Jetsun Pema Biography
(Queen Consort of Bhutan)
Birthday: June 4, 1990 (Gemini)
Born In: Thimphu, Bhutan
Jetsun Pema is the queen consort of Bhutan, also known as Druk Gyaltsuen, which literally stands for dragon queen. Born in Thimphu, Bhutan, she comes from a respected and noble family. Her engagement with Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the current king of Bhutan, was announced when she was twenty years of age. Regarding Jetsun Pema, the king said that though everyone has their different idea of what a queen should be like, he personally believed that as an individual, the most important thing was that a queen should be to be a good human being. He also stated that because of her warm-hearted and kind nature, she would be of great service to the nation. Shortly the wedding took place between the current King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Jestun Pema, who became Queen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck. Although polygamy is allowed in Bhutan, the king has said that he wouldn’t marry again, and Pema would remain his only wife in future. Their first son was born after four years. He was named Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, and he is the heir to King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.