Prince William is the Duke of Cambridge and eldest son of Prince Charles and Diana. Hence, he is next in line for the British throne after his father. William served in the Royal Air Force, and at present, he supports many charities. Continue reading to find the net worth of Prince William as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Prince William was born as Prince William Arthur Philip Louis Windsor on 21st June 1982 at St Mary’s Hospital, London, England. Prince William is the eldest son of Diana, Princess of Wales, and Charles, Prince of Wales. The official title of Prince William is His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales’.
Prince William’s ethnicity is a long list, and some of them are Anglo-Irish, Bohemian, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Indian, Irish, Russian, Scottish, Swiss, and Welsh.
Prince William attended Mrs. Mynor’s Nursery school, West London. He attended Wetherby School in Kensington in London. Duke of Edinburgh, his grandfather, encouraged Prince William to join Eton College, one of the prestigious secondary schools of England. At Eton, Prince William got excellent grades and participated in various sports.
After graduating from Eton, Prince William took a break from his studies and visited South America and Africa. In the year 2005, Prince William graduated with a degree in Geography from St Andrew’s University situated in Scotland.
Prince William was greatly affected when his parents divorced in the year 1996, and his mother tragically died in 1997. On 29th April 2011, Prince William married Kate Middleton, his college sweetheart, at Westminster Abbey. Kate (Catherine) Middleton was honored with the title Duchess of Cambridge after marrying Prince William. The couple has three children named Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Prince William joined the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst just like his brother, Prince Harry. As a military cadet, Prince William became the second lieutenant in the Household Cavalry in the year 2006. In the year 2008, he was appointed to be a Royal Knight Companion of the Noblest Order of the Garter. Later, Prince William trained to be a search and rescue pilot with Royal Air Force.
Prince William supports several charities. These include serving as patron to Centrepoint, the organization for homeless youths. Others are Tusk Trust for the preserving African wildlife. In the year 2007, Prince William and his brother, Prince Harry hosted a special concert to raise funds for charities supported by their late mother, Diana. Both princes still support these charitable organizations and whenever needed do the charity events as well.
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of now, the net worth of Prince William is $40 million. Annually, Prince William gets $450,000 as investment profit and an allowance managed by his father.
Both the brothers inherited £13m in trust after tax from their late mother, Diana. Since he turned 25 years, Prince William earns £6.5m capital. This is from what his mother, Diana left him and from the estate that belonged to his great-grandmother, Queen’s mother.
Prince William earns an annual salary of £37,170 as the flight lieutenant of the Royal Air Force (RAF). Prince William gets an allowance from his father who earns from the Duchy of Cornwall estate. After the death of his father, Prince Charles, all his income would be transferred to Prince William. Thus, Prince Williams makes his wealth from his investment, income, and inheritance.
The Queen’s personal fortune comes mainly from the Crown Estate, the real estate portfolio given to the reigning monarch. Thus, when Prince William becomes King, he would inherit a lot more than just the title. Prince William ‘s life is always under limelight as they are Prince of London but still he is very grounded and is a big Philanthropist as well.