Actress & Performer Hannah Waddingham To Serve As Godmother Of Sun Princess

Award-winning actress and performer Hannah Waddingham will serve the time-honoured, maritime tradition as the official Godmother of Princess Cruises’ newest “Love Boat” Sun Princess. The star studded naming ceremony will take place at the Port of Barcelona on April 23, 2024. 

“We’re delighted to welcome the illuminous and elegant Hannah Waddingham to serve as Godmother for our sensational new Sun Princess,” said John Padgett, Princess Cruises president. “Just like Sun Princess, she exudes sophistication, beauty and wonderment through her inspiring work as a talented and award-winning actress and performer. We’re truly honoured Hannah will officially name our most impressive, luxurious and stunning Love Boat ever created, and join an esteemed group of Princess Godparents including members of the Royal family.”

Waddingham joins an esteemed group who have served as Godparent to Princess ships: Diana, Princess of Wales (Royal Princess, 1984), Kate Middleton, Princess of Wales (Royal Princess, 2013); Audrey Hepburn (Star Princess, 1989); Sophia Loren (Crown Princess, 1990); Martha Stewart (Crown Princess, 2006), among many notable celebrities.

British actress and singer Hannah Waddingham has won a Primetime Emmy, Critics Choice Television Award and Screen Actors Guild Award, as well as two individual Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild nominations. She will next be seen in the highly anticipated Universal film “The Fall Guy” opposite Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt. Her upcoming films include Sony Animation film “Garfield” and in 2025 “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part Two.”

The new 177,882-tonne, 4,300-guest Sun Princess introduces an innovative new ship platform designed exclusively for Princess Cruises. A true engineering marvel, Sun Princess officially started the inaugural cruise season on February 28, 2024, and currently is sailing a series of Mediterranean voyages before debuting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in October for the ship’s first Caribbean season. 

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