Hace 2 días · Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (/ ˈ m ɛ ɡ ən /; born Rachel Meghan Markle; August 4, 1981), is an American member of the British royal family and former actress. She is married to Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex , the younger son of King Charles III .
Hace 3 días · In March 2019, it was announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would establish a new household for themselves, following the birth of their child in spring as well as the move of their official residence to Frogmore Cottage, with their office set to be located at Buckingham Palace.
- Why did Harry and Meghan leave the Royal Family?
- Where do Harry and Meghan live?
- How do Meghan and Harry earn their money?
- What did Prince Harry and Meghan lose when they stepped down as working royals?
- What other funds do Harry and Meghan have?
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have lived in the US since stepping down as working royals, in 2020.
Prince Harry and Meghan no longer receive money from the Royal Family, and have a series of commercial arrangements with a number of companies.
Netflix has released the latest documentary it has made with the couple, a five-part series about the Invictus Games, which Harry launched, in 2014, to showcase veterans injured during their military careers.
Harry and Meghan met in 2016 and married in 2018. They stepped down as senior royals in January 2020.
Angry about media intrusion, the couple were frustrated that Buckingham Palace stopped them developing their "SussexRoyal" brand.
Harry remained a prince, and he and Meghan kept their Duke and Duchess of Sussex titles, but they are no longer addressed as his/her royal highness (HRH).
He also gave up his military titles and no longer wears army uniform in public.
When Prince Harry's father, Charles, became King, the couple's children became Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet of Sussex.
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The couple moved to California in June 2020, saying they wanted space to raise Archie, and to develop their charitable Archewell Foundation. Lilibet was born in 2021.
The duke and duchess returned to the UK for the late Queen's Platinum Jubilee in June 2022, and her funeral in September.
Prince Harry also made an unexpected appearance in London in March 2023, when he attended a court hearing as part of legal action he is taking against a number of publisher.
After much speculation, Prince Harry attended the King's coronation in May without his wife.
Television and podcasts
The Sussexes' media company, Archewell Productions, makes various programmes for Netflix in an arrangement thought to be worth millions of dollars.
This included the Harry & Meghan documentary series in which the couple talked about life in the Royal Family.
In August, the five-part documentary series Heart of Invictus was released, in which Harry describes his emotional "unravelling" after military service in Afghanistan in 2013.
Archewell also made podcasts for Spotify, including Archetypes, in which Meghan talked to other high-profile women. The contract was estimated to be worth $25m (£18m) in late 2020 but ended in June 2023.
The couple were interviewed by US presenter Oprah Winfrey in March 2021, but said they were not paid for the appearance.
As working royals, they received 95% of their annual income from Harry's father, then Prince of Wales.
In the financial year 2018-2019 (the first year of their marriage), Charles's Duchy of Cornwall estate provided more than £5m to cover the public duties - and some private expenses - of the Sussexes, and of Prince William and Catherine, Princess of Wales, then the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
The taxpayer-funded Sovereign Grant made up the other 5%.
Charles subsequently gave them "a substantial sum" to support their transition to financial independence.
Duchy of Cornwall accounts show that the couple - along with Prince William and Catherine - received £4.5m between April and June 2020.
William and Harry received the bulk of Princess Diana's £13m fortune when their mother died in 1997.
Harry told Oprah Winfrey this inheritance funded their US move: "I've got what my mum left me. Without that, we wouldn't have been able to do this."
Harry is also thought to have inherited millions from his great-grandmother, the Queen Mother.
It is not known whether the late Queen left him any money.
During her acting career, the Duchess of Sussex was reportedly paid $50,000 for each episode of the legal drama Suits. She appeared in more than 100 episodes.
Ms Markle also ran a lifestyle blog, and designed items for a Canadian fashion brand.
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14 de sept. de 2023 · Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, a former American actress, was an active member of the royal family for two years before formalizing her retirement from the monarchy alongside Prince Harry. Her resignation came under heavy pressure from the British press.