His Royal Highness Hereditary Prince Peter of Yugoslavia and Serbia was born at the Prentiss Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on 5 February 1980.
In Serbian language his first name is Petar.
Peter is the eldest son of Crown Prince Alexander II of Yugoslavia and Serbia (born 1945) and his former wife Princess Maria da Gloria of Orléans-Bragança (born 1946).
His stepmother since 1985 is Katherine Batis (born 1943). His stepfather since 1985 is Don Ignacio de Medina y Fernández de Córdoba, Duke of Segorbe (born 1947).
Peter has two brothers, Alexander and Philip (born 1982).
Peter has two half-sisters from his mother's second marriage, Maria de la Blanca (born 1986) and Luna (born 1988).
Peter attended morning pre-school in Tyson's Corner, Virginia in 1983, and afterwards a day school. After 1988 he attended one of the preparatory day schools in London. He graduated from The King's School Canterbury, Great, Britain with three A-levels in art, Spanish and French. He attended an art foundation course at Camberwell College of Arts (London Institute). In Barcelona and Sevilla, Sapin, he completed a series of design and illustration programmes. In the year 1999-2000 he studied art and liberal art at Rhode Island School of Design, USA.
Peter works in the field of graphic design and art direction, and has worked in London and New York.
Peter likes scuba diving, snowboarding, surfing, music, painting, drawing, arts, travelling and reading.
He speaks English, Spanish and French and is learning Serbian.