Monaco's most intriguing royal Charlotte Casiraghi celebrates her 27th birthday amid pregnancy rumours

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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.