Camilla Parker Bowles’ Grandchildren Have This Name for Step-Grandfather Prince Charles

Prince Charles and his second wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall did not have any children together but they each have children from their previous marriages. Many royal fans have wondered over the years just what the future king’s relationship with his stepchildren is like. Well, Camilla’s son is revealing that answer and also what his kids call their step-grandfather.

Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles seated next to each other cheering at an event
Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles | Tim Rooke – WPA Pool/Getty Images

How many grandchildren Camilla has

Camilla is a step-grandmother to her husband’s five grandchildren and she also has five biological grandchildren.

The duchess has one son and one daughter, Tom Parker Bowles and Laura Lopes, from her first husband and they both have children of their own.

Tom wed Sarah Buys in 2005 and they welcomed two kids–Lola who was born in 2007 and Freddie who was born in 2010. Tom and Buys separated in 2018.

Tom’s sister married former Calvin Klein model Harry Lopes in 2006 and they have three children together. The couple’s first child, Eliza, was born in 2008 and in 2011 made a royal appearance when she served as a bridesmaid in Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding. One year after Eliza was born, Laura and Harry welcomed twins boys Gus and Louis.

Camilla Parker Bowles' granddaughter Eliza Lopes as a bridesmaid in Prince William and Kate Middleton
Camilla Parker Bowles’ granddaughter Eliza Lopes as a bridesmaid in Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding| Joel Ryan – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Camilla’s son reveals what his children call their step-grandfather Prince Charles

Tom has spoken highly of his stepfather in the past saying that he has “always adored” the Prince of Wales and thinks he is a “kind, good, and lovely man” who “will make a fantastic king.” Tom also told The Times that his children are close with their step-grandfather and call him “Umpa.”

And if you’re wondering what Camilla’s grandchildren call her, well it’s a name a popular singer goes by as well.

“My own grandchildren call me GaGa,” the Duchess of Cornwall said via the Daily Mail. “I don’t know if it’s because they think I am! It is funny but is still very sweet.”

What Prince William’s children call Prince Charles

Prince Louis, Princess Charlotte, and Prince George, attend a special pantomime performance with their parents
Prince Louis, Princess Charlotte, and Prince George attend a special pantomime performance with their parents | Aaron Chown – WPA Pool/Getty Images

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Turns out Prince William’s children also have an adorable name for their grandfather.

According to the Daily Mail, prior to Prince Louis’ birth, Prince George and Princess Charlotte had established how to refer to their grandad and began calling him “Grandpa Wales” because he is, of course, the Prince of Wales. The children seem to be taking a page out of Queen Elizabeth II’s book as she also had a cute nickname for her granddad, King George V, when she was growing up and used to call him “Grandpa England.”

Prince Charles has previously spoken about what it’s like being a grandfather telling Hello!: “It’s a different part of your life. The great thing is to encourage them. Show them things to take their interest. My grandmother did that, she was wonderful. It is very important to create a bond when they are very young.”