Aimée Leonie Allegonde Marie Söhngen was born in Amsterdam on 18 October 1977, the daughter of Mr Hans Söhngen and Mrs Eleonoor Söhngen-Stammeijer.
Princess Aimée gained her secondary school leaving certificate at the Willem de Zwijger College in Bussum. In 2002 she graduated from the University of Leiden with a degree in business law.
Marriage and family
Aimée Söhngen married Prince Floris in Naarden on 20 October 2005. The marriage was blessed two days later in the same town. The couple have two daughters and a son, Magali (Magali Margriet Eleonoor), born on 9 October 2007, Eliane (Eliane Sophia Carolina), born on 5 July 2009 and Willem Jan (Willem Jan Johannes Pieter Floris), born on 1 July 2013. The family lives in Wassenaar.
Since 2010 Princess Aimée has worked for the ANWB (marketing and sales) at its head office in The Hague. Prior to this, she worked for a bank and for Pon Holdings BV in marketing and communication.