Prince Henry is also known as the Prince of Wales. Harry is the son of late Princess of Wales Diana and Charles, Prince of Wales. He has an older brother Prince William. When he was born he was third in line of succession to the British throne.
Prince Harry Biography
Harry was born on the 15th of September 1984 at the St Mary’s Hospital located in Paddington. Prince Henry’s godparents are Prince Andrew, Bryan Organ, Carolyn Bartholomew, Gerald Ward, and Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones.
Henry had been educated in independent schools around the United Kingdom. He went to Wetherby’ Nursery School as a toddler. Later he attended the Ludgrove School. Harry was transferred to Eton College after graduating from school. Harry excelled in sports like polo and rugby union. He took a gap year after school to work in Australia.
In the year 2005, Harry joined the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He was known as the Officer Cadet Wales, when in the military. In the year 2006 Harry finished his officer training and was commissioned as a Cornet. The prince was to be deployed in Iraq in 2006. But, the decision was changed as many believed he would be a high-value target. Harry was very disappointed but he respected and agreed with the decision.
On 2014 Prince Harry launched the Invictus Games, a Paralympic-style sporting event specially designed for injured professionals. He took part in a number of charity events for injured military professionals and children. In the year 2009 Queen Elizabeth granted Harry and William their own royal household. In the year 2012, he officially visited the Belize as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Harry also visited Brasil as the ambassador of the 2012 Olympics in the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Harry is a big fan of the Arsenal Football Club and the Rugby Union. In his youth, Harry was a wild child with his parties and erotic life style. He has a history of cannabis smoking, underage drinking, and physically clashing with the paparazzi. On several occasions, he had been caught nude by the paparazzi. But, Prince Harry is loved by the British public. He is the third most popular member of the Royal Family.
Harry was dating Chelsy Davy the daughter of South Africa-based businessman Charles Davy. In 2009, the couple parted ways. In 2016 it came into light that Prince Harry was dating actress Meghan Markle. Harry had also stated in an interview that he sorted counseling to come to terms with his mother’s death.
Harry has received two humanitarian awards like Golden Heart Award and Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership Award from the Atlantic Council. He is also the descendant of the House of Oldenburg the oldest royal family in Europe.
How much is Prince Harry Net Worth in 2017
Prince Harry’s net worth is estimated to be around $45 Million US dollars as of 2017. He is one of the richest royals in the world. In the year 2013, it was reported that Prince Harry was given the salary of $60,000 from the British Army. He received $450,000 from the annual investment of $10 million which Princess Diana left for him. Other royal incomes that the Prince gets are not known.
Prince Harry is one of the most loved Royals on earth. There are many controversies revolving around the life of the youngest prince. He has still won the hearts of the British population with his military service and charity works.