Princess Charlene of Monaco's birthday: ten facts

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Princess Charlene of Monaco's birthday: ten facts

1. Charlene was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, on 25 January, 1978, to sales manager Michael Kenneth Wittstock and Lynette Wittstock, who was a former competitive diver and swimming coach.

With her parents and two younger brothers, Gareth and Sean, Charlene relocated to South Africa in 1989.