Victoria of Sweden: biography and latest news!

    Victoria from Sweden © Dana Press
    Victoria from Sweden © Dana Press

  • Occupation : Royal Highness
  • Sign : Cancer
  • Date of birth : Thursday 14 July 1977 (age: 43)
  • Country: Sweden

Victoria of Sweden is the crown princess of Sweden. Elder daughter of King Carl Gustaf of Sweden and Queen Silvia, she was born on July 14, 1977 in Stockholm. She has a brother, Carl Philip, and a sister, Madeleine.

Princess Victoria is an open-minded and worldly girl. She studied in the United States at Yale, then in France at the Catholic University of the West in Angers. She speaks French, English, German and Spanish. Studious and rigorous, she has a thirst for learning, and also follows in her country a training in the institutions of Sweden and a military initiation. Victoria is highly regarded by her subjects for her modernity, her charitable commitments and her many activities. A prominent member of the Gotha, she is also appreciated by members of other ruling families. Victoria of Sweden has thirteen godchildren.

On the private side, Victoria of Sweden married Daniel Westling, her former gym coach, on June 19, 2010. On February 23, 2012, the princess gave birth to a baby girl named Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary. On March 2, 2016, the family grows with the arrival of a second child, a baby boy named Oscar.

On March 11, 2021, the Royal House of Sweden announces that Victoria of Sweden and her husband have tested positive for the coronavirus.