Many people know Maria Olympia as a famous fashion model and socialite. But not many people are aware of the fact that this beautiful model is also a member of the Greek royal family and is, in fact, a princess!
Born to the Crown Prince of Greece, Pavlos, and his wife, Marie-Chantal Miller, Princess Maria Olympia is the oldest child and the only daughter of the Crown Prince.
Let’s find out more interesting facts about the princess.
17 Things You Didn’t Know About Princess Maria Olympia
1. Princess Maria Olympia Comes from the Powerful Royal Family of Greece
Princess Maria Olympia’s grandparents are Constantine II of Greece and Anne Marie of Denmark, the last King and Queen of the Hellenes. Her father, Pavlos, is the current Crown Prince of Greece, and she is a real-life Princess.
2. Princess Maria Olympia Is a Leo
Born on 25th July 1996, Princess Maria is a charming Leo. She is 25 years old.
3. She Is Related to Prince Charles of Wales
That’s right! Princess Maria Olympia is actually related to Charles, Prince of Wales. The Prince of Wales is her grandfather’s second cousin, who also happens to be her Godfather.
4. Princess Maria was Actually Brought Up in London
Although Greek, Princess Maria was actually brought up in London as her family relocated to the UK during her childhood.
5. She Has Four Siblings
Princess Maria has four brothers and is the only sister. Her brothers are Prince Constantine Alexios, Prince Achileas-Andreas, Prince Odysseas-Kimon, and Prince Aristidis-Stavros of Greece.
6. She Prefers to Be Called by the Name Olympia
While the whole world calls her Princess Maria Olympia, the princess prefers to be called by her name Olympia in her everyday life.
7. She Received Her Education in Switzerland
Princess Olympia received her education in Switzerland, where she studied theater, art history, photography, and graphic design in a Swiss boarding school.
8. She Was an Intern at Dior
Princess Olympia always wanted to pursue a career in art and fashion. Following her aspirations, she interned at Dior at the age of 17. She worked at their couture department, where her passion for fashion developed even more.
9. Princess Olympia Is Dyslexic
In an interview with Tatler, Princess Olympia revealed that she has dyslexia. Dyslexia is a learning disorder that makes it difficult for people to read properly.
10. She Is a Fashion Business and Marketing Graduate
Princess Olympia enrolled in New York in the fall of 2015, where she completed her degree in Fashion Business and Marketing from NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
11. Princess Olympia Was Only 11 When She Attended Her First Couture Show
Olympia attended her very first couture show with her parents when she was 11. The show took place in Rome, and that was a contributing factor towards her opting for a career in fashion as she was quite fascinated by it.
12. Princess Olympia has Modeled for Many Famous Magazines
The model and princess has modeled for Tatler, Hello!, Teen Vogue, W., and ¡Hola!. The model also partnered with Dolce & Gabbana in 2017 and walked the runway for them. She is the face for Pretty Ballerina’s Spring/Summer collection of 2019 and has also modeled for Michael Kors.
13. The Princess and Model Is a Huge Fan of Cetaphil Skincare
According to Tatler, Princess Olympia uses the Cetaphil cleanser for facial cleansing as she has very sensitive skin. The model uses the Organic Pharmacy Hyaluronic Acid Glow serum for an instant glow that turns her skin dewy and plump. According to her, the witch-hazel in this serum has helped clear her maskne (acne caused by wearing a mask for longer durations). For moisturizing, she uses the Augustinus Bader Rich Cream.
14. She Keeps Changing Her Workout Regimen
According to the model, she was obsessed with the SLT (Strength, lengthen, and tone) workout before lockdown when she was in New York. Then she later switched to Pilates classes at home. And now, the princess loves running near Hyde Park.
She loved running with her dad’s dog, which is a German Shepherd. The model loved taking him around the Central Park reservoir.
15. She Still Goes to Her Childhood Hairdresser
The model has been seeing Cristiano at Richard Ward on Duke of York Square since the age of eight for haircuts and blow-dries. According to Olympia, he used to do her mom’s hair, and that’s why she has kept her as her permanent hairdresser. She has taken after her mom’s obsession with hair. She can’t go anywhere without her hairbrush and always wants her hair to look flawless, just like her mother does.
16. The Model Loves Facials
According to Olympia, she has always been a huge fan of facial massages. She always goes to Organic Pharmacy’s new shop for a lifting power facial. She also likes going to Four Seasons to enjoy the rooftop spa. One of her favorite facial treatments is microdermabrasion. She is obsessed with it.
17. Her Official Title
Princess Maria Olympia’s official title is Her Royal Highness Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark.
Episode 7: Maria Olympia of Greece – What’s Lady Like?
Watch Christian Dior’s conversations with Princess Maria Olympia. A friend of the House, Maria Olympia of Greece shares her definition of ‘Lady Like’ and talks about the people who inspire her.
We love how Princess Maria Olympia has made her way to the fashion world all on her own. She is a popular model and a style icon, and we couldn’t be more in awe of her style. She is also a famous internet personality with over 242k followers on her Instagram. Little is known about her personal life, and whatever information is available online comprises only baseless rumors.
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