There have been two major relationships in Prince Harry's life, with Zimbabwean lawyer Chelsy Davy and budding actress Cressida Bonas. Ahead of his 30th birthday on September 15, HELLO! looks back at the most tender images of the royal in love.
When he's dating the royal bachelor is attentiveness itself, whisking his lady off on romantic holidays and showering her with affection. Chelsy found this so intoxicating she stayed with him for six years on-off, despite the difficulties of them living on different continents.His time with Cressida lasted less - two years - before the pressure of such a public romance began to take its toll on the society beauty.Harry's birthday: A look back at his life in 30 pictures
So why does true love continue to elude the Queen's grandson? After all he's handsome and kind, with blood that's as blue as it gets. Moreover, his brother Prince William is happily settled with his wife Kate and a son that Harry clearly dotes on, telling everyone about his "chubby cheeks" and howhe looks like a young Winston Churchill
.His cousins Zara Tindall, Peter Phillips, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie are married or seem close to doing so, as do many of friends. In the past year he has been at usherthe wedding of Guy Pelly
to American hotel heiress Lizzy Wilson. Then there was Thomas Thomas van Straubenzee'sdazzling wedding
to Melissa Percy, daughter of the Duke of Northumberland. He, William and Kate are also thought to have received an invitation for the wedding of Charlie Gilkes in Italy.
Harry has been frank aboutthe difficulties in finding a bride of his own
. The action man royal spoke about the expectation that he should hurry up and find his Princess Charming, saying he does his best to ignore it.In an interview with the Press Association, he said: "I don't think you can ever be urged to settle down. If you find the right person and everything feels right, then it takes time, especially for myself and my brother."You ain't ever going to find someone who's going to jump into the position that it would hold. Simple as that."