|Celebrated Name:||Prince Philip|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Prince Philip|
|Age:||100 years old|
|Birth Date:||10 June 1921|
|Birth Place:||Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms.|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes ( Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Andrew, Duke of York; Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.)|
|Is Prince Philip Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2021|
Prince Philip was born as Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark but now is known as Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His birthplace is Greece, but after being exiled from the country, he moved to France and then to the United Kingdom for his education. Prince Philip was a part of House of Glucksberg till 1947 and is still a part of House of Mountbatten and House of Windsor from 1947. He was in the military from 1939 to 1952 and was a member of the Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Air Force. He has fought in many wars and received many awards for it.
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Early Life & Biography
Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark (now the Duke of Edinburgh) was born on 10th June 1921 in Mon Repos, Corfu, Kingdom of Greece. His parents were Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. They had four older sisters named Princess Cecilie of Greek and Denmark, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, and Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark. He was a member of the House of Schleswig- Holstein- Sonderburg- Glucksberg and was in the line of succession to the throne of Greece and Denmark from birth and was given the title of prince in both the countries.
The Turks won the battle, and they became the new military government in Greece. The new government arrested all the soldiers, including Prince Andrew, who fought in the war against them. Prince Andrew and eventually exiled from Greece, and they went to France and stayed with Prince Philip’s aunt Princess George of Greece and Denmark in Paris.
Prince considers himself as Danish and only understands a certain amount of Greek. Philip, linked to many women, one of them being Osla Benning, who was his first girlfriend, in his youth because of his charming nature.
Prince Philip was a member of the British Royal Navy, which he joined at the age of 18 in 1939. He first met Princess Elizabeth when King George VI and Queen Elizabeth came to the Royal Naval College, and he was asked to escort Princess Elizabeth and her sister Princess Margaret in 1939. They began to exchange letters after that and soon fell in love. They started dating in July 1939.
After the second world war, Prince Philip asked King George VI for his permission to marry Princess Elizabeth. They were engaged in July 1947. After the engagement, he took up British Nationality and left his earlier royal title of Prince of Denmark and Greece. On 20th November 1947, he got married to Princess Elizabeth and left the military service when she was made the queen. They are still together and have a stable marriage.
Philip is also interested in sports and is the member of more than 780 organizations. Appointed as the chairman of The Duke Of Edinburgh Award.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 10 June 1921, Prince Philip is 100 years old as of today’s date 19th September 2021. His height is 1.7 m tall, and his weight is 88 kg.
Prince Philip had a magnificent military career. He served in the military from 1939 to 1952 and was a member of the British Royal Navy, British Army, and British Royal Air Force. Prince Philip fought in Battle of Crete, Battle of Cape Matapan, Allied invasion of Sicily, Operation Dragoon, Operation Robson, Operation Lentil, and Battle of Okinawa. He eventually left the military when Elizabeth appointed as Queen in 1952.
He was interested in sports and played many games in his youth days. He was also an excellent painter and painted with oils mainly.
He has written many books like Selected Speeches, Birds from Britannia, Wildlife Crisis, The Environmental Revolution, and many more.
Awards & Achievements
Prince Philip holds many titles. He was appointed as the Order of the Garter by King George VI. He was also appointed as the Colonel-in-Chief of the British Army Cadet Force and served for a few years. The Queen even appointed as Lord High Admiral in his 90th birthday and as Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order on their 70th wedding anniversary.
Net Worth & Salary of Prince Philip in 2021
As of September 2021, The net worth of Prince Philip is around $30 million. He is a part of many organizations and holds many prestigious titles. He has served in the military and held many important positions there.
Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh, is the oldest-ever male member of the Royal family at the age of 100. He is married to Queen Elizabeth II and has four children. Prince Philip has served in the military and fought many wars and battles. He is a sports enthusiast and also collects paintings. He has a very charming personality and receives immense respect from the public.