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How Old is Mrs. Claus?

For a long time, children around the world have wondered how old is Santa Claus's wife? How old do you think Mrs. Claus is? Most people would guess that she's only in her 70s or 80s, but the truth is she is MUCH older!

How Old Is Mrs. Claus?

As of 2020, Mrs. Claus is 228 years old.

Just like her soul mate Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus likes a good riddle and mystery. She has tried to keep her real age a secret, but records show that Mrs. Claus was born on December 25th, 1792, as Holly Janey McBride. Her birth took place at exactly 12:12 am in the city of Washington D.C. Her parents were Daniel and Janey McBride.

Her father was an Irish immigrant. He was an architect who helped make buildings in Washington DC. Her mother, Janey McBride was a Scottish homemaker. After troubles during Holly's birth, Janey was unable to have any more children making Mrs. Claus an only child.

Mrs. Claus is currently 228 years old as of 2020, but she does not look a day over 70! She and Santa Claus were married when she was 22 years old on Valentine's Day in 1815, meaning the couple has been married for over 200 years!

Why Does Mrs. Santa Claus Always Appear the Same Age?

The wife of Father Christmas looks quite young for someone who's more than 200 years old. Many might even say that she hasn't aged much since she was in her 70s. That’s because when she and Santa were married, Mrs. Claus gained many of the same magical abilities as Santa himself, including immortality. That’s why neither Santa nor Mrs. Claus haven’t aged in decades.

When Did Santa and Mrs. Claus Meet?

Santa Claus met his wife when she was an infant. Santa's evil twin brother, Anti-Claus, was out trying to ruin Christmas the night Holly was born. As he went around creating mischief, he heard the cries of a newborn baby. From his sleigh, Anti-Claus looked through the frosty window of the McBride's home. Inside, he saw baby Holly and decided to kidnap her!

Anti-Claus, also known as Claude Claus, came to the McBride's house and banged the door. Using his powers, he swung the door open and threw it to the ground in shatters. Daniel McBride tried as much as he could to guard his family, but Claude pushed past him. He grabbed the baby from Janey McBride and escaped with her.

Luckily, Santa was in the skies making Christmas deliveries when he sensed trouble. Father Christmas saw his brother flying in a black sleigh with a crying baby and went after Claude to save the child. Using his magical powers, Claude’s sleigh instantly began falling out of the sky. Anti-Claus’ black sleigh fell into the ocean, along with baby Holly, but thankfully Santa flew by and saved baby Holly.

Flying back to Washington D.C. with the baby, was the first time Santa met his future wife. After returning Holly to her parents, Santa promised to always guard the McBride family.

When Did Santa and Mrs. Claus Meet Again?

When she was 21 years old, Holly McBride was still living with her parents. She had already turned down many requests for marriage. Holly had even rejected marriages set up for her by her father and mother. Though many of these men were kind, Holly was waiting for her soul mate.

One day, the British attacked Washington D.C. and burned down the presidential mansion. British soldiers took over all of Washington D.C., and Holly and her parents were captured and held by the British.

While they were captured, a British soldier fell in love with Holly. He tried to make Holly marry him, but she refused. Luckily, Santa wasn't far off, and he sensed that the McBride’s were in trouble. He appeared using his magic and rescued them from the soldier. At that moment, Holly remembered that she had met the man standing in front of her once before. Holly gave Santa a kiss as thanks for saving her family and it was then that she knew it was Santa who was the true love she’d been waiting for.

At their home, Santa and Holly said their goodbyes to Daniel and Janey, and Santa asked Daniel if he had permission to marry Holly. Daniel was so grateful for all of Santa's protection over the years and could see how much Holly truly loved Santa. He said yes, and they decided to leave at once for the North Pole to begin their life together. They have lived there together happily now for over 200 years.

 

FAQ

How old is Mrs. Claus?

Mrs. Claus is 227 years old.

When was Mrs. Claus born?

Mrs. Claus was born on December 25th, 1792.

Why do Santa and Mrs. Claus appear to be the same age?

Santa and Mrs. Claus appear to be the same age because when they got married, Mrs. Claus gained Santa's magic ability of immortality. They both haven't aged in years!

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