Wife of Prince Albert II of Monaco, Princess Charlene of Monaco was born Charlene Lynette Wittstock in what is now Zimbabwe. At a young age, her athleticism was clear. She swam competitively all the way to the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, where her relay team finished fifth.
She came in first with Prince Albert, but they kept their relationship secret for six years. When they attended the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden to Daniel Westling in 2010, rumors sparked with wild anticipation. Days later, the Palace of Monaco announced the couple’s engagement. Now they have twins; Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella.
Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia
This California-born Saudi princess is the former editor-in-chief of Vogue Arabia. Princess Deena has a fashion flair that demands attention. She married into the Saudi royal family in 1998 wedding Prince Sultan bin Fahad bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz. Together, they have a daughter and twin boys. Her father is a Saudi American economist, and so she grew up between the Middle East and the West Coast.
The modern princess juggles three children and a major international fashion company. After attending several international fashion shows, she founded her own business called D’NA in 2006. It’s an exclusive website that requires membership or a personal invitation from the princess to shop. With the D'NA store, she’s introduced such names as Jason Wu, Mary Katrantzou, and Erdem to the fashion world.
Princess Beatrice of York
Princess Beatrice is the daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, and she is the granddaughter of the late Queen Elizabeth. Her older sister is Princess Eugenie. Princess Beatrice advocates for UNICEF and other children’s groups.
Princess Beatrice got engaged to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi from Italy in 2018 however only in 2020 they were able to take their values and tie the knot.
Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser of Qatar
Sheikha Mozah was 18 when she married Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, becoming his second of now three wives. Who knows why he picked a third wife, she’s fabulous! She was studying Sociology at Qatar University when they met. After earning a bachelor’s degree, she went on to receive a master’s in public policy. Putting her studies to work, she has become a prominent supporter of initiatives for education, women, and children. She fights domestic violence and has launched the first battered and abused women’s shelter in the area.
Among her many accolades and achievements from the UN and other organizations, she is perhaps better known for her statements in high fashion. As one of the most glamorous royals in the world, Sheikha Mozah is admired for her savvy wardrobe styles and is recognized everywhere for her trademark hijab fashions.
Princess Ameera Al-Taweel of Saudi Arabia
The beautiful Princess Ameera married Khalifa bin Butti Al Muhairi, a Saudi billionaire at a private ceremony in Paris with a guest list that included the likes of Oprah Winfrey. But that’s not how she became a princess.
Her first husband was Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a Saudi family royal and one of the richest men in the world. She was his fourth wife. After an amicable divorce in 2013, the princess went on to support nonprofit organizations for Saudi women’s rights and high-profile leaders like the Clintons and the British royal family. Even as a commoner, albeit a very wealthy one, she’s still endearingly referred to as “Princess Ameera.”