Princess Sofia, Duchess of Värmland

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Princess Sofia
Duchess of Värmland
Princess Sofia June 2015.jpg
Sofia in June 2015
BornSofia Kristina Hellqvist
(1979-05-13) 13 May 1979 (age 43)
Danderyd Hospital, Danderyd, Sweden
  • Prince Alexander, Duke of Södermanland
  • Prince Gabriel, Duke of Dalarna
  • Prince Julian, Duke of Halland
HouseBernadotte (by marriage)
FatherErik Oscar Hellqvist
MotherMarie Britt Rotman

Princess Sofia of Sweden, Duchess of Värmland (born Sofia Kristina Hellqvist on 6 December 1984) is the wife of Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland. She began dating Prince Carl Philip in 2010.[1] She has also been a glamour model and reality television contestant. Hellqvist has appeared on the reality show Paradise Hotel.

Marriage and motherhood[change | change source]

She married Prince Carl Philip at Slottskyrkan in Stockholm on 13 June 2015. After the marriage she got the title Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Värmland. Their first child Prince Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil, was born on 19 April 2016. In March 2017, it was announced that the couple's second child is expected in September 2017. Their second son Prince Gabriel Carl Walther was born on 31 August 2017.

Titles, styles and honours[change | change source]

  • 6 December 1984 – 13 June 2015: Miss Sofia Kristina Hellqvist
  • 13 June 2015 – present: Her Royal Highness Princess Sofia of Sweden, Duchess of Värmland (swedish: Hennes Kungliga Höghet Prinsessan Sofia av Sverige Hertiginna av Värmland)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Palace confirms Prince Carl Philip's romance after blocking nude photos". Retrieved 5 February 2015.