Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway (born Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby, [?m?t?? 'm??r? 'ç?s?m 'hœ?b?], on 19 August 1973) is the wife of Crown Prince Haakon, heir apparent to the throne of Norway.
A Norwegian commoner and single mother with a disadvantaged past, she was a controversial figure at the time of her engagement to Haakon in 2000.
She became crown princess of Norway upon her marriage in 2001.
In this role, she has championed humanitarian projects and arts, as well as taking part in official visits at home and abroad.