16 photos that prove Prince William and his son Prince George look exactly alike

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They’re practically twins. AP, Richard Pohle/WPA Pool/Getty Images

Prince William was introduced to the public outside St. Mary’s Hospital in London.
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Princess Diana and Prince Charles hold the newborn Prince William. AP
Princess Diana broke with — at the time — royal tradition and had William at the hospital instead of at home.
When Prince George was born, William held his son on those same steps.
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Kate Middleton and Prince William with their first child. Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters
They also posed on the steps of the hospital when their other two children were born.
William enjoyed playing with plastic baby toys.
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Prince Charles and Princess Diana play with baby William. AP
Prince Charles and Diana posed with a 6-month-old William at Kensington Palace.
George liked stuffed animals.
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Kate Middleton and Prince William play with Prince George. Chris Jackson / Getty Images
Middleton and William kept him entertained on royal engagements.
William’s confused expression when met with photographers was adorable.
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Prince William with his mother. AP
William was photographed in Kensington Palace at 6 months old in 1982.
Similarly, George also didn’t seem to understand why people wanted to take his picture.
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Prince George with Kate Middleton. Phil Noble/Reuters
He’s since become more accustomed to cameras.
William wore red shorts and a white shirt with red embroidery in 1984.
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Prince William in red and white. AP
He walked hand-in-hand with royal nanny Barbara Barnes.
George wore a nearly identical outfit in 2015.
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Prince George in a similar outfit. Getty Images/Chris Jackson
The prince wore the red and white ensemble to his sister’s christening in 2015.
William shook his headmistress’ hand when his mother dropped him off at Wetherby School.
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Prince William’s first day of school in 1989. AP
William shook the hand of Frederika Blair-Turner, the headmistress of Wetherby School, on his first day in 1989.
George gave the head of Thomas’s Battersea the same cordial greeting when William accompanied him on his first day.
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Helen Haslem, head of the lower school at Thomas’s Battersea, greets her newest pupil. Richard Pohle/WPA Pool/Getty Images
The two princes also have a penchant for appearing royally unimpressed.
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Not looking thrilled. John Redman/AP
While vacationing in Majorca, Spain, in 1987, William lounged on the steps of the Spanish royal palace.
Royal life is probably more fun as an adult.
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Royally unimpressed. POOL New/Reuters
William joined his parents on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for Trooping the Colour in 1988.
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Princess Diana holds Prince Harry with Prince William sitting in front of her. Tim Graham/Getty Images.
Prince Harry stole the show.
George also attends Trooping the Colour.
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Prince William and Kate Middleton with their three kids at Trooping the Colour in 2019. Max Mumby/ Indigo/ Getty Images.
Prince George joined the rest of the royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in 2019.
George matched his father in blue and red at an event celebrating essential workers in 2020.
Prince William and Kate Middleton with Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis on a red carpet.
Prince William and Kate Middleton with their three children in 2020. Aaron Chown – WPA Pool/Getty Images
The royal couple brought all three kids to a performance at London’s Palladium Theatre in honor of first responders and key workers for their work during the pandemic.
The duo coordinated again when they wore matching suits to a soccer match between England and Germany in 2021.
Prince William, Kate Middleton and Prince George at Wembley Stadium.
Prince George accompanied the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to a soccer match between England and Germany. FRANK AUGSTEIN/Getty Images
George matched his father in a dark navy suit with a red-and-blue striped tie. George stood in between William and Middleton, who donned a red blazer to the sporting event.