Friday, June 27, 2014

Royal Profile: Christopher Paul O'Neill

Christopher Paul O'Neill was born 27 June 1974, as the son of Paul C. O'Neil and Eva O'Neil {Source}. Between his parents, he has five sisters{Source}{Source}:
  1. Annalisa O'Neil
  2. Stephanie O'Neil
  3. Karen O'Neil
  4. Countess Natascha von Abensperg und Traun
  5. Tatiana d'Abo


He was born in London, but was educated in Switzerland and the United States. He was educated at Institut auf dem Rosenberg, and recieved a BA in International Relations from Boston University, and a MBA from Columbia Business School.

He first began dating the Swedish monarch's youngest daughter in 2011, and their engagement was announced in October 2012 {Source}. Their wedding took place in June 2013{Photos}. Princess Madeleine gave birth to their first child, Princess Leonore Lilian Maria of Sweden, Duchess of Gotland in February 2014 in New York.

Unlike Prince Daniel, Mr. O'Neil does not hold a formal Swedish title or perform royal duties due to his not holding Swedish citizenship and wanting to continue his business endeavors in New York.


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