London, United Kingdom – We recently learned that Lady Ann Rudderforth (75), who is Princess Diana’s Aunt, recently retained well-known powerhouse Talent Manager Craig Rogalski at CK Talent Management, LTD to represent her. Rogalski who is the Agency’s Managing Talent Manager is responsible for the careers of many well-known public figures in modeling, acting, influencing, sports, etc. His clients include the global faces of Abercrombie and Fitch, Speedo, C4 Energy Drink, Lamborghini, Bentley, Maserati, Guess, etc., have appeared in two Oscar nominated movies and graced the covers of Vogue, Italian Vogue and Men’s Fitness.
Over the years several Royals have left the traditional frame work for the way royals have been managed for private talent managers, including Duchess of Sussex Maghan Markle (Gersh), Duchess of York Sara Ferguson (Harry Walker Agency), Grace Kelly (MCA). Lady Rudderforth is the most recent Royal to seek private talent management representation.
Lady Rudderforth is the daughter of Lord Fermoy who is Princess Diana’s Grandfather. Her sister France Shand Kydd spoke about Ann in her biography “Frances: The Remarkable Story of Princess Diana’s Mother” published before her death in 2004. Lady Rudderforth’s was an official guest at the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, where she was escorted by her father Lord Fermoy. Lord Fermoy fought during WWI in France and became firm friends with the then Duke of York (King George VI, Queen Elizabeth II father). The Duke of York (King George VI, Queen Elizabeth II father) later granted the lease of Park House in the grounds of Sandringham to Lord Fermoy.
She grew up close to the Sandringham estate which is the country house and private home of Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s current Monarch. During her childhood, Lady Rudderforth would spend time playing with her siblings at Park House on of the Sandrignham estate. Park House is most famously known as the birthplace of Diana, Princess of Wales. During one visit to Park House, Ann was officially introduced to Princess Margaret (sister to Queen Elizabeth II), who was visiting Park House while staying at Sandringham.
Lady Rudderforth is a well-known author of a series of children’s books, which teach children valuable life lessons. The proceeds of which are donated to her various charities. Lady Rudderforth left the United Kingdom and now resides in California at her palatial home complete with its own aircraft hangar. Her great nephew the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry and his wife Duchess Meghan Markle reside close by.
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