Who's left? World's most eligible royals

Who's left? World's most eligible royals

A look at the world's hottest royal bachelors and bachelorettes, now that Prince William is off the market

The royal wedding may be over, and the most eligible royal for the past decade may be off the market, but those dreaming of marrying royalty need not despair. There are still a few left to fight over. 

From Bhutan to Monaco, deposed royalty to reigning kings, here are the world’s hottest, most eligible royals.

 

The princesses

 

5. Charlotte Casiraghi


Royal lineage: Daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco and the late Italian businessman Stefano Casiraghi. Granddaughter of Grace Kelly.

Fast facts: The 24-year-old, whom Karl Lagerfeld likened to Brigitte Bardot, competes in show jumping competitions in Gucci riding outfits specially made for her.

She has journalistic ambitions too -- in 2009, she founded eco fashion magazine Ever Manifesto, an “irregularly published” magazine which stopped at its first issue. 

Casiraghi is currently dating British gallery owner Alex Dellal.

Most likely spotted at: Front rows of Paris fashion week shows, or show jumping at the annual Global Champions Tour.

 

4. Princess Sirivannavari of Thailand


Royal lineage: The only daughter of Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn and his ex-wife, the ex-actress Sucharini Vivacharavongse.

Fast facts: Princess Sirivannavari, who has a rather unique sense of styling (such as pairing a leopard-print shirt  with checkered harem pants), was invited to showcase her fashion line in both Paris and Bangkok fashion weeks.

The 24-year-old is a member of one of the richest royal families in the world.

Most likely spotted: At all the major shows during every Paris Fashion Week. 

 

3. Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark


Royal lineage: Younger daughter of the deposed King Constantine II of Greece and his wife Anne-Marie of Denmark.

Fast facts: Born in London 10 years after her father was deposed, Princess Theodora was raised in an all-girls boarding school in England before studying theater and arts at Brown University, Central Saint Martins and Northeastern University.

The 27-year-old recently relocated to Los Angeles from London to try to make movies professionally.

Most likely spotted at: Movie premieres. She was recently photographed at the premiere of Lionsgate's "Blood Out."

 

2. Princess Sonam Dechen Wangchuck of Bhutan


Royal lineage: Daughter of the fourth King of Bhutan Jigme Singye Wangchuck. Sister of the fifth King, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.

Fast facts: Little is known of the almond-eyed Princess Sonam, apart from the fact that she holds an international relations degree from Stanford University, obtained her master's in law from Harvard Law School and plans to use her legal training to strengthen Bhutan’s developing judiciary and legal system.

We also don't know if she's married, but if there's a glimmer of a chance she isn't, we'll take it.

Most likely spotted at: State events in Bhutan.

 

1. Princess Madeleine of Sweden


Royal lineage: Youngest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden.

Fast facts: Princess Madeleine looks like a Barbie doll and speaks English, German, Swedish and French.

The 28-year-old does charity work for Min Stora Dag, the Swedish equivalent of Make-A-Wish Foundation. In her spare time, she show-jumps under the alias "Anna Svensson."

In 2010, she broke off her engagement with lawyer Jonas Bergström, her beau of eight years, after he reportedly slept with a college student.

Most likely spotted at: Stockholm University, where she is currently taking graduate classes.

 

 

The princelings

 

5. Andrea Casiraghi


Royal lineage: Son of Princess Caroline of Monaco and the late Italian businessman Stefano Casiraghi. Grandson of Grace Kelly.

Fast facts: When he’s not busy championing disheveled chic at fashion parties, the 26-year-old Casiraghi does charity work for children's rights group AMADE Mondiale and cerebral palsy research foundation La Fondation Motrice.

Casiraghi is currently dating Colombian beer heiress Tatiana Santo Domingo.

Most likely spotted at: Monaco Grand Prix, according to Vanity Fair, or around Soho on a skateboard, according to New York Post.

 

4. Prince Carl Philip, Prince of Sweden


Royal lineage: Second oldest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia.

Fast facts: The Orlando Bloom look-alike is fond of skiing and races Porsches. He is also a Swedish navy lieutenant. The 31-year-old designs stationery for charity in his spare time.

He broke up with Emma Pernald, his girlfriend of 10 years, in 2009 and is currently dating Sofia Hellqvist, a glamour model with a history of posing topless with a python and kissing porn star Jenna Jameson.

Most likely spotted at: The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, where he is reportedly taking courses.

 

3. Prince Amedeo Of Belgium


Royal lineage: Son of Archduke Lorenz of Austria-Este and Princess Astrid of Belgium

Fast facts: The low-profile Prince Amedeo is one of the few princes on our list who has a real job. The prince, who is seventh in line to the Belgian throne, currently works at Deloitte in the Financial District of New York City.

The 24-year-old prince completed the New York City marathon in 2008.

Most likely spotted at: Financial District, New York City.

 

2. King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan


Royal lineage: Eldest son of the fourth King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, and his father's third wife, Queen Ashi Tshering Yangdon.

Fast facts: At 28, King Jigme is one of the youngest monarchs in the world. He graduated from Wheaton College in the United States and obtained an M.Phil in politics at Oxford University.

His popularity among both locals and foreigners is epic. Some locals reportedly wept when he announced plans to curb the powers of the monarchy in a bid to modernize the country.

His visit to Thailand in 2006 generated media hysteria and gave rise to legions of female fans.

These days, he is busy transforming the country’s government into a constitutional monarchy.

Most likely spotted at: State events in Bhutan.

 

1. Prince Harry of the United Kingdom


Royal lineage: Younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales.

Fast facts: Following the marriage of the world's most eligible royal, the title naturally fell to his younger brother, the wayward Prince Harry.

Prince Harry possesses a rather oafish sense of humor, made famous by a tabloid photo of him wearing a Nazi uniform at a fancy dress party. He was also caught on video making racist remarks.

He doesn’t have a university degree, opting instead for a career in the army; nor does he have a steady partner, opting instead for on-off girlfriend and party fanatic Chelsy Davy.

But he has one thing Wills doesn’t have: hair, and lots of it.

Most likely spotted at: Nightclubs in London.

 

Former CNNGo staff writer Tiffany Lam produced and scripted current affairs documentaries and was a reporter for a local English newspaper before making the brave, brave decision to write about things she’s actually interested in.

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