Prince George, third in line to throne, turns 3

The oldest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrates his third birthday today.

Prince George turned three on 22 July 2016. Picture: Kensington Palace.

JOHANNESBURG - Prince George, the third in line to the British throne, is celebrating his third birthday today.

George is the oldest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

He was born at 4:24pm on 22 July 2013 at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London.

Kensington Palace has released a series of photographs of the young price to mark the occasion.