Charlene Wittstock is a young and successful face on the Global map. She is a Moroccan Princess, who was formerly a South African National Swimmer. Charlene was born on 25 January 1978 in Rhodesia, which is now known as Zimbabwe. She was born in a middle class family. Her inspiration for the swimming career came from her mother, a former competitive diver and coach.
Charlene started her swimming career in the year 1999, where she won three gold medals and a silver medal at the 1999 All Africa Games. In 2000, she represented South Africa in the Sydney Olympics. Her team finished on the fifth position in the 4 × 100 metre medley relay.
Swimming brought Charlene and Prince Albert II together, when she travelled to Monaco for a competition. The couple did not become public until 2006. They tied the knot on 1 July 2011. Wittstock has been conferred with the title of Her Serene Highness the Princess of Monaco.
Charlene Wittstock Parents
Michael Kenneth worked as a Sales Manager in a private organization. The family was based in Rhodesia. They moved to South Africa in 1989.
Lynette Humberstone (Mother)
Lynette, the inspiration behind Charlene’s successful swimming career, was a former competitive diver and swimming coach.
Charlene Wittstock Siblings
Born in the year 1980, Gareth is the younger brother of the Charlene. He presently works as a computer technician. Gareth is in a relationship with Rosin Gavin.
Born in 1983, he is the youngest of all the siblings of the swimming champion. He is a sales representative by profession. Sean married Chantell Violet Serfontein in 2013.
Charlene Wittstock Spouse – Prince Albert II
Born on the 14 March 1958, Albert II is also known as Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi. He is the current ruling Monarch in Monaco as well as head of the Princely House of Grimaldi. Albert II is the heir of American actress Grace Kelly and the Prince of Monaco called Rainier III. He has three siblings.
Children of Charlene Wittstock and Prince Albert II
The couple has two children, twins by birth.
Born on the same day as her brother on 10 December 2014, Gabriellia was given the title of Hereditary Princess of Monaco. However, the title could not stay for long as three minutes later her brother came into the world. Her father subsequently made her the Countess of Carladès.
Born on the same day as his Sister, Prince Jacques has been awarded with the title of Hereditary Prince of Monaco. Jacques is predictably the next heir to the throne of Monaco.
Charlene Wittstock Net worth
Wittstock is rated amongst among the most influential personalities by a number of websites. She has an estimated net worth of $1 billion.