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Prince William, Prince of Wales, 40, has moved up in the line of succession becoming next in line to the throne following his father, the now King Charles III after the death of his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. With the new titles and responsibilities comes a great deal of money.
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While many changes will come about in the following days, months and years regarding his duties and titles, his overall net worth is now considered to be $100 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
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A large portion of Prince William’s net worth comes from a roughly $12.3 million inheritance from his mother, the late Princess Diana’s estate on his 30th birthday in 2012, which was shared with his brother, Prince Harry. Upon his grandmother’s passing, he received the Duchy of Cornwall, which is a real estate portfolio that provides a $20-30 million income for the next in line for the throne.
William Arthur Philip Louis is the first son born to King Charles III and the late Princess Diana in London. He studied at Eton College before attending the University of St. Andrews where he earned his degree in geography.
Prince William has been a working member of the Royal Family since he turned 21. He devotes much of his time to charitable endeavors. Some of his principal causes are reducing the illegal wildlife trade globally, emphasizing the importance of mental health, supporting first responders and highlighting many environmental projects.
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Like many royals, Prince William served in the military. After graduating university, he did training that included working on a country estate to learn more about land management, working at different financial institutions in the City of London, and joined an RAF Mountain Rescue Team in Wales. At the same time, he began training as an army officer at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. In December 2006 he joined the Household Cavalry (Blues and Royals) as a Second Lieutenant.
In 2008, after completing his time in the Household Cavalry, undertook attachments from Royal Air Force. In September 2010, after training as a search and rescue pilot and passing his exams for the Royal Air Force, he joined C Flight, 22 Squadron, at RAF Valley in Anglesey. During …….