Prince Felix of Denmark, 19, has recently posed for a series of snaps for luxury Danish jeweller Georg Jensen, becoming the latest royal to walk into the modelling world. He is not even the only member of the Danish royal family to become a model. His big brother, Nikolai, 22, also made the same choice at the same age back in 2018. What else do we know about the royal models? They are heirs to the Danish throne As sons of Prince Joachim and his first wife, Alexandra Countess of Frederiksborg, Nikolai and Felix are the seventh and the eighth in the line of succession to the Danish throne, respectively. Their parents divorced in 2005 and shared joint custody of both of the boys. The brothers have two more half-siblings – prince Henrik, 12, and princess Athena, 10 – from their father’s current marriage. Why will Camilla be queen when Prince Philip wasn’t a king? They broke royal tradition … After graduating from high school, Nikolai and Felix went to the Royal Danish Army’s Sergeant School, as is the tradition of the Danish royal house. For centuries, it has had a very close connection to the military, so royals usually complete a two-year military training course. However, after two months there, Nikolai quit in 2018 because he didn’t feel that he would have a career in the military, the Royal Central website reported. Last year, Felix did exactly the same as his brother, dropping out of the school after two months. Although his reason was “private”, his mother revealed that, “It simply was not for him”, the Daily Express reported. Meet India Hicks, Prince Charles’ cousin and Princess Diana’s bridesmaid … to walk their own way: the runway Nikolai’s career interest was shown before attending the school, when he walked for Burberry at London Fashion Week in 2018. He also signed with Cara Delevingne’s first modelling agency, Scoop Models, British tabloids reported. The new model quickly landed a huge deal for Kim Jones’s debut menswear show at Dior before walking for the fashion house’s pre-autumn 2019 and autumn/winter 2020 shows. He also appears on V ogue Scandinavia ’s cover for their February-March 2022 issue. Princess Cristina of Spain’s turbulent life, from divorce to losing a title View this post on Instagram A post shared by GEORG JENSEN (@georgjensen) Despite his success, Nikolai has another plan as he is studying at Copenhagen Business School, following in the footsteps of his mother, who also received a business education. “I do not want a career as a model. I’d rather look at it as a job, which can help me along the way while educating me,” he told Danish magazine Tæt På . Meanwhile, Felix just started with Georg Jensen’s new Reflect collection of necklaces, earrings and rings. His model path is opening wide for other brands. 7 things to know about Monaco’s ‘Pink Palace’, home of Princess Charlene They share similar charm The young prince brothers have quickly become models and heartthrobs. They have striking features inherited from the royal lineage of Northern Europe on their father’s side and their Hong Kong-born mother’s mixed Asian-European ancestry. Their family support their choice The brothers don’t get an income from the crown and they have been given the freedom to pursue new opportunities outside of their royal duties. Nikolai said that his parents were his “biggest fans” when they learned about his decision to model and his mother became his hair stylist who usually cut his hair for him. A year after Megxit, is Kate Middleton filling Prince Harry’s shoes? “No one was against it … I’d have to do that with whatever I do. If I had a new job in any industry or when I started at university, I had to explain that to my family as well. Not in a bad way or anything,” he told Vogue Scandinavia . Prince Joachim also made sure that his children “must not be forced into anything”, he said. “Nikolai’s life must take place entirely after his own plan. I want to help him on my way and try to inspire him,” he told Danish Magazine Billed-Bladet on Nikolai’s 18th birthday. Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .