Duchess Catherine will celebrate her 40th birthday on January 9, 2022. Both Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles congratulate the Royal with a number of selected shots from the past 11 years.
Duchess Catherine, 40, has a particularly close relationship with the family of her husband Prince William, 39. After all, Kate has been a model royal since her wedding to William in 2011 and is growing more and more into her role of future queen from year to year. An aspect that Queen Elizabeth, 95, and Prince Charles, 73, especially appreciate.
Duchess Catherine: Queen Elizabeth shares 4 photos on her 40th birthday
On the official Instagram account of the monarch there is a very special series of photos on Kate’s birthday. These are photos showing Queen Elizabeth at the side of the mother of three. The first picture illustrates the good relationship between the two royals. Both the Queen and Kate are beaming with joy at a public appointment. The highlight: Instead of a photo in which Kate directs her gaze in the direction of the monarch, the palace opts for a photo in which the 95-year-old looks proudly at the duchess.
The other pictures of Kate are not only an homage to Prince Williams’ wife, but also a special thank you for her commitment. At the same time, the pictures capture how respected the 40-year-old is in the family. The monarch shares a photo in which Kate can be seen with her husband and children, as well as a photo in which she poses at the side of Duchess Camilla, 74.
Prince Charles congratulates his daughter-in-law
Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla also want to wish Kate a happy birthday. The Royals share three pictures in honor of the Duchess on Instagram. The first shows Kate at Prince Charles’s side. Both give each other a warm smile. In the second photo, the Royal is photographed together with Camilla and Queen Elizabeth. The third portrait is a close-up of the Duchess herself. “We wish the Duchess of Cambridge a happy 40th birthday,” says the social media post.
To mark Kate’s 40th birthday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released three new portraits. It enchants with several highlights and in different looks: On the one hand in a ruby red designer dress by Alexander McQueen. Another icing on the cake are Kate’s earrings. These belonged to Williams’ late mother Princess Diana, † 36.
Sources used: instagram.com