The Duchess of Cambridge celebrated her 40th birthday on January 9 …
The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, turned 40 on Sunday, January 9, and the official Kensington Palace Instagram profile shared the new portraits of Prince William’s wife.
The images of the Duchess were taken by famous Italian fashion photographer Paolo Roversi, 74.
In the caption of the photos, the Palace reported on Saturday, January 8:
Delighted to share a new portrait of the Duchess ahead of her 40th birthday tomorrow. This is one of the three new portraits that will enter the permanent collection of @nationalportraitgallery, of which La Duquesa is the Patron ”.
The photos were taken in November 2021.
Two sepia-toned photos and one of the Duchess wearing a gorgeous red dress were posted.
Queen Elizabeth II was the first to celebrate Kate’s birthday on the royal family’s Instagram page, sharing a photo of the Duchess of Cambridge with the 95-year-old monarch:
“I wish the Duchess of Cambridge a happy 40th birthday today.”