Prince William, elder son of Prince of Wales and Diana, is heir apparent of British Throne after his father. A graduate and a trained pilot he was commissioned and has worked in British Army, Royal Airforce and Royal Navy. He and his wife inherited $20 billion. He also inherits 6.5 million pounds left to him by his mother Diana. Let’s find out more about how much is Prince William’s net worth in 2018.
Prince William Early Life
Born on June 21,1982 Prince William was educated in British schools and was also privately tutored by Rosy Stewart. He did his masters from University of St. Andrews in Geography and History of Arts. He was commissioned in Army in 2005 and later was commissioned in Royal Air force and Royal Navy. He married Catherine Middleton on 29th April 2011. They had two children, son Prince George and daughter Princess Charlotte. Their third child is due in April 2018.
His is a varied personality. Besides military duties he is a keen sports man, does his Royal duties and is into charitable work in health, relief work, education and community development.
Prince William Career, Awards & Achievement
After completing his education Prince William was selected and admitted to Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst where he was commissioned as Second Lieutenant. He was also commissioned in Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. In 2009 he trained to become a helicopter pilot with RAF’s search and rescue missions till September 2013. He was Air Ambulance pilot in 2015. In Royal Navy he participated in various missions of Navy.
His public duties included his tour of wales where he opened centre of homeless in 2003. He went to New Zealand to participate in World War II commemorations. In July 2007 he accompanied Duke of Kent to inaugurate 21st World Scout Jamboree. He toured Australia to visit areas effected by floods in Queensland and Victoria and to Canada to attend Canada Day celebrations. In Sept 2011 he visited Denmark UNICHEF centre which supplied food to malnourished African children.
In 2012 he visited Singapore, Malaysia, Tuvalu and Solomon Islands as a part of Queens Diamond Jubilee celebrations. He visited Beijing in 2013. The visit was first by a member of British Royal family to China in three decades.
Prince William is into charitable work like HIV/AIDS prevention, Tsunami relief work, assisting homeless, conserving wild life, community development and spreading education across Africa. He and his wife set up a gift fund to allow well-wishers who wanted to give them wedding gifts, to donate money to charities instead. His sports activities include playing polo for charitable causes. He is a motorcycle enthusiast owning a Ducati 1198 S Corse.
Awards & achievements:
Prince William did his Masters in Arts from University of St. Andrews in 2005 He has achieved highest academic qualification in entire Royal family.
In the year 2000 he worked on a farm in United Kingdom, participated in community projects in Chile and visited many African countries for education and charitable work. He became a patron of CenterPoint a charity working for the homeless in September 2005. In December 2005 he became a patron of Tusk Trust a UK- based African conservation charity.
In December 2006 Prince William graduated from Royal Military Academy and joined Army as Second Lieutenant. In April 2008 he got Royal Air Force wings to become flying officer in RAF. On 27th April he flew to Afghanistan in a C-17 plane getting inputs of military operation in Afghanistan, when he flew the plane during a part of the journey and escorted the body of a trooper Robert Pearson to his family.
He joined Air Ambulance pilot and in July 2007 completed his final shift as an Air Ambulance Pilot.
From June to September 2008 he served in Royal Navy as Sub lieutenant and participated in a mission to counter narcotics and in a hurricane relief mission.
In June 2008 he was given ‘Royal Knights Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter’, and became the youngest knight of the order.
Net worth of Prince William
Prince William’s Net worth amounts to $40 million. He along with his brother Harry has inherited in trust 13 million pounds from their mother Diana. He has also inherited money from the estate of his great grandmother who died in 2002. His salary from RAF, allowances received from his father and income from Duchy of Cornwall Estate adds to his net worth.
Prince William, a member of British royal family, is a family man and humble to the core. He does not like limelight and paparazzi. His early life, academics and military career all points to his inclination to work and lead a life more like a commoner that that of a prince. His concern for downtrodden, sick, malnourished and those effected by natural calamities is laudable. His along with his brother Harry have deeply involved themselves in charities. But he is equal to his public duties as a member of royal family and future King of Britain.