Royals fans have gone wild over Prince Louis’ uncanny resemblance to Kate Middleton’s father, Michael.
Taking to Kensington Palace Instagram, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, both 38, shared adorable photos of their youngest child keeping busy by painting rainbows to celebrate the NHS.
‘Sharing a sneak peek of Prince Louis’s handiwork ahead of his second birthday! We are pleased to share images ahead of Prince Louis’s second birthday tomorrow, taken by The Duchess this April,’ the caption read.
But royal fans couldn’t help but notice the striking similarity between the birthday boy, and his grandfather, Michael, 75.
‘He looks like Catherine’s father, Michael Middleton!’ wrote one, while a second penned: ‘So adorable. Looks like Kate’s dad.’
To mark Prince Louis’ second birthday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released a new set of pictures of their youngest child. Pictured, with his little hands smudged with paint and a broad grin on his face, the young royal is clearly pleased with his artistic creation
Royal fans were quick to draw similarities between Prince Louis and Michael Middleton. Pictured, Michael and Carole Middleton attend day four of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2017 in London
Taking to Twitter, one royal fan penned: ‘He looks like Catherine’s father, Michael Middleton’ (pictured)
A third commented: ‘A little dote – the image of his Grandpa Middleton!’
The pictures of Prince Louis were taken at Anmer Hall, their Norfolk home, this month by his doting mother Kate.
In the snaps, the young royal can be seen dressed in a smart, blue checked shirt, and has the same heart-shaped faces, rosy cheeks and enchanting gap-toothed smiles as his brother, Prince George, six.
And the comparison didn’t go amiss by eagle-eyed fans in the comments section either.
‘Yeah he’s the double of George,’ commented one, while a second wrote: ‘He’s George’s mini me!’
The young prince raised his rainbow coloured hands to his face, that were carefully painted on him by his mother Kate
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children, Prince Louis, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, on the balcony of Buckingham Place as they watch the flypast following Trooping the Colour ceremony on 08 June 2019
While some fans drew comparisons to Michael Middleton, others thought he took after his older brother Prince George, five
A third added: ‘He looks like Prince George. Such a gorgeous child! They all are! Wishing him a very happy birthday,’ while a further penned: ‘How much does he look like Prince George?’
Meanwhile, with his brunette hair and defined brow, others could see a resemblance between Prince Louis and his mother, Kate.
‘He is the double of Kate,’ wrote one, while another agreed: ‘He is so cute, He looks just like is mother.’
The adorable post has since garnered one one million likes and thousands of comments – with one well-wisher writing: ‘Wow, he’s so big now! Adorable! Thanks for sharing with us.
A second enthused: ‘Beautiful boy. Catherine- and William – you are doing an amazing job!’
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released a new set of pictures of their youngest child to celebrate his birthday
Well-wishers also took to the comments section to thank the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sharing some adorable photos (pictured)