8 Normal People Who Married Royalty

This list features normal people who married royalty, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Typically royal families like to see their children marry fellow royals, but every once in a while a "commoner" sneaks into the castle. Some of these ladies and gents have become famous due to their royal spouses, while others were already famous in their own right before marrying into royalty.

Which normal people have married members of the royal family? Princess Diana is the most notable non-royal to have married royalty. Born Diana Spencer to John Spencer and Frances Roche, she married Charles, the Prince of Wales on July 29, 1981. The couple had two sons, William and Harry, before they divorced in 1996. Prince Charles previously dated Diana's sister, Lady Sarah, before beginning his courtship with his future wife. Diana's son Prince William also married a non-royal bride, tying the knot with Kate Middleton in 2011.

Are you surprised that royals have married normal people? What do you think it would be like to marry into royalty? Share your thoughts in the comments section.