KATE MIDDLETON NET WORTH,MONEY AND MORE
NET WORTH- $ 1 MILLION
PROFESSION-Duchess of Cambridge,Accessories buyer and Philanthropist
Catherine Elizabeth Middleton known as Catherine,Duchess of Cambridge is the spouse of Prince William; Duke of Cambridge.She is a member of British Royal Family. Kate and Prince William met while both were attending the University of St. Andrews. They were engaged in 2010 and married in April 2011.She is a native of Berkshire,England.
Catherine Elizabeth Middleton was born at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading on 09 January 1982.She has two siblings James and Philippa better known as Pippa Middleton. In 1987, her parents Carole and Michael Middleton founded a private venture Party Pieces apparently a mail order company that sells party supplies and decorations. Its estimated worth is $ 50 million.
She went to St. Andrews Prep School and Down House. She attended Marlborough College in Wiltshire where she studied chemistry,biology and art at A- level and left it in July 2000.In 2001 she enrolled at University of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland and graduated MA (2:1 Hons) in the History of Art in 2005.
In November 2006, Middleton was finally appointed as an assistant accessories buyer in the British clothing chain Jigsaw in London. But later on it was reported that she left the company in order to study portrait photography.
In 2010, it was revealed that Middleton had been working on plans to start a new bakery business with her brother, James, who ran The Cake Kit Company. The business had the goal of encouraging kids to cook and making it easier to bake party cakes.But she didn’t do so due to some personal problem.
RELATIONSHIP WITH PRINCE WILLIAM OF WALES
In 2001, Middleton became a student at the University of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland.While in her first year at the university, Middleton was placed in the dormitory St. Salvators Hall—the same building as then Prince William of Wales. The couple began dating in the early 2002 and kept it secret.But in 2004, Kate was caught by paparazzi while on a royal family ski trip. In February 2006, it was announced that Middleton would receive her own 24-hour security detail from the Royalty and Diplomatic Protection Department.
BREAKUP AND PATCH UP
In April 2007 Prince William and Middleton broke up. The couple decided to break up during a holiday in the Swiss.
After sometime the couple were seen together on a number of occasions and news sources stated that they had “rekindled their relationship”.They further carried on together happily.
FROM COMMONER TO ROYAL
On November 16, 2010, Middleton and Prince William announced their engagement to the pulic. The prince proposed during a vacation to the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya, he presented Kate the engagement ring that had belonged to his late mother Diana,Princess of Wales.
Shortly before the wedding, Queen Elizabeth conferred Kate with the title of Catherine, Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge. They tied the knot in Westminister Abbey on April 29,2011. It is marked as St. Catherine’s Day with the day declared a national holiday in the United Kingdom.
On December 3,2012 St. James Palace officially announced that Kate Middleton was pregnant as on the same day of the announcement, Middleton with Prince William was hospitalized at King Edward VII hospital in London with acute morning sickness. On 14 January 2013, St James’s Palace announced that the child was due to be born in July 2013.
The Duchess was admitted to St Mary’s Hospital in London in the early stages of labour on 22 July 2013, and gave birth to a baby boy. On 24 July 2013, Kensington Palace announced that the baby would be named George Alexander Louis.
Kate Middleton lives in Kensington Palace which is located in Kensington Garden,London,England
Middleton owns Audi A3 which is metallic black in color. She reached the venue of her royal wedding with Prince William accompanied by her father in a metallic black Rolls-Royce Phantom VI.Kate owns a black Ranger Rover sports car.
BLUE BLOOD DUTIES- PATRONAGES AND PHILANTHROPY
In March 2011, William and Catherine set up a gift fund held by The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry to allow well-wishers who want to give them a wedding gift to donate money to charities they care about instead.On 29 September 2011, the Duchess officially became a patron of The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry.
In June 2012,The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry was renamed The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, to reflect Catherine’s contribution to the charity. In November 2011, April 2012, and November 2012, she and the Duke attended the biannual Princes’ Charities Forum, which unites the various charitable interests of the two princes.
The Duchess support charities The Art Room, National Portrait Gallery, London East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice, Action on Addiction, Place2be, Natural History Museum and Sportsaid.
Middleton supports a PeacePlayers International charity.She also supports a NGO 100 Women in Hedge Funds.
- “I really hope I can make a difference. Even in the smallest way. I am looking forward to helping as much as I can.”
- “By far, the best dressing-up outfit I ever wore was a pair of clown dungarees, which my granny made. They were white with big red spots, and she used a hula hoop for the waistband—genius.
- “oh my gosh,you do it better than me.Have you been practicing?[said to a 13 year old girl showing off her british accent]
- “[Prince Charles] was very, very friendly; very welcoming.”
- “Over the years, William has really looked after me.