Royally adorable: Dragon Prince of Bhutan is breaking the internet with his cuteness

By Kirstin Buick
03 February 2017

There's a reason this chubby-cheeked cherub has been crowned the World's Most Handsome Royal Baby.

There's a reason this chubby-cheeked cherub has been dubbed the World's Most Handsome Royal Baby.

Bhutan's Crown Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck will celebrate his first birthday on Sunday, and the royal occasion has been marked with a new portrait of the tot.

Known as the Dragon Prince of Bhutan, Prince Jigme is the son of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (36) and Queen Jetsun Pema (26), rulers of the Buddhist kingdom on the eastern edge of the Himalayas, nestled in the mountains between China and India.

The newly released photograph shows the dimpled 11-month-old clad in a yellow and gold embroidered robe, clutching a matching yellow toy car.

Read more: Kensington Palace releases adorable new photos of Princess Charlotte for her first birthday

His proud mama, Queen Jetsun, had already treated the world to pics of her sweet son in December on Facebook during Bhutan’s National Day celebration.

The new photo was taken at Lingkana Palace where he lives with his parents, Mail Online reports.

The gorgeous couple have been called the William and Kate of the Himalayas, according to US People.

The beloved royal couple announced the birth of their son just a few months before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited their kingdom in April 2016.

Read more: Happy birthday, Prince George! Here are the little royal’s cutest moments – so far!

The next pics we'd love to see? A playdate between the Dragon Prince and his British counterparts, Prince George (3) and Princess Charlotte (1)!

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