Leave it to the royal family to release a wedding confirmation about a woman no one knows! In confirming the engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton, the palace released a statement saying Catherine Middleton will marry the prince. Of course everyone quickly figured out who Catherine was – and now they’re wondering more about the woman who will be princess!
Here are some other things you may not have known about Ms. Middleton:
* Her full name is Catherine Elizabeth Middleton.
* She has two siblings.
* She has a strong interest in photography.
* She works for fashion chain Jigsaw.
* She shared a flat with Prince William in college.
* She recently began calling herself Catherine – so get used to “Princess Catherine,” not “Princess Kate.”
* She is 28.
* Her parents own a mail-order business selling toys and games.
* She was a straight-A student.
* The British press nicknamed her “waity Katie” as she “waited” for a proposal.
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