On the evening of September 12 (local time), James Middleton, Princess Kate’s brother announced the good news on his personal page that he had just married 32-year-old financial expert Alizee Thevenet after two delays. postponed due to Covid-19.
The 34-year-old businessman said the wedding took place warm and intimate on September 11 with the presence of family and close friends. The secret ceremony was held in the village of Bormes-les-Mimosas, in the famous Côte d’Azur region of France.
James Middleton and his bride Alizee Thevenet at their wedding in France
The couple both have the same hobby of loving dogs
According to British media, Princess Kate and her husband flew to France to attend the wedding. Princess Kate’s sister, Pippa Middleton, and businessman husband James Matthews were also present at the wedding. In addition, the ceremony also attended the groom’s parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, and James’ pet dogs Luna and Mabel.
Princess Kate’s brother could not hide his emotion and happiness, he wrote: “Yesterday, I married the love of my life. No words can describe how happy I am“.
It is known that the couple first met in 2018, announced their engagement in 2019 and originally planned to get married in May 2020. However, they were twice forced to postpone the date because of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The couple got to know each other in 2018
James (34 years old) is the youngest of the three Middleton sisters, after the eldest Kate (39 years old) and Pippa (38 years old). He was known to millions of people around the world when he read the Bible at the wedding of Princess Kate and Prince William in 2011. The Kate sisters were all raised in Berkshire. Like his two sisters, James also attended St. Andrew’s in Pangbourne.
Later, James attended Marlborough University in Wiltshire. He founded Ella & Co – an organic dog food company – in May 2020. Princess Kate’s sister-in-law, Alizee Thevenet, attended accounting and finance school in Brussels, then moved to London. Here she completed a master’s program in investment and finance at Queen Mary, University of London.
Alizee grew up in France and has lived in the UK, Belgium, Chile, Germany and Indonesia. It is known that she can speak fluent French, Spanish and English. The bride’s father, Jean-Gabriel, is a retired French diplomat who runs a chain of motels. The bride’s family is very supportive of the couple’s love.
Princess Kate’s family (right) at the royal wedding in 2011
“James is a very charming and mature man. I am very happy that my daughter has the right match. The baby is very happy“, Alizee’s father said.
Earlier this year, it was reported that James and Alizee had purchased a four-bedroom house in the village of Bucklebury for £1.45 million. Meanwhile, Princess Kate’s parents live in a £4.7 million manor in the same village.
Princess Kate’s sister Pippa also recently purchased Bucklebury Farm Park, home to many of the animals loved by Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. Many people think that Princess Kate’s biological family is happy and fulfilled, they have an enviable abundant life.
Source: Daily Mail