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Commoners Who Married Royals

9 Well-Known Commoners Who Married Royals

Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge
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Although royals often marry other royals, some princes and princesses have found love with commoners. There's Prince William and Kate Middleton, of course, who famously met in school. Sweden's Prince Carl Philip tied the knot with Sofia Hellqvist, a former model and reality-TV star. Over the years, royals have fallen for all sorts of people, including a journalist, a Hollywood actress, an Olympic athlete, and a gym owner. With a look at royal couples past and present, see some of the well-known commoners who became royalty through marriage, then check out more on royals across the globe, including the cutest pictures of Prince George and Queen Letizia's stunning appearance.

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