Prince George‘s new nanny has been named as Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo, Kensington Palace has revealed.
The new nanny, who started with Prince William and Kate Middleton earlier this month, will travel with the royal family to Australia and New Zealand on their upcoming tour. Maria, who is in her mid-30s, will be tasked with looking after seven-month-old Prince George.
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William, 31, and Kate, 32, are said to be “delighted” with Maria’s arrival.
According to Kensington Palace, the full-time nanny trained at Norland College, a childcare training college in Bath.
“As an employee of the Royal Household we would ask, please, that Maria’s privacy, and that of her family and friends, be respected,” added a spokesman for the palace.
“We will not be giving further details on Maria or her employment, except to say that the Duke and Duchess are of course delighted she has chosen to join them.”
! magazine exclusively revealed in issue 1319 that William and Kate had hired a new nanny just before they went on holiday to the Maldives.
The royal parents left behind their firstborn in the safe hands of Maria, and Kate’s grandmother Carole Middleton, to let the nanny and baby George bond while they were away.