Prince Henrik Carl Joachim Alain of Denmark was born 4 May 2009, the first child of Prince Joachim and his second wife, Princess Marie. The prince has two older half-brothers from his father's first marriage, Prince Nikolai and Prince Felix, and a younger sister. He was christened on the 26 July 2009, and his godparents were his paternal aunt, Crown Princess Mary, family friends Britt Davidsen Siesbye and Christian Scherfig, and his maternal uncles Charles Cavallier and Benjamin Grandet.
He was named for his grandfathers, one of his uncles or perhaps his great uncle and his father. His official style is:
His Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark, Count of Monpezat. He is presently 9th in line for the Danish throne.