Cressida Bonas was born on February 18, 1989, in Winchester, Hampshire. The model studied dance at Leeds University and Trinity Laban Conservatoire.
Bonas went on to act in plays and on television. She later took up modeling, appearing in campaigns for Burberry and Mulberry.
The actress made headlines in 2012 when she began dating Prince Harry after being introduced to the royal by his cousin Princess Eugenie. Us Weekly confirmed in April 2014 that the couple split after two years together. The exes remained friends, with the “it girl” attending Harry’s May 2018 wedding to Duchess Meghan.
Bonas announced her engagement to Harry Wentworth-Stanley in August 2019.