Who is Charlotte Casiraghi?
Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi was born on 3 August 1986 at The Princess Grace Hospital Centre in Monaco as the second child of Caroline, Princess of Hanover (née Princess of Monaco) and her second husband Italian Stefano Casiraghi.Embed from Getty Images
New born Charlotte with her parents Princess Caroline and late Stefano CasiraghiEmbed from Getty Images
She is named after her maternal great-grandmother, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois. Her maternal grandmother was American actress Grace Kelly, later Princess Grace of Monaco.
Charlotte was christened on 20 September 1986. Her godparents are Albina du Boisrouvray (cousin of Prince Rainier of Monaco) and Stefano Casiraghi’s brother-in-law, Massimo Bianchi.Embed from Getty Images
Christening of Charlotte CasiraghiEmbed from Getty Images
Charlotte in the arms of her grandmother Albina du BoisrouvrayEmbed from Getty Images
Baby CharlotteEmbed from Getty Images
Official photos of Charlotte’s Christening
Charlotte has two brothers Andrea Casiraghi (1984) and Pierre Casiraghi (1987).Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Pierre Casiraghi, Princess Caroline, Charlotte Casiraghi, Prince Albert and Andrea CasiraghiEmbed from Getty Images
When Charlotte was four years old, her father Stefano Casiraghi (1960 – 1990) was killed in a boating accident. After Stefano death, Princess Caroline and children moved to the village of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in France.Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte and her late father Stefano Casiraghi
In January 1999, Charlotte’s mother, Princess Caroline married Prince Ernst August of Hanover. Charlotte’s half-sister, Princess Alexandra of Hanover was born on 20 July 1999. She is Alexandra’s godmother.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
From 2001 through 2004 Charlotte participated in a number of Junior and Amateur class show jumping competitions.Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte received the second prize of the Friends Cup Race at the 9th International Jumping Show April 12, 2003 in Monte CarloEmbed from Getty ImagesCharlotte dated Count Hubertus Herring von Frankensdorf from 2002 to 2004. A couples of months later Charlotte met Felix Winckler, son of a Belgian lawyer, with whom she was in a relationship from 2004 to 2007. Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Every year since 2006, Charlotte has attended the Rose Ball (Bal de la Rose) to help raise funds for the Princess Grace Foundation.Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte at Rose Ball 2006Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte at Rose Ball 2007Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte at Rose Ball 2008
In 2007, Charlotte began dating Alexander Dellal, the son of the Anglo-Iranian businessman Guy Dellal.Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte and Alex DellalEmbed from Getty Images
Casiraghi earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the Paris-Sorbonne University in 2007.
After a four-year hiatus she returned to the show jumping sport in April 2009.Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte rides Ramsexy Z during the Longines ProAm Cup MonacoEmbed from Getty Images
In 2010, she assumed the role of Honorary President of the Global Champions Tour (now the Longines Global Champions Tour) in Monaco.Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte Casiraghi attended the Riviera Grand Prix du Prince as part of the Longines Global Champions Tour Of Monaco
In 2011 Princess Caroline's daughter broke up with Alex Dellal, her boyfriend of four years.
She started dating Moroccan stand-up comedian and actor Gad Elmaleh in December 2011.Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte Casiraghi and Gad Elmaleh attended the Bal De La Rose 2013Embed from Getty Images
Gad Elmaleh and Charlotte Casiraghi attend the official presentation of the Monaco Twins on January 7, 2015 in Monaco
They have a son named Raphaël, born in December 2013. The couple split in June 2015.Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte founded Les Rencontres Philosophiques de Monaco in 2015. The group discuss contemporary issues and new publications in the field of philosophy.
From October 2015 to September 2016, Charlotte was in a relationship with Lamberto Sanfelice, an Italian director and screenwriter.Embed from Getty Images
She is a published writer and magazine editor. Her credits include work for AnOther Magazine, Sunday supplement to the British The Independent newspaper and editor-at-large for Above magazine. She founded with two Friends the ecological/fashion-related Ever Manifesto.
Charlotte is frequently guest at different Fashion Shows, Awards and Social Events. She has previously starred in campaigns for Gucci.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo attended the Gucci Cruise 2017 Fashion Show on June 2, 2016 in London, EnglandEmbed from Getty Images
Charlotte Casiraghi, Alexa Chung and Marco Bizzarri attended the Gucci show during Milan Fashion Week on February 22, 2017.
In April 2017, she began a romantic relationship with director Dimitri Rassam, son of French actress Carole Bouquet.Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte Casiraghi and Dimitri Rassam at Cesar Film Awards 2018 on March 2, 2018 in Paris, FranceEmbed from Getty Images
Dimitri Rassam and Charlotte Casiraghi arrive at the Rose Ball 2018
In March 2018, Charlotte got engaged to Dimitri. She wore a diamond ring at Monaco's Rose Ball 2019.Embed from Getty Images
Charlotte Casiraghi engagement ring
On 23 October 2018, Casiraghi gave birth to a second child, a son named Balthazar.
The couple married civilly at The Prince's Palace of Monaco on 1 June 2019.
Charlotte and Dimitri married religiously at the Abbey of Sainte-Marie de Pierredon, outside Saint-Rémy-de-Provence on 29 June 2019.
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