While the hottest commoner Kate Middleton may have made headlines for becoming a member of the royal family of England, there are crowned women all over the world and their beauty goes highly unacknowledged. It doesn’t matter whether they have jewels on their head or not, their grace, style and exemplary take on fashion is what makes them different.
Kate’s elegance and class is an extreme offset to others’ on this list… pretty salacious behavior has been shown by some of these royal women! Kate might be famous but she’s definitely as scandalous or controversial as these women.
Sirivannavari of Thailand
Forbes ranked princess Sirivannavari Nariratana among the 20 hottest royals in 2009. Raised by her mother in the UK, the only daughter of the King currently resides in Thailand with her grandfather and father. At the age of 30, she is an enthusiast in sports and arts apart from being an active participant in the high fashion world.
Claire Coombs, Princess Of Belgium
Claire Coombs married Prince Laurent of Belgium in 2003 and now they have three children. She is the sister-in-law of the King of Belgium, Phillipe. As a land-surveyor prior to her marriage, didn’t stay in Belgium until the age of three. She is mostly seen at events hosted by Alison Rose, British Ambassador to Belgium and also charity events for animal welfare and environmental cause.
Myra Madihah Of Malaysia
Besar Kecil of Negeri’s royal daughter and princess of Malaysia, Tunku Myra has been married for 10 years to Iskandar Jaafar-Greaves. She is popular among the high society ranks and owns an events management company.
Zara Of The UK
The second oldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth, Zara Tindall is married to Mike Tindall, ex-rugby player for England. As a British equestrian she won a silver medal for event riding at the 2012 London Olympics. She is 17th in line to the throne.
Mozah Bint Nasser Of Qatar
One of the three wives of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa, Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser holds BA in Sociology and was awarded an honorary Doctorate from Virginia Commonwealth University. Apart from many other foreign honors, she represents her husband at international conventions and events.
Malaysian Princess Manohara Odelia Pinot
A controversial royal figure, Manohara Oledia was once an Indonesian model. In 2008, she married Tengku Fakhry, Prince of Malaysia. While she was only 16 at the time of her marriage, her mother claimed that the prince abducted the new princess. In 2009, Manohara escaped to Indonesia after reporting abuse during the marriage, refusing all grand gestures and gifts from the Prince in an attempt to win her back.
Victoria Of Sweden
The Duchess of Västergötland and Crown Princess of Sweden, Victoria Ingrid Alice is currently next in line to the throne and will be the fourth queen regnant of Sweden. In 1980, her title was changed to Princess from Duchess, when a law reform permitted that the throne successor can be of either gender, regardless of marriage. She is one of the only three throne heirs in the world.
Letizia Of Spain
One of the favorite royal fashion trendsetters in the world, Queen Letizia of Spain was a news anchor and a journalist. In 2004, she married King Felipe VI of Spain. She became the Ambassador of Nutrition in the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in 2015.
Mary Of Denmark
Wife of Prince Frederick who is first in line to the throne of Denmark, Mary Elizabeth is an Australian native. She’s the actual “fairytale” romance as Frederick and Mary met in a Sydney pub long before Kate and William. There are four children of the royal couple.
Rania Of Jordan
Known for her work with cross-cultural dialogue, health, community empowerment, youth, as well as education, Queen Rania of Jordan is a mother two daughters and two sons and a wedded wife of King Abdullah II bin al-Hussein. She holds an honorary master’s degree in international Cooperation and Development from the University of Rome.
Marie-Chantal Of Greece
The current Crown Princess of Greece, Marie-Chantal is a London native. She converted to Greek Orthodoxy for marrying Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece and the eldest son of King Constantine II. Marie-Chantal founded an international children’s clothing brand in 2000 still serves as its Creative Director.
Sonam of Bhutan
A Stanford University graduate, Princess Sonam of Bhutan also holds a master’s degree in law from Harvard University. The daughter of Bhutan’s fourth King, she was married to Dasho Phub W. Dorji in 2009. She is the President of Bhutan National Legal Institute apart from being a major political figure.