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Prince Albert of Monaco’s love child Alexandre Grimaldi-Coste, 18, is pictured in Rome

Prince Albert of Monaco’s love child Alexandre Grimaldi-Coste, 18, enjoyed dinner at top Italian restaurant in Rome last night with his flight attendant mother.

Alexandre, 18, is the child of Prince Albert and his former mistress Nicole Coste, 50,  a former Air France flight attendant from Togo.

Looking suave in a grey jumper, blue chinos and box fresh white Converses, Alexandre was the picture of casual cool as he walked through the Italian capital.

Albert, 64, confirmed he was the biological father of Alexandre in May 2005, just before he was enthroned as Prince of Monaco, 

As his parents never married, Alexandre is not in the line of succession to the  Monegasque throne.

Albert also has daughter Jazmin, 30, with US estate agent Tamara Rotolo and seven-year-old twins Jacques , heir apparent to the throne, and Gabriella with his wife Princess Charlene.

It comes as Charlene, 44, has been seen with her children and husband for the first since November after spending time in treatment facility for ‘exhaustion’.

Prince Albert of Monaco’s love child Alexandre Grimaldi-Coste, 18, enjoyed dinner at top Italian restaurant in Rome last night with his flight attendant mother

Alexandre, 18, who is the child of Prince Albert and his former mistress Nicole Coste, 50, a former Air France flight attendant from Togo (pictured together)

Albert, 64, confirmed he was the biological father of Alexandre in May 2005, just before he was enthroned as Prince of Monaco. He is pictured with Nicole in 2002 at Monaco Tennis Open

Albert, 64, confirmed he was the biological father of Alexandre in May 2005, just before he was enthroned as Prince of Monaco. He is pictured with Nicole in 2002 at Monaco Tennis Open

In January, all four of Prince Albert’s children were pictured together for the first time in a picture shared by Jazmin.

The photo was shared by Jazmin on Instagram as part of a ‘year in review’ slideshow, capturing some of the highlights of the year.

The image shows California-based Jazmin, whose mother met Albert on the Côte d’Azur, dressed down in a jeans and a crop top, with her hair in pigtails. 

She has one arm around Alexandre, who is wearing basketball shorts and a T-shirt, and the other around Gabriella. 

Gabriella smiles sweetly in grey jeans and a pink padded coat, with her hands clasped in her lap. On her other side is her twin brother Jacques, looking off camera, who has a protective hand around his sister. 

 The twins have been surrounded by love from members of their family over recent months as their mother Charlene battles health issues.

Looking suave in a grey jumper, blue chinos and box fresh white Converses, Alexandre was the picture of casual cool as he walked through the Italian capital

Looking suave in a grey jumper, blue chinos and box fresh white Converses, Alexandre was the picture of casual cool as he walked through the Italian capital

Nicole, 50, sported jeans, dollie shoes and a pink top  which she teamed with a black coat for the spring evening

Nicole, 50, sported jeans, dollie shoes and a pink top  which she teamed with a black coat for the spring evening

Jazmin, 29, the prince's illegitimate daughter with Tamara Rotolo, is pictured with half-brother Alexandre Grimaldi-Coste, 18, Albert's son with flight attendant Nicole Coste, and seven-year-old twins Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, his children with Princess Charlene

Jazmin, 29, the prince’s illegitimate daughter with Tamara Rotolo, is pictured with half-brother Alexandre Grimaldi-Coste, 18, Albert’s son with flight attendant Nicole Coste, and seven-year-old twins Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, his children with Princess Charlene

The Monaco royal family released a family photograph for Easter  marking the first time Charlene, 44, has been seen with her children since November

The Monaco royal family released a family photograph for Easter  marking the first time Charlene, 44, has been seen with her children since November 

A DNA test in May 2006 confirmed Albert was the father of Jazmin Grace, the result of an affair with Tamara Rotolo, an American estate agent he met while she was on holiday in the South of France.

Her mother, then a waitress, had a fling with the monarch back in 1991, while on vacation. Jazmin was born in 1992 and Alexandre in 2003.

Who are Prince Albert’s four children?  

Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, born 1992, is Prince Albert’s first child. The actress, now 29, who lives in California,  is the daughter of Tamara Rotolo.

Tamara had been working as a waitress when she met Prince Albert. Albert confirmed he was her father in 2006 following a DNA test, Jazmin did not meet him until she was 11.

Since accepting her, Albert has  provided support and extended an invitation for her to study and live in Monaco – although giving her a substantial pay-off to not be in the line-of-succession.

Alexandre Grimaldi-Coste, born in 2003, is Albert’s second-born and first son. His mother is Nicole Coste, a Togolese flight attendant who had an affair with Prince Albert.

Coste said she became pregnant only after a visit to Monaco celebrate her 31st birthday turned into a tryst.

Albert provided for her  and visited mother and child after confirming paternity. As his parents never married, he is not in the line of succession.

Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, born 2014, are the Prince’s only legitimate children with his wife, Princess Charlene.

The twins were born three years after their parents marriage in 2011 and are heir and second in line to the throne.  

Now a real estate agent, Tamara took Jazmin to California with her and she only met her father aged 11.

Talking about meeting her father for the first time, she said back in 2015: ‘I wanted that moment to connect with my father, to get to know him, and to have him get to know me,’ Jazmin, a trained opera singer, said.

‘Not having had that figure around, I missed that. It’s wonderful that it happened when it did, and we’ve been enjoying a great relationship ever since.’

In August, Jazmin revealed her close relationship with Alexandre as she marked his 18th birthday in a sweet Instagram post.

She shared a series of Instagram posts from her half-brother’s birthday party writing: ‘It’s a celebration. Happy birthday my little brother Alexandre!’

In January, Prince Albert attended the St Devote Day cathedral service without his wife Princess Charlene  alongside Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques and his sister Princess Caroline.

Nicole was also spotted at the principality’s traditional ceremony – which marks the national holiday in remembrance of Monaco’s patron saint, a Christian martyr who was killed and tortured for her faith in the 4th century.

It’s been a tough year for the House of Grimaldi, with rumours of strife between Prince Albert and Princess Charlene while the monarch faces yet another paternity suit.

The Monaco royal palace released a family photograph for Easter, marking the first time Charlene, 44, has been seen with her children since November. 

 The princess spent several months in a treatment facility after being admitted following her return from a 10-month absence in South Africa.

She faced a variety of health problems, including what the palace has previously referred to as a ‘state of profound general fatigue’. 

The Monaco palace has consistently denied media reports of a rift between Charlene and the principality’s ruler Prince Albert, who were wed in 2011, following the princess’ long absence.

‘She was clearly exhausted, physically and emotionally. She was overwhelmed and couldn’t face official duties, life in general or even family life,’ Albert told People magazine in November.

Zimbabwean-born Princess Charlene was hospitalised after collapsing in September in South Africa, where she had been living for several months.

She underwent surgery in October for an ear, nose and throat infection after checking in under a pseudonym in a Durban hospital, a palace source said at the time.

Friends previously told Page Six that the mother-of-two ‘almost died’ while she was in her home country, while her husband spoke out to say she is suffering from ‘exhaustion, both emotional and physical’.

Prince Albert of Monaco's illegitimate daughter Jazmin Grimaldi revealed her close relationship with his second love child Alexandre Grimaldi-Coste as she marked his 18th birthday last year

Prince Albert of Monaco’s illegitimate daughter Jazmin Grimaldi revealed her close relationship with his second love child Alexandre Grimaldi-Coste as she marked his 18th birthday last year

Charlene is now back in Monaco, although she has yet to return to royal engagements.

Charlene’s time away followed fresh allegations last December that Albert had fathered a love-child (which would be his third, if proven) with an unnamed Brazilian woman during the time when he and Charlene, a former Olympic swimmer for South Africa, were already in a relationship.

Neither party is now commenting, suggesting some kind of generous settlement may have been reached, as happened with Albert’s earlier love children.

Both Jazmin and Alexandre were struck off Monaco’s line of succession in return for vast financial settlements.

While she was in South Africa ,Prince Albert hit back at rumours marital woes insisting Charlene ‘didn’t leave in a huff’ and remains in South Africa only because of ‘medical complications’ following a ‘severe ear, nose and throat infection’.

In the snaps, the brother and sister can be seen cuddling as they join fellow party goers for Alexandre's 18th birthday bash

In the snaps, the brother and sister can be seen cuddling as they join fellow party goers for Alexandre’s 18th birthday bash

In another rare candid snap of the half siblings, Alexandre and Jazmin can be seen beaming at the camera with their arms around one another in pictures from his birthday party

In another rare candid snap of the half siblings, Alexandre and Jazmin can be seen beaming at the camera with their arms around one another in pictures from his birthday party

The royal told People that the speculation over the state of his relationship with the Olympic swimmer has ‘affected’ them both, but that he didn’t address it early because he ‘was concentrating on taking care of the kids’

Lifestyle magazines across Europe have speculated feverishly that the royal couple could be headed for divorce. 

Historian Philippe Delorme said that ‘lots of people got the impression it was an arranged marriage’ between Charlene and Albert, adding: ‘Albert chose a wife who resembled his mother, and Charlene clearly felt very ill at ease in this Grace Kelly role they wanted her to play’

Princess Charlene met Prince Albert in 2000 during a swimming competition in Monaco and the pair married in 2011, before welcoming twins Gabriella and Jacques in 2014.

Born in Rhodesia- a previously unrecognised state in Southern Africa colonised by the British, she relocated to South Africa aged 11.

She had a successful swimming career and went on to win three gold medals and a silver medal at the 1999 All Africa Games in Johannesburg, as well as representing South Africa at the 1998 and 2002 Commonwealth Games and winning a silver medal in the 4 × 100 m medley relay in the latter competition.

However the pair’s marriage has made numerous headlines over the years, with a third paternity suit emerging last year.

Soon afterwards Charlene shaved half her head in the style of a punk rocker last December.

Timeline: Prince Albert and Princess Charlene’s year apart

January 27 – Charlene is pictured with Albert for the Sainte Devote Ceremony in Monaco.

March 18 – Charlene is pictured at the memorial for the late Zulu monarch, King Goodwill Zwelithini at the KwaKhethomthandayo Royal Palace in Nongoma, South Africa

April 2 – Charlene posts an Instagram picture of herself, Albert and their twins Jacques and Gabriella for Easter.

It is unknown where the image was taken.

May 8 – Albert, Jacques and Gabriella attend a Grand Prix event in Monaco without Charlene

May 10 – Albert attends Monaco Gala Awards in Monaco without Charlene

May 18 – Charlene shares her first picture from her conservation trip in South Africa

June 1 – Prince Albert II, Jacques and Gabriella attend event at Oceanic Museum in Monaco

June 3 – New photos emerge of Charlene on her conservation trip

June 5- Charlene puts on a united front as she shares a photo with her family to mark her niece’s fifth birthday with her brother’s family and Albert and the twins in South Africa

June 7 – Albert and the twins attend the World Rugby Sevens without Charlene

June 17 – Prince Albert attends Red Cross Summer concert in Monte Carlo with his sister Princess Caroline of Hanover

June 18 – Prince Albert appears alone Monte Carlo TV Festival

June 24 – Charlene’s foundation releases a statement saying the royal is unable to travel and is undergoing procedures for an ear, nose and throat infection

July 2 – Charlene and Albert mark their 10th anniversary separately. ‘This year will be the first time that I’m not with my husband on our anniversary in July, which is difficult, and it saddens me,’ Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene said in a statement.

July 3 – Albert appears with glamorous niece Charlotte Casiraghi at the 15th international Monte-Carlo Jumping event, which is part of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Monaco,

July 27 – Prince Albert attends Olympics alone in Tokyo

August 13 – Charlene undergoes a four-hour operation. The reason is not announced

August 25 – Charlene shares photos of Prince Albert, Gabriella and Jacques visiting her in South Africa

September 1 – Charlene is admitted under an alias to the Netcare Alberlito Hospital after suddenly ‘collapsing’

September 2 – She is discharged, with a statement from the Palais Princier reading: ‘Her Highness is closely monitored by Her medical team who said that Her condition was not worrying’

September 23 – Prince Albert attends the 2021 Monte Carlo Gala for Planetary Health

September 29 – Prince Albert is joined on the red carpet by actress Sharon Stone for a first look at the eagerly anticipated James Bond release

September 30 – Charlene releases a stylish video promoting her anti-poaching campaign from her South African bolthole

October 3 – Princess Charlene shares a photograph of herself smiling in front of a bible in her first snap since being discharged from hospital following her health scare

October 5 – Prince Albert attends Sportel Awards Ceremony in Monte Carlo with nephew Louis Ducruet

October 6 – Albert tells RMC radio Charlene is ‘ready to come home’

October 8 – Princess undergoes surgery in South Africa

November 8 – Charlene arrives back in Monaco. Prince Albert said within hours it became clear she was ‘unwell’

November 13 – Prince Albert attends Expo 2020 in Dubai without Princess Charlene

Following his return from the trip, Prince Albert holds an intervention with Charlene’s brothers and a sister-in-law in which Charlene ‘confirmed’ she would seek ‘real medically framed treatment’ outside of Monaco

November 16 – Royal household confirms Princess Charlene will not attend National Day celebrations on 

November 19 – Prince Albert attends a Monaco Red Cross event without Princess Charlene

November 17 – Prince Albert reveals Princess Charlene has left Monaco and is recovering in a secret location

November 19 – Prince Albert reveals Charlene is in a treatment facility ‘elsewhere in Europe’ after a family intervention

January 25 – Charlene celebrates her birthday alone outside of Monaco

January 26 – Prince Albert is joined by his children and sister without Charlene at St Devote’s Day

February 27 – Prince Albert and his two children attend AS Monaco football match without Princess Charlene

March 14 – The royal palace announced Charlene had returned to Monaco. 

April 17 – Palace released Easter Sunday family portrait of couple with their seven-year-old twins Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques

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