The Duchess of Cambridge is one of the most photographed faces in the world. But Kate wasn’t always destined for a royal life, Kate Middleton, as she was then known, was just like you or I before she married Prince William! Below, we’ve discovered 15 things you didn’t know about the Duchess of Cambridge!

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visit the University of British Columbia on September 27, 2016 in Kelowna, Canada.

The answers to the most googled questions about Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton became Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge when she married Prince William on 29 April 2011 at Westminster Abbey. She wore one of the most stunning royal gowns ever by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen.


The Duchess of Cambridge is now a mother to two gorgeous little royals of her own! Kate and William are doting parents to little Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

However, although The Duchess of Cambridge is constantly in the public eye, there’s lots still to discover about the sophisticated and stunning royal. For example ,do you know what Kate’s cute childhood nickname was?

Or, did you know that Kate was once a star on the stage? Although her acting career may have started and finished at school, Kate’s confidence performing will certainly still help her in her role as an active member of the royal family today! The Duchess of Cambridge first appeared in a school play aged 11. She won the lead role of ‘Eliza’ in classic stage musical My Fair Lady.

You can see her confident performance of “Wouldn’t It Be Lovely” below!

From meeting foreign dignitaries, to making speeches in public, we’re sure Kate’s early performance experience has helped the Duchess in her role today. Even if she isn’t required to sing solo in public anymore! Take a look at her first ever public speech here…

Discover more things you didn’t know about the Duchess of Cambridge below!