Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Forfar

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Forfar - Updated Jan 2023

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Updated On January 22, 2023

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, is the son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Edward participates in several charitable public service events as a working member of the Royal Family.

Early Life and Childhood

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Forfar was born on 10 March 1964, in Buckingham Palace, London, England. Currently, he is 58 years old and his real name is Prince Edward.  He is also known as Edward Antony Richard Louis but he loved to be called by his real name.

Prince Edward is the son of Queen Elizabeth II (mother) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (father). He has three siblings, two are brothers named Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Charles III, and one sister named Anne, Princess Royal. All three siblings are supportive and caring to each other and their bond is amazing.

Prince Edward with his mother (Source ET News)

Caption: Prince Edward with his mother (Source ET News)

There is no information available about his childhood days in any media or websites as well as he has not given any details about his childhood in interviews. He didn’t want others to know about his personal life and his past life details.

His nationality is British and Pisces by zodiac sign. If someday he gave information related to his childhood then we will provide details on this site.

Prince Edward during his childhood days (Source The List)

Caption: Prince Edward during his childhood days (Source The List)


Before enrolling in Gibbs School, he was tutored at home until he was seven years old. In 1972, Prince Edward enrolled in Heatherdown Preparatory School in Berkshire. He enrolled at Scotland’s Gordonstoun School in 1977.

Prince took a year off after dropping out of school to teach English and History at Wanganui Collegiate School in New Zealand. He then enrolled in Cambridge’s Jesus College, where he began studying history.

His entrance to the esteemed institution. He did, however, graduate in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts.

Career and Professional Life

Prince Edward enlisted in the Royal Marines as a University Cadet. He approved the 1986 Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical “Cricket” for his mother’s 60th birthday; as a result, he was hired as a production assistant at Lloyd Webber’s “Really Useful Theatre Company.”

He contributed to musicals like “Cats,” “Starlight Express,” and “The Phantom of the Opera.” His debut television production, The Grand Knockout Tournament, premiered on June 15th, 1987.

Prince Edward founded Ardent Productions, his television production firm, in 1993. Following Prince Philip, he has taken over as the president of the Commonwealth Games Federation (vice-patron since 2006).

In 1999, he and his wife, the Countess of Wessex, established the nonprofit organization known as “The Wessex Youth Trust.” Prince Edward was chosen by the Queen in 2013 to serve as the Lord High Commissioner to the 2014 General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

In April 2018, Prince Edward traveled to Australia to take part in the Commonwealth Games. Additionally, he went to several fundraisers for persons taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award tasks.

Brand Endorsements

There is no information available on Prince Edward’s brand endorsement, advertising, or product promotion. He has kept all the information secret. We researched many websites but no details are found related to his brand endorsement.

When we get information regarding his brand endorsement we will update Princess Edward here.

Awards and Nomination

Edward has received many awards throughout his time as a prince. When he was 12 years old in 1977, “the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal” was given to him. “The New Zealand Commemorative Medal” was the next, and it debuted in 1990.

In 2002, Edward was awarded “the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal”. He received the “Commemorative Medal” for the Centennial of Saskatchewan and the Honorary Member of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit three years later.

Other awards Edward has received include the “Canadian Forces Decoration”, “Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order”, and “Royal Knight of the Noblest Order of the Garter”.

Prince Edward – Net Worth 2023

Prince Edward’s primary source of income is being a prince and he has made a sizable fortune from it.

He is the prince of the whole Country of the UK and his net worth is private. On some websites, it is said that his net worth is $ 10 Million to $ 50 Million, $80 Million, and so on but his exact net worth is not known so it is unknown to us.

Relationship Status

Prince Edward dated actress Ruthie Henshall but they broke up after three years. On June 19, 1999, Prince Edward wed Sophie Rhys-Jones in Windsor Castle’s St. George’s Chapel.

In 1994, while Sophie was a public relations manager for her own company, the couple first became connected. The beautiful couple has two children. They have one son named James, Viscount Severn, and one daughter named Lady Louise Windsor.

Prince Edward with his wife and children (Source Town & Country Magazine)

Caption: Prince Edward with his wife and children (Source Town & Country Magazine)


Researched on many websites like Wikipedia, Britinicca, etc, and found that, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and Forfar enrolled in Jesus College in Cambridge, England, to study history.
At that time, he didn’t have the necessary grades to enter the famous college, therefore his admission to it caused controversy. Only this much information is available about his controversy.

Prince Edward – Body Measurements

Prince Edward’s height is 6 feet 0 inches tall and his weight is 76. His shoes, as well as dress sizes, are also not available. Other body measurements like hips, chest, waist, biceps, and so on are also not available.

His hair is Brown and his eyes are Hazel. He hasn’t said anything about it in the media so it is very difficult to collect information about his body measurements due to privacy.

Social Media

Prince Edward is not active on social media. On Instagram, he is not active but found some photos of him there. He is not active on Facebook as well as on Twitter. He is a very private person and wants all his information private and out of public people.

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