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Princess Stephanie weds Portuguese acrobat

Adans Lopez Peres, bottom, with his brother Ivan, married Princess Stephanie of Monaco on Friday.
Adans Lopez Peres, bottom, with his brother Ivan, married Princess Stephanie of Monaco on Friday.
Lionel Cironneau, Associated Press

Princess Stephanie of Monaco has married her boyfriend, a Portuguese circus acrobat, the royal palace said Tuesday.

The 38-year-old Stephanie and Adans Lopez Peres, whose age wasn't available, were married Friday in a private ceremony, palace spokesman Armand Deus said. German news reports said they married in Geneva, but Deus said he didn't know where the ceremony took place.

The princess — one of three children of Prince Rainier and the late American actress Grace Kelly — is closely followed in the tabloids for her tumultuous love life.

Stephanie had two children, Louis and Pauline, with her one-time bodyguard Daniel Ducruet before they married in 1995. The marriage ended a year later after he was photographed frolicking with a stripper.

Stephanie's third child, Camille, is the daughter of another bodyguard, Jean-Raymond Gottlieb. Before falling for her new love, Stephanie also reportedly dated a Swiss circus director and elephant trainer, Franco Knie.