Saturday, September 17, 2016

Royal Profile: Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece, Princess of Denmark

Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece, Princess of Denmark was born as Marie-Chantal Claire Miller on 17 September 1968 as the daughter of Ecuadorian born María Clara "Chantal" (née Pesantes Becerra) and Robert Warren Miller{Source}. She has two sisters{Source}:
  1.  Pia-Christina Getty (1966)
    1. Christopher Getty (m. 1992-2005)
      1. Isabelle Getty(1993)
      2. Robert Maximilian Getty (1996)
      3. Conrad Getty (1998)
      4. Maximus Getty (2002)
  2. Alexandra-Natasha von Fürstenberg (1972)
    1. Alexandre Egon  von Fürstenberg (m. 1995-2002)
      1. Talita Natasha  von Fürstenberg (1999)
      2. Tassillo Egon Maximilian von Fürstenberg (2001)
She grew up as an American citizen, but spent much of her younger years globe trotting{Source}. She was born in England, and spent her early childhood years in Hong Kong, Switzerland and France{Source}. She graduated from high school and attended University in the US (in NYC){Source}.

She began dating Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece in the early 1990s, he proposed during a skiing holiday in 1993{Source}. They wed in 1994. Together, they have a daughter and four sons, all of who bear the title HRH Prince(ss) of Greece{Source}:

Marie-Chantal designs her own range of luxury children's clothing and accessories for the self-titled company she founded in 2000{Source}.She has also written and illustrated "The Frog Prince", the first in a planned series of fairy-tales{Source}.

Marie-Chantal serves on the board of the School of American Ballet and the Animal Medical Centre. She is also a co-founder of Venetian Heritage and the co-chair of World in Harmony{Source}.

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