Circus Ring of Fame Wheel Plaque

HSH Princess Stephanie of Monaco

Inducted into the Ring of Fame: 2024

Circus Profession: Daughter of HSH Prince Rainier III of Monaco and President of the International Festival Du Cirque de Monte-Carlo

Born: 1965

HSH Princess Stephanie of Monaco Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee


Princess Stephanie of Monaco, Steward of Global Circus Arts and Culture, inducted into the Circus Ring of Fame® joining her father Prince Rainier III


In the glittering realm of Monaco’s high society, Her Serene Highness Princess Stephanie has distinguished herself not merely as a royal figure but as a driving force behind the renowned Monte Carlo International Circus Festival. Revered for her unwavering commitment to the preservation and promotion of the circus arts, Princess Stephanie’s influence extends far beyond the gilded borders of the principality.

Notably, on February 10, 2024, Princess Stephanie achieved a milestone accolade by being inducted into the prestigious Circus Ring of Fame® in Sarasota, Florida. This esteemed honor places her in the company of circus luminaries, as her bronze wagon wheel plaque is set to join her father Prince Rainier III’s, a poignant testament to the enduring legacy of Monaco’s royal circus aficionados.

The Monte Carlo Circus Festival, a spectacle of international acclaim, bears the indelible mark of Princess Stephanie’s leadership. Her unwavering dedication to this iconic event has elevated its global stature, attracting performers and enthusiasts from every corner of the globe. Beyond the confines of the circus ring, the princess has demonstrated a keen commitment to the arts, fostering an environment that celebrates creativity and innovation.

Adding another feather to her cap, Princess Stephanie took a bold step towards the future by spearheading the establishment of the World Circus Federation in 2009. This visionary initiative aims to safeguard and foster the rich tapestry of circus arts and culture on a global scale. By championing this cause, the princess has positioned herself as a forward-thinking advocate, ensuring that the magic of the big top continues to captivate audiences worldwide for generations to come.

As Monaco’s royal matriarch of the circus arts, Princess Stephanie’s narrative unfolds not only within the opulent confines of the principality but resonates across international arenas. Her journey, marked by accolades and groundbreaking initiatives, cements her legacy as a trailblazer in the vibrant tapestry of global circus arts and culture.