Laura Ponte

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Laura Ponte y Martínez (born 9 June 1973 in Vigo)[1] is a Galician, Spanish model, daughter of José Manuel Ponte Mittelbrunn (born 1942) and wife Marcela Martínez Zapico (born ca. 1945). She entered the fashion industry in 1993, and has worked for Valentino, Lagerfeld, and Ralph Lauren, among others.[2]

She married Luis Beltrán Ataulfo Alfonso Gómez-Acebo y Borbón (b. Madrid, 20 May 1973) on 18 September 2004, at La Granja de San Ildefonso, in Segovia. Her husband is the son of Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz, and the nephew of King Juan Carlos I of Spain. They have two children, Luis Felipe and Laura. The couple reportedly separated in May 2010.[3]


  1. ^ "Últimas noticias y biografía de Laura Ponte -". Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Laura Ponte Profile on FMD - Laura Ponte pictures / images". Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  3. ^ Staff (18 May 2010). "El reportaje del sobrino del Rey". ABC, archived at LexisNexis (in Spanish). Retrieved 9 August 2010. (subscription required (help)). 

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