Sarah, Duchess of York

Sarah, Duchess of York

Ex-wife of Prince Andrew + Duke of York
Born Oct 15, 1959

Sarah, Duchess of York is a British charity patron, spokesperson, writer, film producer, television personality and former member of the British Royal Family. She was married to Prince Andrew, Duke of York, from 1986 until their divorce in 1996. She is often popularly referred to as "Fergie", a common nickname for people named Ferguson.… Read More

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    The Huffington Post - Jul 09, 2013
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    Huffington Post - Feb 20, 2013
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    Capital FM - Aug 23, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sarah, Duchess of York.


1959 Birth Born on October 15, 1959.


1974 14 Years Old After Sarah's parents divorced in 1974, her mother married polo player Hector Barrantes and moved to Trenque Lauquen in the Argentine pampas. … Read More


1986 26 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She is the former wife of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, to whom she was married from 1986 until their divorce in 1996. … Read More
1988 28 Years Old The couple became parents on 8 August 1988 with the birth of their daughter, Beatrice. … Read More


1991 31 Years Old By 1991, the marriage was in trouble, and the couple had drifted apart. … Read More
1992 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Prince Andrew and the Duchess of York finally announced their separation on 19 March 1992.
After four years of official separation, the Duke and Duchess announced the mutual decision to divorce in May 1996.
1997 37 Years Old Sarah became a U.S. spokesperson for Weight Watchers International in 1997, a contractual relationship that concluded in 2008. … Read More


2002 42 Years Old That same year, the Duke moved to the refurbished Royal Lodge, previously the home of his grandmother, who resided there until her death in 2002.
2007 47 Years Old In 2007, the Duchess rented Dolphin House, and became next door neighbours with her ex-husband.
2008 48 Years Old In 2008, a fire broke out at Dolphin House causing Sarah to vacate the premises and move into Royal Lodge with her former husband, the Duke of York. … Read More
2009 49 Years Old She stayed for ten days in Northern Moor, a suburb area in Wythenshawe, Manchester, England, and the result was The Duchess on the Estate, transmitted on ITV1 on 18 August 2009. It was considered a "hatchet job". A previous, similar television venture, "The Duchess In Hull" in which Sarah advised lower-income families on proper diet and behaviour received similar criticism. Subsequent to the "Cash for access" scandal, Sarah was not among the 1,900 people who received an invitation to the 2011 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. … Read More


2010 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 2010, a claim against the Duchess was made by Davenport Lyons, a London firm of solicitors, for a reported £200,000 in unpaid legal fees.
2011 51 Years Old In March 2011, it was reported that Jeffrey Epstein had helped the Duchess avoid bankruptcy by paying off some of her debts. … Read More
2012 52 Years Old 1 More Event
On 17 January 2012, the Duchess cancelled her planned trip to the United States of America for fear of being arrested and extradited to Turkey. … Read More
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