The Story About Grace Kelly And The Prince Of Monaco

This is the intriguing story behind the iconic marriage of the beautiful Hollywood starlet, Grace Kelly, and Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The picturesque marriage may not have been what it seemed…

A Beautiful Beginning

Grace Patricia Kelly was born into a very wealthy and affluent Pennsylvanian family in November 1929. Kelly’s Irish-American father, John, established a successful brick company which had made him a millionaire many times over. The dapper head of the family was also a champion sportsman. The rower won three Olympic gold medals in the early 20s.