PRINCE Harry is the youngest child of Charles and the late Princess Diana and became known as the “party prince” thanks to his love of a boozy night out.
But Duke of Sussex has settled down with Meghan Markle and the couple became parents to a baby boy on May 6 in Windsor.
He’s the younger son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana[/caption]
How old is Prince Harry and what’s his royal title?
The flame-haired prince is 1.86m (or 6’1″ feet) tall, and was born Prince Henry of Wales on September 15, 1984, and is 34 years old.
He’s the younger son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana.
Following his marriage to Meghan Markle on May 19, 2018, the Prince assumed his new title as the Duke of Sussex.
Harry served in the Army for 10 years, undertaking two tours of Afghanistan and rising to the rank of Captain.
Now he is focusing his time on his charity work and promoting causes such as the Invictus Games as well as being more open about mental health issues.
At the time of his birth, he was third in the line to the throne but will be sixth in line after his father, his elder brother Prince William, and Kate and Will’s children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and the couple’s third child Prince Louis.
On October 15, 2018, Kensington Palace announced Meghan and Harry are expecting their first child.
A statement read:”Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019.
“Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public.”
The new royal is seventh in line to the throne.
The flame-haired prince is 1.86m (or 6’1″ feet) tall[/caption]
Where do the royal couple live?
Prince Harry and Meghan live in Frogmore Cottage on the private Windsor Estate.
It sits on 33 acres of private gardens within the Home Park, adjoining Windsor Castlein Berkshire.
It was there in the adjoining grounds of Windsor Castle that the pair married on May 19, 2018, at St George’s Chapel, followed by their reception in Frogmore House’s grounds.
And the subsequent refurb has cost taxpayers a whopping £2.4million.
The couple’s residence boasts a designer kitchen and a refitted bathroom.
The main renovation took about six months but some work is still outstanding, such as repainting the exterior and landscaping the grounds.
Palace sources said that cost will not be revealed as it is “part of a five-year repainting and repair programme”.
Did Prince Harry date Love Island’s Camilla Thurlow? Who are his ex-girlfriends?
Camilla was linked to Prince Harry in July 2014 when it was reported they had locked lips.
The Sun described the moment at the time, saying Harry had been spotted “in a clinch” with the Scottish lass while they were both at Tonteria nightclub in Sloane Square – shortly after he split from then-girlfriend Cressida Bonas.
Asked on Love Island by fellow contestant Sam Gowland if she had dated Prince Harry, Camilla said: “Honestly, a lady never tells.”
It has since been revealed that Camilla “dumped” Prince Harry over her fears of being rejected by him.
A source told Now magazine: “Harry thought she was amazing and seemed to want something serious, but she refused to open up to him through fear of being rejected.
“It was Camilla’s reservations that stopped their romance from going anywhere.”
His other exes include a Burberry model, an X Factor singer and a Strictly Come Dancing starlet. Here’s who the rumour mill has linked him to…
- Ellie Goulding
- Cressida Bonas
- Florence Brudenell-Bruce
- Caroline Flack
- Mollie King
- Chelsy Dav
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What’s his real full name?
Prince Harry’s full name is Henry Charles Albert David, and he is styled as His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales.
He uses Wales in lieu of a traditional surname as was referred to as Captain Harry Wales when in the military.
The Queen officially gave her consent for his wedding to Meghan Markle, releasing a statement using the couple’s real names.
It said: “’My Lords, I declare My Consent to a Contract of Matrimony between My Most Dearly Beloved Grandson Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales and Rachel Meghan Markle, which Consent I am causing to be signified under the Great Seal and to be entered in the Books of the Privy Council.”
Prince Harry needed her permission to marry under the Succession to the Crown Act.
The prince attained the rank of Captain in 2011, working his way up from Cornet, or Second Lieutenant in 2006, to Lieutenant in 2008.
When did Prince Harry meet Meghan Markle?
In November 2016, Kensington Palace confirmed the Suits actress was the Prince’s girlfriend, with a statement saying Harry was concerned for her safety.
Harry and Meghan were spotted hand-in-hand for the first time in February 2017, while out on a date in London soon after.
On May 6, 2017, Meghan made her first public appearance as royal girlfriend when she proudly watched Prince Harry playing polo in Berkshire and both Harry and Meghan attended the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews in May.
It was announced on November 27, 2017, that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were engaged.
The couple tied the knot at St George’s Chapel, at Windsor Castle, on May 19.
What has Prince Harry said about his mum Princess Diana’s death?
Prince Harry’s mum Princess Diana died in a car crash in Paris in 1997.
Speaking to Newsweek, he recalled the decision — made on his behalf — for him to follow his mum Diana’s coffin after her death.
Harry said: “My mother had just died, and I had to walk a long way behind her coffin, surrounded by thousands of people watching me while millions more did on television.
“I don’t think any child should be asked to do that, under any circumstances.”
Harry has also previously revealed he battled with depression following his mum’s tragic death.
He said he “shut down all his emotions” for two decades after losing his mother Princess Diana.
The Prince admitted he had been close to a breakdown, sought therapy and took up boxing to combat frustration.
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What is Prince Harry’s net worth?
According to The Richest, Prince Harry has an estimated net worth of around £40m.
This includes both investment income and his inheritance.
When he turned 30 in 2014, the Prince inherited a trust fund of roughly £12m from his mother Diana.
Both Harry and his brother, Prince William, inherited their late mother’s estate.