Grace Kelly’s amazing story of how she went from pauper to princess still resonates with us today. This leading lady abandoned her thriving acting career and country for the man she loved and was thrust into a world that was foreign to her. For years not much was known about her life as a princess, and until now we could only imagine how her life changed with the crown. This is the intriguing unknown truth behind the marriage of the iconic Hollywood actress, Grace Kelly, and Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The picture-perfect marriage was not what it seemed…
A Beautiful Beginning
Grace Patricia Kelly was born into a very wealthy Pennsylvanian family in November 1929.
Kelly’s Irish-American father, John, established an incredibly successful brick company which had earned him millions. The dashing head of the family was also a champion sportsman. The former rower had won three Olympic gold medals in the early 1920s.