The love story of Kate and WilliamVika
In 2021, Prince William and Kate Middleton celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary. The couple managed to create a wonderful family together. And, like every long-lived couple, they have their own secrets to a strong and happy marriage.
At Pictolic, we love it when the fairy tale comes to life, so we have selected 11 facts and stories about the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton that will show how strong their relationship really is.
1. They were college roommates.
Prince William and Kate Middleton met in 2001 while both were attending the University of St Andrews. But it wasn't until 2002, when Prince William saw Middleton walking down the runway in a see-through dress, that she stole his heart for the first time. They started dating in 2003 and moved in together, sharing an apartment with two other friends.
2. They separated before tying the knot.
Sometimes we may have to go our separate ways before we realize that we want to spend the rest of our lives with someone. And for Prince William and Kate Middleton, this scenario was no different. In 2007, Duke broke up with Kate because he was in doubt about the relationship and needed some break.
3. From the very beginning, they were best friends.
Being best friends with your loved one is the foundation of a good relationship that Prince William believed in from the beginning. In an interview, he said that being friends with Kate in the first place was a huge advantage, and from that moment everything began to develop.
4. They secretly got engaged before announcing it to the public.
Like all birds in love, they wanted to have that special engagement moment. A month before announcing his engagement, Prince William proposed to Middleton. “We had a little time alone with friends, and I just decided that now was the right time,” said Prince William.
5. Their wedding is listed in the Guinness Book of Records.
Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding was easily considered the wedding of the decade. In April 2011, 1,900 guests attended the wedding at Westminster Abbey in London but were not the only ones attending the ceremony as it was broadcasted worldwide. With 72 million streams online, it has been listed in the 2012 Guinness World Records as the record for "Most Live Streaming for a Single Event."
6. They must abide by strict rules as a royal couple.
Newlyweds often show their love for the puno, this is not the case for Prince William and Kate Middleton. As a couple, they must follow strict royal protocol, which includes a ban on public displays of affection. They also cannot eat shellfish, cannot use nicknames.
7. They safely survived Kate Middleton's difficult pregnancy.
The couple had already tripled their love with the birth of Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, but this pregnancy was not easy for Kate. During her first pregnancy, it was discovered that she suffered from Hyperemesis Gravidarum, which can cause severe nausea, vomiting, weight loss, and dehydration.
8. They have a good sense of humor.
The couple who laugh together stay together. Their jokes were caught on camera several times, including when the Duke and Duchess were at the Taste of Norfolk event. Surrounded by a group of chefs, Kate said, "William has to put up with my cooking most of the time," to which he jokingly replied, "That's the reason I'm so skinny."