Prince Harry Biography

Published On Jan 25, 2018
Facts of Prince Harry
Date of Birth: 1984 , September-15
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
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Prince of Wales, British national, Prince Harry spent ten years of his life working in the Armed Forces and toured regions of Afghanistan on two occasions. Prince Harry now spends most of his time supporting and leading a number of charities and projects carrying out missions on behalf of Queen.

Prince Harry, second son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana and a younger brother of Prince William, husband of Kate Middleton is well known to give his time and efforts to many charitable trusts organization working on areas of social development of young people and children and supporting children with HIV AIDS. He set up Sentebale, a charity organization in 2006, helps orphans in Lesotho.

Also, Prince Harry has a deep interest in protecting wildlife and supporting African natural heritage. He spent three months working on some such projects in Namibia, Tanzania, South Africa and Botswana.

While his public persona is a friendly easygoing, charitable person, his private life has been far from idealistic. After the death of his mother, Princess Diana, on August 31, 1997, he became more rebellious by nature. Princess Diana and Prince Charles divorced in 1996.

He was seen smoking cannabis during his teens, partying wildly with his friends, had drinking problems and even had physical altercations with paparazzi outside clubs. He also became infamous after dressing as a Nazi and wearing a swastika armband, but he later apologizes for the misconduct.

It was rumored that Prince Harry was the son of James Hewitt, with whom his mother had an affair. But Hewitt defended himself in the press by saying that the prince had been born before their romance began.

He had several relationships with multitudes women, prominent among them was Chelsy Davy, daughter of the South Africa-based businessman Charles Davy. She was the most celebrated and famous girlfriend of the British prince.

In 2009, it was reported that the couple had parted ways after having affairs for five years. During the summer of 2012, he was introduced to Cressida Bonas, granddaughter of Edward Curzon by his cousin Princess Eugene. They were dating soon after the first meeting but two years later, they parted away.

On 27th November 2017, Clarence House and Kensington Palace announced that Prince Harry is engaged to American actress Meghan Markle, who previously dated producer, Trevor Engelson. Prince Harry will soon marry his love, Meghan Markle, planning a place for their wedding at St George Chapel, Windsor Castle, on 19th May 2018.

As a member of one of the super powerful royal families in the world, Prince Harry does not have a predetermined salary scale, like other celebrities. However, Harry and his brother William have received an inheritance of 13 million pounds (approximately $17 million) from the trust established by their late mother on their 30th birthday.

Further, as a part of the British royal family, he also receives certain monetary benefits from the government, paid for by the treasury. Some recent reports claim that it costs about £300 million (approx. $368 million) to run the monarchy each year.

A portion of that money is paid for by the Sovereign Grant, which covers various expenses of the royal family, including their travel, palace upkeep, utilities and employee payroll. In 2015, for example, the Queen's Sovereign Grant came to the tune of £40.1 million ($48.9 million).  

According to various sources, Prince Harry’s total net worth is £34 million pounds (around $46 million). During his stint in the British Army Air Corps, his annual salary was estimated to be around $45,000, far below what his finance, Meghan Markle, made as Suits actress. Meghan’s annual salary from the show was said to be about $450,000.

According to various sources, Prince Harry and Meghan will reside at Prince Harry's Nottingham Kensington Palace after their wedding or they might even move to Cotswolds and settle down at Luckington Court. Which is located in the village of Luckington. It has eight bedrooms, seven bathrooms and is spread in roughly 157 acres.

Prince Harry is also said to be a big fan of fast cars. He is said to own F-Type Jaguar, which costs somewhere between $72,000 to $85,000, and an Audi RS5, which worth approximately $70,000.

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Prince Charles and Princess Diana of Wales British Royalty

September 15 , 1984

Prince Harry of British royalty blood was born to Prince Charles and Princess Diana of Wales. He is the youngest son of the couple, has an elder brother, Prince William. He is fifth in line to British throne.

Studied geography art, history at A levels Eton College

2003

Prince Charles, father of Prince Harry graduated from Eton College where he studied geography, art, history at A levels he got a B in art and D in geography and later dropout from the college.

Mititary Spent ten years

2005

Prince Harry entered the British Armed forces and toured the regions of Afghanistan and Iraq on two separate occasions, he spent a decade at the army force.

Charity Organization Lesotho

2006

A philanthropist, Prince Harry has supported many charities and trust. He jointly founded Sentebale, a charitable foundation in Lesotho, Africa for social development of young children and people especially children with HIV AIDS.

Chelsy Davy Girlfriend

2009

After five years of a relationship that stretches back to 2004, he broke up with his girlfriend Chelsy Davy, a daughter of a South African businessman, Charles Davy.

St George Chapel Meghan Markle

May 19 , 2018

Prince Harry is set to marry American actress, Meghan Markle, in St George Chapel at Windsor Castle after the engagement was announced two years earlier.

Inheritance Salary

2018

Henry Charles was born to the most celebrated and powerful royal families in the world, Prince Harry with no salary scale, he along with his brother William inherit a sum of inheritance of 13 million pounds (approximately $17 million). As a part of the trust from their late mother Diana but according to several sources, his net worth is estimated £34 million pounds ( approximately around $46 million).