She May Not Be a Working Royal, but Princess Beatrice Definitely Works For a Living

POPSUGAR Celebrity | 3/6/2019 | Corinne Sullivan
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You might think that Princess Beatrice of York has nothing better to do than shop for fabulous hats all day and go on dates with her multi-millionaire property developer boyfriend, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, every night, but believe it or not, the 30-year-old actually is more than just a socialite. Yes, Beatrice may attend garden parties and the annual Trooping the Color (and she may regularly go on vacations with her celebrity pals, like Karlie Kloss and Ellie Goulding), but unlike her cousins Prince William and Prince Harry, Beatrice and her younger sister Eugenie aren't 'working royals,' which means their calendars aren't filled with obligatory engagements from the queen.

Unfortunately for them, this also means they're not supported by the Sovereign Grant, also known as the revenue from the Crown Estate, which includes the royal palaces and other properties. This tax-funded salary is given annually to fund the queen and other royals in their official duties, including the girls' father, Prince Andrew. However, we think the sisters are doing okay money-wise. It is made clear on Prince Andrew's website that he helps his daughters out with rent, stating that he "supports both of his daughters financially from his private income."

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The sisters also have enormous trust funds to help support them (according to The Telegraph, £1.4 million of their mom Sarah Ferguson's £3 million divorce settlement was set up a trust for the princesses, not to mention the money they'll eventually come into from the queen). But even if she doesn't necessarily need the money, what does Beatrice do all day if she's not shaking hands and attending events?


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