Claire Lademacher was born in Germany on March 21, 1985, to Gabriele and Hartmut Lademacher. She has an older brother, Felix. She spent some of her childhood in Atlanta, Georgia, USA where her father was working. She attended the American University in Paris obtaining a bachelor's degree in international communication. She also holds a master's degree in bioethics, graduating summa cum laude from Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum. Claire is currently working on her doctorate degree; the Princess speaks German, English, French, and Italian.
She married Prince Félix of Luxembourg on September 21, 2013, in a religious ceremony in Luxembourg after marrying in a civil ceremony on September 17 in Germany. They have a daughter, Princess Amalia (b. 2014) and a son, Prince Liam (b. 2016).
They reside in Geneva, Switzerland. They also manage the vineyard in the south of France "Château les Crostes".
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