Born Ekaterina Malysheva was born on 30th July 1986 in Apatity in the Soviet Union to Igor Malyshev. She grew up in Prague, Czech Republic.
She attended and graduated from the International School of Prague, Czech Republic.
She studied at the London College of Fashion.
In the summer of 2016 Ekaterina Malysheva became engaged to His Royal HIghness Ernst August of Hanover.
THe couple married civilly on 6th July 2017 in Hanover’s New Town Hall and was conducted by the mayor of Hanover, Stefan Schostok. The Religious Wedding took place on 8th July 2017 in the Hanover Market Church at which the former Landesbischof of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Hanover, Horst Hirschler, presided. The couple have two children.
Princess Elisabeth of Hanover (Elisabeth Tatiana Maximiliana Iacobella Faiza) born 22nd February 2018 at Diakovere Henriettenstift in Hanover.
Prince Welf August of Hanover (Welf August Yohannes Ferdinand Karl Wilhelm Anthony Julio Mario) born on 14th March 2019 at Diakovere Henriettenstift in Hanover.
Princess Eleanora of Hanover (Eleanora Dina Daniela Alexandra) on 26th July 2021 in Hanover.
30th July 1986 – 6th July 2017; Miss Ekaterina Malysheva.
6th July 2017 – Present; Her Royal HIghness Ekaterina, The Hereditary Princess of Hanover.