Pictures and Fun Facts About Kate Middleton England's Future Queen 2010-11-17 08:30:00 Get to Know Our Future Queen, Kate Middleton by POPSUGAR Celebrity UK 17/11/10 2 Reactions 0 Shares Print 0 0 0 0 0 Following the news that Kate Middleton and Prince William will wed in 2011, it's a good time to learn more about the woman who is in line to become Queen. Check out the first pictures of the couple and the ring, look back at their relationship, and get to know even more about Kate by taking my quiz on famous Kates. Click through for fun facts and pictures! Source: Getty Start Starting Out What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kate was born in Reading on Jan. 9, 1982. Her parents, Michael and Carole, joined her when she attended the Sovereign's Parade at Sandhurst in Dec. 2006. Source: Getty 1 / 10 Party Parents What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kate's parents run their own company Party Pieces. Kate has helped her family with the mail order firm, which sells party decorations and supplies. They are pictured here outside their home in Berkshire, on the day Wills and Kate announced their engagement. Source: Getty 2 / 10 Sister Solidarity What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kate has a younger sister called Pippa and a younger brother called James William. The sisters were together for a book launch in May 2007. Source: Getty 3 / 10 Catwalk Queen What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kate has a fashionable past, having walked the catwalk at a student fashion show in March 2002 while at university in Scotland. Source: Getty 4 / 10 Clever Clogs What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kate has an excellent education record, with 11 GCSEs and two As and a B at A-level. She met William at the University Of St Andrews, and graduated with a degree in art history, while Wills studied geography. The pair attended their graduation ceremony on June 15, 2005. Source: Getty 6 / 10 Accessories Guru What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kate started work as an assistant accessories buyer for Jigsaw in Nov. 2006. She's shown her skills at putting outfits and headwear together at the many weddings she's attended. Kate chose a beautiful blue number for Nicholas van Cutsem and Alice Hadden-Paton's wedding in Aug. 2009. Source: Getty 6 / 10 Roller Girl What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 As well as all those formal dos, Kate also knows how to let her hair down! She wore a glittery top and yellow hot pants for the Day-Glo Midnight Roller Disco at London's Renaissance Rooms in Sept. 2008. Source: Getty 7 / 10 Best Dressed What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kate has earned a place on many best dressed lists, including Vanity Fair's 2008 list, Tatler's 2007 list, and many more. She's pictured here showing her style at yet another wedding, Laura Parker Bowles and Harry Lopes' ceremony in May 2006. Source: Getty 8 / 10 Titles What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 If and when William becomes King, Kate will use her birth name of Catherine. There have been five Queen Catherines in England. She's already looking the part here at Harry Meade and Rosie Bradford's wedding in Oct. 2010. Source: Getty 9 / 10 Jewellery Tales What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 William gave Kate his late's mother's engagement ring. Let's hope it doesn't meet the same fate as a pair of earrings Wills gave Kate — her dog Otto reportedly ate them! Source: Getty 11 / 10 0 0 0 0 0 Read More Royal WeddingPop SlideshowCelebrity EngagementsWeddingPrince WilliamCelebrity WeddingsKate Middleton Pop Slideshow Look Back at Highlights From the MTV Movie Awards 13/4/13 Look Back at Highlights From the Independent Spirit Awards 25/2/12 Remembering Elizabeth Taylor: Her Life in Pictures 23/3/11 Elton John on Elizabeth Taylor: "We Have Lost an Incredible Human Being" 23/3/11 Will You See or Skip These March Movies? 04/3/11 Charlie Sheen, Lea Michele, Busy Philipps, and More in This Week's Fun and Funny Celebrity Twitter Pictures! 03/3/11 Royal Wedding Your Guide to Royal Weddings 18/9/13 Get Princess Madeleine's Wedding Makeup Look 11/6/13 Celebrate Will and Kate's Anniversary With All the Royal Wedding Pictures 29/4/12 Royal Wedding Recap — Celebrate Kate Middleton and Prince William's First Anniversary in Style 29/4/12 Fashion Flashback — See All of Our Royal Wedding Style Coverage! 28/4/12 Royal Wedding Recap — Best Dressed Guests 27/4/12 littlemunchkin 3 years I love this :-) I love her.