Her Royal Highness, Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark
Her Royal Highness, Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, was born on June 20, 1983 in London. She is the younger daughter and fourth child of King Constantine II of Greece and Princess Anna Marie of Denmark.
Theodora descended from the powerful European royal family. Her father, Constantine II, the deposed King of Greece, is the son of King Paul I of Greece and Queen Federica, both great- grandchildren of Queen Victoria of England, the late Greek King was also the grandson of King Christian IX of Denmark. Constantine II has two sisters, Queen Sophia, wife of King Juan Carlos of Spain, and Princess Irene who now lived in Spain. Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth II of England, is King Constantine II’s paternal uncle.
Theodora’s mother, Anna Marie, is a daughter of King Frederick IX of Denmark and Queen Ingrid, she is a younger sister of the current Danish monarch, Queen Margrethe II, her other sister, Princess Benedikte married a German Prince. Through Queen Anna Marie, Theodora is a great-great-niece of Queen Elizabeth II of England who is also her godmother. She is listed as the 300th in line to the British throne. She is related to the former Russian Imperial family, her great grandmother, Queen Olga, was a granddaughter of Emperor Nicolas I of Russia.
Princess Theodora born a decade after her father was deposed and moved to London with the rest of their family. As a direct descendant of the Royal House of Glucksburg-Oldenburg of Denmark, Theodora is carrying a Danish passport.
Just like any other upper class girls, the Greek princess attended boarding school through out her elementary and secondary schools. She went to the United States and matriculated at the prestigious Brown University in Rhode Island where she finished Bachelor of Arts degree major in Theater Arts in 2006. After her graduation she moved back to London and studied fashion designing at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design.
The Greek royal family. From left: Queen Anna Marie, King Constantine II, Princess Alexia, Carlos Morales, Princess Theodora and Prince Philippos
In 2009, she opened a clothing line in London but early this year, she went to Los Angeles to pursue a career in cinematography. The Princess has been touted to be Prince William’s perfect match. Just like him, Theodora comes from a distinguished European royal house and very familiar with the royal routine. She grew up around royalty and a perfect choice to be a future Queen Consort of Great Britain.