Monaco's most intriguing royal Charlotte Casiraghi celebrates her 27th birthday amid pregnancy rumours
Any promise of a fairytale family life came to an end with Stefano's death in 1990.
He was killed in a tragic speed boat accident during a world championship trial race off the coast of Monaco.
One legacy Charlotte's dashing young father left her – and her heart-throb siblings for that matter – was his Italian good looks.
And the radiance of her American film star grandmother Grace Kelly has also carried through the generations.