Jetsun Pema – Queen of Bhutan
Jetsun Pema, 27, is the world’s youngest living queen. She first took the throne at the age of 21 in 2011, when she married 31-year-old King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan.
Born: 4 June 1990 (age 29 years), National Referral Hospital, Thimphu, Bhutan
Full name: Jetsun Pema Wangchuck
Spouse: Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (m. 2011)
Education: Regent’s University London, The Lawrence School, Sanawar
The landlocked Southern Asian nation, located on the eastern edge of the Himalayas, covers an area of about 38,394 square km, and has a population of 811,597.
The couple, who have a 22-month-old son, The Gyalsey or “Prince”, have both previously studied in England, share a love of art, and were once dubbed the “Will and Kate of The Himalayas”.