Grace Kelly's granddaughter opens up in first interview about becoming a princess as a teen

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Grace Kelly's Granddaughter Opens Up To Harper's Bazaar

In the August issue of Harper's Bazaar, Grace Kelly's granddaughter finally reveals to the world her real-life "Princess Diaries" story.

In the new issue, Jazmin Grace Grimaldi reveals new details on her royal lineage, her unusually "normal" childhood, and her plans for the future.

23-year-old Jazmin is, of course, Prince Albert The Second of Monaco's eldest daughter. While he's busy running the teensy-weensy uber-wealthy state of Monaco, she lives in Manhattan.

The Backstory:

Her mother met Prince Albert during a short vacation in the French Riviera in 1991 where she became pregnant. But, she returned to the U.S., where Jazmin was raised.

Her mother was always upfront to Jazmin about her lineage, but none of Jazmin's friends knew the full story.

Then, everything changed. Prince Albert publicly revealed she was his daughter in 2006 after years of rumors in the European press. Her life "under the radar" was over.

Since Jazmin is the Jon Snow of modern days, she can't inherit the throne a la Mia Thermopolis -- but she still gets all the Princess perks.

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Grace Kelly's granddaughter opens up in first interview about becoming a princess as a teen
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 07: Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends the special screening of Relativity Studio's 'Desert Dancer' at Museum of Modern Art on April 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 07: Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends a special screening of Relativity Studio's 'Desert Dancer' after party at Baccarat Hotel on April 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16: Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends The Cinema Society & InStyle screening of 'Cake' at Tribeca Grand Hotel on November 16, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends the 6th Annual Thirst Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 in Beverly Hills, Calif.(Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)
Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends the 6th Annual Thirst Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 in Beverly Hills, Calif.(Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)
Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends a special screening of "Cinderella", hosted by Disney and The Cinema Society, at the Tribeca Grand Hotel on Sunday, March 8, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends a special screening of "Cinderella", hosted by Disney and The Cinema Society, at the Tribeca Grand Hotel on Sunday, March 8, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends the premiere of Lexus Short Films on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends the premiere of Lexus Short Films on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Socialite Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends a screening of "The Honorable Woman" on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Socialite Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends a screening of "The Honorable Woman" on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends a screening of "The Maze Runner" hosted by Twentieth Century Fox and Teen Vogue on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Socialite Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends a screening of "Need For Speed" on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attends the premiere of "Philomena," hosted by The Weinstein Company, on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Security personnel escorts student Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, the 14-year-old out-of-wedlock daughter of Monaco's Prince Albert II , outside St. Margaret's Episcopal school in Palm Desert, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 2006. Jazmin is the second out-of-wedlock child to be legally acknowledged by the 48-year-old bachelor prince who assumed the throne of the 700-year-old dynasty less than a year ago. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
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Her grandmother is none other than actress Grace Kelly. She told Harper's Bazaar that one of her fondest memories is watching Kelly perform alongside Frank Sinatra in the movie "High Society."

Today, Jazmin is living a relatively normal life.

Having obtained her B.A. from New York's Fordham University, she hopes to pursue a singing and acting career. She does solo shows in New York -- singing at places around town like The Duplex.

And she may not be totally done with school. Jazmin wants to go to grad school to major in international relations and continue her work on humanitarian projects around the world. And says that despite their wealth, she swears her time with her family in Monaco is totally normal.

"We like to share family meals, have barbecues, go to the beach, everything a normal family does. Except with heavy scheduling," she tells Harper's.

You can check out the whole interview in this month's issue of Harper's Bazaar.

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