Princely Family of Monaco

For more information about the Monegasque Princely Family, past and present, see Unofficial Royalty: Monaco Index.

Prince Albert II

Full Name: Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre
Title: His Serene Highness The Sovereign Prince of Monaco (See Sovereign Prince of Monaco: Titles and Styles for all his titles.)
Reign: April 6, 2005 – present
Born: March 14, 1958 at the Prince’s Palace of Monaco
Parents: Prince Rainier III of Monaco and Grace Kelly
Married: Miss Charlene Wittstock on July 1, 2011 in the Throne Room, Prince’s Palace, Monaco

Children:
– Princess Gabriella Thérèse Marie of Monaco, Countess of Carladès, born Dec 10, 2014, Place in line of succession to the Monegasque throne: 2
– Hereditary Prince Jacques Honoré Rainier of Monaco, Marquis de Baux, born Dec 10, 2014, Place in line of succession to the Monegasque throne: 1

In addition, Prince Albert has two illegitimate children.  (Neither of them has succession rights):
– Jazmin Grace Grimaldi born out of wedlock on March 4, 1992; mother: Tamara Rotolo (See Jazmin Grimaldi)
– Alexandre Éric Stéphane Coste born out of wedlock on August 24, 2003; mother: Nicole Coste (See Alexandre Coste)

Education:

  • Lycée Albert 1st in Monaco: graduated in 1976
  • 1976-1977: Year-long program studying Monaco’s government
  • 1977-1981: Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA, Bachelor of Arts degree in political science

Sports:

  • Member of Monaco’s bobsledding team at five Winter Olympics: 1988 Olympics at Calgary, 1992 Olympics at Albertville, 1994 Olympics at Lillehammer, 1998 at Nagano, 2002 Olympics at Salt Lake City
  • Member of International Olympic Committee since 1985

Links:
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Albert II of Monaco
Prince’s Palace: HSH Prince Albert II

Princess Charlene

Photo: Prince’s Palace of Monaco

Full Name: Charlene Lynette Wittstock
Title: Her Serene Highness The Princess of Monaco
Born: January 25, 1978 in Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now located in Zimbabwe)
Parents: Mike and Lynette Wittstock
Married: HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco on July 1, 2011 in the Throne Room, Prince’s Palace, Monaco
Children:
– Princess Gabriella Thérèse Marie of Monaco, Countess of Carladès, born Dec 10, 2014
– Hereditary Prince Jacques Honoré Rainier of Monaco, Marquis de Baux, born Dec 10, 2014

Education:

  • Tom Newby Primary School in Benoni, South Africa
  • University of Pretoria

Sports:

  • Swimmer for the South African national team
  • Participated in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney

Employment:

  • School Teacher
  • Sports Illustrated swimsuit model

Links:
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Charlene of Monaco
Prince’s Palace: HSH Princess Charlene

Princess Caroline, Princess of Hanover

Full Name: Caroline Louise Marguerite
Title: Her Royal Highness The Princess of Hanover, Princess Caroline of Monaco
Born: January 23, 1957 at the Prince’s Palace of Monaco
Parents: Prince Rainier III of Monaco and Grace Kelly
Place in line of succession to the Monegasque throne: 3

Married: (1) Philippe Junot on June 28, 1978; divorced October 9. 1980; annulment from the Roman Catholic Church in 1992

Married: (2) Stefano Casiraghi on December 29, 1983; Stefano Casiraghi was killed in a boating accident on October 3, 1990

Children:
Andrea Albert Pierre Casiraghi born June 8, 1984
Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi born August 3, 1986
Pierre Rainier Stefano Casiraghi born September 5, 1987

Married: (3) Ernst August V, Prince of Hanover on January 23, 1999

Children:
Princess Alexandra of Hanover, born July 20, 1999

Education:
St. Mary’s School Ascot in Ascot, Berkshire, England
Sorbonne in Paris, France, diploma in philosophy and minors in psychology and biology

Links:
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Caroline of Monaco
Prince’s Palace: HRH Princess of Hanover

Andrea Casiraghi

Full Name: Andrea Albert Pierre Casiraghi
Born: June 8, 1984 at the Princess Grace Clinic in Monte Carlo, Monaco
Parents: Stefano Casiraghi and Princess Caroline of Monaco
Place in line of succession to the Monegasque throne: 4
Married: August 31 2013 (civil) and February 1 2014 (religious) to Tatiana Santa Domingo

Children:

  • Alexandre “Sacha” Andrea Stefano Casiraghi, born March 21, 2013
  • India Casiraghi, born April 12, 2015

(the two children are 5th and 6th in the line of succession to the Monegasque throne)

Education:

  • Secondary school: International School of Paris
  • McGill University in Montreal, Canada
  • The American University of Paris, Bachelor of Arts degree in visual arts and international politics

Link: Wikipedia: Andrea Casiraghi

Tatiana Santo Domingo

photo: Getty Images

photo: Getty Images

Full Name: Tatiana Santo Domingo Rechulski
Born: November 24, 1983 in New York
Parents: Julio Mario Santo Domingo Jr and Vera Rechulski
Married: August 31, 2013 (civil) and February 1, 2014 (religious) to Andrea Casiraghi

Children:

  • Alexandre “Sacha” Andrea Stefano Casiraghi, born March 21, 2013
  • India Casiraghi, born April 12, 2015

(the two children are 5th and 6th in the line of succession to the Monegasque throne)

Education:

  • International School of Geneva
  • Boarding School in Fountainbleau, France
  • Art History at the American University of London

Link: Wikipedia: Tatiana Santo Domingo

Pierre Casiraghi

photo: NY Daily News/AP

photo: NY Daily News/AP

Full Name: Pierre Rainier Stefano Casiraghi
Born: September 5, 1987 at the Princess Grace Clinic, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Parents: Stefano Casiraghi and Princess Caroline of Monaco
Place in line of succession to the Monegasque throne: 7
Married: July 25, 2015 (civil) and August 1, 2015 (religious) to Beatrice Borromeo

Children:

  • Stefano Ercole Carlo Casiraghi, born February 28, 2017

Education:
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan, Italy, degree in International Economics and Management

Link: Wikipedia: Pierre Casiraghi

 

Beatrice Borromeo

photo: Zimbio

photo: Zimbio

Full Name: Beatrice Borromeo
Born: August 18, 1985 in San Candido, Italy
Parents: Don Carlo Borromeo, Count of Arona, and Countess Donna Paola Marzotto
Married: July 25, 2015 (civil) and August 1, 2015 (religious) to Pierre Casiraghi

Children:

  • Stefano Ercole Carlo Casiraghi, born February 28, 2017

Education:
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan, Italy, degree in Law
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York, Masters Degree in Journalism

Link: Wikipedia: Beatrice Borromeo

Charlotte Casiraghi

Full Name: Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi
Born: August 3, 1986 at the Princess Grace Clinic, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Parents: Stefano Casiraghi and Princess Caroline of Monaco
Place in line of succession to the Monegasque throne: 9
Married: Not married

Children: Raphael Elmaleh, born December 17, 2013 (with partner Gad Elmaleh)

Education:

  • 1988-1992: École maternelle, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France
  • 1992-1999: École de la République, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France
  • 1999-2004: Lycée François Couperin, Fontainebleau, France, received an excellent” mark on her baccalaureate exam in July 2004
  • 2007: University of Paris IV: Paris-Sorbonne, License of Philosophy

Link: Wikipedia: Charlotte Casiraghi

Princess Alexandra of Hanover

Full Name: Alexandra Charlotte Ulrike Maryam Virginia
Born: July 20, 1999 in Vöcklabruck, Austria
Parents: Prince Ernst of Hanover and Princess Caroline of Monaco
Place in line of succession to the Monegasque throne: 10

Link: Wikipedia: HRH Princess Alexandra of Hanover

Princess Stéphanie

Full Name: Stéphanie Marie Elisabeth
Title: Her Serene Highness Princess Stephanie
Born: February 1, 1965 at the Prince’s Palace of Monaco
Parents: Prince Rainier III of Monaco and Grace Kelly
Place in line of succession to the Monegasque throne: 11

Married: (1) Daniel Ducruet on July 1, 1995 in Monaco; divorced October 4, 1996

Children:
Louis Ducruet, born November 26, 1992
Pauline Ducruet, born May 4, 1994

Married: (2) Adans Lopez Peres on September 12, 2003 in Vandœuvres, Switzerland; divorced November 24, 2004; no children

Child Born Out of Wedlock: Camille Marie Kelly Grimaldi, born on July 15, 1998; paternity has never been revealed; Camille is not in the line of succession to the Monegasque throne.

Education:
Dames de Saint-Maur School in Monaco
Ecole Dupanloup in Paris, France

Links:
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Stéphanie of Monaco
Prince’s Palace: HSH Princess Stéphanie

Louis Ducruet

Full Name: Louis Robert Paul Ducruet
Born: November 26, 1992 at the Princess Grace Clinic, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Parents: Daniel Ducruet and Princess Stéphanie of Monaco
Place in line of succession to the Monegasque throne: 12

Link: Wikipedia: Louis Ducruet

Pauline Ducruet

Full Name: Pauline Grace Maguy Ducruet
Born: May 4, 1994 at the Princess Grace Clinic, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Parents: Daniel Ducruet and Princess Stéphanie of Monaco
Place in line of succession to the Monegasque throne: 13

Sports:
Competes internationally for Monaco in junior diving

Link: Wikipedia: Pauline Ducruet