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Catherine Kate Middleton Biograp

Catherine Elizabeth “Kate” Middleton (born 9 January 1982) married to Prince William of Wales, elder son of Prince Charles, and the late Diana, Princess of Wales.

After her marriage, the official title of Miss Catherine Middleton is – Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge.

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Early life Kate Middleton

Born at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, Berkshire, England, Middleton is the elder daughter of self-made millionaire Michael Middleton (born 1949), who was an airline officer at the time of her birth, and his wife, the former Carole Goldsmith, who was an air hostess. Her parents now own Party Pieces, a mail order company that sells children’s party paraphernalia. She has a younger sister, Philippa (“Pippa”) and a younger brother, James.

Middleton was raised in Bucklebury, Berkshire, in the south of England. Shewent to St Andrew’s School, Pangbourne until she was 13 and then attended the public school Marlborough College (the same school William’s cousin Princess Eugenie of York attends), where she passed eleven GCSEs and three A-level exams. Like the Prince, Middleton was a student at the University of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland. She graduated in 2005 with a 2:1 (Upper Second-Class) MA (Hons) degree in History of Art.

Catherine ‘Kate’ Middleton Biography

Catherine Elizabeth “Kate” Middleton (born 9 January 1982) married to Prince William of Wales, elder son of Prince Charles, and the late Diana, Princess of Wales.

After her marriage, the official title of Miss Catherine Middleton is – Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge.

Catherine ‘Kate’ Middleton Biography

The couple were first seen publicly on a ski trip in Klosters in April 2004. During 2005, the British media began speculating that the Prince and Middleton would eventually become engaged.

Middleton’s status as the girlfriend of Prince William brought widespread media coverage in the UK and abroad, and was often photographed on her daily outings. On 17 October 2005, she complained through her lawyer about harassment from the media, stating that, she had done nothing to court publicity. In December 2005, the German magazine Das Nee published photos of the exterior of Middleton’s London flat, revealing its location in London. This prompted a security review by police amidst concerns for her safety and a report in the London Evening Standard that Prince William was considering going to the European Court of Human Rights over concerns for Middleton’s and his own privacy.

In February 2006, it was announced that Middleton would receive her own 24-hour security detail supplied by the Royalty and Diplomatic Protection DepaIn 2007, the couple briefly split after struggling to find time as Prince William pursued his army career. However, they soon came back together.

rtment. This fuelled further speculation that she and Prince William would soon be engaged, since she would not, otherwise, be entitled to this service. No engagement occurred, and Middleton was not granted an allowance to fund this security.

Catherine ‘Kate’ Middleton Biography

Catherine Elizabeth “Kate” Middleton (born 9 January 1982) married to Prince William of Wales, elder son of Prince Charles, and the late Diana, Princess of Wales.

After her marriage, the official title of Miss Catherine Middleton is – Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge.