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James Matthews: Get to know the man stealing Pippa Middleton's heart

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Pippa Middleton and James Matthews have been an item long before their public debut at Wimbledon this week.

The couple previously dated in 2012 before rekindling their romance at the end of 2015.

Click through to learn more about the wealthy businessman who's won Kate's sister's heart.

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He's athletic

 James and Pippa share a love for sports. The pair have competed together in various challenges including the London to Brighton charity bike ride and the 47-mile Otillo swim-run in Sweden that benefitted the Michael Matthews Foundation. 

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He's a businessman

James Matthews is the co-founder of Eden Rock Capital Management Group, an investment advisory firm with expertise in credit and structured finance.

The financier serves as the company's chief executive officer.

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His family owns a popular A-list luxury retreat

James' father David Spencer, a former mechanic and his stylish mother Jane scooped up the luxury Eden Rock hotel in St. Barths in 1995 and it is currently one of the Top 100 hotels in the world.

The glamorous Caribbean resort is vacationed by a number of rich and famous faces, including the Middletons.

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He went to Prince William and Prince Harry's school

James' connection to the British royal family goes further than his relationship with Kate's little sister.

The businessman attended the all-boys boarding school Eton College like the Prince William and his brother Prince Harry.

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Yes, his brother is MIC's Matthew Spencer!

James' younger brother is Made in Chelsea's Spencer Matthews.

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His family and the Middletons are very close

James' brother Spencer is often pictured with Pippa's brother James and girlfriend Donna Air.

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His other brother died climbing Mount Everest

James' brother tragically died at age 22 while making his way down from Mount Everest. Michael had become the youngest Briton to reach the summit of Mount Everest before his death.

The Matthews' family ensured that Michael's legacy will live on through the Michael Matthews Foundation, a charity that provides an education to around 1200 children after constructing school buildings in remote places.

James' girlfriend Pippa has lent her support to the foundation by carrying out a number of sporting challenges.

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