Sarah Ferguson has led tributes to King Charles on his 75th birthday (14.11.23).

King Charles turned 75 and will celebrate with friends and family later

King Charles turned 75 and will celebrate with friends and family later

Tributes have flooded in for the king, with his brother Prince Andrew's ex-wife among those wishing the British monarch well on his milestone birthday.

The Duchess of York, 64, wrote on X - formerly Twitter: "Wishing the happiest of birthdays to His Majesty, King Charles III. Long live the King."

The Royal Family's official X account posted a throwback video with photographs from Charles' birth on November 14, 1948, to now.

The clip is captioned: "Wishing His Majesty The King a happy 75th birthday."

The king kick-started his birthday celebrations a day early at Highgrove by cutting a cake and sharing it with a group of people also turning the milestone age, who work in the community, including members of the NHS and the Windrush generation.

On his actual birthday, today, Charles is working as normal, and later on, he and Queen Camilla, 76, will officially launch the Coronation Food Project, before they host 400 nurses and midwives at Buckingham Palace in honour of the National Health Service’s 75th birthday.

Ceremonial gun salutes will also be heard across the UK in celebration, including at the Tower of London.

Later In the evening, Charles’ loved ones - including the Prince and Princess of Wales - will gather at Clarence House for a birthday meal.

However, his youngest son, the Duke of Sussex, and his wife, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex - who reside in the US with their two children, Prince Archie, four, and two-year-old Princess Lilibet - are not expected to attend.

Amid reports that the couple had "snubbed" an invitation to the bash, a spokesperson for the couple insisted they had not received an invite.

The representative told Mail Online: “There has been no contact regarding an invitation to His Majesty's upcoming birthday."