Royal Babies!Princess Charlene and Prince Albert II of Monaco Welcome Twins!
It’s a boy and a girl for Princess Charlene and Prince Albert II of Monaco!
The royal couple reportedly welcomed twins on the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Princess Grace hospital in Monaco.
The babies, who were allegedly birthed via cesarean section, are the first children born to the 36-year-old former South African Olympic swimmer and her 56-year-old husband.
Although the monarchy has yet to confirm the reports that Charlene has given birth, the timing does coincide with the Princess’ mid-December due date.
Princess Charlene and Prince Albert on Nov. 19, 2014.
Albert — whose parents were the late Princess Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III of Monaco — first met Charlene in 2006 when the royal accompanied her to the opening ceremony of the Torino Olympics. The couple got engaged in June 2010, married in a lavish royal ceremony on July 1, 2011 and announced they were expecting in May.
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While the newborns — who are the first twins born into Monaco’s royal family since the 13th century — are the first children for Charlene, Albert has two daughters, Jazmin Grace Grimaldi and Alexandre Coste, from two previous relationships.
According to royal customs, the couple’s son will ascend to the throne when his father, the current reigning monarch, abdicates or passes away.
‘Mail Online’ first reported this news.