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The Rich And The Royal: The Wealthiest Members Of The British Royal Family

The British Royal Family comes from the lineage of Queen Elizabeth II. There is a specific order that they must follow to ensure that there is an heir to the throne! The family conducts almost 2,000 engagements all over the world, which makes the members crucial to the presence of the United Kingdom on the global stage. The family includes various members, from very famous ones to those you will not even recognize. Do you have any idea how wealthy the royals are? Let us find out.

Prince William

Prince William is second in line to the throne, but his money comes from various sources. He has a total net worth of around £19.3 to £30.9 million. He inherited £10 million after the death of his mother, Princess Diana. When he turned 25, he also started to get annual dividends of almost £350,000 from investments. He got an annual salary of around £48,000 when he served as an East Anglian Air Ambulance pilot, although he allegedly donated it to the EAAA charity. When he retired from his pilot duties, he explained that he now wants to focus on his royal duties.

Prince Philip

Prince Philip has been the husband of the Queen for 70 years now! He has a net worth of £23 million, most of which comes from his royal duties and title. He had to give up his Danish and Greek royal titles when he married Elizabeth, so he does not get funds from them. He has since eased up when it comes to his responsibilities because of his age and health issues. In 2017, he retired from the position of Duke of Edinburgh and gave up his yearly salary. However, his investments are still around to keep him rich!

Camilla Parker Bowles

Camilla has been married to Prince Charles ever since 2005. She has worked with various organizations and charities. The Duchess of Cornwall is now worth £3.8 million! She had been a receptionist and secretary in various London firms before she got married to Prince Charles. However, she earned most of her wealth from real estate holdings and the stipend she reserves courtesy of the Duchy of Cornwall

Prince Charles

Prince Charles has been serving as the Prince of Wales for 61 years now. In the past, he served in the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force, performed duties on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II, and worked with various organizations. The eldest son of the Queen and Prince Philip gets most of his income from the Duchy of Cornwall. The heir to the throne is now worth £309 million! On top of that, he is the only beneficiary of the real estate of the Queen.

Kate Middleton

Prince William and Kate Middleton married a decade after they first met. Did you know that she is the first person outside the bloodline to join the family? However, she is no stranger to impressive wealth. The Duchess of Cambridge comes from the family that owns Party Pieces, a multimillion mail-order party supply business. Not only does the Duchy of Cornwall cover the majority of her expenses, but she will probably inherit the family business too! She has an estimated net worth of £7.7 million.

Queen Elizabeth II

The matriarch of the Windsor house is the face of the UK monarchy, which is a full-time job that clearly pays well. Her estates comprise the majority of her net worth, which stands at an impressive £424 million. Apart from the real estate she has to her name, The Sovereign Grant ensures that she will have a comfortable life no matter what happens. It is the profit the Crown Estate makes that goes directly to her. It is now around 15% to 25% of the total profit. Don’t you wish you were born a royal as well?

Princess Beatrice

Princess Beatrice is the sister of Princess Eugenie. The two of them access the same funds! Even though she is not a Sovereign Grant beneficiary, she is set for life with the help of two different family trust funds. She is also supported by Prince Andrew, her father, via his private income. Princess Beatrice has taken on various lucrative jobs in the past as a production analyst, research associate, and business consultant. She now works at Afiniti, a software company, as the Vice President of Partnerships and Strategy.

Prince Andrew

When you are the third child of the queen, you are guaranteed a comfortable lifestyle. Prince Andrew is the beneficiary of a trust fund that was created when he was little and gets a stipend of £309 million each year. Along with the huge sum of money that comes in, he also has a pension from the years he served in the Royal Navy. Like other members of the family, he has also invested in many businesses and properties over the years. He has even hosted networking events for investors and entrepreneurs! At the moment, he has a net worth of £57.9 million.

Prince Edward

Prince Edward is the Duke of Kent, a title he has held for more than 75 years. A first cousin of the Queen, he carries out various duties for her. He owes much of his £7.7 million net worth to a stipend that he gets for his service in the British Army and an annual payment from Her Majesty of about £308,800. We will have you know that he is also the president of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, the Royal Institution of Great Britain, the Royal United Services Institute, and The Scout Association. He has also been the Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England ever since 1967.

Princess Anne

Princess Anne is the only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. She has been a model royal all her life. She is said to be the hardest working royal, even if she is not as popular as the others. She is involved in more than 300 charities and completed over 100 engagements in 2017. There is more! She was also the first royal to join the Olympics! The equestrian took home a gold medal and two silver ones at the European Eventing Championships. Her £23 million comes from her jewelry, house, the yearly stipend she gets from her mother, and the trust fund created by her grandfather

Prince Edward

Prince Edward is the youngest of the four children between Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. He is also a beneficiary of the Sovereign Grant and gets wages from the Queen. He currently works as a full-time Royal Family member and helps Her Majesty with official duties. He took over the role of Duke of Edinburgh after his father’s retirement. When he was young, he was in the Royal Marines for 3 months. He also tried his hand in the entertainment industry by working as a production assistant for musicals and forming a TV company called Ardent Productions. He has an estimated net worth of £34.7 million.

Princess Eugenie

Prince Eugenie is the daughter of Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew. Unlike her cousins, she does not get support from the Sovereign Grant, but she is not completely cut off from royal resources. She has a trust fund, which was created by her great-grandmother in 1994. She works full-time as the associate director at a London-based art gallery called Hauser & Wirth and makes £112 million from this gig. Her net worth is now at £3.7 million!

Sophie Helen

Sophie Helen has been married to Prince Edward since 1999. She is a full-time Royal Family member, perhaps the most fashionable one as well! She has worked as the patron of more than 70 charities, the bulk of which are avoidable blindness ones, ever since she became the Countess of Wessex. She is also a Royal Colonel Of the 5th Battalion, the Rifles as well as the Colonel-in-Chief of Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps and the Corps of Army Music. She has a £27 million net worth.

Marie, Princess Michael of Kent

Princess Michael Of Kent is originally from Czechia. In 1978, she got married to Michael of Kent. Her net worth is £6.1 million. Aside from previously working in interior design, she is also an author and lecturer. Just like her husband, she does not get parliamentary allowances or annuity. However, it was revealed that the Queen paid for her rent from 1979 until 2008. After journalists learned about this, the payments stopped.

Prince Harry

Like his older brother, Prince Harry also got an inheritance of £10 million after his mother Princess Diana passed away and received similar dividends each year since he turned 25 years old. He trained at the Royal Military Academy and briefly served in Afghanistan. He is also the patron of various organizations like the HALO trust and Walking With The Wounded. He has recently become the Duke of Sussex, a title that was conferred by his grandmother Queen Elizabeth on the day he wed Meghan Markle. At the moment, it is believed that he is worth £19.3 million to £30.9 million.

Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle made a name for herself when she starred in Suits. Aside from working with various charities, the star has always been outspoken about gender inequality. In 2015, she released her own clothing line as well. In 2018, the American actress tied the knot with Prince Harry. She has been taking her role as Duchess very seriously. She has since quit acting and instead spends her time in events with her husband. Her £3.8 million was primarily earned before she joined the Royal Family, but the Duchy of Cornwall also covers her expenses.

Lady Amelia Windsor

Lady Amelia Windsor is the child of Prince Edward and Katharine, Duke and Duchess of Kent. She has made an impression with her gorgeous looks. Lady Amelia was already making it big in the modeling industry when she was 23 years old. She has collaborated with Dolce & Gabbana, BVLGARI, Azzedine Alaia, Chanel, and Penelope Chilvers in the past. She has an estimated net worth of around £772,000.

Prince Michael

With a net worth of £30.9 million, Prince Michael of Kent is easily one of the wealthiest members of the Royal Family. He has become a millionaire thanks to his commercial endeavors and consulting business. He is the first cousin of Queen Elizabeth and distantly related to the Romanovs of Russia. He represents the Queen in various Commonwealth realms. He does not parliamentary annuity like his siblings. However, he did get a grace-and-favor apartment upon his marriage in 1978.

Prince Richard

Prince Richard is Queen Elizabeth’s first cousin and a direct descendant of Queen Victoria. Despite his net worth of £19.3 million, he has previously said that he thinks his family is the poorest royal relations. He has an estate in Gloucester and inherited the Dukedom after the death of his brother in 1974. He originally trained to become an architect, however. He went on to become the President of the Society of Architect Artists and a Royal Patron of Habitat for Humanity and St. George’s Society of New York.

Katharine, Duchess of Kent

The Duchess of Kent had been married to Prince Edward ever since 1961. Considered one of the timidest Royal family members, she steers clear of the spotlight. However, she made headlines as the first one to convert to Catholicism ever since 1701. The Parliament law ensured that the English and Irish crown will only go to Protestants. She personally received the Queen’s approval to do so. Apart from this, she is also a member of various choirs. Even though she is quiet, her £7.7 million is on par with her husband’s.

Zara Tindall

Zara Tindall is the eldest granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth. She is yet another talented equestrian and brought home the silver medal during the London Olympic Games in 2012. She landed endorsement deals with brands like Rolex, Land Rover, Musto Outdoor Clothing, and more. She is also a financial investor, brand ambassador, and jewelry entrepreneur. She has designed items for Cajella, her own jewelry line. This explains her impressive net worth of £15.4 million!

Princess Alexandra

Prince Alexandra is the first cousin of the Queen and the first cousin once removed of Prince Philip. She is entitled to a huge sum of money courtesy of the crown. She was previously married to businessman Sir Angus Ogilvy and received a fair fortune upon his death. She also carious out engagements for the Queen since the late ‘50s. She had been one of the most active members of the Royal Family, although it has slowed down for her because of various health issues. She has a net worth of £13.9 to 15.4 million.

Lady Kitty Spencer

The young woman below is Princess Diana’s niece, the daughter of Charles Spencer. Lady Kitty is one of the wealthiest members of the Royal Family with a net worth of £77.2 million. She is a runway model who has served as a BVLGARI ambassador. Of course, the bulk of her wealth still comes from her impressive inheritance. Despite this, she managed to increase it further by her work on the runway.

Lena Elizabeth

Lena Elizabeth is the daughter of Mike Tindall and Zara Phillips. Her mother talked to Women and Home about the long and difficult labor that led to her birth. Despite being a baby, she has made various public debuts already! She had been with her parents during the Gatcombe Horse Trials and starred in a stroller commercial at the age of three months. She already has a net worth of £15 million!

Sarah Ferguson

Without a doubt, Sarah “Fergie” Ferguson is one of the most colorful members of the Royal Family. She is the ex-wife of Prince Andrew, so her Duchess of York title is a bit outdated. Despite this, she is still associated with the Royal Family and attended the wedding of Prince Harry and Princess Markle in 2018. She was humiliated after she was spotted suntanning topless with an American banker after reports that she and the Prince were drifting apart. Her fall from grace led to reckless spending and financial troubles, later getting involved in a scheme called “cash for access.” She has a net worth of £1.5 million.

Jack Brooksbank

Jack Brooksbank entered the Royal Family via marriage, but he has made a name for himself as a businessman as well. The husband of Princess Eugenie of York is a wine merchant and a brand ambassador for Casamigos Tequila. He went to the University of Bristol but left to go into the nightlife and liquor industry. It is interesting to note that he is a member of the Brooksbank baronetcy, which makes him the third cousin twice removed of his wife. He has a net worth of £3.2 million.

Autumn Phillips

Autumn Phillips has been married to Peter Phillips ever since 2008. Born in Quebec, she is a Canadian citizen but resides in London. She is the mother of Isla and Savannah. A star athlete during her high school days, she attended McGill University for her East Asian studies degree. She has previously worked as an actress, bartender, management consultant, and model. She met her husband during the 2003 Canadian Grand Prix. Rumors say that he did not tell her that he was royalty, and she only found out after she saw him on TV beside the Queen! She now has a net worth of £11.3 million.

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