American, trapped in the royal family

Meghan Markle, Grace Kelly, Diane von Furstenberg, and another US citizen, received the honorary title after marriage

In November 2017 it became officially known that in May 2018, Prince Harry (younger son of Prince Charles) and an American actress and model Megan Markle married. 36-year-old Markle became famous for his role in the series of "force majeure". But it is not the first American who became a member of the royal family.

American, trapped in the royal family

King of England, Edward VII and Uoliss Simpson

In 1936, King Edward VII of England fell in love Uoliss Simpson, who by that time had already been married twice. The British government was against this novel. The passion was so strong that King Edward chose the love of power, and nearly became king (he ruled all 326 days), abdicated in December 1936 for the marriage to Simpson. In 1937 they married and became the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.

American, trapped in the royal family

Rita Hayworth and Prince Aly Khan

Hollywood star actress Rita Hayworth was married five times visited. In 1949 he married for the third time for Prince Ali Khan, the son of Indian Sultan Aga Khan III. The marriage lasted four years, gave birth to Prince Hayworth's daughter Yasmin Aga Khan, has become a public figure.

American, trapped in the royal family

Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III of Monaco

Another film star Grace Kelly left Hollywood for the sake of marriage to Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956. They met in France during the film festival in Cannes, and then organized a photo session in the Prince Palace. Kelly married the royal offspring just a week after he finished shooting the film "High Society". It was her last film. Their marriage lasted 26 years, until Kelly tragically died in a car crash.

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Lee Radziwill and Prince Stanislaw Albrecht Radziwill

Lee Radziwill, nee Caroline Lee Bouvier, was the younger sister of Jackie Kennedy. She married the Polish Prince Stanislaw Albrecht Radziwill in 1959. He was the second of her husband. Stanislav family impoverished after the German invasion, but after a successful marriage to a wealthy Swiss heiress, Stanislav could improve their financial situation. Lee became his third wife. They lived in London, in a house not far from Buckingham Palace. True, in 1974 the couple divorced.

American, trapped in the royal family

Hop Hook

Dame of New York City Hop Hook in 1963, married the last monarch Sikkama Prince Palden Thondup Namgyal. In 1975, Sikkim became one of the states of India, and Palden Thondup Namgyal was deprived of power. Soon his relationship with Hop Hook went wrong, but they just got divorced in 1980

American, trapped in the royal family

Diane von Furstenberg

Designer Diane von Furstenberg, born Diane Halfin, in 1969 became the wife of Prince Egon von Furstenberg. The marriage lasted only three years. Curious coincidence, in 1995, the son of Prince Egon also married an American Alexandra Miller, but in 2002 they divorced.

American, trapped in the royal family

Queen Noor

Noor al-Hussein, born Lisa Najeeb Halaby - last wife and widow of King Hussein of Jordan. She graduated from Princeton, and then worked in the Royal Jordanian Airlines, where she met her husband. In 1978 they married and took the name Nour Halabi, which translates from Arabic as "easy". In marriage, the couple had four children, in 1999, King Hussein died.

American, trapped in the royal family

, Marie-Chantal Miller

Duty free heiress Marie-Chantal Miller met Crown Prince Paul of Greece on a blind date in 1992. In 1995, they were married. Paul was the first among the new generation of European monarchs who dared to misalliance. And Miller became Her Royal Highness Crown Princess of Greece and Princess of Denmark. At the royal couple's five children and they are still married.

American, trapped in the royal family

Kelly Rondestvedt

The American investment banker Rondestvedt Kelly married the Crown Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Saxony Hubertus Michael in 2009. Among the known members of the royal house - Prince Albert and Queen Victoria.

American, trapped in the royal family

Kendra Spears

Model Kendra Spears has been the face of brands such as Prada and Chanel. In 2013, she married Prince Rahim Aga Khan. Now she is also known as the Princess Salwa Aga Khan. The couple had two children.