Little-known fact: back in the day, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, was a royal hottie. The third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip just turned 59, but before he became better known as Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie's father, Andrew was quite a catch. To commemorate his recent birthday, we've collected some of the hottest pictures of the prince over the years. Surprisingly, Andrew never remarried after divorcing from his wife of 10 years, Sarah Ferguson, in 1996, and after checking out the gallery, you'll definitely be wondering how he has managed to remain on the market all of these years.
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Eighteen-year-old Andrew definitely tugs on our heartstrings in this shot of him preparing for his first public parachute jump at a ground training hangar.
Andrew looked adorable while strolling with his mother, Queen Elizabeth, during the 1980 Royal Windsor Horse Show.
Don't worry — no actual pigeons were harmed during this clay pigeon shoot in Chester, England.
After a seven-month training course, Andrew looked positively debonair during his graduation from the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth, Devon.
Andrew looked brooding in red while he sat alongside his older brother, Prince Charles, at the Guards Polo Club.
Helicopter pilot Andrew flashed his pearly whites in this shot in front of the HMS Invincible during the Falklands War.
Though it was short-lived, we loved Andrew's experiment with facial hair while he attended the Chester Races.
Andrew even managed to look sexy while flying a helicopter during a visit to Canada.
Andrew chivalrously carried the train of his new wife's gorgeous gown as she waved from the balcony on their wedding day.