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Kate Middleton
Kate Middleton became Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, when she wed Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, in April 2011. She was named Catherine, Princess of Wales, in September 2022. The couple have three children: George, Charlotte, and Louis.
Reading, England

What Is Kate Middleton's Real Name?

Kate Middleton's full name is Catherine Elizabeth Middleton. She adopted the nickname Kate in college, and after her marriage to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, in 2011, she took the official title of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. However, she is still widely referred to by her nickname, Kate, and her maiden name, Middleton.

Where Is Kate Middleton From?

Kate Middleton was born at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, England. She was christened at the parish church of St. Andrews in Bradfield and raised in the West Berkshire village of Bradfield Southend. Kate moved with her family to Amman, Jordan, where her father worked for British Airways, at the age of 2 for several years before the family returned to her hometown in England.

Who Is Kate Middleton Married To?

Kate Middleton married Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, on April 29, 2011, taking the official title of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.

How Many Kids Does Kate Middleton Have?

Kate Middleton has three children with her husband, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge: Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge was born on July 22, 2013; Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge was born on May 2, 2015; and Prince Louis Arthur Charles of Cambridge was born on April 23, 2018.

What College Did Kate Middleton Attend?

Kate Middleton attended college at the University of St. Andrews in Fife, Scotland, where she met her now-husband, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. She graduated in 2005 with a master's degree (and honors) in art history.

What Was Kate Middleton's First Job?

After graduating college in 2005, Kate Middleton took a job as an accessory buyer for the British retailer Jigsaw. In 2007, Kate left her job to work for Party Pieces, her parents' event planning company, as a photographer, website designer, and marketing officer. In 2009, she launched a junior brand to the firm called First Birthdays and continued to work with her family until 2011.

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