Name Catherine Elizabeth Middleton
Born 9 January 1982 (1982-01-09) (age 29)
Reading, Berkshire, England
Education Master of Arts
Alma mater University of St Andrews
Parents Michael Francis Middleton
Carole Elizabeth (née Goldsmith)
Relatives Pippa Middleton (sister)
James Middleton (brother)
In November 2006, Middleton accepted a position as an accessory buyer with clothing chain Jigsaw.
Middleton has been featured in several best-dressed lists and was selected by The Daily Telegraph as the “Most
Promising Newcomer” in its 2006 list of style winners and losers.
She was also featured in People magazine’s 2007 and 2010 best-dressed lists.
Middleton’s unsubstantiated status as the girlfriend of William brought her widespread media coverage in the UK and abroad, and she was often photographed on her daily outings. On 17 October 2005, she complained through her lawyer about harassment from the media, stating that she had done nothing significant to warrant such publicity.
On 14 April 2007 The Sun newspaper broke a “world exclusive” suggesting that Prince William and Middleton had split up. Other media outlets such as the BBC confirmed the story as the day progressed. The couple decided to break up during a holiday in the Swiss resort of Zermatt
On 16 November 2010, Clarence House announced that the couple are to marry in 2011.
On 16 February 2011, Clarence House announced that Middleton’s and William’s first royal tour of Canada would take place in July 2011.