Catherine, The Princess of Wales, formerly known as The Duchess of Cambridge, became a member of the British Royal Family in 2011 after her marriage to Prince William of Wales. Born on January 09, 1982, Catherine Elizabeth Middleton, The Princess of Wales will become The Queen Consort of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms when Prince William ascended the throne – “Consort” being the official title of the reigning Monarch’s spouse.
Prince William and Catherine got engaged in October 2010 and announced their engagement in November 2010. The couple got married on April 29, 2011, at Westminster Abbey. They welcome their first child Prince George of Cambridge on July 22, 2013. Their only daughter Princess Charlotte was born on May 02, 2015. The couple welcomed their third child Prince Louis on April 23, 2018.
Since becoming a member of the Royal Family, The Princess of Wales has first supported Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as The Duchess of Cambridge by undertaking royal duties on her behalf in the United Kingdom and overseas with a focus on early-year intervention. In 2022 upon the demise of Queen Elizabeth II, The Duchess of Cambridge also receives the title of The Duchess of Cornwall and The Duchess of Rothsay. King Charles III bestowed the title of Prince of Wales upon his elder son, Prince William, hence making Catherine Princess of Wales.
The Princess of Wales also holds patronages of 19 charities and organizations, including Honorary Cadet of Air Cadet Organisation and Tuvalu Order of Merit. The Princess of Wales was honored by Queen Elizabeth II with the Royal Family Order of Queen Elizabeth II in 2017 and Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order in 2019.
The Princess of Wales is a Royal Style icon. Her style is described as chic and elegant which is loved by fashion and style experts, working women, youngsters, and millions of others equally. Whether it is a dazzling gown or a tailored coat, a pair of high street earrings, or Sparkling royal jewels, Catherine has an effortless charm and elegance to turn them into a Royal Hit. Her impact on the fashion industry is famously called the “Kate Effect” as the items she chose usually sell out really quickly.