10 Real-Life Royal Family Members Who Married Commoners Like Veer-Rani In Apna Time Bhi Aayega
Check out the members of royal families from around the world who chose a commoner as their life partner, much like Veer and Rani!
Royal families around the world have always been quite sensitive and mindful of whom they choose as their family and whom they get married to, as the future of the monarchy depends a lot on that. Apna Time Bhi Aayega’s Veer (Fahmaan Khan) and Rani (Megha Ray) too, have faced many hurdles in their relationship because Rani belonged to a commoner’s status as compared to Veer who is a member of the Rajawat royal family. In real life also, there have been many members of Royal families who have disregarded the status of their royalty and married a commoner instead. Here are some royal family members from around the world who married a commoner.
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Kate Middleton and Prince William
Born as Catherine Middleton, Kate belonged to a simple upper-middle-class family and met her husband Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, in her university and they both fell in love. They got married on 29th April 2011 and Kate Middleton became Duchess of Cambridge. She is most likely to be a future queen consort.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
Prince Harry of the British royal family followed his brother’s footsteps and married Meghan Markle. Meghan is an American citizen who has been divorced once, but disregarding the royal family’s age-old reservation against divorcees, Harry married Meghan on May 19, 2018, and have been together through many hurdles.
King Edward and Wallis Simpson
Another member of the British royal family who married a commoner was King Edward VIII, who before anyone else in the family chose love over his royal status. King Edward abdicated the throne when he was faced with restriction from the government and the Church of England regarding his marriage with Wallis Simpson, an American divorcee. After his abdication, he married Wallis and lived in France for the rest of his life.
Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III
Prince Rainier III of Monaco met his future wife Grace Kelly after many delays in his palace in 1955. Grace was a popular American film actress and after a year of meeting her, they got married in 1956 and Grace became the Princess of Monaco.
Queen Noor and King Hussein
King Hussein of Jordan married Noor in 1978 in Amman and she became Queen Noor of Jordan since then. Born in a Syrian-American family, Queen Noor’s real name was Lisa Najeeb Halaby and she met her husband at an airport where she worked for the airline industry.
Masako Owada and Emperor Nahuhito
Emperor Nahuhito met Masako Owada while she was a diplomat for the government of Japan. He courted her for many years and at last, the couple got married in a traditional ceremony in 1993. Masako Owada became an empress in 2019.
Daniel Westling and Princess Victoria
Daniel Westling became Prince Daniel when he married Princess Victoria, the Crown Princess of Sweden, in 2010. He was Princess Victoria’s personal trainer prior to their marriage.
Mary Elizabeth Donaldson and Crown Prince Frederik
Crown Prince of Denmark, Frederik, met his wife Mary Elizabeth Donaldson in a pub in Australia during one of his visits. She belongs to a simple Scottish family. Four years after their initial meeting, the couple tied the in 2004 in Copenhagen.
Letizia Ortiz and King Felipe VI
Letizia Ortiz belonged to a simple middle-class family and worked as a journalist before she got married to the King of Spain, Felipe VI. After her marriage, she became the Queen of Spain when her father-in-law abdicated the throne in 2014.
King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Jetsun Pema
Before becoming the Queen of Bhutan, Jetsun Pema was a simple girl who was finishing her studies. The couple got married on October 13 2011 and she became the Queen of Bhutan at the age of 21 years.
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