Most people absolutely adore Kate Middleton and often compare her to the late Princess Diana. Being married to Prince William isn’t an easy role with all of the scrutiny, but she seems to be very graceful in her appearance and her character. Her official name is Catherine, Dutchess of Cambridge.

She was born January 9th, 1982. Her family has been in the public eye as well with most giving them the respect and privacy that they deserve after the curiosity is over. Her parents both worked for British Airways in the early 1980s but then they created their own party decoration business which is worth a great deal of money today.

The family has instilled down to Earth values in Middleton and her siblings. As a young woman, she worked as a buyer for Jigsaw, a clothing chain. She also took on various roles within her parents business. She has a great business sense and it has further influenced the love that the people have for her.

Middleton met Price William at college in Scotland, The University of St. Andrews. They met in 2001. The media had long speculated that the couple would marry within a year of the two being a couple. In 2007 though the media had to report a split for the couple. They continued to be good friends but by 2008 they were again romantically linked.
They couple were official engaged in 2010. The wedding occurred in Westminster Abbey on April 29th, 2011. It was broadcast around the world and photos were online and in every magazine. Many compared that wedding day to that of the late Princess Diana and Prince Charles.

Even the royal family isn’t free from scandal, and the pictures of Kate Middleton and Prince William with her top off that were published were an embarrassment to them. However, it doesn’t seem to have changed the way that the public looks at her. The fashions of Middleton continue to be embraced by the people of Britain. In 2012, she was selected as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine.

The excitement continues to grow for this royal married couple as their first baby is due in July. The exact due date has been kept quiet in a hopes to offer some privacy during the event. You can bet as soon as the baby arrives though it will be news all over the world with plenty of photos to follow!