Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest son of Elizabeth II. He has been Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay since 1952, and he is the oldest and longest-serving heir apparent in British history.
He is also the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having held that title since 1958. Charles was born at Buckingham Palace as the first grandchild of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. He was educated at Cheam and Gordonstoun schools, which his father, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, had attended as a child. Charles also spent a year at the Timbertop campus of Geelong Grammar School in Victoria, Australia.
the Telegraph.The future king broke out into laughter before admitting that he “didn’t know.” The kids were working on an art project that involved cutting out hairstyles from magazines they thought were empowering during William’s visit, and reportedly they asked he if wanted to join in. “I’m literally the last person you should ask,” William joked back. “My hair is disappearing.”The Prince of Wales very well may have no idea how much money is in his possession as it is protocol for members of the royal family to never carry cash on them.
This is reportedly for security reasons, although Queen Elizabeth II was known to carry bills in her purse on Sundays for church donation.But William likely isn’t pinching pennies, either.
When King Charles ascended to the throne, William inherited the Duchy of Cornwall, which is worth about $1.3 billion. The Duchy, which is comprised of farmland, property and commercial businesses, was created by King Edward III in 1337 to provide income to the heir to the throne.
King Charles used it to pay for the life and public work of the heir to the throne and his immediate family, which is also how William is using it. “I’ve started to think about how I will inherit the Duchy one day,” William told farmers in the documentary “Prince Charles: Inside the Duchy of Cornwall.” “Well, rest assured I’m not going to rock the boat; I’ll do much the same as what my father’s doing.Read more on nypost.com