Prince Andrew Net Worth

December 7, 2023
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FILE- In this Wednesday, June 6, 2012 file photo, Britain's Prince Andrew leaves King Edward VII hospital in London after visiting his father Prince Philip . Two days after an intruder was discovered prowling around Buckingham Palace, police confronted Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth II, in the royal residence's garden and demanded he identify himself. The embarrassing mix-up occurred on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, following an even more embarrassing security breach Monday, when a suspected burglar was arrested after having scaled the fence around the palace. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)

Andrew Albert Christian Edward was born in Buckingham Palace, London, UK on 19 February 1960, and as Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Commander, an honorary vice-admiral in the Royal Navy, he is sixth in the line of succession to his mother, Queen Elizabeth II. Andrew’s business career started in 2001.

Have you ever wondered how rich Prince Andrew is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Andrew’s net worth is over $80 million, an amount accumulated thanks partly to his family and rich inheritance, plus annually receiving around $300,000 from the Queen, as well as a relatively successful business and investment career.


Prince Andrew Net Worth $80 Million


Prince Andrew is the third child and second son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh; the Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher, baptised him in the Palace’s Music Room in April 1960. As the case with his other siblings, governesses took care of Andrew during his childhood, before he was sent to the Heatherdown School near Ascot in Berkshire, and later to Gordonstoun, in northern Scotland, to continue his education. Andrew matriculated in 1979 with A-Levels in English, history, economics, and political science, but decided not to go to university and joined the Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth instead.

Andrew spent time with the Royal Air Force at RAF Leeming, training to become a pilot and learning to fly Gazelle helicopter. In 1982, he participated in the Falklands War after Argentina invaded the Islands, which are under Great Britain’s jurisdiction. In late 1983, Andrew learned to fly the Lynx helicopter, and in 1984, he was promoted to Lieutenant. He spent the next several years with the rank of Lieutenant before was promoted to Lieutenant-Commander in February 1992, after passed the ship command examination. From 1995 to 1996, the Duke of York served as a Senior Pilot of 815 Naval Air Squadron and was promoted to Commander in April 1999. before in 2001 retiring from the Active List of the Navy.

It is sometimes difficult to differentiate between the Prince’s official, royal duties, and his personal activities. From 2001 to 2011, Prince Andrew served as the United Kingdom’s Special Representative for International Trade and Investment with UK Trade & Investment, which is part of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Andrew is also a Patron of a charity dedicated to research into the prevention and treatment of blindness and associated eye disease, called Fight for Sight. In 2013, he became the Patron of London Metropolitan University and the University of Huddersfield.

Regarding his less-than-private personal life, Prince Andrew was married to Sarah Ferguson from 1986 to 1996 and has two daughters with her. Andrew knew Sarah since their childhood, and they married at Westminster Abbey in July 1986, but he was frequently absent because of commitment to the Royal Navy, so the marriage became rather shaky. They separated in March 1992 and divorced in 1996, but agreed to share custody of their two daughters. Prince Andrew helped Sarah to overcome her financial crisis and bad investments by settling her considerable debts. The Duke of York is an avid golfer and skier, who owns an exclusive skiing chalet in Verbier, Switzerland.

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