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Who Is Matthew Kumar? New Details On Princess Theodora Of Greece's American Fiancé

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Who Is Matthew Kumar? New Details On Princess Theodora Of Greece's American Fiancé

Who says fairy tales are just for girls? Sure, it is mostly little girls that dream of being a princess, either by discovering that they were switched at birth and really belong in a royal family or by falling in love with and marrying a handsome prince. I mean, Meghan Markle, right? Another American is marrying a royal — only this time, it is a man named Matthew Kumar who will be tying the knot with Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark. Who is Matthew Kumar?

1. Where is he from?

Matthew Kumar was born and raised in Southern California to Sam and Lonnie Kumar. He is a 34-year-old attorney appearing to specialize in debt collection in Westlake Village, California. Princess Theodora has been posting pics of Kumar on her Insta since 2016.

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A post shared by Theodora (@tgreece) on Aug 9, 2017 at 6:33pm PDT

2. The casual announcement

Theodora, a 35-year-old graduate of Brown University and actress on The Bold and the Beautiful took to her Instagram to express her excitement. She captioned the photo below, “Words can’t express our happiness and excitement. I can’t wait to marry this wonderful man. I love you Matt.”

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A post shared by Theodora (@tgreece) on Nov 16, 2018 at 7:11am PST

3. Royal family congrats

Princess Maria-Olympia, Theodora's niece posted on her aunt's post "BEST NEWS EVAAAAA." Her brother, Prince Nikolaos also posted, writing, "I'm so unbelievably happy for you and wish you both a life of eternal happiness. 

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A post shared by Theodora (@tgreece) on May 28, 2016 at 11:44am PDT

4. The formal announcement

Theodora's family issued the following statement "Their Majesties King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie are delighted to announce the engagement of their youngest daughter Theodora to Mr. Matthew Kumar."


A post shared by Theodora (@tgreece) on Oct 22, 2018 at 8:29am PDT

5. Theodora's godmother

There's a good chance that Queen Elizabeth will attend Theodora's wedding. The Queen is Princess Theodora's godmother. Queen Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip was born a Prince of Greece. She also got to know King Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie when they lived in England for several decades.


A post shared by Her Majesty (@queenelizabeth) on Nov 20, 2018 at 9:44am PST

6. Royal in name only

The Greek Monarchy was abolished in 1974, but that has not stopped the kids of deposed Greek King Constantine II from living privileged lives. Since the monarchy is no longer technically ruling, Princess Theodora and her siblings have been able to do things that otherwise might have been frowned upon. Theodora was raised in England. She got her B.A. in Theater Arts from Brown University. After college she headed to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting under the name Theodora Greece.

7. Invite of the season

Princess Theodora grew up in England in the royal set. Her wedding is sure to be the invite of the season for the young royals of Europe. 


A post shared by Theodora (@tgreece) on Dec 16, 2017 at 5:42am PST

Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles based freelance writer covering entertainment, pop culture, beauty, fashion, fitness, technology, and the intersection of technology, business, and philanthropy. She is deeply devoted to her chocolate Labrador and an avid long distance runner. You can find her on Instagram and Facebook.