Princess Stephanie - Updated Feb 2024

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Monte Carlo, Monaco

Princess Stephanie

Princess Stephanie is the youngest child of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and Grace Kelly, an American actress. Princess Stephanie is the younger sister of Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Caroline of Hanover.

Early Life and Childhood

Princess Stephanie was born on February 1, 1965, in Prince’s Palace, Monte Carlo, Monaco her age is 57 years as of 2022 and Stephanie is a naturalized Monacan citizen who practices Christianity.

Similarly, her birth name is Stephanie Marie Elisabeth Grimaldi and her birth sign is Aquarius. Stephanie was the daughter of Rainier III and Grace Kelly.

She is the third and youngest child after Caroline and Albert II. Her godparents are her paternal first cousin Elisabeth-Anne de Massy and her maternal uncle John B. Kelly Jr.

Princess Stephanie

Caption: Princess at a young age. Source: Purple Cover


Talking about her educational background, Princess Stéphanie received her primary and secondary education at the Dames de Saint-Maur in Monaco, followed by the école and collège Dupanloup in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.

Moreover, Stéphanie received her baccalauréat from the Cours Charles de Foucauld in 1982. During her high school years, she studied classical dance and piano, as well as competed in gymnastics and horseback riding.

Princess Stephanie – Net Worth 2023

Princess Stephanie is the youngest child of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and Grace Kelly, an American actress. Princess Stephanie’s estimated net worth is around $100 million.v


Stéphanie and her mother were involved in a car accident on their way home from their farm in Rocagel, France, on September 13, 1982. Grace died the following day, September 14, while Stéphanie suffered a hairline fracture of a neck vertebra.

Although the official report stated that Grace had a stroke while driving, rumors spread that Stéphanie, who had to miss her mother’s funeral due to her recovery, was the one behind the wheel.

Stéphanie refused to speak publicly about her mother’s death until 1989, when she agreed to an interview with author Jeffrey Robinson, claiming that the story was false.

Career and Professional Life

Stéphanie began an apprentice program at Christian Dior under the direction of head designer Marc Bohan in 1983, following her physical recovery from the accident that killed her mother.

The following year, she made her modeling debut on the biannual haute couture special published by the Spanish magazine HOLA!, a venture she repeated in 1990. Stéphanie covered German Vogue and the American edition of Vanity Fair in 1985.

Moreover, Stéphanie self-produced and released her first single with the French label, Carrere, in February 1986, produced by Yves Roze. Both “Ouragan” and its English version, “Irresistible,” were international hits, selling over 2 million copies.

The full album Besoin, released as Stéphanie in some countries, sold over 1.5 million copies worldwide, including 100,000 in France. After recording “In the Closet” with Michael Jackson for his album Dangerous, Stéphanie ended her music career.

However, Stéphanie was credited on the single under the alias “Mystery Girl,” and her involvement in the song was not revealed until several years later. She returned to singing briefly in 2006 when she recorded “L’Or de nos vies,” a charity single with her foundation Fight AIDS.

Princess Stephanie

Caption: Princess singing a song. Source: Wikipedia

Brand Endorsements

Princess Stéphanie of Monaco attended her daughter Pauline Ducruet’s latest fashion show for her clothing brand Alter. She also became a spokesperson for the Swiss beauty line La Prairie, for which she was photographed by Horst, and she appeared on the cover of French Vogue in September 1986, photographed by Helmut Newton.

Stéphanie launched the Pool Position swimwear line in 1986 with Alix de la Comble, whom she met during her internship at Dior.

Furthermore, Stéphanie launched her self-titled perfume in 1989. Stéphanie is a co-owner of the Replay cafes and stores in Monaco and Barcelona. She guest-edited and covered Vogue Paris in December 2008.

Awards and Nominations

H.S.H. Prince Albert II awarded Prince Stephanie the Grand Cross of the ‘Order of Grimaldi in 2005 for her humanitarian work. Similarly, she was also the Chancellor Recipient of the Monaco Red Cross Medal.

Relationship Status

In 1992, she began dating her bodyguard, Daniel Ducruet. Stephanie and Daniel had two children, Louis Robert Paul Ducruet and Pauline Grace Magui Ducruet.

The couple married in 1995 but divorced the following year after Daniel was discovered in a compromising situation with another woman. Stephanie’s third child, Camille Marie Kelly Gottlieb, was born in Monaco.

Although she never revealed Camille’s father’s identity, it has been speculated that he is Jean Raymond Gottlieb, another bodyguard. In 2001, she began dating Franco Knie, a married elephant trainer, and moved into his circus caravan. She returned to her royal family in Monaco after the affair ended in 2002.

Moreover, in 2003, Stephanie married Portuguese acrobat Adans Lopez Peres in a private ceremony in Switzerland. However, in November 2004, this marriage also ended in divorce.

Princess Stephanie

Caption: Princess with her ex-husband. Source: People News

Body Measurements

Talking about her height Msfiiire is 5 Feet 7 inches tall and weighs 60kg. Similarly, Msfiiire’s body measurement is 34-26-34 inches her eye color is blue and her hair color is black. Also, Msfiiire’s dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 9(US).

Princess Stephanie – Social Media

Princess Stephanie is not active on social media. Stephanie likes to be present and keep her personal life private, hence she does not use any social networking sites.