Is it just me, or are Megan Markle and Kate Middleton getting all the attention in the world of royalty? While they are indeed glamorous and seemingly wonderful women, I can’t help but feel like they’re stealing the thunder of all the other royal women in the world. let’s not forget that there are royal monarchies and kingdoms in many countries throughout the world.
The women on this royal list are the monarchs of the future, gracing our screens and papers with elegance and sophistication. These glamorous and powerful women spend their days preparing to rule the world. So, if you’re curious as to what these young women look like and what they are doing, or are planning to do, in their reign, have a looksy!
Sirivannavari Of Thailand
Sirivannavari is the daughter of the current king of Thailand, who grew up in the UK with her mother. But she moved back to her home country to be closer to her family as well as learn about her royal duties. At 32, she’s a proud supporter of the arts and sports; she’s highly active in Thailand’s fashion scene.
Sirivannavari was ranked one of the 20 “hottest monarchs” by Forbes back in 2009. She’s been described as the most interesting royal member in the world.
Horses are a passion of Sirivannavari’s and she trains intensely. “I train six days a week, I’ll ride three horses for an hour each. I’ve had injuries. I’ve broken my leg, I have a screw in my left foot, but I have never given up,” she explained. “I put all my efforts into achieving my goals.”
Myra Madihah Of Malaysia
This royal lady of Malaysia is the epitome of female empowerment. Myra is the owner of an events management company and she balances her royal duties with her father, Besar Kecil of Negeri. She’s married to Dato James Jafar-Greaves. This royal woman has been adored by the public for years. She receives the respect and courtesy she deserves when she travels for her royal duties that she’ll one day inherit.
Her full name is Tunku Datin Myra Madihah, and she is the person in charge of The Circles Events, which is an events management company. She holds a master’s degree in real estate development and investments. Her demeanor and eloquence are the result of the lessons taught by her mother, Tunku Dara Naquiah, who is also a royal woman.
Mary of Denmark
She doesn’t have a blood relation to the Danish throne, but Mary adds a certain sophistication and charm to the Royal Family. She’s married to Prince Frederick, who’s next in line for the throne. Mary was born and raised in Australia and is living a true fairytale romance. The couple has four children, and the eldest will one day rule after his father passes away.
Mary Elizabeth Donaldson is the youngest of four children to Scottish parents. Her mother is Henrietta, an executive assistant to the vice-chancellor of the University of Tasmania, and her father is John Dalgleish Donaldson, a mathematics professor. She was named after her grandmothers, Mary Dalgleish and Elizabeth Gibson Melrose. Mary studied music, piano, flute, and clarinet, and also played basketball and hockey.
Claire of Belgium
Claire of Belgium married Laurent, the Crown Prince of Belgium, in 2003. It was a bit controversial as she wasn’t born in Belgium; she moved there at the age of three. The royal couple has three children together. Claire was a land surveyor before starting royal duties, which include charity events and promoting environmental causes.
Claire is a shining example of how royal ladies should look when carrying out their duties in the eyes of the public. She occasionally makes appearances in public with her royal husband, supporting environmental causes or animal charities. She is also a leading member of the Brussels Choral Society, who sang at the religious part of her marriage ceremony.
Zara Tindall, UK
Zara is one of Queen Elizabeth’s grandchildren, and she’s a royal as well as a sportswoman. She married former rugby player, Mike Tindall. But she herself was in the 2012 Olympics, earning a silver medal for event riding. Currently, she’s 17th in line to the throne but will be taken over by the birth of Prince Harry’s child. Maybe being far down in the royal ranks has kept her young and vibrant.
Zara was born on May 15, 1981, in London. Her first name was suggested by her uncle, who is the Prince of Wales. Her godparents are Prince Andrew; the Countess of Lichfield; Helen, Lady Stewart, Andrew Parker Bowles, and Hugh Thomas. Tindall has an older brother, Peter Phillips and two half-sisters, Felicity Tonkin and Stephanie Phillips.
Manohara Odelia Pinot Of Malaysia
Odelia is a notable figure in the Malaysian royal family. She started a career in modeling before marrying her husband, Prince Tengku Fakhry 10 years ago in 2008. She was only 16 at the time of the marriage and her mother claims that the Prince abducted her against her will. Then followed reports of abuse and her escape to Indonesia the following year.
To date, Odelia has been the recipient of grand gestures and gifts from the Prince trying to win her back.
Daisy, her mother, fled France in 2007 with Manohara and her other daughter Dewi after her adopted daughter, Saliha, made a police report alleging harassment and abuse. Daisy was put in jail for 18 months while Pinot got four months. Daisy is still a wanted person in France.
Mozah Bint Nasser Of Qatar
Mozah Bint Nasser is one of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa’s three wives. She’s a bright woman who earned a BA in Sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University and received a Doctorate of Humane Letters. She earned a notable reputation among scholars and academics. She’s the ‘chosen’ wife to represent her royal husband at overseas events and engagements.
Unlike a lot of other monarchical wives in the Middle East, Moza has been a high-profile figure in Qatar’s politics and society, actively involved in the government. She was the main force behind Education City and Al Jazeera Children’s Channel. She is the owner of Le Tanneur, a French leather-goods manufacturer and was named as one of Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women at #75.
Victoria of Sweden
This Crown Princess is going to be the next queen of Sweden, which means she’ll be the 4th ruling queen in the country’s history. Her glow makes her the perfect image for a future glorious queen. The 42-year-old is married to Prince Daniel, the Duke of Vastergotland. They have two children; Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar.
When she lands the throne, it will be the first time since 1720 that the country of Sweden had a female ruler. She’s made many official trips around the globe as a representative of Sweden. Her first visit on her own was to Japan in 2001 to promoted Swedish tourism, design, music, gastronomy and environmental sustainability. That same year, Victoria traveled to the West Coast of the United States, too.
Rania of Jordan
The Queen of Jordan is known around the world for her work in education, health, youth, and community issues. She was a notable player in establishing a cross-cultural dialogue with western countries. She has four children who will continue to the throne and her foreign relations work once she retires from her duties. She has a Master’s Degree in International Cooperation and Development from the University of Rome.
Queen Rania is also on Facebook, with her own fan page. She aims at engaging people to discuss cross-cultural dialogue, education, and the use of social media to create social change. She also uses YouTube videos and photos of her personal and public life. As of February 2018, more than “17 million” people have liked her page. It looks like she’s doing a good job.
Sonam of Bhutan
This princess is both brains and beauty. Sonam of Bhutan earned a degree from Standford and went to Harvard Law. She was born to the 4th King of Bhutan and married Dasho Phubh W. Dorji in 2009. As a future ruler, she remains politically active as the current President of the Bhutan National Legal Institute. Her mix of looks and smarts will make her an excellent diplomat.
She has a degree from Stanford University in international relations and a master’s in law from Harvard Law School. Sonam has also clerked for the Royal High Court of Bhutan. She works now at the Judiciary of the Kingdom of Bhutan as President of the Bhutan National Legal Institute (BNLI). She and her husband (who is actually a distant relative) also have two children together.
Letizia of Spain
This Spanish Queen is a fashion trendsetter, influencing millions with her outfits. Before marrying King Felipe in 2004, she was known as a news anchor in Spain. Today, she’s also the Ambassador of Nutrition in the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. This royal diplomat wows everyone as she continues to impress on the global stage. Although she’s 47, her love for life keeps her vibrant and young.
Letizia was born in Oviedo, Asturias, in a middle-class family. She’s the eldest daughter of father Jesús José Ortiz Álvarez, a journalist, and mother, María de la Paloma Rocasolano Rodríguez, a registered nurse and hospital union representative. Her two younger sisters are Telma and Érika, whose death was reported by the press as the result of an intentional prescription drug overdose.
Princess Eugenie, UK
Princess Eugenie is the 9th in line for the British throne until the Duke and Duchess of Sussex give birth to their first child. In 2018, she and Jack Brooksbank got married. The 29-year-old has gone on record stating the difficulties of balancing her regular life and royal duties. Eugenie is modernizing the royal family by working at an art gallery in London as an associate director. But her future children won’t be titled with ‘Prince’ or ‘Princess.’
Eugenie’s parents divorced when she was just 6. When she wasn’t at school, she still spent time with her family since the divorce was amicable. The Duke and Duchess of York agreed to joint custody of their daughters. In April, 2008, in an issue of Tatler, Eugenie described her grandmother as “one of the most amazing women ever” and her parents as “the best-divorced couple” she knew.
Marie-Chantal of Greece
The current Crown Princess of Greece, Marie-Chantal is actually a native Londoner who was also educated in Hong Kong. She’s married to Pavlos, the son of deposed King Constantine. She converted to Greek Orthodoxy so that they could be together. Since their wedding in 2000, she has continued in her career of a children’s clothing line that she founded before her entry into royalty. She’s also a trustee of the Royal Academy Trust.
Marie-Chantal began a degree in 1993, in History of Art at New York University. But, she dropped out a year later after Pavlos, the Crown Prince of Greece, proposed to her on a skiing holiday in Switzerland, over Christmas holidays. She is the Founder and Creative Director of Marie-Chantal, which is an international childrenswear brand that she founded in 2000.
Mette-Marit of Norway
This Crown Princess of Norway is next in line to the throne alongside her husband, Crown Prince Haakon. She was a commoner before their marriage and even came from an unfortunate upbringing – the daughter of a working single mother. Since the wedding in 2000, she became a leader in humanitarian and philanthropic work, especially in the arts.
They have three children together, and only two of them hold royal titles. In October 2018, she was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, which will limit her work. Mette-Marit has dealt with “health challenges on a regular basis” for most of her life, suffering from ailments such as pneumonia, Norovirus, low blood pressure, concussions, a neck injury, and a herniated disc.
Charlene of Monaco
Charlene is a former Olympic swimmer and seen as a controversial figure. It was revealed that Charlene attempted to cancel the wedding (to Prince Albert II) on three different occasions. She tried to run away at one point, which ignited rumors of infidelity and pressure. Seven years after the wedding, the couple seems happier. Charlene is now a Special Olympics Ambassador as well as a style icon.
Charlene has won several national titles over the years. She wanted to compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics in China, which she hoped would be her swansong, but she didn’t qualify. Before that, she had been out of competitive swimming for nearly 18 months due to a shoulder injury. At the time, she said, “I have a year left of competitive swimming, and I just want to be the best I can be in that time. After that I want to get involved in charity work, and development work with athletes’ commissions.”
Clotilde Courau of Venice
Clotilde Courau is a famous French actress before she married Emanuelle Filiberto di Savola, the Prince of Venice in 2003. She continues to amaze fans with her blossoming career as an actress. Their wedding was controversial as she was already six months pregnant at the time. She held strong left-leaning ideas that conflicted with the monarchy and the country as a whole. The couple has two children and is happily married.
In 1991, Courau was nominated for a César award, for Most Promising Actress, and won a European Film Award for Best Actress – both for the movie ‘Le petit criminel’ (1990). She also appeared in Dusty Hughes’ ‘A Slip of the Tongue’ with John Malkovich on the stage. In 1998 she was titled as one of European cinema’s “Shooting Stars” by European Film Promotion.
Jetsun Pema of Bhutan
Queen Jetsun Pema is known as the “dragon queen.” The wife of King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck, Jetsun is considered to be a fashion icon since she typically wears vibrant colors in public. The married couple had their first child in 2016 and he will one day rule the country when his parents die. Currently, Jetsun is the world’s youngest Queen, since she took the throne at 21 years of age.
Her interests include fine arts, painting, and basketball. She was captain of her school basketball team and still loves the sport. She also participated in school bands and dance performances. Besides Dzongkha (the national language of Bhutan) she is fluent in English and Hindi. She gave birth to her son in 2016 and the king was present for the birth of The Gyalsey.
Charlotte of Monaco
This Monaco monarch is 8th in line to the throne. Her grandmother is Grace Kelly, the former princess of Monaco and Hollywood actress. She’s known to keep her private life private, but it has been exposed that she had a baby out of wedlock with her former partner in 2013. She raises the child alone and rarely appears in public for royal duties. However, she is known to be a caring mother.
Charlotte is a published writer and magazine editor. She’s worked for AnOther Magazine and the Sunday affiliate to the British The Independent. She was also the editor-at-large for Above magazine. Along with two friends, Charlotte left that role in order to focus on her next move, which was the founding of the ecological/fashion-related magazine titled Ever Manifesto.
Theodora of Greece and Denmark
This princess has royal connections to both Greece and Denmark, making her a royal in both countries! Princess Theodora is also a theater actress and lives in Los Angeles, California. You can see her on the big screen using her stage name Theodora Greece. She was in the film ‘The Assistant’ in 2016. Theodora was born in London and is 9th in line to the Greek throne.
In April 2010, Theodora made the move to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. She appeared in supporting roles under the name Theodora Greece. She made her TV debut in 2011 as a secretary called Alison Montgomery in the long-running soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful.
Grace Kelly of Monaco
She wasn’t technically born into royalty, but Grace Kelly is one of the most glamorous princesses ever. Her story of Hollywood royalty to French royalty is like a true Hollywood story! Kelly fell in love with Prince Rainer III back in 1955 and they had three children together. She died too early at the age of 52 in 1982. The prince never ended up remarrying and was buried next to her when he died in 2005.
Kelly retired from her acting career at the age of 26 to marry Rainier and started her duties as Princess of Monaco. Alfred Hitchcock was hoping she would be in more of his films where he needed an “icy blonde” lead actress. But he wasn’t able to coax her out of retirement. Kelly kept her connection to America by her dual U.S. and Monégasque citizenship.
Princess Sofia of Sweden
The Duchess of Varmland is the wife of Prince Carl Philip. Before their fairy tale wedding in 2015, Princess Sofia was a model who also appeared on reality TV – ‘Paradise Hotel.’ Today, she has her plate full of royal duties. The couple just had their second child, Prince Gabriel. Sofia is one of the co-founders of Project Playground, a charity that helps children in South Africa.
At the age of 20, Sofia was published in photos in Slitz, the men’s magazine, wearing only a bikini bottom and a boa constrictor around her body. She was later voted Miss Slitz in 2004 by the magazine’s readers. Following that, Sofia was cast in the Paradise Hotel reality TV show where she made it to the finals. She had a much-publicized feud with Olinda Castielle and voted Castielle off the show.
Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark
This princess is the oldest daughter of Princess Marie-Chantal Miller, who we saw earlier. Today, the 23-year-old is busying herself with fashion and design. After interning at Dior, she went on to study photography at New York’s Parsons School of Design. The princess of Greece and Denmark isn’t as restricted as other royals can be when it comes to social media. She’s active on Instagram. Do you follow her?
At one point, it was reported that Maria was romantically involved with her godfather’s son, the famous Prince Harry, but an official representative of the British Royal Family denied all those rumors. In 2016, she posed with two of her first cousins, Isabel Getty and Princess Talita von Fürstenberg, in a Vanity Fair feature spread. She later revealed that she has dyslexia in an interview with Tatler.
Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia
Princess Abdulaziz was born in California actually, which makes her an American member of Saudi Arabia’s royal family. She joined the family in 1998 when she married HRH Prince Sultan bin Fahad bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz. For years, the princess managed to balance her royal duties with her career. Until 2017, she worked as the editor-in-chief of Vogue Arabia; it’s the country’s most popular magazine.
Deena became interested in fashion at six years old after seeing the British magazine Tatler. “I was studying every magazine from cover to cover, I was eager for everything related to fashion,” she explained in an interview. After attending different international fashion shows, she opened her own store, “D’NA” in Riyadh in 2006. After a decade of successful business ventures in the Persian Gulf, she launched her e-shopping website, DNACHIC.com.
Princess Claire of Luxembourg
Claire Lademacher met her prince, Félix of Luxembourg, when the two studied together. They married in 2013. It wasn’t always easy for the two of them as they weren’t allowed to be seen together right away. Today, they live in Geneva, Switzerland, and have two children. Princess Amalia and Prince Liam of Nassau will one day rule over Luxembourg.
Claire was born on March 21, 1985 in Filderstadt, Germany. Her father was the founder of LHS Telekommunikation and owned castles in Croatia and Saint-Tropez. At the age of 11, Claire moved with her family to Atlanta and went to Atlanta International School. The family went back to Germany in 1999 and she attended Frankfurt International School.
Princess Beatrice of York
This princess of the UK is the older sister of Princess Eugenie. She’s technically the 8th in line to the throne until Prince Harry’s firstborn. She’s one of Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughters, often engaged in royal duties. Outside of her commitments, Princess Beatrice works with charities like UNICEF and Children in Crisis. She also advocates for reducing bullying among youth.
In an interview at the time of her 18th birthday, Beatrice said that she wanted to use her position to help others through charity work. She had already worked on charitable duties with her mother. Beatrihas even volunteered as a sales assistant at Selfridges. She also worked for a period of time at the Foreign Office’s press office without receiving a salary. It was also reported in 2008 that she was interested in pursuing a career at the Financial Times website.
Princess Keisha Omilana of Nigeria
Keisha Omilana became a princess when she married Omoba Adekunle Adebayo Omilana of Ipetu-Ijesha. Although born in California, she’s now the Princess of Ipetu-Ijesha in Yorubaland, West Africa. When she met her prince, Princess Keisha didn’t know he was a member of the royal family. It was only after he proposed that she found out that she would one day be Queen! They have two children together.
in an interview with Essence.com, she was asked how she met her husband. She explained: “I got lost on my way to a model casting…He was in a meeting at the W and he saw me outside. He excused himself from the table, came out to meet me, and waited 45 minutes to say, “you are the most beautiful woman I’ve ever seen in my entire life. Would you do me the honor of having your number?”
Princess Tatiana of Greece and Denmark
Princess Tatiana was once a regular woman before she married the man of her dreams. She used to work in fashion PR for Diane von Furstenberg. In 2010, the native of Venezuela joined the royal family and devoted her life to other duties. So far, they don’t have any children, but who knows if this will change. The 39-year-old runs her own blog where she highlights her philanthropic efforts around the world.
Tatiana was born in Caracas, Venezuela and raised in Switzerland. Her parents are Ladislav Vladimir Blatnik, from Slovenia, and Marie Blanche Bierlein, from Germany. Her biological father died when she was as young as six years old, and she was then raised by her mother. Her mother remarried eventually and Tatiana’s stepfather, Attilio Brillembourg, is the owner of a New York financial services company.
Queen Maxima of The Netherlands
Queen Maxima was a princess for 11 years before becoming a Queen in 2013. In 2002, she got married to King Willem-Alexander, making her the first-ever Latin American-born Queen of the Netherlands. She’s also the first commoner to become Queen. This King and Queen have three daughters, and one day, their eldest, Princess Catharina-Amalia, will become Queen.
Queen Maxima busies herself with promoting immigrant assimilation in the community as well as women in business. Máxima met Willem-Alexander in 1999 in Spain, during the Seville Spring Fair. In an interview, the couple stated that he introduced himself as “Alexander” so that she wouldn’t know that he was a prince. And when he later told her that he was, she thought he was joking.
Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco
Ever since she married King Mohammed VI, Lalla Salma is the first wife of a Moroccan prince to be given an official royal title. She held the title of a princess since 2002 when they got married. Princess Lalla keeps a low profile, but higher than her predecessors. Aside from appearances at cancer and HIV awareness events, she’s rarely seen. The media speculated that she went into hiding.
Her father was Hadj Abdelhamid Bennani, a schoolteacher, her mother was Naïma Bensouda, and sadly both died in 1981 when Salma was 3 years old. Salma and her sister were then raised by their maternal grandmother, Hajja Fatma Abdellaoui Maâne. They lived in Rabat, which is where Salma went to a private school. She met her husband at a private party in 1999.
Princess Sikhanyiso of Swaziland
This princess is the oldest child of King of Swaziland – King Mswati III. She’s one of 30 confirmed children of the King, but she stands out among the others due to her education. Princess Sikhanyiso earned a master’s degree from Sydney University. She speaks out against her country’s traditions and cultures. Princess Sikhanyso is also an aspiring singer and rapper, having released two singles under the name of Pashu.
The princess was featured in a 2007 documentary called ‘Without the King’ about the monarchy in Eswatini. It was centered on the disparity between the royals’ wealth and the mass poverty of their subjects. it also dealt with the country’s HIV/AIDS crisis. She’s also a member of the board of directors of MTN Swaziland, which is a multinational mobile telecommunications company.
Lady Amelia Windsor of the UK
Although she isn’t technically a princess, Lady Amelia is the 3rd cousin of Prince William and Prince Harry. She’s 38th in line to the throne, so she doesn’t worry about becoming Queen anytime soon! The 24-year-old is a successful model. The Lady has walked catwalks in Milan for Dolce and Gabbana shows. Although she was at William’s wedding, she wasn’t invited to Harry and Meghan’s in 2018.
Lady Amelia signed with Storm Model Management. In 2016, she was the cover girl for Tatler magazine. In 2017, she walked the runway for Dolce & Gabbana. She was featured on the cover of Vogue Japan in their August 2017 issue. Then in 2018, Amelia released a line of shoes in collaboration with Penelope Chilvers and modeled for the same shoe line in a video campaign in Spain. 20% of the proceeds from the collection were donated to War Child, a charity that supports children in conflicted areas.
Princess Mako of Japan
This 28-year-old is the oldest grandchild of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko. She’s the firstborn of Fumihito, Prince Akishino, and Kiko, Princess Akishino. Although she’s a princess now, it might all change. Princess Mako is engaged to a commoner. Most royal families don’t oppose this, but she runs the risk of losing her royal title if they get married. Now that’s a real blunder.
Mako has been an internet idol since 2004 when photos of her in sailor gear appeared on TV. A video featuring fanart of her was uploaded onto a popular video-sharing website Nico Nico Douga. It received over 340,000 views and 86,000 comments. The Imperial Household Agency responded to a request for comment, stating that they are not sure how they should handle this issue since they saw no signs of slander or insults against the Royal Family.
Princess Martha Louise of Norway
Princess Martha, the only daughter of King Harald V and Queen Sonja, is 4th in line to the Norwegian throne. The 48-year-old is older than her brothers but the (male-favored) law dictates that the throne goes to the men first. Princess Martha married a commoner, Ari Behn, and the two of them have three daughters. In 2017, they divorced after 15 years together. It was the first of its kind in the Norwegian royal family. She now lives in London.
Princess Märtha Louise is also a certified physiotherapist. She hasn’t practiced her profession, choosing instead to focus on her fascination with traditional Norwegian folk tales and her love of music. She established her own commercial entertainment business that gives public and televised performances reciting folk tales and singing in well-known Norwegian choirs.
Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel of Saudi Arabia
Princess Ameera is no longer a royal since she divorced Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal in 2013. But this hasn’t stopped the press nor the public from still calling her Princess Ameera. She’s reverted to a commoner but uses her status for humanitarian issues. She works hard for women’s rights within the Saudi Arabian society. While she has a long way to go, the princess is always admired and respected.
Al-Taweel was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Her father, Aidan bin Nayef Al-Taweel Al-Otaibi didn’t raise her. She was raised by her divorced mother as well as her grandparents. At the age of 18, she met Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, who was 28 years older than her, while she was conducting an interview for a school paper. Eventually, they married in 2008.
Princess Madeleine of Sweden
Princess Madeleine is the youngest daughter of King Carl XVI Gustaf. She is 7th in line to the throne, so she likely doesn’t have to worry about the burden of the crown. In 2013, she married English and American financier, Christopher O’Neill. Together, they have three children. Her full title is Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland. Outside of her royal duties, she’s a patron of Min Stora Dag – the Swedish equivalent of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The family lives in Florida.
Madeleine is a passionate equestrian. She has owned horses and competed in showjumping under a different name – “Anna Svensson”. She also loves skiing and is interested in theater, dance, and art. In 2001, a scholarship fund was created in her name. It supports young people who are involved in horse riding. Madeleine distributed such awards as ‘Pony Rider of the Year with a trainer in Gävleborg’ and ‘Gold Rider’.
Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg
Another princess from Luxembourg is Stephanie. She married Grand Duke Guillaume, the heir who’s lined up for the throne. This means that Princess Stephanie will one day become the Queen. Her title is “Her Royal Highness Princess Stéphanie Marie Claudine Christine, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.” The two married in 2012 and don’t yet have any children. Stephanie often contributes to the art scene through sponsorship.
Since 2012, Stéphanie has been a member of the board of directors of the Fondation du Grand-Duc et de la Grande-Duchesse. Since 2016, she is the Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art’s chair of the board. Since 2017, the Dutchess holds the position of honorary president as well as administrator of the De Mains de Maîtres association. Such grand titles for a grand lady.
Alessandra de Osma, Princess Christian of Hanover
Alessandra de Osma, the latest addition to the Hanover royal family, married Germany’s Prince Christian of Hanover in 2018. Before she became a princess, de Osma was an attorney, designer, and model. The two met back in 2005 and started dating in 2011. The wedding lasted three days! Some of the attendees were model Kate Moss, Princess Eugenie, and Princess Beatrice.
De Osma met Prince Christian in 2005 when she served as his tour guide during his vacation in Peru. The two started dating in 2011 and got engaged in April 2017 and married that same year. It was a Catholic ceremony at the Basilica of San Pedro in Lima, Peru. on 16 March 2018. The groom’s younger half-sister, Princess Alexandra, was her bridesmaid. De Osma wore the Hanover floral tiara.
Elisabeth of England
Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis is part of the Thurn und Taxis German royal family but lives in London. She is a modern monarch as she works as a style editor for Vogue. Her interest in fashion, beauty, and lifestyle makes her a role model for young girls. But her antics have sparked some trouble. In 2015, she got attention after posting an image on Instagram of a homeless person reading Vogue. Her caption read: “…there are readers everywhere!”
Princess Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis was born on March 24, 1982, at St. Emmeram’s Abbey, which is a 500-room palace in Regensburg that was owned by her family. She’s the second child of Johannes, the 11th Prince of Thurn and Taxis and Countess Gloria von Schönburg-Glauchau. Elisabeth has an older sister, Princess Maria Theresia, as well as a younger brother, Prince Albert, who succeeded their father back in 1990 as the 12th Prince of Thurn und Taxis.
Princess Marie of Denmark
Princess Marie is the second wife of Prince Joachim of Denmark. The 44-year-old entered the Danish royal family in 2008 after marrying her prince. The couple has two children, Prince Henrick and Princess Athena. Princess Marie has time for hobbies, like running, bike-riding, and skiing. She’s a patron for the Danish Epilepsy Association and Kattegatcentret, Autism Denmark, and the AIDS Foundation.
Marie first came to the public’s attention when a photograph was taken of her on a private holiday in France with Prince Joachim in 2005. She celebrated the New Year of 2006/2007 with Prince Joachim, his former wife Alexandra, their sons, Nikolai and Felix, and some close friends. A party with an ex-wife? Sounds fun!
There you have it, folks! Hope you enjoyed it.