Charlene, Princess of Monaco

Charlene, Princess of Monaco

Princess of Monaco + Former Olympic Swimmer
Born Jan 25, 1978

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Charlene, Princess of Monaco.


1978 Birth Princess Charlene was born on 25 January 1978 in Bulawayo, Rhodesia (renamed Zimbabwe in 1980), the daughter of Michael Kenneth Wittstock, a sales manager, and Lynette Wittstock (née Humberstone), a former competitive diver and swimming coach. … Read More
1988 10 Years Old She attended Tom Newby Primary school in Benoni, near Johannesburg, from 1988 to 1991. … Read More


1998 - 2002 3 More Events
2005 27 Years Old She decided to leave Pretoria in January 2005, and returned to Durban; she then went to the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal, where she joined a former University of Pretoria swimming coach, Brannislav Ivkovic.
2006 28 Years Old …  They went public at the opening ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics. … Read More
2007 29 Years Old On 13 April 2007, Charlene regained her title as South Africa’s 50 m women’s backstroke champion when she completed the 50 m backstroke final at the Telkom SA National Aquatic Championships in 30:16 seconds, to finish third behind Australia’s Sophie Edington and Brazil’s Fabíola Molina.


2008 30 Years Old Over the years she has won several national titles. She planned to compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics in China, which she said would be her swansong, but she did not qualify.
…  They announced their engagement in June 2010, and were married on 1 July 2011.
The wedding was originally scheduled for 8 and 9 July 2011, but was moved forward to prevent a conflict with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meeting in Durban on 5–9 July. … Read More
2013 35 Years Old Charlene went to South Africa to attend the memorial service of Nelson Mandela on 12 December 2013. … Read More
Princess Charlene's pregnancy was announced on 30 May 2014. On 10 December 2014, The Princess of Monaco gave birth to Princess Gabriella and Hereditary Prince Jacques.
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