|Irene Urdangarin y Borbón Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||June 5, 2005|
Irene Urdangarin y Borbón is a Spanish member of the Royal Family. As of mid-2020, she was the 10th in line to the Spanish throne.
Irene de Todos los Santos Urdangarin y Borbón
Excelentísima señora Doña Irene (Her Excellency Mrs. Irene), Irene, Great of Spain
Irene attended the Riba Carles pre-school/kindergarten in Spain, before moving to Washington, D.C, Maryland, United States, in 2009 with her family. There, she attended Lycee Rochambeau – French International School. After moving to Geneva, Switzerland in 2013, she was enrolled in the International School of Geneva.
Member of the Royal Family
- Father – Iñaki Urdangarin Liebaert (Former Duke of Palma de Mallorca, Former Professional Handball Player, Olympic Medalist, Entrepreneur)
- Mother – Cristina de Borbón y Grecia (Infanta Cristina of Spain, Former Duchess of Palma de Mallorca)
- Siblings – Juan Valentín Urdangarin y Borbón (Older Brother) (Juan, Great of Spain), Pablo Nicolás Sebastián Urdangarin y Borbón (Older Brother) (Pablo, Great of Spain), Miguel Urdangarin y Borbón (Older Brother) (Miguel, Great of Spain)
- Others – Juan María Urdangarín Berriochoa (Paternal Grandfather) (Engineer, Businessman), Claire Liebaert Courtain (Paternal Grandmother) (Former Queen Consort to the King of Spain, Sofia of Greece and Denmark), Federica of Hanover (Maternal Great-Grandmother) (Former Queen Consort of Greece), Laureano de Urdangarin y Larrañaga (Paternal Great-Grandfather), Ana de Berriochoa y Elgarresta (Paternal Great-Grandmother), Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona (Maternal Great-Grandfather), Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (Maternal Great-Grandmother) (Countess of Barcelona), Juan Carlos I of Spain (Maternal Grandfather) (Former King of Spain), King Paul I of Greece (Maternal Great-Grandfather), Queen Sofía of Spain (Maternal Grandmother), Felipe VI of Spain (Maternal Uncle) (King of Spain, Former Prince of Asturias), Queen Letizia of Spain (Aunt) (Former Journalist), Leonor, Princess of Asturias (Cousin), Infanta Sofía of Spain (Cousin), Infanta Elena of Spain, Duchess of Lugo (Maternal Aunt), Felipe Juan Froilán de Marichalar, Great of Spain (Cousin), Victoria Federica de Marichalar, Great of Spain (Cousin), Princess Irene of Greece (Maternal Great-Aunt), Mikel Urdangarin y Liebaert (Paternal Uncle), Lucía Urdangarín y Liebaert (Paternal Aunt), Clara Urdangarín y Liebaert (Paternal Aunt), Laura Urdangarín y Liebaert (Paternal Aunt), Cristina Urdangarín y Liebaert (Paternal Aunt), Ana Urdangarín y Liebaert (Paternal Aunt)
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
48 kg or 106 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (White and Latino)
She has Spanish and Greek ancestry on her maternal side and Spanish Basque and Belgian (Walloon, Flemish) ancestry on her paternal side.
- Beautiful eyes
- Pointy chin
Irene Urdangarin y Borbón Facts
- She was named after Princess Irene of Greece, her maternal grand-aunt and sister of her grandmother Queen Sofia of Spain. Queen Sofia revealed in her book that she also simply liked the name.
- A part of her full name, “de Todos los Santos” is customary to the Spanish Royal Family. It translates to “of All Saints”.
- She was born at the Teknon Medical Center in Barcelona, Spain, at 3:55 P.M. Irene weighted 3.685 kg or about 8 lbs and measured 50 cm or about 19.5 inches at birth.
- She was born 3 months before her cousin, Leonor, Princess of Asturias.
- Irene used to be close to Leonor growing up. As she reached her early teens, she grew closer to Victoria, her older cousin and Leonor’s sister, and her maternal aunt, Elena.
- She was baptized on July 14, 2005, at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid. The ceremony was performed by Cardinal Rouco Varela, and her godparents were Pedro López-Quesada and Princess Rosario of Bulgaria.
- Her parents were Duke and Duchess of Palma de Mallorca between September 26, 1997, and June 11, 2015. King Felipe VI of Spain, her maternal uncle, stripped their titles because they were charged with tax/fiscal-related crimes. Her mom was acquited but had to pay back €265,088. Her father was sentenced to 5 years and 10 months on June 12, 2018.
- She returned to Spain in 2012 from the United States but moved to Switzerland in 2013.
- Besides Spanish, she is fluent in French and English.
- Irene is fond of sports such as skiing, horse riding, swimming, sailing, running, and karate.
- Irene has been told her deep-set blue eyes resemble those of her paternal grandmother.