Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck
Place of Birth: Thimphu, Bhutan
Date of Birth: February 5, 2016
His Royal Highness The Gyalsey’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his 24th great-grandfather, Sumthrang Chorji (1179-1265).
His Royal Highness The Gyalsey’s paternal grandfather is Jigme Singye Wangchuck (the son of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck and Kesang Choden). Jigme Singye was born in Kathmandu, Nepal. Dorji was the son of Jigme Wangchuck and Phuntsho Choden. Kesang was the daughter of Raja Sonam Tobgye Dorji and Rani Mayum Chonying Wangmo Dorji.
His Royal Highness The Gyalsey’s paternal grandmother is Tshering Yangdon (the daughter of Yab Ugyen Dorji and Yum Thuiji Zam). Tshering was born in Nobgang, Punakha. Ugyen was the son of Sangay Tenzin and Dorji Om. Thuiji was the daughter of Lopen Duba and Aum Ugay Dem.
His Royal Highness The Gyalsey’s maternal grandfather is Dhondup Gyaltshen (the son of Ugyen Dorji Tangbi and Aum Karma Yangzom). Ugen was the son of Ugyen Tshering, Dzongpon of Trashigang, and of Dorji Wangmo. Karma was the daughter of Trashigang Dzongpon Thinley Topgay and Aum Lemo.
His Royal Highness The Gyalsey’s maternal grandmother is Sonam Chuki (the daughter of Thinley Namgyal, Dzongpon of Zhemgang, and of Aum Rinchen). Thinley was the son of Tenzin Thinley, Khyungtrul Pema Wangchen, and of Decho Dorji. Rinchen was the daughter of Tshering and Aum Lekpa.