10 Facts About Kate Middleton

You may already know quite a lot about the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. However, there is a lot more to the princess besides her fairy-tale romance and impeccable sense of fashion. Here are 10 facts Kate Middleton you might not have known.

#1. Related to George Washington

George Washington

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She maybe British but the Duchess is related to the founding father of America- George Washington. They are eighth cousins removed eight times. Their common ancestor is Sir William Gascoigne.

#2. Squeak!

Not many know this but Kate Middleton was nicknamed ‘Squeak’ in junior high after the school guinea pig.  She attended school at St. Andrews in Berkshire from 1986 to 1995. Even in college, her friends did not spare her. She was nicknamed ‘Princess in waiting’ as she had a picture of Prince William on her closet.

#3. Kate and Will met in college for the first time

Kate and Will

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Although they lived in the same building, she really caught his attention when he saw her walk the runway in a sheer dress for a charity fashion show.

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