Pauline Ducruet

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Pauline Ducruet
Pauline Ducruet.jpg
Ducruet in May 2016
Born
Pauline Grace Maguy Ducruet

(1994-05-04) 4 May 1994 (age 25)
Height166 cm (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Parent(s)Daniel Ducruet
Princess Stéphanie of Monaco
RelativesLouis Ducruet (brother)

Pauline Grace Maguy Ducruet (born 4 May 1994) is the elder daughter of Princess Stéphanie of Monaco. Her maternal grandparents were Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and American actress Grace Kelly. She is the niece of Prince Albert II. Ducruet is currently 16th in the line of succession to the Monegasque throne.

Early life[edit]

Pauline Ducruet was born in 4 May 1994 at Princess Grace Hospital Centre in La Colle, Monaco. She is the second child of Princess Stéphanie of Monaco and Daniel Ducruet. Her parents subsequently married in a civil ceremony on 1 July 1995. She has an older brother (Louis) and three half-siblings. Her half-brother Michael is the son of Daniel Ducruet and Martine Malbouvier.[2] Her half-sister, Camille Gottlieb, is the daughter of Princess Stéphanie and Jean-Raymond Gottlieb.[3] Her other half-sister, Linoué Ducruet, is the daughter of Daniel Ducruet and Kelly Marie Carla Lancien.[4][5]

Education[edit]

Ducruet received a baccalaureate, literary section, from Lycée Prince Albert I de Monaco.[6] Ducruet is said to have skipped a year in school, making her a year behind her brother, rather than two years behind.[7] She received her French Baccalauréat degree in July 2011. In 2012, she studied at Monaco's language school.[8]

For three years, Ducruet was a stylist apprentice at the Instituto Marangoni in Paris.[9] In 2015, Ducruet went to study fashion design in New York; part of her studies were a five-month internship at Vogue[9][7] and a six-month internship at Louis Vuitton.[10] She received an associate degree in Fashion Design from Parsons The New School for Design 2015–2017.[11]

Fashion career[edit]

In June 2017, Ducruet partnered with Maria Zarco in the launch of Altered Designs, a fashion company the two women publicize via Instagram.[10]

Diving career[edit]

Ducruet is a competitive diver. In 2010, she represented Monaco at the World Junior Diving Championships in Aachen, Germany, and in July 2010, she competed in the European Junior Swimming and Diving Championships in Helsinki, Finland. In August 2010, she was part of the Monaco delegation at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore.[12][13]

Competitive results[edit]

  • 6th in 1-meter springboard at the international meeting in Eindhoven, The Netherlands[14]
  • 5th in the 1-meter springboard championships in France Winter Youth in Angers, France[14]
  • 2nd jumps of 1 and 3-meter championships in France Youth Summer School in Strasbourg[14]
  • 19th and 22nd at the European Championships in Helsinki[14]
  • a finalist in the 3-meter springboard in the 1st Youth Olympics in Singapore.[14] (final result: 12th place of 13 divers)[15]
  • 18th FINA Junior Diving World Championships
    • Group A Girls 1m (16–18) – (Prelim/Quarterfinal) 21[16]
    • Group A Girls 3m (16–18) – (Prelim/Quarterfinal) 29[16]

On 5 November 2010, Ducruet was nominated as "Sportsperson of the year" for the 2009–2010 season.[17]

Other interests[edit]

Ducruet's earliest activities include the training of elephants in the circus of Franco Knie.[18][19] In 2004, she was involved in gymnastics; her mother is president of Monaco's gymnastics federation.[20]

As of December 2011, according to Princess Stephanie, Pauline was assisting her with all aspects of the 2012 International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo.[8] She also founded and presides over the jury of the "New Generation" circus festival in Monaco, specifically for people under 20 years of age.[21]

Succession[edit]

Ducruet is a niece of Prince Albert II of Monaco, and is currently 16th in the line of succession to the Monegasque throne.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Green, Michelle. "A Princess Reborn". People magazine. Time Warner. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Jean-Raymond Gottlieb: qui est le père de Camille". Gala.fr. Archived from the original on 17 November 2016. Retrieved 1 December 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ Daniel Ducruet si è sposato con la sosia di Stéphanie di Monaco
  5. ^ Daniel Ducruet et sa fille Linoué (fille qu'il a eu avec sa nouvelle épouse Kelly) - 22ème édition du gala Faire Face à l'Opéra du Grand Avignon à Avignon le 10
  6. ^ "Baccalauréat : Pauline Ducruet bachelière ! | Dernière Minute Monaco". Nice-Matin. Retrieved 2017-03-06.
  7. ^ a b Knightley, Emma (29 November 2017). Princely Monaco XXI: The House of Grimaldi in the 21st Century (Kindle ed.). ISBN 9780359058945.
  8. ^ a b "Stéphanie de Monaco : ''Je suis une quadra dynamique''". Purepeople.com. Retrieved 2012-02-16.
  9. ^ a b "Pauline Ducruet poursuit ses études à New York". Gala. Archived from the original on 20 May 2017. Retrieved 30 November 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  10. ^ a b "Pauline Ducruet launches a new clothing line: See the looks". Hellomagazine.com. Archived from the original on 23 June 2017. Retrieved 30 November 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  11. ^ "The House of Grimaldi: new generation, Pauline and Louis Ducruet". HelloMonaco. Archived from the original on 17 October 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  12. ^ "Monaco : Quatre athlètes monégasques à Singapour". Maprincipaute.com. 5 August 2010. Archived from the original on 2013-01-06.
  13. ^ "Princess Stephanie Seeks Low Profile As She Supports Diver Pauline Ducruet". Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games. 17 Aug 2010. Archived from the original on 2013-01-06.
  14. ^ a b c d e "Qui sera désigné " meilleur sportif asémiste " de l'année ? | Monaco | Monaco-Matin". Monacomatin.mc. Retrieved 2017-03-06.
  15. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-01-10. Retrieved 2011-08-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  16. ^ a b "MeetControl / DiveMeets – Diver Profile Ducruet 28716". Secure.meetcontrol.com. Archived from the original on 2013-03-30. Retrieved 2012-02-16.
  17. ^ "Sonia Delprete, sportive de l'année | Monaco". Nice-Matin. Retrieved 2017-03-06.
  18. ^ "Estefanía de Mónaco relacionada con Franco Knie, director del famoso circo suizo". Hola.com. Retrieved 2012-02-16.
  19. ^ "¡HOLA! Sumario 1". Hola.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-15. Retrieved 2012-02-16.
  20. ^ "Estefanía De Mónaco Y Su Ex Marido, Daniel Ducruet, Juntos A Una Actuación Gimnástica De Su Hija, Paulina". Hola.com. 2007-03-07. Archived from the original on 2016-01-10. Retrieved 2012-02-16.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  21. ^ "The Princely Digest: International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo". HelloMonaco. Archived from the original on 16 October 2017. Retrieved 30 November 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
Pauline Ducruet
Born: 4 May 1994
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Louis Ducruet
Succession to the Monegasque throne
16th in line
Last in line