Dating wittstock, princess of monaco (french: charlène;[fn 2] born charlene lynette wittstock, 25 january 1978), is a former olympic swimmer for south africa and wife of prince albert ii. charlene was born on 25 january 1978 in bulawayo, rhodesia (renamed zimbabwe in 1980), the daughter of michael kenneth wittstock (born 1946), a sales manager, and lynette wittstock (née humberstone, born 1957), a former competitive diver and swimming coach.
Prince Albert II and Charlene Wittstock wedding woes finally pay offwittstock family is of german origin; charlene's great-great-grandparents martin gottlieb wittstock and johanne luise née schönknecht emigrated to south africa from the pomeranian village of zerrenthin in northern germany in 1861 to escape hardship. yesterday’s monaco times newspaper there was a nice article about the future princess of monaco, miss charlene wittstock.
prince albert ii of monaco and miss charlene wittstock are: mrs. their son dudley kenneth wittstock, charlene's paternal grandfather, married sylvia fagan nicolson, also of mostly english origin.
article: wedding of albert ii, prince of monaco, and charlene wittstock. charlene was born in rhodesia (today zimbabwe), the daughter of michael and lynette wittstock, and the family relocated to south africa in 1989.