|Real Name/Full Name||Prince Philip of Greece & Denmark|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Prince Philip|
|Birth Place:||Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||10 June 1921|
|Age/How Old:||100 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 171 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Prince Andrew
Mother – Princess Alice
|Siblings:||Margarita, Theodora, Cecilie, Sophie|
|School:||The Elms, Cheam School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Queen Elizabeth II|
|Kids/Children Name:||Prince Charles, Anne Princess Royal, Prince Andrew|
|Net Worth:||$35 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2021|
One of the most celebrated institutions in Britain is the monarchy. Members of the monarchy are treated in high regard and accorded the highest respect in the country. One of the members of the British monarch is Prince Phillip. He is currently the oldest member of the British Monarch and serves as the Duke of Edinburg. Due to his old age, he retired from all royal duties in 2017 having served since 1952. Besides serving as a prince, he also served in the military before his wife became the queen of England.
Well, how well do you know about Prince Philip? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Prince Philip’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Prince Philip to date.
Biography and Early Life
Prince Philip was born on 10th June in Corfu, Greece where he was raised. His father was Prince Andrew of Greece & Denmark while his mother was Princess Alice of Battenberg. He was the only son to his parents as all his four siblings were sisters. Princess Margarita was the firstborn followed by Princess Theodora, then Princess Cecilie and Princess Sophia was the fourth born Born as the last born in his family, all his sisters are deceased with Sophia dying in 2001.
After his father was banished from Greece for life, he moved with his family to France where. Leaving Greece as a kid meant Philip didn’t have the opportunity to learn Greek with French, English and German dominating in his life. Up to date, he doesn’t have command of his mother tongue.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Prince Philip in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Prince Philip’s age is 100 years old as of today’s date 4th August 2021 having been born on 10 June 1921. Though, he is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.
After running away from their home country and settled in France, Philip joined The Elms School located in Paris. As described by his teachers, Philip had a know it all character but remained polite. In 1928, his parents sent him to UK to continue with his studies at Cheam School. While in UK, he lived with Princess Victoria Mountbatten who was his maternal grandmother. Philip later joined Royal Naval College in Darmstadt.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
When at Royal Naval College, King George VI visited with his family, Phillip was asked by Louis Mountbatten and the queen to escort the King’s two daughters who were Elizabeth and Margaret. Philip and Elizabeth fell in loved and started exchanging letters. By then Elizabeth was 13 years old.
In 1946, Philip approached the king asking for is daughter Elizabeth’s hand in marriage which the king granted. This was on condition that there be no formal engagement until Elizabeth attains 21 years of age. Their engagement would be announced later on 10th July 1947.
The two married in 1947 in a royal wedding that was broadcasted all over the world. The royal couple is blessed with four children with Prince Charles being their firstborn. Their second born is Princess Anne and Prince Andrew their third born. Their lastborn is Prince Edward.
Is Prince Philip Gay?
Prince Philip is not gay and has never been in a gay relationship. Since young, he fell in love with Elizabeth and later married. The two are still happily married.
Although Prince Phillip had a life and different careers as a person, most of his life involves his marriage with Queen Elizabeth. After his graduation in 1939, he felt the urge of serving in the Nvy and therefore joined Royal Naval College as a cadet. Eventually, he graduated and was termed the best student in the class.
One year later, he started serving on HMS Ramillies battleship as a midshipman and later became the HMS Valiant. Come 1941, Philip was commissioned to serve as a sub-lieutenant after going through a new-round of education. During his service at the Navy, he has been involved in many fights. Some of these include; the Battle of Cape Matapan, the battle of Crete as well as the Allied invasion of Sicily.
Although his wife Queen Elizabeth seems to be more famous due to her position, Prince Philip also has his own success story. He has been appointed in different positions. Some of these include; Colonel-in-Chief British Army Cadet Force, Order of the Garter and Lord High Admiral among many others.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Prince Philip in 2021
Looking at how powerful Philip’s wife, Queen Elizabeth is, you would be forgiven to think that Prince Phillip is a very wealthy man. This is however not the case, although he rarely talks about his salary and annual income, his net worth is said to be approximately $35 million as of 2021. He has earned all this wealth through his service in various positions.
Prince Phillip is said to be a down-to-earth man but on the other hand, he can be rough with his words. He speaks things as they are whether they are in agreement with the politics of the day or not.