The Duchess of Cambridge’s 34th Birthday

  January 9, 2016 at 6:00 am by

On January 9, the Duchess of Cambridge celebrates her thirty fourth birthday.

Catherine Elizabeth Middleton, better known as Kate, was born on 9 January 1982 at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. She is the eldest child of Michael and Carole (née Goldsmith) Middleton. The Duchess of Cambridge has two younger siblings: Philippa “Pippa” (b. 1983) and James (1987).

Whilst her mother was working as an air hostess in Jordan, Kate attended an English speaking preschool in Amman. When she returned to England in 1986, she attended St. Andrew’s School in Berkshire, and then Downe House, although she did not stay there for long. After she went to Downe House, she attended Marlborough College before completing her education at St. Andrew’s University in Scotland, where she graduated with an undergraduate MA (2:1 Hons) in the history of art.

The Duchess of Cambridge, March 2012

In 2001, Kate first met her future husband, the then Prince William of Wales at a fashion show whilst they were both still in university. They separated in 2007 although reconciled and were in engaged in 2010. Their wedding took place on 29 April 2011 at Westminster Abbey.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have two children together, Prince George (b. 2013) and Princess Charlotte (b. 2015).

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