Princess Theodora
Princess of Greece and Denmark

Born 9 June 1983 (age 37)
Paddington, London, England, UK
Fiancée Matthew Kumar
House Glücksburg
Father Constantine II of Greece
Mother Anne-Marie of Denmark
Religion Greek Orthodox
Greek Royal Family
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HM The King
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HM The Queen of Spain
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HRH Prince Michael
Marina, consort of Prince Michael

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Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark (b. 9 June 1983 in London) is the younger daughter and fourth child of former King Constantine II of Greece and Anne-Marie of Denmark. She is currently ninth in the line of succession to the defunct Greek throne.

Early lifeEdit

Princess Theodora was born on 9 June 1983 at St Mary's Hospital, London as the younger daughter and fourth child of former King Constantine II of Greece and Anne-Marie of Denmark. She was born 10 years after the monarchy was abolished in Greece.

She has one older sister, Princess Alexia (b. 1965); two older brothers, Crown Prince Pavlos (b. 1967) and Prince Nikolaos (b. 1969); and one younger brother, Prince Philippos (b. 1986)

She was christened on 10 October 1983 at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sophia in London. Her godparents were Queen Ingrid of Denmark (her maternal grandmother), Queen Margrethe II of Denmark (her maternal aunt), Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Sofía of Spain (her paternal aunt), godfather King Michael of Romania, and Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia.[1]

Education Edit

Theodora attended the all-girls boarding school, Woldingham School, situated in Surrey, England, between 1994 and 2001. After a gap year spent at St Philip's College in Alice Springs, Australia, Theodora attended Brown University under the name Theodora Greece,[2] where she received her Bachelor of Arts on 28 May 2006.[3]

She attained her BA in Theatre Arts after having attended Northeastern University in Boston for two years and completing the four-year course at Brown University.[3] Subsequently she undertook graduate studies at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.[4]

Career Edit

In April 2010, her mother Anne-Marie confirmed that Theodora moved to Los Angeles to pursue a cinematography career. Indeed she started appearing in small roles under the name Theodora Greece.

She made her TV debut as a secretary in the long-running soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful on December 5, 2011.[5]

Personal life Edit

Engagement Edit

On 16 November 2018 it was announced that Princess Theodora is engaged to Los Angeles based attorney, Matthew Kumar. He is the son of Sam and Lonnie Kumar.[6] They plan to marry in May 2020.

Godchildren Edit

Princess Theodora is godmother to Prince Achileas-Andreas,[7] son of her brother Pavlos, and her niece Arrietta Morales y de Grecia,[8] daughter of her sister Alexia.

Filmography Edit

  • Static [short] (2018)
  • Respect Greece (2017)
  • Gates of Hades (2017)
  • Blind Follow (2016)
  • The Assistant (2016)
  • June (2015)
  • Little Boy (2015)
  • The Bold and the Beautiful (2011-2016)
  • June (2014)
  • Shang (2013)
  • Nevan Saunders' Quest for Fame: A Documentary by Kip Griffen (2011)
  • Sroloc (2010)
  • The Lightkeepers (2009)
  • De vilde svaner (2008)

Titles, styles, honors and armsEdit

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 9 June 1983 – present: Her Royal Highness Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark

Although no longer on the throne, the Greek Royal Family has retained their styles and titles as a courtesy.

Honours Edit

  • Royal Orders of Greece: Dame 1st Class of the Order of Saints Olga and Sophia

References Edit

  1. Christening of Princess Theodora of Greece, 1983. The Royal Watcher
  2. The Greeks. Brown University Theater
  3. 3.0 3.1 HRH Princess Theodora's Graduation. Royal House of Greece
  4. The 20 Hottest Young Royals – 13. Princess Theodora. Forbes
  5. Soap royalty. New York Post
  6. HRH Princess Theodora and Mr. Matthew Kumar are engaged to be married. Royal House of Greece
  7. Christening of Achileas Andreas. Royal House of Greece
  8. Christening of Arrietta. Royal House of Greece
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