Catherine Elizabeth Middleton was born on 9 January 1982, in Reading, Berkshire, England as the oldest child of Michael and Carole Middleton. She began attending St. Andrews University in 2001 where she met and began dating Prince William. She majored in Art History and graduated with a MA. William proposed on a trip to Kenya in 2010, with his mother's sapphire engagement ring. They married in Westminster Abbey on 29 April 2011. Their first child, Prince George Alexander Louis was born at St. Mary's Hospital on 22 July 2013. Their second child, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana was born on 2 May 2015.