Royals Who Married Commoners

Royals who married commoners, Today marks the anniversary of Princess Grace's death. In honor, we compiled a list of other commoners who, like Grace, married into a royal family. Scroll down some other commoner-turned-royal.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge -- The current commoner-Royal couple of choice. William met his girlfriend at St Andrews University and they had an on/off relationship for years before finally marrying on April 29 2011 at Westminster Abbey. Kate Middleton worked for Jigsaw Clothing before becoming the princess.

Prince Albert II of Monaco – He met his South African wife at the Mare Nostrum swim meet. His wife Charlene Wittstock (wedded July 1 2011) had however competed in the 2000 Sydney Olympics and was a special olympics ambassador in 2011.

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex – His wife was career orientated starting RJH Public Relations. They met at a charity event. Sophie Rhys-Jones wed Edward on June 19 1999. Sophie Rhys-Jones trained as secretary.

King Edward VIII of Great Britain – One of the biggest scandals in British Royal history. King Edward VIII met his American bride Wallis Simpson and abdicated the throne so he could be with her. They married June 3 1937.

Prince Nikolaos of Greece -- Prince Nikolaos married his long term girlfriend on Aug. 25 2010. Before marrying Tatiana Blatnik worked for the famous designer Diane Von Furstenberg.

Princess Victoria of Sweden – The fairytale wedding captivated Sweden. The Princess married her commoner boyfriend in Stockholm on June 19 2010. Daniel Westling has his own company Balance Training Sweden. Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel have one child.

Prince Charles, The Duchy of Cornwall – It’s hard to believe this man was once a young and eligible bachelor but after dating his brides older sister he met the young Diana Spencer. She was just 20 and they married on July 29 1981. Of course they had 2 children but did divorce and Princess Diana got a 17 million pounds in divorce settlement. The People’s Princess of corse sadly died with her boyfriend on that fateful night in Paris. Charles is now married to Camilla Parker Bowles.