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Sweden's Princess Madeleine intends to leave New York City


December 29, 2014
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It seems thetime has come for Princess Madeleine to say adjö to the Big Apple. The Swedish royal, 32, and her husband Christopher O’Neill, 40, have lived in New York City for a fewyears but are ready to make the move across the Atlantic.

Princess Madeleine has called New York home since 2010

With the couple recently announcing that they are expecting their second child,Madeleine told Sweden’s Sveriges Television network that they will be moving toEurope “in the near future.” The Princess added, “That’s where we have ourfamilies.”

Madeleine has certainly made many fond memories inManhattan since arriving in 2010 after ending her engagement to attorney Jonas Bergström.She met British-American banker Chris and the two married in Stockholm in June2013. In February, Princess Leonore was born at a New York City hospital.

Madeleine and Christopher met through mutual friends

Since living in the city, Madeleine has worked for the WorldChildhood Foundation with Chris continuing his career in finance. She said inan interview after their wedding, “It is important for me torepresent Sweden, and I am also proud to make it in the United States.”

Princess Leonore was christened in Stockholm in June 2014

She has certainly made an impact in the United States and wherever theyend up, they will be greeted with open arms.

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