Royal author Penny Junor said the Duchess of Cambridge has “got better and better” more than a decade on from joining the Royal Family. Ms Junor highlighted how Kate is “doing her own thing” but “not in competition” with her husband, who is second in line to the throne.
Asked how Kate is growing into her future Queen Conosrt role as she turns 40, Ms Junor told Express.co.uk: “Amazingly so.
“She has just got better and better as the years have gone by.
“She’s got more confident, she’s poised, she’s elegant, she’s just doing the most amazing job.
“She’s doing her own thing but she’s not in competition with William at all.
Family life is sacrosanct to Kate, who is known to be close to her parents Carole and Michael Middleton and siblings Pippa Matthews and James Middleton.
The Duchess has gradually developed her work over the years, focusing on mental health and the early years of childhood.
She is known to meticulously research the issues facing the charities she works with.
In December, Kate took centre stage when she hosted a carol concert at Westminster Abbey for people who supported their communities during the Covid pandemic.
The Duchess impressed with a surprise piano performance to accompany singer Tom Walker.
However, the Cambridges have faced personal challenges over the past year, with the fallout from Megxit and the Sussexes’ bombshell Oprah Winfrey interview.