But although he may not be a household word abroad, in his home patch Andrew has regularly been in the public eye since he left school seven years ago, heading what the British popular press describes as the Queenyboppers, that feisty bunch of second-generation royals who include David, Viscount Linley, the enterprising carpenter son of Princess Margaret, who has his own design shop, and the curvaceous blonde night owl Lady Helen Windsor, daughter of the Duke of Kent.
Andrew’s real burst of publicity came when he started dating Koo Stark, an American-born soft-porn film actress who guided him from knee socks to knee-tremblers.
They aren't your traditional royal 'thank you' cards.
Previously, Andrew’s chances of becoming King were high, given the recent history of the House of Windsor.
Both his great-grandfather and grandfather, Kings George V and George VI, were second sons.
Behind her, on the left, her relaxed-looking father can be seen at the wheel of a Range Rover in an open-necked shirt.
Proving that even royals know how to rework an old item into a new outfit, Princess Eugenie was seen in a collarless blazer (which she previously had been spotted in on a night out with pal Cara Delevingne) as she posed for a collection of family selfies.
Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York, has been cast off by the Royal Family for nearly two decades after her divorce from Prince Andrew.
Over the last few years Fergie and Andy have actually been living together under the same roof, despite their divorce.According to the December 1 edition of GLOBE Magazine, Queen Elizabeth has finally given Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew her blessing to get remarried.And, Fergie had an unexpected accomplice that helped her get back in the Queen’s good graces.And, recently, Sarah Ferguson shed an amazing 50 pounds and has been sending out some cryptic messages on Twitter.GLOBE Magazine reveals that Fergie’s weight loss and social media presence are all just her ways of gearing up for her and Andy’s big announcement – they are getting remarried!Then Fergie allegedly wants the firm to book paying public appearances, possibly some television interviews, endorsement deals, speaking engagements, and maybe even some voiceover jobs.