Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway
Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway (born Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby 19 August 1973), is married to Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, heir apparent to the throne of Norway.
A Norwegian commoner and a single mother with a rebellious past, she was a controversial figure at the time of her engagement to Haakon in 2000. She became Crown Princess of Norway upon her marriage in 2001. As Crown Princess, she has championed humanitarian projects and the arts, as well as taking part in official visits at home and abroad.
She has three children: Marius Borg Høiby, HRH Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus.
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