Catherine, Duchess of Cornwall and Cambridge, formerly Kate Middleton, is a member of the British royal family. She is married to Prince William, Duke of Cornwall and Cambridge, and is the future queen consort.
Kate was born in Reading, Berkshire, England to Michael and Carole Middleton. She has a younger sister, Philippa (“Pippa”) Middleton, and a younger brother, James Middleton.
Kate met William at the University of St. Andrews when they were both students. The two started as friends, dated, and eventually tied the knot. William proposed in Kenya with the engagement ring that belonged to his late mother, Princess Diana. The iconic ring has a 12-carat oval Ceylon sapphire surrounded by 14 solitaire diamonds.
- Full Name: Catherine Elizabeth Middleton
- Born: Jan. 9, 1982
- Height: 5 feet 9 inches
- Royal Title: Catherine, Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall and Cambridge
- Spouse: Prince William
- Children: Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis