Over the weekend, Duchess Kate celebrated her birthday. She took some time during the day to thank her royal fans on social media for the well wishes and also gave a shoutout to frontline workers.
On Saturday, January 9, 2021, Duchess Kate officially turned 39! She celebrated her birthday by sharing a photo of herself wearing a navy jacket, matching gloves, a white blouse, and a matching face mask.
In the image, the royal waved with one hand and appeared to be smiling, judging by the crinkles in her eyes. She was alone in the picture which she accompanied with a touching caption.
On her joint Instagram account with husband Prince William, Kensington Royal, the duchess started off by thanking her fans for their “kind wishes.” She also noted how birthday celebrations have been different lately.
Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease, gatherings have been limited. Middleton also noted that she had her thoughts with the frontline workers who were at the forefront of the pandemic.
Besides her fans, Middleton also got some well wishes on her special day from some royal family members. She got a birthday message from the official royal family Instagram, which included a photo of her.
The image was taken in 2019 at the Chelsea Flower Show where she was with the Queen. Her father-in-law, Prince Charles and his wife Duchess Camilla also sent their message via social media.
They uploaded a photo of Middleton looking happy via their Clarence House account and wished her well. According to Elle magazine, the duchess celebrated her birthday in quarantine at Anmer Hall in Norfolk.
She was with her husband and their three children, sons Prince George and Prince Louis, and daughter Princess Charlotte. The Duchess isn’t someone who likes big celebrations so this must’ve been ideal for her.
A friend of hers who spoke to Vanity Fair claimed the royal actually preferred spending her special day with her family only. During the festive season in December 2020, Kate and her family made a public appearance.
The family of five surprised attendees at a special socially-distanced performance of The National Lottery's Pantoland at The Palladium. The event was held for some very important guests.
Key workers and their families were honored for all their efforts amid the pandemic. The royal family made sure to adhere to safety protocols when they entered the venue by wearing face masks.
The event occurred not long after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge concluded their royal tour. Their last royal engagement was in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle in London.