Duchess of Cambridge and wife of the heir to the English throne, the fate of Kate Middleton only dream of a young girl. The old commoner now learned her trade and Princess icon.
Catherine Elizabeth Middleton was born January 9, 1982 in Reading, Berkshire, a county in southern England. She is the eldest of three siblings James and Philippa spot, called Pippa. Her parents, Michael and Carole were first employees of British Airways (respectively air traffic controller and flight attendant) before making a fortune in business by creating Party Pieces, a business selling line accessories and party decorations. From commoner Kate spent two and a half years in Jordan, with her family.
Back in England, the girl studied at Marlborough College and fell in love with sports.
She plays tennis, hockey, netball (a close basketball game) and athletics. After a sabbatical year, she joined the University of St. Andrews in art history. This is where she met Prince William in 2001. Comrades and friends, their relationship changes likely after a charity fashion show in which Kate, wearing a transparent dress, strolling under the flashes of photographers. Thereafter, the couple remains discreet. An agreement between the media and Clarence House, the Secretariat of the royal family, plans to leave them alone during their school years. But once they graduate and formalized in 2004 relationship, the tabloids do not let go a couple of sole. The area around the house Kate Middleton are besieged photographers and media even offer him large sums of money in exchange for interviews. But the young woman was, even when the couple split time in 2007, ensuring remain “good friends”. It must be said that the kind raver, William never left and “Waity Katie” Katie patient as it is called, collects the media pressure.
Career side, after a job selling to chain stores Kigsaw, Kate Middleton joined the family business and became responsible for marketing.
After eight years together, Kate and William announced their engagement on November 16, 2010, after receiving the permission of Queen Elizabeth II and the father of Kate. And this is the Sapphire Princess Diana, her late mother-in-the bride appears on her finger.
The wedding is celebrated April 29, 2011 at Westminster Abbey in London. Now Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the royal couple occupies Kensington Palace when in the capital. But their true residence is located on the island of Anglesey, North Wales, where William pilot of the Royal Air Force as his father before him officiating. For Kate Middleton become a true fashion icon, Princess began work on a bang with an official visit to Canada Trade and the United States, where she first met the Obamas, May 24, 2011.