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Charles, Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales
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Net worth 2018: $100 Million
Residence: Buckingham Palace
Country: British
BirthDay: 14 November 1948
Height: 1.78 m
Education: Trinity College, Cambridge, Royal Air Force College Cranwell, Cheam School, Aberystwyth University, Gordonstoun, Geelong Grammar School, University of Cambridge, Britannia Royal Naval College, Hill House School
BIOGRAPHY

Charles, Prince of Wales was bornon 14 November 1948 in Buckingham Palace, British, is Prince of Wales. Prince Charles, the oldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip is the heir apparent to the British throne. His mother is the Queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations, and also the Head of the Commonwealth and Supreme Governor of the Church of England. Charles became the heir apparent in 1952 after his grandfather King George VI died and Elizabeth ascended the throne. Being Queen Elizabeth’s oldest son, Charles became the heir apparent to the British throne and received the title of Duke of Cornwall. After a few years, he was created Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester in 1958, becoming the first Prince of Wales since 1936. As a student, Charles was good at academics and studied archaeology, anthropology and history at Trinity College, part of the University of Cambridge. Along with his studies, he also participated in various other activities and was known to be a smart young man. He embarked on a military career post his graduation and served as a helicopter pilot and even commanded a ship during his service years. As a public figure, his personal life has often been under scrutiny. His troubled marriage to Diana and his extra-marital affairs have often made it to the tabloids

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$100 Million

TIMELINE
2005

Prince Charles married Camilla Parker Bowles on April 9, 2005

1997

Diana was killed in an unfortunate car accident in 1997

1977

He met Diana Spencer in 1977 and the couple became romantically involved in 1980; their courtship culminated in marriage in 1981

1970

Prince Charles became the first heir apparent to earn a university degree when he graduated from Cambridge with a Bachelor of Arts in 1970

1967

He enrolled at the Trinity College, Cambridge, to study anthropology, archaeology, and history in 1967

1962

He changed schools again in 1962 and went to Gordonstoun in Scotland

1956

He started attending Hill House School in West London in 1956 before moving to boarding school at the Cheam School the following year

1952

King George VI died in 1952 and his elder daughter Princess Elizabeth became Queen

1948

He was born as Charles Philip Arthur George on 14 November 1948 to Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, as their first child

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