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Albert II, Prince of Monaco

Monach of Monaco
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Net worth 2018: $1 Billion
Residence: Prince's Palace of Monaco
Country: French
BirthDay: 14 March 1958
Sigh: Aries
Height: 1.83 m
Education: Amherst College

Albert II, Prince of Monaco was bornon 14 March 1958 in Prince's Palace of Monaco, French, is Monach of Monaco. The reigning monarch of the principality of Monaco, Prince Albert II, is the 32nd in line of the rulers of this sovereign microstate. The only male heir to the throne, he ascended it in 2005 upon the death of his father, Prince Rainier III. He belongs to the House of Grimaldi which has wielded power in this constitutional monarchy since 1297, with a few short periods of interruption. Bordered on three sides by France and on one side by the Mediterranean Sea, the prince has strong political power in this second smallest country in the world, which is nonetheless a major banking center with a diversified economy and home to some of the world's richest and most celebrated people. The prince has a commanding presence in this principality; he has received education befitting royalty, and is active in his role as a ruler. An avid sport enthusiast, Albert II participated five times in the Winter Olympics as part of his country's bobsleigh team. A lover of cars and aircrafts, he is a collector of both of them. He supports environmental protection and sustainable resource development — a cause he is committed to, both personally and in keeping with his family's long tradition. He has fathered legitimate and illegitimate children through several relationships, which he has publicly acknowledged


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His wife, Charlene, gave birth to their twin children, Gabriella Therese Marie and Jacques Honore Rainier, on December 10, 2014, with the accession right to the throne going to Jacques


Prince Albert led the life of a bachelor until he was 53 and then married Charlene Wittstock in July 2011 in an elaborate wedding celebrated throughout Monaco in all its royal splendor


He studied political science, English literature, economics and music and graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor degree in political science


In 1977, he went to Amherst College, Massachusetts for his higher education


He attended the prestigious Lycee Albert Premier high school, in Monaco, and graduated in 1976


Prince Albert II was born in Monaco on March 14, 1958 in the royal family of Prince Rainier III and his wife, Grace Kelly, an American actress and movie star

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