The Royals

Kate Turns 30: A Look Back at Her First Royal Year

As the Duchess celebrates the big 3-0, see her fairy-tale transformation from princess bride to full-fledged royal


Hours after their unforgettable wedding at Westminster Abbey on April 29, the newlyweds thrilled onlookers with a balcony appearance at Buckingham Palace. Surpassing his parents' famous 1981 balcony kiss, William amped up the romance by going in for a second smooch with his stunning royal bride.