8 modern Cinderellas that have become princesses!

Life isn’t a fairy tale, but sometimes things happen in such a way that you wonder how that’s possible. Of course, we always prefer when good things happen to us and when we’re doing well. Stuff happens, yet the real life stories of modern princesses show that stories like fairy tales can happen.

Modern princess have found their knights, who really turned out to be true princes and future kings!

1. Princess Catherine, United Kingdom

Originally from an ignoble family, Duchess Kate met her future husband in college. In the beginning they were only friends, but over time it grew into a feeling. The coupe has broken up and gotten back together several times until they got married on April, 29 2011. The ceremony could be watched from all around the world via the Internet. Currently, the couple has two children – Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

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2. Queen Letizia, Queen of Spain

She was born in an ordinary family, and she’s the daughter of a journalist and a nurse. Letizia has decided to pursue a career in journalism and did. She met the Prince when shooting her reportage in Galicia, and even though it was love at first sight, the Prince had to pursue her for a long time. They got married in 2003, the ceremony was watched by 1.5 billion viewers from around the world. They have two daughters, Eleanor and Sofia.

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3. Princess Charlene of Monaco.

She met the Prince during a swimming competition, since she was a professional swimmer and Olympian. The first time they got together was during the official opening of the Games in Turin. In 2011, they got married and in 2014 she gave birth to their twins, Gabriel and Jacob.

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4. Crown Princess Mary Elizabeth, Denmark

Mary and Prince Friderik met just like the ruler of Monaco, because the first time they met was at the Olympics. The prince introduced himself as Fred and she had no idea that she was talking with a monarch. They met in 2000, but only in 2001 did Mary move from Australia to Europe. In order for the royal couple to get permission to get married, Mary had to renounce her Australian citizenship, accept Lutheranism and perfectly master Danish and good manners, as well as waiving all her rights to any children in case of divorce. Today, they have four of them – Christian, Isabelle, and twins Joseph and Vincent.

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