Prince Harry, 38, and Meghan Markle, 41, have managed to bill their controversies very well after their departure from the British royal family and have amassed a fortune of more than $135 million since 2020, the year they stepped away from their royal duties.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were looking for their financial freedom and the truth is that they have succeeded very well. In just three years they have diversified their sources of income to obtain the highest possible return in order to maintain a high standard of living.
Upon arriving in the United States they have been at the forefront of large-scale projects such as publishing books, documentaries, films, television programs and podcasts that have been enriching the assets of the Sussex couple.
How do Harry and Meghan make money?
Prince Harry reportedly collected an advance of 20 million US dollars for his book ‘Spare’. Undoubtedly, it has been one of the most profitable sources for them. The memoirs of Lady Di’s youngest son, sold in its first day more than 1.4 million copies of the book.
For its part, The former actress, Meghan Markle also published a book in 2021 which is titled ‘The Bench’. It is estimated that she received an advance of just over $600,000.
The hundred million dollar contract that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made with Netflix is the most lucrative. The couple committed to appear in documentaries, docuseries, feature films and children’s programs for the platform.
With Spotify both Meghan and Harry were involved in a three-year podcast project worth an estimated $18 million to $25 million, according to industry sources.
Harry and Meghan’s financial health is reflected in their current home in Montecito, California which cost $14 million, according to The Times magazine. In addition, they are in charge of maintaining a security team payroll.
There is no doubt that Harry and Meghan have known how to redirect their lives after leaving their duties in the British royal family and have managed to monetize all their controversies.