Sofia Hellqvist, bikni model is dating with Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip. Carl Philip is 31-year-old bachelor prince and second in line to the Swedish throne. At present, Prince Carl Philip is spending quality time with his new love, former model Sofia Hellqvist. Previous to 25 years old Sofia Hellqvist, Carl Philip had relationship with an advertising executive, Emma Pernald since 2000. After decade-long relationship, the couple separated earlier this year. After breaking up with he carries the title Duke of Varmland, has been a regular on Stockholm’s nightclub scene.
European newspapers reported that in July, Sweden Hellqvist introduced to King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia at the palace in Oland. She got fame when she posed with only a pair of bikini bottoms and a writhing, mottled snake to preserve her humility for a Swedish men’s magazine, Slitz. Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip is the only son of the king and queen and believed one of the most eligible bachelors of world, who has been at the top hottest royals list of Forbes magazine. He has studied graphic design at the Rhode Island School of Design. This royal runs circles and he is also famous for his passion for fast cars.
Swedish society has been captivated news of the love affair between the prince and Miss Hellqvist. After meeting in the exclusive seaside resort town of Bastad last summer, the pair has become close and since then they have been on secret trips together in Sweden and New York. Forbes magazine compiled that the prince was ranked ninth in a list of “The 20 Hottest Young Royals” in 2008. At present, Carl Philip’s elder sister, Crown Princess Victoria, 32, is the rightful heir. Miss Pernald told a Swedish magazine, Expressen, that she and the prince made a mutual decision to go their separate ways, but gave no further details on the exact reason for the split.
“We have no comment to make at all,” the head of the royal press department, Nina Eldh, said. A royal watcher told The Daily Telegraph “He comes across as the blacksheep of the family,” and “Now that he is no longer next in line to the throne, he does his own thing.” He added, “He’s a racing car driver and a bit of a wild child. But he also designs his own range of cutlery and he’s studying at an agricultural college in southern Sweden.“