Prince William Net Worth: How the Royal Makes Money

The queen and the rest of the royal family are notoriously hush-hush about their finances, which makes fans wonder: What is Prince William’s net worth? From his royal allowance to his assets and inheritance, we take a closer look at Prince William’s net worth, including how he makes money and where it all comes from, ahead.

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge

The royals keep quiet about their finances. | PETER NICHOLLS/AFP/Getty Images

Prince William net worth

Much like his brother, Prince Harry’s net worth, Prince William allegedly has a worth around $25 to $40 million. The reason for just a large range is mostly because the royal family is so hush-hush about their finances — especially those that aren’t funded by the public (like Prince William’s).

Prince William and Kate Middleton’s net worth

In addition to Prince William’s net worth, his wife is also worth a pretty penny. Thanks to the success of her family’s business, Party Pieces, Kate Middleton’s net worth is allegedly between $7 and $10 million — and most of it’s in cash since she doesn’t have any private portfolio of assets. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s net worth combined is somewhere between $32 and $50 million.

How does Prince William make money?

Like most members of the royal family, Prince William’s worth and financial gain come from a number of sources. From royal allowances to inheritance to assets, find out how Prince William makes money, ahead.

The Duchy of Cornwall

The Duchy of Cornwall is a large part of Prince William’s net worth, as it makes up his royal allowance. Established in 1337 by Edward II, the Duchy of Cornwall funds all of the Princes of Wales (including its current title holder, Prince Charles) and their families. Spread out across 23 countries, the portfolio of lands features rental properties, commercial properties, and other assets that make the monarch’s heir private income. Through the family’s financial agreements, Prince William receives a certain amount of money every year as payment for his services in the royal family.

Salaried positions

Prince William has also held salaried positions. In particular, he served as a helicopter pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance. His salary earned around $62,000 per year for the job. But, instead of keeping the money, he donated it entirely to charity.

Inheritance and assets

Following their mother’s death, Prince William and Prince Harry came into her fortune.  According to reports, each received $14 million ($10 million after taxes) on their 30th birthdays. And, they started earning dividends of around $450,000 beginning on their 25th birthdays.

In addition to his inheritance, the prince allegedly owns an $11 million helicopter, as well as various properties.

Crown jewels

The royal family doesn’t technically own the crown jewels, but Prince William and Prince Harry have their name on dazzlers that are just as valuable. As part of their mother’s will, both brothers were given her entire jewelry collection. Princess Diana’s sapphire engagement ring is one of the most notable pieces in the collection. On top of that, the two diamonds used in Meghan Markle’s engagement ring, the aquamarine cocktail ring that Meghan Markle wore to her wedding reception, and a pair of butterfly earrings spotted recently on the Duchess of Sussex were also willed to the brothers.

Kate Middleton’s net worth

Following their nuptials, Prince William and Kate Middleton combined their finances and together share a multi-million dollar net worth. Some of Prince William’s finances come from Kate Middleton’s alleged personal worth of around $7 and $10 million.

Check out The Cheat Sheet on Facebook!