Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat, R.E. was born Mary Elizabeth Donaldson; 5 February 1972 is the wife of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark. She is a 51 years old. Frederik is the heir apparent to the throne, which means that should he succeed, Mary will automatically become Queen consort of Denmark.
Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark Personal Life
Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, was born Mary Elizabeth Donaldson on February 5th, 1972, in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She is the eldest daughter of John Dalgleish Donaldson, a Scottish professor of applied mathematics, and Henrietta Clark Donaldson, a university secretary. Mary grew up in Tasmania and attended the University of Tasmania, where she earned a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws degree.
In 2000, Mary met Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark while she was working in Sydney. The couple kept their relationship a secret for a while before making it public in 2001. They announced their engagement on October 8th, 2003, and were married in Copenhagen Cathedral on May 14th, 2004. The couple has four children: Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent, and Princess Josephine.
As Crown Princess of Denmark, Mary is heavily involved in charity work and is patron or protector of various organizations, including the Danish National Association for Autism, the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Europe, and the Danish Refugee Council. She also supports efforts to combat bullying and promotes healthy living.
Mary is known for her fashion sense and has been featured on numerous best-dressed lists. She is also fluent in Danish, English, and French, and has been recognized for her work promoting Danish culture and businesses internationally.
As a child, Donaldson attended Clear Lake City Elementary School in Houston, Texas (where her father worked), and then moved to Sandy Bay, Tasmania, from 1975 to 1977. She attended Waimea Heights from 1978 to 1983, Taroona High School from 1984 to 1987, and Hobart College from 1988 to 1989 for her secondary education. From 1990 to 1994, she studied at the University of Tasmania, graduating on 27 May 1995 with a combined Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws degree. Between 1994 and 1996, she attended a graduate program and qualified with certificates in advertising from the Advertising Federation of Australia (AFA) and direct marketing from the Australian Direct Marketing Association (ADMA).
Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark Career
During her childhood, she was involved in sports and other extracurricular activities both at school and elsewhere. She studied music, playing piano, flute, and clarinet, also playing basketball and hockey.
After graduating in 1995, she worked for Australian and international advertising agencies. She moved to Melbourne after graduation to work in advertising. She worked as an account executive as a marketing and communications trainee at DDB Needham’s Melbourne office. Mojo Partners hired her as an account manager in 1996. Six months after her mother’s death, she resigned and travelled to the United States and Europe. She spent three months in Edinburgh as an account manager with Rapp Collins Worldwide before moving to Sydney in early 1999 to work as an account director with the international advertising agency Young & Rubicam.
Donaldson taught English at a business school in Paris during the first half of 2002, but after permanently relocating to Denmark, she was hired by Microsoft Business Solutions (5 September 2002 – 24 September 2003) near Copenhagen as a project consultant for business development, communications, and marketing.
Mary Elizabeth Donaldson was born the youngest of four children of Henrietta (née Horne), executive assistant to the vice-chancellor of the University of Tasmania, and John Dalgleish Donaldson, an academic and mathematics professor. Captain Peter Donaldson (1911-1978) was her paternal grandfather. Born and raised in Hobart, Australia, she was named after her grandmothers, Mary Dalgleish and Elizabeth Gibson Melrose. She has two older sisters, Jane Stephens and Patricia Bailey, and an older brother, John Stuart Donaldson. Her mother died from complications following heart surgery on 20 November 1997 when Mary was 25.
Love Story & Husband
During the Summer Olympics in Sydney in 2000, Mary met Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark at the Slip Inn on September 16, 2000. Frederik was at the bar with his brother Prince Joachim, his cousin Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark, as well as the Prince of Asturias and Princess Märtha Louise of Norway at the time. Mary’s flatmate was known to the Prince of Asturias.
The Danish court declared on September 24, 2003, that Queen Margrethe II intended to give her assent to the marriage at the State Council meeting set for October 8, 2003.
Frederik had given Mary an engagement ring with an emerald-cut diamond and two emerald-cut ruby baguettes, the colours of the Danish flag. On October 8, 2003, the pair announced their engagement.
In 2020, Mary and Frederik celebrated their 16th wedding anniversary, and their relationship continues to be strong. They are both highly respected members of the Danish royal family and are beloved by the Danish people.
Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark Children
The couple have four children:
Prince Christian Valdemar Henri John, born 15 October 2005 at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen
Princess Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe, born 21 April 2007 at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen
Prince Vincent Frederik Minik Alexander, born 8 January 2011 at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen
Princess Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda, born 8 January 2011 at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen
Latest News About
Denmark’s Crown Prince, Princess visit Taj Mahal in Agra
Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik Andre Henrik Christian and Crown Princess Mary Elizabeth on Sunday visited the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra.
The Danish royal couple arrived on Sunday on a four-day visit to India, starting Sunday, February 26, to March 2. Ministry of External Affairs official spokesperson Arindam Bagchi took to his Twitter handle to inform about the arrival of the Denmark’s Crown Prince and Crown Princess.
Arindam Bagchi noted that the visit of the royal couple will further strengthen and enhance the close and friendly ties between India and Denmark.
Bagchi tweeted, “Their Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik & Crown Princess Mary of Denmark arrive in India for a 4-day visit. This is the 1st Royal Visit from Denmark in two decades. Will further strengthen and enhance the close & friendly ties between our countries.”
During the visit to India, Denmark Crown Prince Frederik Andre Henrik Christian will hold a meeting with Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar.
Danish Crown Prince will address the opening session of the India-Denmark: Partners for Green & Sustainable Progress organized by CII. He will also meet President Droupadi Murmu, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in the press release. During the visit, the Danish royal couple will visit Chennai.
The royal couple will depart from Chennai on March 2. Denmark’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Lars Lokke Rasmussen, Minister for Environment Magnus Heunicke, and Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities, along with senior officials and a high-level business delegation, are accompanying the royal couple during their visit to India.
According to MEA, the visit is the first ever from the Danish Royal family in two decades. Earlier, the Crown Prince travelled to India in 2003. Queen Margrethe II visited India in 2003 as a Crown Princess, according to the press release.
how tall is crown princess mary of denmark ?
Crown Princess Mary of Denmark’s height is reportedly 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm).
How old is crown princess mary of denmark ?
She is a 51 years old.
|Name||Mary Elizabeth Donaldson|
|Birthdate||February 5th, 1972|
|Birthplace||Hobart, Tasmania, Australia|
|Parents||John Dalgleish Donaldson and Henrietta Clark Donaldson|
|Education||Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from University of Tasmania|
|Spouse||Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark|
|Children||Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent, and Princess Josephine|
|Languages||Danish, English, and French|
|Philanthropic work||Patron or protector of various organizations, including the Danish National Association for Autism, the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Europe, and the Danish Refugee Council. Supports efforts to combat bullying and promote healthy living.|
|Fashion sense||Known for her elegant style and has been featured on numerous best-dressed lists|
|Promoting Danish culture and businesses||Recognized for her work promoting Danish culture and businesses internationally|
|Current role||Crown Princess of Denmark|