Gabriel, Prince of Belgium, was born on August 20, 2003 in Anderlecht. Prince Gabriel is the second child of Their Majesties the King and Queen.
In order to obtain an international baccalaureate, the Prince has been following a two-year course at the International School of Brussels since 2019. The course is taught entirely in English. Previously and until the age of 16, Gabriel attended the Sint-Jan Berchmanscollege in Brussels, a Dutch-speaking secondary school. The Prince is fluent in French, Dutch and English.
Prince Gabriel lives with his parents, brother and sisters in the castle of Laeken.
Prince Gabriel has been playing the piano for several years. He is also a big sports fan and practices taekwondo, football, cycling, tennis, skiing and sailing. The Prince has also played hockey for 9 years.
The Prince regularly volunteers to support the most vulnerable in our society. During the corona crisis, the Prince had several converstations over the phone with isolated people in residential care centers in order to support and encourage them. Since he was eight years old, he has been involved in youth movements, such as the Scouts.