Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth September 15, 1973
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Spouse Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland is a member of the Swedish royal family who has previously served as a personal trainer and gym owner as well as ran a company called Balance Training. With his marriage to Crown Princess Victoria, he has been styled as “His Royal Highness Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland” and was granted the style Royal Highness, making him an official member of the Swedish royal family.

Born Name

Olof Daniel Westling

Other Name

Olof Daniel Westling Bernadotte (Full Name), Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland

Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland as seen at the christening of his son Prince Oscar, Duke os Skane in May 2016
Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland as seen at the christening of his son Prince Oscar, Duke os Skane in May 2016 (Bengt Nyman / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Örebro Hospital, Örebro, Sweden

Nationality

Swedish

 

Occupation

Member of the Swedish Royal Family, Former Personal Trainer, Gym Owner

Family

  • Father – Olle Westling (Bachelor of Social Services, Former Municipal Civil Servant)
  • Mother – Ewa Westling (b. Ewa Westring)
  • Sibling – Anna Westling Söderström (formerly Anna Westling Blom, b. Anna Westling) (Sister)
  • Others – Anders Westling (Paternal Grandfather), Frida Berta Elisabet Borg (Paternal Grandmother), John Einar Westring (Maternal Grandfather), Nanny Birgitta Hugg (Maternal Grandmother), Carl XVI Gustaf (Father-In-Law) (King of Sweden), Queen Silvia of Sweden (Mother-In-Law) (Queen consort of Sweden as the spouse of King Carl XVI Gustaf), Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland (Sister-In-Law), Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland (Brother-In-Law)

Build

Slim

Prince Daniel and Crown Princess Victoria with their daughter on the way to the castle church at the Royal Palace in Stockholm for the wedding between Princess Madeleine and Christopher O'Neill
Prince Daniel and Crown Princess Victoria with their daughter on the way to the castle church at the Royal Palace in Stockholm for the wedding between Princess Madeleine and Christopher O’Neill (Frankie Fouganthin / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Prince Daniel has dated –

  1. Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden (2002-Present) – He married Crown Princess Victoria on June 19, 2010, on the 34th anniversary of her parents’ wedding, in Stockholm Cathedral. The duo has been blessed with 2 children – a daughter named Princess Estelle, Duchess of Östergötland (b. February 23, 2012) and a son named Prince Oscar, Duke of Skåne (b. March 2, 2016). They first met in 2001 when Prince Daniel became her personal trainer.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Prince Daniel is of Forest Finnish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Wears glasses
  • A mole on his cheek
Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland pictured in May 2013
Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland pictured in May 2013 (ufsverige / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland Facts

  1. He was born on the same day Carl XVI Gustaf ascended the throne of Sweden. The following year, Prince Daniel was christened at Almby Church in January 1974.
  2. His father has been a leader in the Forest Finnish community.
  3. He has served in the Swedish Army at Hälsinge Regiment in Gävle.
  4. Prince Daniel has been a patron of organizations like A Swedish Classic, The Healthy Generation Foundation, International Society of Nephrology, and More Organ Donation.
  5. He has been bestowed with several foreign honors which include the Grand Cross of the Order of the White Rose of Finland, Grand Gwanghwa Medal of the Order of Diplomatic Service Merit, and Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.

Featured Image by Bengt Nyman / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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