Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, the eldest daughter of Prince Albert II of Monaco, the result of an extramarital relationship, took advantage of Monaco's National Day to claim herself as a member of the royal family on her social networks. At 31 years old, Jazmin Grace, who lives in the United States and regularly visits the microstate, wants to be able to celebrate Monaco's big day with her father, which is celebrated every November 19.
“I hope to be able to celebrate it one day and be openly accepted with and by all of you!” she wrote on her public profile on the social network. In the same message, Jazmin Grace recalled her American roots through her grandmother, Grace Kelly, and Monegasque roots through her grandfather, Prince Rainier III, and justified that “we all have a unique and complex history when it comes to "It's about family."
Recognized by her father in 2006, Jazmin Grace, like her half-brother Alexandre Grimaldi, has no official role in Monaco and is not included in the line of succession to the throne. On occasions, Jazmin Grace has participated in some social, charitable or sporting events in the principality with her father, with whom she maintains a close relationship, but she never attends Monaco's National Day or the Rose Ball, the two most important showcases. prominent members of the Grimaldi family.
The situation of Jazmin Grace, daughter of American waitress Tamara Rotolo, and Alexandre, son of flight stewardess Nicole Coste, is not exceptional in the Monegasque royal family. Their aunt, Princess Stephanie of Monaco, had a daughter out of wedlock, Camille Marie Kelly Gottlieb, with her bodyguard, Jean Raymond Gottlieb. Camille is also not in the line of succession to the throne nor does she perform institutional duties, but she is invited to the national holiday and even had a leading role in the gala ball of the Monaco Red Cross last July.
Taking advantage of the pull of her name and her relationship with the remembered Grace Kelly, Jazmin Grace Grimaldi has participated in several low-budget films, in some American television series and has also tried her luck in music. Currently she combines her timid artistic career with charitable work through her foundation, The Jazmin Fund, with which she has achieved various actions in the Fiji Islands. During 2020 he lived a real ordeal due to problems derived from the coronavirus, according to what he said on his social networks.
Last August, Alexandre Grimaldi starred on the cover of Point de vue, where he talked about his childhood and his relationship with his father. “I am not illegitimate, because when I was born neither of my parents were in another marriage and they did not commit adultery. Using that word is insulting,” he declared. In the interview he also revealed that he was studying business and that he did not see himself in a career in the world of entertainment or fashion, but rather collaborating with his father. “My father is a prince and Head of State, so I can't imagine walking down a catwalk,” he said.
Regarding Jazmin Grace Grimaldi's relationship with the rest of the children of Albert II of Monaco, it is known that in recent decades attempts have been made to correct bad decisions from the past. Jazmin and Alexandre maintain a close relationship despite living apart and show their love for each other on social networks. They maintain a more discreet relationship with their little brothers — the prince and Charlene's children, Jaime, the heir to the throne, and Gabriela of Monaco — with whom in January 2022 Jazmin Grace shared the first image all together on Instagram.