Philip VI (king of Spain)
Philip VI, 1968–, king of Spain (2014–). The only son and youngest child of Juan Carlos I, he was created prince of Asturias in 1977. As heir apparent, he traveled widely as a representative of Spain; he also engaged in philanthropic work and was a member of Spain's Olympic sailing team in 1992. He succeeded to the throne after his father abdicated. Philip married Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, a journalist, in 2004; they have two daughters. His wife is the first commoner to become queen of Spain.