Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, was a major headline recently when he crashed his Land Rover into another car in Norfolk. People started questioning Prince Philip’s ability to drive in his age, and we started wondering, what exactly is his age?
Prince Philip’s age
Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark was born on June 10, 1921, and he is the only son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. The Office for National Statistic stated that the average life span in the U.K. is under 80 for men, and under 83 for women. Considering Prince Philip’s age at the moment, many are wondering how did he got to live this long, and whether it has something to do with genetics.
Prince Philip’s father, Andrew was living in Monte Carlo, away from his wife and his son, and he died at the at the Hotel Metropole in 1944 of heart failure and arteriosclerosis. He was 62 years old. Prince Philip’s mother, Alice, was 84 when she died at Buckingham Palace.
Rumors are that Prince Philip is in good shape for his age. However, he ended up in the hospital twice during the last couple of years. In 2017 he ended up in the hospital after being diagnosed with an infection. The second time was in 2018 when he was supposed to have hip replacement surgery. Before that, The Sun stated that the duke had “a stent in his heart years ago, but he loves fishing and sometimes stands for hours in the River Dee. For his age, he’s as fit as a fiddle.”
Prince Philip Net Worth 2020
Celebrity Net Worth stated that Prince Philip’s net worth is $30 million. However, his three sons have more money to their name than Prince Philip. Prince Edward has a net worth of $45 million and Prince Andrew net worth is around $70 million. Prince Charles, the future King of England, has about $400 million.