Kate Middleton’s brother is working as a tour guide in Scottish hotel after company woes
The Duchess of Cambridge’s younger brother, James Middleton, is working as a tour guide at a Scottish hotel after his personalised gifts company posted losses of £3 million, according to reports.
James Middleton, aged 31, has taken a job as a tour guide at a Scottish hotel.
Earlier this year Mr Middleton’s business, Boomf, posted losses of £3 million over the past three years.
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Boomf is a novelty personalised marshmallow brand which also offers personalised gifts ranging from chocolates to confetti explosions.
The hotel – Glen Affric Lodge – near Loch Ness, is owned by David Matthews, who is the father of his sister Pippa’s husband, James.
The new job has seen Mr Middleton pose in publicity photos.
One shows him in tweed, while another shows him smiling with hotel guests.
Mr Middleton recently commented on his love for the countryside, saying: “The countryside is where I’m happiest and I’ll be taking my four dogs to Glen Affric with me.”
Previously, Mr Middleton was a successful entrepreneur and businessman, and owned a baking company named Nice Group London.
This compromised of Cake Kit Company, Nice Cakes and Nice Wine, and supplied sweet treats for fashion brands such as Jigsaw and Ralph Lauren.
The youngest brother of Catherine is also rumoured to have had a disagreement with the Queen.
In an interview, Mr Middletown said it was often “frustrating” being the Duchess of Cambridge’s brother, as his work is often overshadowed by the Royal.
The youngest Middleton said: ”Aside from the fact of — yes, I am the brother of someone very important — I am, at the end of the day, just James.”
According to reports, the interview did not go down well with the Queen.
James Middleton has previously dated Donna Air, an English actress and media personality.
In 2016 they took a “relationship sabbatical” but re-energised their romance in 2017.
The pair finally went their own ways in February 2018.
Source: EXPRESS CO UK