We’ve all seen the Disney movies where the girl meets the boy who just happens to be a member of a royal family, and the rest is history. But, stories like this happen in real life all the time! Though not every little girl can grow up to be a princess, some are lucky enough to do so! We put together a list of eighteen real life princesses with impressive stories and careers so that you can learn a bit about what royalty is REALLY like!
Check out these 16 real life princess who deserve more popularity than they get!
#18 Princess Madeline
Another equestrian princess is on slide six!
#17 Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana
Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana of Thailand is arguably the most adored member of the Thai Royal Family. She is the daughter of Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, a fashion designer, and has been a professional Badminton player for several years. She even won a gold medal during the 2006 SouthEast Asian Games! This next princess breaks the mold with her athletic skills!
#16 Princess Alexandra
Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg Grand Duke Henri and Maria Teresa Mestre y Batista-Falla. She is their fourth child. She’s highly athletic and plays sports like tennis, skiing (in water and snow), and dancing. She’s also very gifted with languages- she speaks Luxembourgish, English, French and Spanish fluently and has a basic knowledge of German and Italian.
Another brilliant princess is on slide 11!
#15 Queen Noor
Though she’s not technically a princess, Queen Noor of Jordan is the only American-born royalty on our list! She was born in Washington, D.C. in 1951 as Lisa Najeeb Halaby, but married the late King Hussein of Jordan in 1978. Though he is deceased now, she still lives in Jordan and is involved with the ruling of the country!