Second in line to the Netherlands' throne at the time of her birth, Princess Alexia Juliana Marcela Laurentien is a member of the royal House of Orange-Nassau.
She was born in The Hague's Bronovo Hospital and baptized at five months old in Wassenaar.
She has the same name as, but is not to be confused with, Greek royal Princess Alexia.
She is the daughter of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and the Argentine-born Queen Maxima of the Netherlands. Her older sister is Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, and her younger sister is Princess Ariane of the Netherlands.
Her paternal grandmother is Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.