Pippa Middleton’s ex-boyfriend Thomas Kingston dead at 45

Pippa Middleton’s ex-boyfriend Thomas Kingston has died at age 45.

“It is with the deepest sorrow that we announce the death of Thomas Kingston, our beloved husband, son and brother,” read a statement from Thomas’ wife, Lady Gabriella Kingston, Mr. Martin and Mrs. Jill Kingston, Mrs. Joanna Connolly and Mrs. Emma Murray.

“Tom was an exceptional man who lit up the lives of all who knew him. His death has come as a great shock to the whole family, and we ask you to respect our privacy as we mourn his passing.”

Thomas Kingston, an ex-boyfriend of Pippa Middleton, was found dead in Gloucestershire Sunday. Getty Images
Thomas’ cause of death has yet to be determined but there are reportedly no suspicious circumstances or other parties are involved. Getty Images

Thomas was reportedly found dead at an address in Gloucestershire, England, on Sunday evening.

Emergency services were called to the residence shortly after.

Thomas’ cause of death has yet to be determined but there are reportedly no suspicious circumstances or other parties are involved.


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A spokesperson for Buckingham Palace said that King Charles III and Queen Camilla were notified about Thomas’ passing.

He previously dated Kate Middleton’s younger sister, Pippa, who is now married to James Matthews. WireImage

“The King and The Queen have been informed of Thomas’s death and join Prince and Princess Michael of Kent and all those who knew him in grieving a much-loved member of the family,” the palace said in a statement.


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“In particular, Their Majesties send their most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to Gabriella and to all the Kingston family.”

Lady Gabriella, 42, and the financier tied the knot in 2019 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.

Lady Gabriella and the financier tied the knot in 2019 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Getty Images
“His death has come as a great shock to the whole family, and we ask you to respect our privacy as we mourn his passing,” said Lady Gabriella, Mr. Martin and Mrs. Jill Kingston, Mrs. Joanna Connolly and Mrs. Emma Murray in a statement. Samir Hussein/WireImage

The nuptials were attended by several members of the royal family, including Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Harry.

Thomas previously dated Kate Middleton’s younger sister, Pippa, 40, who is now married to James Matthews.

Though the “Celebrate: A Year of Festivities for Families and Friends” author and Thomas ended their romance in 2011, they remained close friends.