Desk report, April 13: Kate Middleton may have made headlines as the hottest commoner to become a member of England’s royal family, but all over the world there are other beautiful crowned women who go largely unacknowledged. Style, poise and impeccable taste in fashion set these ladies apart — jewels or no jewels on their heads.Others on this list are known for exactly the opposite of Kate’s class and elegance… some of these royal women have indulged in pretty salacious behavior! Just because Kate might be more famous doesn’t mean she’s the most scandalous or controversial.
Princess Sirivannavari of Thailand was ranked among the 20 hottest royals by Forbes in 2009. Raised in the UK with her mother, she now resides in Thailand with her father and grandfather, the King. At 30 years old, she is an arts and sports enthusiast who is an active participant in the world of high fashion.