Person - Ortiz Rocasolano, Letizia (1972-, reina consorte de España)

Ortiz Rocasolano, Letizia (1972-, reina consorte de España)




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Letizia Ortiz is the eldest daughter of journalist Jesús José Ortiz Álvarez (December 24, 1949) and auxiliary nurse María Paloma Rocasolano Rodríguez (April 15, 1952).

She studied at the Complutense University of Madrid, where she graduated in Information Sciences, journalism branch, beginning to collaborate with the newspaper ABC and with the EFE Agency.

As TV journalist she started working in CNN+, a private news channel of Grupo PRISA. She also worked in the US TV network Bloomberg TV, another private channel, specialized in economy, finance, and markets. It was based in Spain and supervised by EFE Televisión Agency. She joined Televisión Española in 2000, where she anchored Informe Semanal in the summer, and later worked with the editing team of Telediario 2.

On November 1, 2003 the Royal Household of Spain announced her engagement to Prince Felipe de Borbón. The wedding was held on May 22, 2004 at the Almudena Cathedral in Madrid. At this time, according to the Real Decreto sobre Títulos y Denominaciones de la Corona (Royal Decree on Titles and Crown Denominations), she became Princess of Asturias.

On June 2, 2014 the President of the Government was Mariano Rajoy and in the face of the abdication of King Juan Carlos I in his son Prince Felipe, Letizia Ortiz became Queen Consort of Spain on June 19, 2014, day in which Felipe VI was proclaimed King of Spain.

She is Queen Consort of Spain because of her marriage to King Felipe VI, who became head of state on 19 June 2014 after the abdication of her father, King Juan Carlos I. Her firstborn, Leonor, Princess of Asturias, is the first one in line of succession to the crown, followed by her second daughter, Infanta Sofía.

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Letizia Ortiz es la hija mayor del periodista Jesús José Ortiz Álvarez (24 de diciembre de 1949) y de la auxiliar de enfermería María Paloma Rocasolano Rodríguez (15 de abril de 1952).

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Felipe VI (1968-, rey de España)  - Marriage (Esta casado/a con)

Borbón Ortiz, Leonor (2005-, princesa de Asturias)  - Progenitor (Es madre de)

Borbón Ortiz, Sofía (2007-, infanta de España)  - Progenitor (Es madre de)

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Reina consorte de España  ( Ocupa /Ejerce de )

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