Warning: This profile involves trigger situation contents such as eating disorder, anxiety, alcohol abuse and promiscuity. Reader discretion is advised.
Eiza Gonzalez as Jade Bourbon, Consort Queen of Cordonia, Duchess of Valtoria and Duquesa de Rubí.
Name: Jade Isabel Bourbon (maiden name)/ Jade Isabel de Todos Los Santos de Borbón e Grecia - Rys (married name)
Story she belongs in: The Royal Romance (Choices)
Age: 26 (when she left NYC)
Nationality: US American
Hometown: New York, NY, USA
Current Residence: Cornodia
Weight: 138 lb
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Chestnut/red ombré (Book 1); blond (Book 2); chestnut (Book 3)
Skin color: Olive
Titles: Lady Jade Isabel Bourbon, Duchess of Valtoria / Duquesa de Rubí/ Queen Jade Isabel de Todos Los Santos de Borbón e Grecia - Rys
Previous occupation: Waitress, bartender, music tutor for children
Talents/Skills: Music composition, playing piano/guitar, singing, photography.
Parents: Luis Fernando Bourbon [Todos Los Santos de Borbón e Grécia], Elaine Bree Bourbon.
Grandparents: Sofia (Queen Mother - Spain), Juan Carlos (King Father - Spain)
Family Background: Jade lived happily with her parents [Elaine Bree Bourbon and Luis Fernando Bourbon (de Todos Los Santos de Borbón e Grécia) - former crown prince of Spain
and journalist] until her father’s death (shotgun) when she was six. With Luis’ assassination, Elaine became an overprotective mother and tried to isolate Jade from the world.
She was forbidden to play with the kids in her neighborhood and could only interact with other people at school.
Jade developed a need to be around people all the time, loneliness makes her feel uneasy and anxious.
Elaine had depression and Jade took care of her mother during her teenage years, creating a desperate need to be a good daughter. She started eating compulsively and throwing up.
Elaine died when Jade was 18. Her grieving process led her compulsive behavior to risky activities like alcohol abuse to force vomit and promiscuity.
Her high school friend, Julie, encouraged her to go back to treatment.
When she got better, she moved in with Julie and enrolled in Music Bachelor at Julliard School and got temporary jobs as a waitress, bartender and music tutor for kids.
Best Childhood Memory: On her sixth birthday, Jade had chickenpox, so she couldn’t go to school or have friends over for a party.
But her parents and grandmothers were eager to make that day the best birthday ever.
Luis and Elaine took a day off from work and they spent all day together playing board games, watching Disney movies and eating ice cream, chocolate cake, cheesecake and blueberry pie.
Jade has a picture of her family on that day on her nightstand.
Ideal Career Path: Musician, music teacher, philanthropist
Academic Inclination: Arts/Music
Education: Music Composition Graduate student at Julliard School (graduation in Music Bachelor) - dropped out to go to Cordonia.
How does he/she dress: Street/bohemian, classic
Habits: Drinking, stress eating, chewing nails
Hobbies: Watching TV series, writing music, listening to music, playing piano/guitar, singing, reading, taking photographs, surfing on the internet.
Greatest flaw: Audacious, blunt
Best quality: Extrovert, charming, eloquent
Sexual orientation: Bisexual (but prefers men)
Relationship status: Engaged
Love Interests: King Liam Rys
What Initially Attracted Her to Her Partner?
She fell in love with Liam right away. Jade felt immediately drawn to Liam’s kindness, politeness, and elegance.
Relationships background: At age sixteen, Jade had a three months sexual affair with a high school friend, Jennifer, and some casual dates along the years.
When she was seventeen, she fell in love with a friend’s older brother, who was married and tended to be abusive. They had one-year affair.
After the breakup, she spent two years single, then she resumed to casual dates and flings, focusing mostly on herself and her career until she met Liam.
Close Friends: Hana Lee, Maxwell Beaumont, Juliet Rossom, Daniel Sims, Olivia Nevrakis
How Does She Express Affection (are they a hugger? More private?)
Jade was raised in a very affectionate family. She loves hugging and kissing people on the cheek, “es tu sangre latino, mi nieta” as her Abuela likes to say.
People tend to misunderstand her actions and say she’s a flirty person (Drake and some of the nobles constantly point it out), but she’s just genuinely friendly.
Does She Have/Want Children? How Many? Jade and Liam have three children: Louis, Elise, and Sophie.
Pets: Sir Bowie and Lady Shirley, two corgis. They were named after two of Jade’s favorite singers (David Bowie and Shirley Manson).
Does She Have a Temper? Jade is usually a laid-back and friendly person, but don’t ever try to cross her or hurt anyone she loves.
Does She Exercise? She has a three-hour work out (six days per week): Jogging (1h)+ Dancing or Swimming (1h) + Crossfit or MMA (1h)
One Random Headcanon: Jade was diagnosed with bulimia nervosa at the age of fourteen and her psychiatrist recommended occupational therapy activities as part of her treatment.
That’s how she fell in love with music and athletic races. Playing piano, guitar, singing and running always puts her at ease.