Prince Nikolai

Prince Nikolai

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Updated On July 20, 2022
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark

Prince Nikolai is a member of the Danish royal family. Prince Nikolai is the elder son of Prince Joachim and his first wife, Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg. As of 2020, he is seventh in the line of succession to the Danish throne.

Early Life

Prince was born Nikolai William Alexander Frederik, on August 28, 1999. He was born at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is the oldest grandchild of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and her husband, Prince Henrik. Moreover, he is currently 22 years old and has a Virgo zodiac sign.

Additionally, the he is of Chinese descent, as he is a great-great-grandson of Mary Ho Li from Guangdong, China. He has 3 younger siblings: one full brother, Prince Felix, one half-brother, Prince Henrik, and one half-sister, Princess Athena.

Moreover, his godparents are the Crown Prince of Denmark (paternal uncle), Nicola Baird (maternal aunt), the Earl of Wessex, Peter Steenstrup, and Camilla Flint. And after their divorce, Prince Joachim and Alexandra had joint custody of Prince Nikolai and Prince Felix. Nikolai attended ‘Krebs School’ in Copenhagen.

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Caption: Prince Nikolai with his parents Prince Joachim and Countess Alexandra, his younger brother Prince Felix, his stepmother Princess Marie and Marie’s two children. Source: Hello Magazine

Education and career

Prince Nikolai attended 10th grade in Herlufsholm School at Næstved in 2014. Similarly, after receiving his upper secondary education there as well. He was confirmed on Saturday, 18 May 2013 in Fredensborg Palace Church in the presence of his immediate family and all his godparents.

In 2018, it was reported that he was working as a fashion model. Moreover, he made his fashion show debut alongside supermodel Cara Delevingne. In 2018, he tried his hand at modeling and made his debut at London Fashion Week for Burberry. Therefore, he signed with Scoop Models.

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Caption: Prince Nikolai clicking a photo with her mother and brother. Source: Pinterest


Further, he has done endorsement work for brands such as Dior and Burberry. Closing the Dior Tokyo Fashion Show, which was attended by David Beckham, Bella Hadid, Kate Moss, and many others. He opened his first men’s wear show, Kim Jones’s Dior debut in June 2018. Moreover, he made his TV show debut as himself on ‘Go’ after Danmark’ in 2002.

On 28 August 2017, many members of the royal family met on ‘HDMY Dannebrog’ to celebrate Nikolai’s 18th birthday. He went to admitted to ‘Hærens Sergentskole’ in Varde where he would have a two-year education as a reserve officer. But he left school 2 months later for personal reasons. He went to Copenhagen Business School to study a Bachelor in Business Administration and Service Management in July 2019.

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Caption: Prince Nikolai walking in the runway. Source: Evening Standard

Titles and styles

He is styled as “His Highness Prince Nikolai of Denmark, Count of Monpezat”. Nikolai has been Prince of Denmark since birth and Count of Monpezat since 29 April 2008, when Queen Margrethe granted the title to her male-line descendants. Further, his official title in Danish is ‘Hans Højhed Prins Nikolai til Danmark, Greve af Monpezat’.

Personal Life

In May 2018, Prince Nikolai was dating Sydbank president’s eldest daughter, Benedikte Thoustrup. Other than this, there is no further information regarding his love life. Therefore, his dating history and other information regarding his private matter remain secretive. As an emerging royal, he understandably keeps most of his private life on the down-low.

Moreover, reflecting on his parent’s love life, his parents met in 1994. It was while he was visiting her native Hong Kong. The pair’s whirlwind courtship led to their wedding day on November 18, 1995, in the Chapel of Frederiksborg Castle at Hillerød. However, they divorced in 2005.

Body Measurements

The handsome Prince Nikolai stands tall at a height of 6 feet or 183 cm. Similarly, he has a matching weight that consists of 72 kilos or 159 lbs. He has a pair of pretty green eyes and has brown long curly hair. However, he has maintained a slim and fit body physique. Moreover, he has a healthy and fit body status as of now.

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Caption: Prince Nikolai posing for a photo. Source:

Social Media

Prince Nikolai is not active on any social media platform. However, he has many fan account on Instagram that gives an update about his ongoing life and upload many pictures. As the prince, he might not be allowed to be active on social media so that he would not involve in any type of scandal or controversy.

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