Kate Middleton has one of the most photographed faces on the planet, but did you know that she's the first royal to sign a pre-nup? Come and learn more about the newest addition to the Royal Family...
Kate Middleton’s pet name for Prince William is reportedly Big Willie. Oh-er.
Kate Middleton is related to George Washington, they are cousins eight times removed. Their common ancestor was Sir William Gascoigne, who died in 1487.
Kate Middleton’s engagement ring was actually Prince Harry’s, he looked after it following Diana’s death but handed it over to his brother when he discovered that he planned to propose.
Kate Middleton owns a sausage maker and likes to make strawberry jam and plum preserves as gifts.
Despite previous reports, Kate is not allergic to horses. She avoided the animals at the War Horse premiere to protect her Alice Temperley gown. Very wise.
Kate Middleton is a keen photographer and before her marriage to Prince William, she took pictures for her parents’ mail-order business, Party Pieces.
It’s thought that the Duchess of Cambridge is the first royal to sign a pre-nuptial agreement. One has got to protect their assets.
Kate Middleton studied at the British Institute in Florence during her gap year. The Duchess spent three months learning a mixture of art history and Italian, which set her back £2,800 (at today’s prices). Kate paid around £500 a month to stay in student digs in the Italian city.
The Duchess isn’t just a pretty face, she has also completed her Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award.
When she’s in London, Kate loves nothing more than to go for a ride on a Boris bike.
Prince William’s friends reportedly used to make snide comments about Kate’s mother Carole being a former flight attendant. Rude.
A blue ribbon was sewn into Kate Middleton’s Sarah Burton-designed wedding dress.
At 29, Kate Middleton was the oldest royal bride in British history.
After graduating from St Andrews, Kate had aspirations of launching a children’s clothing line.
Kate Middleton spent her wedding night at Buckingham Palace, breaking the tradition that royal couples leave London after their wedding.
Along with her brother James Middleton, Kate was planning to open a bakery with some proceeds doing to disadvantaged youths.
Kate Middleton can reportedly drink William under the table. When the royal is tipsy, she can stand there watching, appearing totally sober.
Kate wanted to name the tables at the royal wedding after places she’d visited with Prince William.
Kate Middleton was named as one of ‘The 100 Most Influential People In The World’ by Time magazine.
Kate Middleton has a pub named after her. When she received her royal title, the Duchess of Cambridge, a pub in Windsor was renamed in her honour.
Kate Middleton is a fan of DVD Box Sets, with Downton Abbey and The Killing being her faves.
Kate Middleton’s middle name is Elizabeth.
Kate Middleton has worked part-time as a web page designer and as a marketing officer for her parents’ firm, Party Pieces.
Kate Middleton and Prince William received a tandem Boris bike from the London Mayor.
Kate Middleton can have up to five outfit changes a day when she’s on official business.
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