Leonor, Princess of Asturias

Leonor, Princess of Asturias - Updated Jan 2023

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Scorpio

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Birthplace
Madrid, Spain

Leonor, Princess of Asturias is the elder daughter of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, she is the presumptive heir to the Spanish monarchy. She has the historical titles of Princess of Girona, Princess of Viana, Duchess of Montblanc, Countess of Cervera, and Lady of Balaguer in addition to the formal title of Princess of Asturias.

Early Life

Leonor de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Ortiz best known as Leonor was born on the 31st of October 2005, in Madrid, Spain. Currently, she is 17 years old and holds Spanish nationality. Likewise, she believes in Roman Catholicism. She was born at Madrid’s Ruber International Hospital.

Leonor, Princess of Asturias

Caption: Leonor with her family (Source: Instagram)

She is the eldest daughter of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain. Her father’s accession to the kingdom on June 19, 2014, made her heiress. In the line of succession, her younger sister, Infanta Sofa, comes after her.

Education and Activities

Leonor’s education began at Escuela Infantil Guardia Real, the Spanish Royal Guard’s daycare. On September 15, 2008, she began her first year of primary school at the Santa Mara de los Rosales School in Aravaca, close outside Madrid.

Her younger sister, Sofa, is also a student there. Leonor speaks Spanish and English fluently (the latter from her British nanny as well as her grandmother, Queen Sofa) and has learned Mandarin.

Leonor’s wax figure was unveiled in October 2014 at Madrid’s Museo de Cera. She got her First Communion on May 20, 2015, in line with Catholic tradition. Her father conferred the Order of the Golden Fleece to her the day before her tenth birthday.

In addition, the design of her personal standard and guidon was authorized by the Council of Ministers. Later, in January 2018, on the occasion of King Felipe’s 50th birthday, the King presented Leonor with the Golden Fleece collar in a ceremony at the Royal Palace of Madrid.

Leonor, Princess of Asturias

Caption: Leonor, Princess of Asturias at the Princess of Asturias Awards 2021 ceremony at the Campoamor Theater in Oviedo, Asturias, on October 22, 2021 (Source: Instagram)

In September 2018, Leonor made her first public appearance outside the palace, accompanying her parents to Covadonga to celebrate the 1,300th anniversary of the Kingdom of Asturias.

On October 31, 2018, Princess Leonor gave her first public speech, held at the Instituto Cervantes in Madrid, where she read the first article of the Spanish Constitution. The speech coincided with the constitution’s 40th anniversary and her 13th birthday.

On October 18, 2019, she gave her first significant speech at the Premio Princesa de Asturias. On November 4, 2019, she delivered her first speech at the Princess of Girona Foundation awards in Barcelona speaking in Spanish, Catalan, English, and Arabic.

Awards

As the heir presumptive to the crown, she is the nominal chairwoman of the Princess of Asturias Foundation and the Princess of Girona Foundation, though these roles are performed by her father until she reaches the age of 18.

Her father also awarded her the Order of the Golden Fleece medal and collar, as is traditional for the successor to the throne (awarded on 30 October 2015, and presented on 30 January 2018).

Leonor – Net Worth 2023

Being a member of the Royal family and Princess of Spain, she might have earned a huge sum of money. According to an online website, her net worth estimates at around $2 million to $3.5 million.

Relationship Status

Talking about her personal life, Leonor is pretty young to be a part of any kind of relationship and might be single at the moment. However, there is not much more information regarding her past relationship status, and has not shared any information regarding in general public.

Moreover, Leonor is not a part of any kind of controversy or rumors and likes to keep a safe distance from such things when can harm her personal image.

Leonor – Body Measurements

This princess stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 60 kg. Moreover, she has hazel-green eyes with blonde hair color and there is no other information regarding her dress size, shoe size, and others.

Social Media

On her Instagram, there are more than 115k followers. Likewise, there are more than 32k followers on Facebook and 610 followers on Twitter.