• Princess Charlene is the wife of Albert of Monaco
  • She is one of the most photographed royal faces in the world
  • Her backstory is the stuff of screenplays

Monaco is home to one of the most distinguished monarchies in the world. At the top of Monegasque royalty are Prince Albert and Princess Charlene. Although quite a lot is known about Albert's backstory, not much is public knowledge about his beautiful wife. Here are the life and times of Princess Charlene of Monaco.

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Charlene has certainly had a very interesting life story! She was born as Charlene Lynette Wittstock, on January 25, 1978 in Rhodesia which is modern day Zimbabwe. She has German, Irish and English roots by way of South Africa. And after her formative years in Zimbabwe, her family relocated to South Africa in 1989.

Watch the video above to learn more!