Charlene is a former Olympic swimmer for South Africa and became Princess of Monaco after marriage to Prince Albert II.
Prince Albert II met Charlene at the Mare Nostrum swimming in Monaco but the world was completely unknown until they went public at the opening ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics. After several years of affair, the couple got engaged in 23rd June 2010 and married on 1st July 2011.
Charlene Early life and Education
Charlene was born on 25th January 1978 in Bulawayo Rhodesia. She is the daughter of father, Michael Kenneth Wittstock, a sales manager and mother, Lynette Wittstock, a former competitive diver, and swimming coach. She grew up along with her brothers Gareth and Sean.
Charlene attended Tom Newby Primary school and enroll at the University of Pretoria. She was there at Tuks Swimming Club at the High-Performance Centre which was of the University of Pretoria. Her club sponsored her free access to their pools, free coaching, accommodation, and gymnasium access but she never attended classes.
Charlene Swimming Career
Charlene earned wide recognition for her outstanding performance in her swimming career. During 1998 and 2002 Commonwealth Games, She represented South Africa and won a silver medal in the 4×100 m medley relay.
At the 2000 Summer Olympics, She was also a member of the South African women’s 4×100 m medley team and finished in the fifth position.
Charlene won several national titles and participated in several international championship and matches. She was awarded the Dame Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, the Dame Grand Cross of the Order of Saint-Charles of Monaco and was global ambassador of the Special Olympics in 2011.
Charlene Married, Husband, Children, Affairs, Dating
We all know the romantic love story of Cinderella’s and prince charming but only in books and movies. Sometimes such a romantic love story can be seen in real life also. Prince Alber II and Charlene’s relationship is also as romantic as Cinderella’s and prince charming love story.
It was the year 2000 When Prince Albert II met Charlene at the Mare Nostrum swimming in Monaco but the world was completely unknown until they went public at the opening ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics. After several years of affair, the couple got engaged in 23rd June 2010 and married on 1st July 2011.
Charlene and Prince Albert II wedding took place in the Throne Room of the Prince’s Palace where president Jacques Rogge, members of the IOC, etc were invited. The couple welcomed their first twins on 10th December 2014 at The Princess Grace Hospital Centre.
Gabriella Therese Marie was born first and then Jacques Honore Rainier. The couple is living happily together along with their children and no sign and rumors of divorce yet.
Charlene Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary
Charles earns the good sum of money in her career. She has won several tournaments and swimming matches through which she earned a good sum of money. She has also won several golds as well as silver medals in different matches and Championships.
Besides her professional career, she is a princess and there is no doubt that on her tremendous amount of wealth. She has million dollars Jewelry Collection which includes Tabbah’s Infinite cascade neckless, Diamond ring from Tiara, The Ocean Tiara, Graff Waterfall Earring, Graff Briolette and Pear Shaped Aquamarines with Diamond Pave, and much more.
Allocating information from several sources as per 2018, it is estimated that her current net worth is around $150 million.