/Getty Images Off to the races! Looking older than his six years, Prince William enjoyed some go-carting in London. 06 of 23 1990 Tim Graham/Getty Images Just before his ninth birthday, the young prince took in a polo match, a sport he'd later grow up and play. 07 of 23 1995 Tim Graham/Getty Images At 13, William entered Eton College, where the royal family worked hard to let the boy lead a normal life. 08 of 23 1997 Tim Graham/Getty Images Now 16, the young prince graduated from cute kid to handsome heir. 09 of 23 2000 UK Press After graduating Eton, William took a gap year before starting classes at St Andrews University in Scotland-where he would meet his future princess Kate Middleton! 10 of 23 2003 Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images The prince attended a special service to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the coronation at Westminster Abbey. 11 of 23 2005 Anwar Hussein Collection/ROTA/WireImage The 23-year-old attended the selection process for the British Army. (He made the cut!) 12 of 23 2007 Anwar Hussein Collection/WireImage A hero in the making, Prince William soon began courses at the Royal Air Force to learn how to fly. 13 of 23 2008 Anwar Hussein/WireImage He may be a member of the Royal Air Force, but princely duties still call. William helped open a new media center in Wales. 14 of 23 2010 Chris Jackson/Getty Images After seven years of dating, William and Kate announced they plan to marry. The prince proposed with his mother Diana's 18-carat sapphire and diamond engagement ring. 15 of 23 2011 Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images On April 29, Prince William weds Catherine Middleton, and the couple is crowned the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. 16 of 23 2011 Arthur Edwards/Pool/Getty Images He may be married, but we can still admire a man in uniform! The prince takes part in helicopter training in Canada during a 12-day visit to North America with wife Kate in tow. 17 of 23 2012 Chris Jackson/Pool/Getty Images As part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebration, the Duke and Duchess visit Guadalcanal Island in the Solomon Islands. 18 of 23 2013 Indigo/Getty Images The prince is now a father-to-be! He and Kate are expecting their first child in July. 19 of 23 2014 Samir Hussein/WireImage Prince William is now a doting dad to adorable son, George. 20 of 23 2015 Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images At the age of 32, Prince William welcomes his second child, Princess Charlotte of Wales, into the world. 21 of 23 2016 Kate Green/Anadolu Agency/Getty The dashing prince looks no worse for wear after a year of parenting his adorable but "feisty" daughter, Princess Charlotte. 22 of 23 2017 Chris Jackson/Getty Images Prince William looked dapper, albeit with a little less hair, the same year the couple announced they're expecting their third child. 23 of 23 2018 Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images The royal bit the bullet and shaved his head in 2018.