Sofia Kristina Hellqvist Bernadotte was born on 6 December 1984 at Danderyd Hospital. Her family moved from Täby to Älvdalen in 1991. Her parents are Erik and Marie Hellqvist.
Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist's engagement was announced on 27 June 2014.
The wedding took place on 13 June 2015 in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.
On 19 April 2016 Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia had a son, Prince Alexander.