Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway
Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway is the wife of Crown Prince Haakon, heir apparent to the throne of Norway.
A Norwegian commoner and single mother with a disadvantaged past, she was a controversial figure at the time of her engagement to Haakon in 2000.
Born: 19 August 1973 (age 45 years), Kristiansand, Norway
Full name: Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby
Spouse: Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway (m. 2001)
Children: Marius Borg Høiby, Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway, Prince Sverre Magnus
Education: Kristiansand Cathedral School (1994),
Parents: Marit Tjessem, Sven O. Høiby