First in-line towards the Norwegian throne, this son of Ruler Harald V kept the titles of both Crown Prince of Norway and Prince of Denmark. During past due 2003 and early 2004, while his dad was dealing with cancers treatment, Crown Prince Haakon offered as Regent of Norway. After offering in the Royal Norwegian Navy, he gained a political research bachelor’s degree through the College or university of California, Berkeley, and a global trade and advancement studies master’s level through the London College of Economics. He was area of the starting ceremony on the 1994 Wintertime Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. His relationship to Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby (afterwards Crown Princess of Norway) spurred controversy, as Høiby was both an individual mother (to boy Marius Borg Høiby) and a commoner. The few welcomed a girl, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, in 2004, and a boy, Prince Sverre Magnus, in 2005. He was created to Harald V of Norway and commoner Sonja Haraldsen.