Sirikitiya Jensen

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Sirikitiya Jensen
สิริกิติยา เจนเซน
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Born Mai Jensen
(1985-03-18) March 18, 1985 (age 32)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Full name
Sirikitiya Jensen
House Mahidol (Chakri Dynasty)
Father Peter Ladd Jensen
Mother Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya

Khun Sirikitiya Jensen[Note 1] (Thai: สิริกิติยา เจนเซน, born March 18, 1985),[1] born Mai Jensen (Thai: ใหม่ เจนเซน), is a granddaughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand and a niece of King Vajiralongkorn of Thailand. She is a daughter of Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya (the King's eldest daughter) and her American former husband Peter Ladd Jensen. She is also known by her birth name and nickname as Khun Mai.

Early life[edit]

Sirikitiya is the youngest of three children. Her older sister is Khun Ploypailin, and her older brother was Khun Poom. Sirikitiya and her siblings grew up in San Diego, California, United States. She and her brother attended Torrey Pines High School, a public school. In 2001, after their parents' divorce, Princess Ubolratana and Poom moved back to Thailand. Sirikitiya stayed in San Diego with her father and graduated from high school in 2003. She subsequently attended University of California, Riverside. She graduated from New York University (class of 2007), majoring in East Asian studies, with a focus on the histories of Japan and China.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Khun is a Thai courtesy title which is used to show respect but does not indicate a royal status.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reigning Royal Families: Thailand". Europa Biographical Reference. Retrieved June 22, 2012. 

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