Here is a look at the life of the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton.
Birth date: January 9, 1982
Birth place: Reading, Berkshire, England.
Birth name: Catherine Elizabeth Middleton.
Father: Michael Middleton, former airline pilot now mail-order business owner.
Mother: Carole (Goldsmith) Middleton, former flight attendant.
Marriage: Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge (April 29, 2011-present)
Children: son, July 22, 2013
Education: University of St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, 2005, MA, Art History
Other Facts: A commoner, she is the eldest of three children of self-made millionaires.
Her engagement ring belonged to Princess Diana.
2001 - Meets Prince William at University of St. Andrews.
2002-2005 - Shares living quarters with William and several other college students
2003 - Begins dating Prince William around Christmas.
April 1, 2004 - First public sighting of the couple, a ski trip in Switzerland, is reported.
2006-2007 - Works as an accessories buyer for British female fashion chain store Jigsaw.
March 2007 - Ends relationship with Prince William, but within months they are on again.
October 2010 - Becomes engaged to Prince William during a trip to Kenya.
November 16, 2010 - Prince Charles officially announces the engagement to the world.
November 23, 2010 - Wedding date and place is announced, April 29, 2011 at Westminster Abbey.
April 29, 2011 - Marries Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge at Westminster Abbey. Becomes Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge.
May 2011 - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge set up housekeeping on a rented farm in Anglesey, Wales.
June 2011 - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge make an apartment on the grounds of Kensington Palace their London home.