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26. Oktober 2018 - 15:45 Uhr / Lara Graff
Catherine kept busy

These were Duchess Catherine's jobs before marrying Prince William

Herzogin Kate und Prinz William bei einem Besuch in Manchster im Dezember 2017

Duchess Catherine and Prince William

Kate Middleton's life was turned upside down when she married Prince William. While being a royal certainly has its advantages, Catherine had no choice but to make some drastic life changes after her wedding, including giving up her career, as being a princess is hard work and a full-time job! Carry on reading to find out where Kate worked before becoming a duchess...

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (36) and Prince William (36) have been married for over seven years and seem as happy as ever. They met at St. Andrews University where Catherine was studying Art History. After graduating, the now 36-year old worked as an accessory buyer for the clothing chain Jigsaw

Duchess Catherine and Prince William

Catherine's previous jobs  

In 2008, Catherine started working for her family's business Party Pieces, a company specialising in children's party supplies. Her responsibilities included catalogue design and production, marketing and photography. She also started and maintained the first birthday side of the business. 

The Duchess of Cambridge with her fans
Herzogin Kate mit den Fans

After marrying Prince William, who is second in line to the British throne, Catherine had to stop working at Party Pieces and now focuses on her patronages and charity work. Mental health is a topic that is very close to Kate's heart.