Lonely Planet Writer

Four-year-old Swedish toddler a royal lookalike

Four-year-old toddler Mila Rydén looks so much like Sweden’s Princess Estelle, that she struggles to decide if she’s looking at photos of herself or her royal doppelgänger.

Sweden's royal lookalike.
Sweden’s royal lookalike. Image by Guillaume Baviere / CC BY 2.0

Initially, Mila’s mother Rebekah played down the similarity between the two and said she was so embarrassed that she would often remove any comments on her daughter’s regal appearance from photos posted on social media. But now pictures comparing the two have gone viral, she admits that the two little girls are beginning to look more alike the older they get, and says they regularly get stopped in the street. Speaking to Swedish outlet The Local of the huge interest since the photos were shared, Rydén said, “I really feel I’m lucky to have a private number right now.” Read more: thelocal.se