Princess Stéphanie of Monaco

Princess Stéphanie of Monaco

Monegasque Princess
Born Feb 1, 1965

Princess Stéphanie of Monaco, Countess of Polignac is the youngest child of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco and American actress Grace Kelly, and the sister of Albert II, Prince of Monaco, and Caroline, Princess of Hanover. Currently the sixth in the line of succession to the Monegasque throne, she has been a singer, swimwear designer and fashion model.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Princess Stéphanie of Monaco.


1965 Birth Stéphanie was born to Rainier III and Grace Kelly on 1 February 1965. … Read More


1982 17 Years Old 1 More Event
On 13 September 1982, while returning home from their farm in Rocagel, France, Stéphanie and her mother had a car accident. … Read More
1983 18 Years Old In 1983, after her physical recovery from the accident which killed her mother, Stéphanie started an apprentice programme at Christian Dior under the direction of head designer Marc Bohan.


1985 20 Years Old In 1985, Stéphanie covered German Vogue and the American edition of Vanity Fair.
In February 1986, Stéphanie self-produced and released her first single with the French label Carrere, under the production of Yves Roze. … Read More
1987 22 Years Old In January 1987, Stéphanie released the single "Young Ones Everywhere" to benefit UNICEF.
1990 25 Years Old The following year, she debuted as a model on the biannual haute couture special published by Spanish magazine ¡Hola!, a venture that she repeated in 1990.
1991 26 Years Old The same year, Stéphanie moved to Los Angeles to record a new album. However, it took her five years to release it. The album Stéphanie, released in 1991, met with disappointing sales and negative reviews, despite the promotional tour that included the performance in The Oprah Winfrey Show. … Read More
1992 27 Years Old Stéphanie had dated Paul Belmondo, Anthony Delon, Rob Lowe and Jean-Yves Le Fur before she began a relationship with her bodyguard Daniel Ducruet in 1992. … Read More


1995 30 Years Old The children were included in the line of succession to the Monegasque throne, when Stéphanie married Ducruet on 1 July 1995 in Monaco. The couple divorced on 4 October 1996. … Read More
2001 36 Years Old In 2001, Stéphanie began a relationship with married elephant trainer Franco Knie and moved, along with her three children, into Knie's circus caravan.
2002 37 Years Old However, that relationship came to an end in 2002, and Stéphanie and her family returned to Monaco.
2003 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, Stéphanie created her own Women Face the AIDS Association, which became Fight AIDS Monaco in 2004, in order to support people living with HIV and to combat the social stigma attached to the disease. … Read More


2006 41 Years Old She made a brief return to singing in 2006, when she recorded "L'Or de nos vies", a charity single, along with her foundation Fight AIDS. … Read More
2008 43 Years Old Stéphanie co-owns Replay cafes and stores in both Monaco and Barcelona. In December 2008, she guest-edited and covered the Vogue Paris.
2010 45 Years Old On 26 June 2010, Stéphanie inaugurated, in the presence of Prince Albert, the House of Life (French: Maison de Vie) in Carpentras, Vaucluse, France, which offers both psychological and material aid to persons living with either HIV and AIDS and their families. … Read More
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