Born In: Marylebone, London, England
Sarah Ferguson is a British media person, author, and philanthropist, who became the Duchess of York after marrying Britain's Prince Andrew. She grew up among the British royalty and thus got acquainted with Prince Andrew at a tender age. They got married after securing the queen's permission in 1986. Soon, Ferguson became an integral part of the royal family and the prince's official itineraries. She has always been controversy's favorite child and has been subjected to harsh criticism by the media. The press hyped her tumultuous marriage and her string of affairs. Additionally, the prince's long trips to serve the navy hit the marriage hard. The royal couple had an amicable divorce later. After the divorce, Ferguson continued to enjoy all the royal luxuries. Her spendthrift nature and straightforward manner earned her the name "Fergie." She continued to be a subject of media scrutiny. Ferguson had once been taped trading access to her former husband's secrets. Ferguson has also been involved in various creative ventures, as a talk-show host, producer, and author of several children's books.
Also Known As: Sarah, Duchess of York, Sarah Margaret Ferguson,Fergie
Spouse/Ex-: Prince Andrew, Duke of York (m. 1986 - div. 1996), Prince Andrew
father: Ronald Ferguson
mother: Susan Wright
children: Princess Beatrice of York, Princess Eugenie
Born Country: England
City: Marylebone, England
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Sarah Ferguson�initially attended the 'Daneshill School' in Stratfield Turgis and then the 'Hurst Lodge School' in Ascot. She finally graduated from the 'Queen's Secretarial College.' Even though she was not academically good, Ferguson was an accomplished horseback rider, a talented swimmer, and a skilled tennis player.
In her early years, Sarah Ferguson had dated stockbroker Kim Smith-Bingham and motor-racing manager Paddy McNally. Paddy was 22 years older than her when they met.
Following this, Sarah Ferguson became the Duchess of York and accompanied Andrew to royal engagements and official overseas visits.
Andrew and Sarah Ferguson separated on March 19, 1992. In August that year, the 'Daily Mirror' released her photographs with John Bryan, an American financial manager, for which she was widely ridiculed.
Even after the divorce, Sarah Ferguson attended a few royal events along with her daughters, such as the inductions of the Duke of York into the 'Royal Victorian Order' and the 'Order of the Garter.' She also attended the 'Royal Ascot.' She was addressed as a royal family member in these events.
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