Princess Charlene of Monaco Pregnant with First Child with Prince Albert

Princess Charlene and Prince Albert of Monaco

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updated 05/30/2014 AT 12:00 PM ET

originally published 05/30/2014 AT 1:20 PM ET

There’s another royal baby on the way.

Princess Charlene of Monaco is expecting her first baby, the palace has announced.

The baby is due to be born toward the end of the year.

This will be the first child for former Olympic swimmer Charlene, 36, who wed Prince Albert, 56, in 2011. Albert has two other children from previous relationships: daughter Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, 12, and son Alexandre Coste, 10.

In a statement, the palace of Monaco said: “T.S.H. the Prince and the Princess of Monaco are delighted to announce the pregnancy of H.S.H. Princess Charlene. The birth is expected at the end of the year.”


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