It was the fairy-tale wedding of the century. Kings, queens, royalty and VIPs from around the world were at London’s Westminster Abbey to celebrate the wedding of Britain’s Prince William of Wales and Catherine "Kate" Middleton. Thousands lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the happy couple as their open-top coach took them to Buckingham Palace. And two billion TV viewers worldwide watched the marriage of William and Kate, now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Kate was born on the 9th of January, 1982 in a small English countryside town. She lived in Amman, Jordan between 1984 and 1986; her parents worked for British Airways. She studied the history of art at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. In 2006, Kate joined the clothing fashion chain Jigsaw as an accessory buyer. She has become a style icon and is frequently on the “best-dressed women” lists of glossy fashion magazines.
Prince William of Wales was born on the 21st of June, 1982. He is the eldest son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. From his birth, it was expected he would one day become king of England. His early years were spent out of the public spotlight, following the tragic death of his mother. He graduated from Scotland’s St. Andrews University and went on to join the military. He is now a helicopter rescue pilot.
William and Kate met at university. Reports are William became interested in Kate after seeing her on a catwalk at a college fashion show. The world’s media soon followed them everywhere and newspapers were full of speculation about their on-off relationship. Kate frequently appeared with William at royal events. William proposed to Kate in Kenya in October 2010. The world will now watch every step of their married life together.