It is on July 1 that Charlene and Albert of Monaco will celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary. But before meeting the mother of his twins, heirs to the Monegasque throne, the prince had children born of two tumultuous relationships, Jazmin Grace Grimaldi and Alexandre Coste. Who is the mother of the latter?
Ten years on July 1, Prince Albert II of Monaco and the former South African swimmer Charlène Wittstock said “yes” to each other in the Throne Room of the Palace of Monaco. A wedding on which weighs suspicion when the cameras filming the religious union the next day reveal a tearful bride. The British tabloid the Sunday Times asserts that the princess tried to escape this union which is said to be arranged. Grace Kelly’s son is said to have paid money to his fiancée who wanted to leave him after learning of the existence of a new illegitimate child.
Albert II a seducer with multiple connections
If Prince Albert married in 2011 at the age of 53, he did not live as a recluse monk inside the Monegasque palace. It is thus lent links with many actresses and models like Brooke Shields, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell or Victoria Silvstedt. But the prince also before the birth of her twins heirs to the throne Jacques and Gabriella, had two children born of out-of-wedlock relationships. Jazmin Grace born from an affair with Tamara Rotolo in 1992 in Palm Springs and Alexandre born in Paris on August 24, 2003 in Paris from his loves with Nicole Coste, a Franco-Togolese Air France hostess.
According to the newspaper Young Africa, it all began on July 13, 1997 aboard a Paris-Nice flight. The prince and Nicole sympathize. “She offers him her meal tray, he asks for her phone number – and gets it. “This is the start of their love story which would have lasted almost six years before she got pregnant. Mother of two other children, whose custody is entrusted to their father, Nicole Coste fights for the survival of her son in fragile health that must be hospitalized for six weeks after birth. « I faced this on my own, without confiding in anyone », Told the young woman to a journalist from Paris Match when the existence of the “secret child” is revealed.
Today Jazmin Grace and Alexandre who are very close are an integral part of the Monegasque royal family. They were for example seen last year at the wedding of Louis Ducruet and Marie Chevallier. Prince Albert II made an appearance for her alongside Nicole Coste – to whom he provides financial support – for the confirmation of their son on July 1, 2018. Albert II discreet but present.