Career: After graduating from St Andrews University, Kate became an accessory buyer for high street fashion chain Jigsaw, before leaving to work for Party Pieces, her parents’ party-planning business.
Relationships: Before she met William, Kate dated Willem Marx and Rupert Finch. She met Prince William at St Andrews University in 2001 and they dated until April 2007, when they split up for several months. They reconciled within the year and their engagement was announced on 16th November 2010. They married at Westminster Abbey on 29th April 2011. The royal couple announced in December 2012 that they were expecting their first baby together.
FYI: Kate was featured in People magazine’s 2007 and 2010 best-dressed lists.