Private jets, luxury liners, servants at her beck and call and a pale pink palace to call home. Life sure has changed for our golden girl of the pool since she left Benoni and married into royalty.
But as the princess, formerly known as Charlene Wittstock, prepares to mark her second wedding anniversary questions are being asked about how happy she really is in the pristine pinprick of a principality called Monaco.
And since a recent sighting of her clearly having a good time with a hunky New Zea- land rugby player in South Africa, whispers of trouble in her marriage to Prince Albert are gathering momentum.
Read Nicola Whitfield's article in YOU 4 July 2013