Kate Middleton, popularly called as the Duchess of Cambridge, belongs to the British Royal Family and is married to Prince Williams. Her early relationship with Prince Williams was a secret not revealed to the media. Speculations and following every move of her eventually made the media catch them together at events, which made their relationship evident. Here is a quick summary of Kate Middleton’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Middleton was born to parents Michael and Carole Middleton on January 9, 1982, in Berkshire County of England. Both her parents used to work in an airlines company. She has two siblings and is the eldest out of the three. Her parents founded the popular event management company Party Pieces in 1987 which was valued at $30 million.
She had her fair share of conflicts in early school life. Middleton had to leave Downe House girls school due to bullying from seniors. Middleton graduated from the University of St. Andrews in Fife, Scotland in the arts field.
She started her career by working with the British clothing chain Jigsaw. Working for a year with the company, Middleton left the job to pursue bigger roles in November 2007. Her parents company was doing well, and she started working with them at Party Pieces.
Middleton worked as a photographer, marketing officer and website designer at the company till January 2011. Much like any other girl, she loved to party and went out on drinks with her friends and cousins. She became known for her popular fashion style and had featured on a number of best fashion style icon lists.
Middleton and the Prince met for the first time in 2001 when both of them were students in the University of Andrews. Much away from the galore of hungry news media, they started dating back in 2003. On her 25th birthday, she was greeted by around 50 photographers outside the house. This furred her to be husband.
She started attending a number of royal meetings and events. In 2007, they agreed on a mutual split, eventually to come back together again. Prince William and Kate Middleton were engaged in October 2011 and married in April 2011 which was celebrated as a bank holiday.
Consequently, after becoming the Duchess of Cambridge, her influence on fashion has expanded to a large extent. “Kate Middleton effect” is the name that has been coined by fashion magazines to describe her effect on the fashion lifestyle of the people.
Awards & Achievement
After her marriage with Prince Williams the title of “Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge” was bestowed upon her. Middleton being a member of the Royal family means that a number of medals and honours are awarded to her.
Some of these include Tuvalu Order of Merit, 1 October 2016 (Commonwealth honours), Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, February 2012. In 2007, she was named as one of ten “Fabulous Fashion Independents” in Richard Blackwell’s list.
Net Worth of Kate Middleton
Though Middleton grew up in a middle-class family, her family’s successive run with Party Pieces, earned them a good fortune. This took care of all finances that were needed to fund her education at the exclusive boarding schools, Kate and her siblings studied in.
Income from her early career life and estates that Kate owns climbs her net worth to a whopping $11 million. Considering that she has become a member of the Royal Family now, money is something she needs to worry least about.
Her Royal Highness together with her Prince has contributed to a lot of charities for the welfare of children and military. They together set up a gift fund and asked the ones who wanted to donate gifts to them, to donate money to the charities that these gift fund supported. Middleton is the mother of two beautiful children Prince George and Princess, and the royal family is expecting one more this year!