Everything You Need To Know About The Spanish Royals

Such royal families have always been the attention of everyone and people are always desperate about knowing more about them. So everything is captured by the media. That’s why they often make the headlines for famous magazines because of these reasons.

As British Royalty has been through much during last years, because of the fact they deal with own problems even having loads of money, fame and everything one can ask for.

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Spain welcomed their new king, Prince Felipe

in 2014. After his father, King Juan Carlos,

he took over the throne and abdicated following a number of scandals. The former ruler his reputation took a massive blow by finding himself in a middle of a corruption investigation.

Having two older sisters, at the time monarchy was passed through the male line, he became the head of a monarchy. But the law is now changed which makes King Felipe’s older daughter his heir.

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Because of traveling a lot, King Felipe learned much about other countries and cultures. Got his education at the Lakefield College School in Ontario, in 1984 and 1985 in Canada. later after returning he went through three years of military training in Spain’s armed forces academy. Also got a law degree in Madrid and later, a Master’s Degree in international relations from Georgetown University in Washington DC.

He was more into the mission to serve his people the best he can. At the Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Felipe competed in sailing and was the flag bearer for his country’s team.

His wife, Letizia in her field had a very successful career at the time when she first met the future king.

Soon, Felipe wanted to meet Letizia in person and he reached out to her through a mutual journalist friend. She forwarded him her number and till few months they didn’t date.

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At first, they kept their relationship a private and secret, but the public came to know soon after them being spotted vacationing together

in Mallorca, in Felipe’s royal residence.

Soon later they announced their engagement

in 2013.

Even rumors spread about Felipe’s father not being happy with this relationship. Also, Letizia was a divorcee and didn’t belong to any royal blood or family. It was reported at that period that Juan Carlos called her “the enemy within.” and asked his son to think thoroughly about his choice and delay the engagement for a year.

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Felipe on the other hand was determined to marry Letizia no matter what it may take.

“You have no choice. If you don’t acquiesce, it will be the end of the monarchy.” Felipe’s mother told Juan Carlos.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia both have two beautiful angel-like daughters Leonor and Sophia.

Leading a normal life the king spends all his energy serving the people the best that he can. Also, Queen Letizia is devoted to helping children across Spain get an education. Also helping many children suffering from rare diseases.

Because of their humble personalities and the ordinary lifestyle the family is adored by its people.

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