Keep up to date with all the latest from Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, here, including news and pictures. The Countess of Wessex is the wife of Prince Edward, the Queen’s youngest son. The couple met at a tennis event in 1993 and married at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, in 1999. After the wedding, Sophie Rhys-Jones became known as Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex and they have two children, Lady Louise and Viscount Severn. Before meeting her husband, Sophie worked in public relations before opening her own agency which she co-ran for five years.