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Princess Beatrice’s husband Edo Mapelli Mozzi’s ex Dara Huang poses with a picture of The Queen

Princess Beatrice’s husband’s ex Dara Huang has shared a picture posing with a portrait of The Queen as she celebrates becoming a British citizen.

The US-born architect, 39, who shares son Woolfie, five, with her former fiancé  Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, 38, looked proud as she held her new citizenship. 

In pictures posted to Instagram, she stood with Kensington and Chelsea mayor Councillor Gerard Hargreaves, in front of a Union Flag and a portrait of Her Majesty.

Sharing her pride in a gushing Instagram post, Dara revealed how she arrived in the UK with a ‘rack of student debt’ and that she’s ‘proud to be British, American, and Taiwanese’.

Dara is the daughter of a businesswoman and a retired NASA scientist who immigrated to the US from Taiwan. 

Princess Beatrice’s husband’s ex Dara Huang has shared a picture posing with a portrait of The Queen as she celebrates becoming a British citizen. The US-born architect, 39, who shares son Woolfie, five, with her former fiancé Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, 38, looked proud as she held her new citizenship while pictured with a Union Flag, the royal portrait and Kensington and Chelsea mayor Councillor Gerard Hargreaves

While Edo is descended from Italian nobility, he was born in London and is a British citizen. Their son Christopher Woolf – who goes by Wolfie, was also born in the UK.     

Sharing snaps from Kensington Town Hall in west London on Friday, Dara wrote: ‘I’m so proud to be BRITISH.

‘Thank you for taking me into your country, the typical cliché of arriving without a dime, but a rack of student debt (thanks Harvard).

‘Eleven years later, you’ve given me the experiences I needed to thrive, the opportunity to own my own business, the health care (NHS England) that brought my baby into this world.

‘The hundreds of residents I’ve been able to employ and the open heart to allow me to contribute and also support my endeavours.’

She went on: ‘I have no words. I’ll always remember every person who was kind and gave me a chance.

Sharing her pride in a gushing Instagram post, Dara revealed how she arrived with a 'rack of student debt' and that she's 'proud to be British, American, and Taiwanese'

Sharing her pride in a gushing Instagram post, Dara revealed how she arrived with a ‘rack of student debt’ and that she’s ‘proud to be British, American, and Taiwanese’

‘I am also proud of my American roots and my Taiwanese parents.

‘Further proof, dreams do come true.

‘Thank you Britain and everything you stand for.’

Dara split with Edoardo in 2018. They share custody of the five-year-old and Beatrice, 33 is said to have grown close to him, with Sarah Ferguson saying she considers him a grandson.

Dara and Edoardo wed in July 2020 and they had their daughter Sienna Elizabeth in September last year.

Despite spending much of the year travelling the world for her business, Dara has spent the past few years in west London.

While Edo is descended from Italian nobility, he was born in London and is a British citizen. Their son Christopher Woolf - who goes by Wolfie, was also born in the UK.

While Edo is descended from Italian nobility, he was born in London and is a British citizen. Their son Christopher Woolf – who goes by Wolfie, was also born in the UK. 

The mother-of-one said staying in London for the two months is ‘very different’ from her transatlantic lifestyle – which sees her travel between London, New York and Hong Kong.

The Harvard-educated architect who grew up in Florida, became engaged to Edo in 2017, after meeting in 2015.

 She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and transferred to the Ivy League school for her Masters in Architecture.

Dara runs Design Haus Liberty, and also founded Vivahouse, which converts disused commercial properties into co-living spaces.   

After graduating from Harvard with a MA in Architecture, Dara  went on to work at architectural firms across Europe, including Herzog de Meuron in Switzerland and Foster + Partners in London. 

Projects she worked on included the Tate Modern Museum in London, the Tribeca skyscraper, and 56 Leonard Street in New York. 

According to her LinkedIn page, she has won several awards and honours for her work including Property Week’s 40 under 40, BBC China’s 100 Women, three RIBA competition recognition, Property Week’s Resi-trailBlazer, Prestige 40 under 40, and Hong Kong Most Valuable Service award.

 The page also reveals she has homes in London and Hong Kong, while her family home is in Florida.



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