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Princess Madeleine of Sweden and her family to move to Florida

Sweden’s Princess Madeleine and her family (husband of five years, Chris O’Neill and children, Princess Leonore, Prince Nicolas and Princess Adrienne) are moving back to the United States. They previously resided in New York City, which was where Leonore was born; the Princess, like her father, holds American citizenship.

The family will live in Florida where they have a home.

Madeleine will continue her work with the World Childhood Foundation, which her mother, Queen Silvia founded. She worked for the US branch of the charity while living in New York.

Chris O’Neill will work in both the US and Europe.

The family has been living in London for the past several years for Chris’ job in the financial sector. While they have chosen to sell their London home, they will continue to hold their home in Stockholm in the apartments of the Royal Mews. The family has spent the summer in Sweden.

The full press release from the Royal Court said, “Princess Madeleine and Mr Christopher O’Neill are planning to move to Florida in the United States this autumn.
The time and opportunity for the United States are good for the family while the children are still of pre-school age.

“Princess Madeleine has a great commitment to children’s rights and will continue working with the World Childhood Foundation and, through the move, be able to focus more on the activities in the United States.

“Mr Christopher O’Neill has previously been working in the United States but will continue his business in Europe.

“The family thus leaves their accommodation in London but will keep their home in Stockholm as before.”

HRH Princess Madeleine / Mr Christopher O’Neill/ HRH Princess Leonore / HRH Prince Nicolas / HRH Princess Adrienne. Photo: Lena Ahlström/Kungahuset.se

The Court also released the first photo of the new family of five taken by Lena Ahlström.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites.