The former actress and her monarch husband have left their royal roles in order to pursue personal goals and financial independence, which recent reports go to show won’t be too difficult for the pair, who could soon be coming into a hefty sum of money in their own right.
In an interview with The Morning Toast media executive Simon Huck stated that since leaving the royal family offers for Markle have flooded his office, showing a promising amount of work for the former actress post-royalty.
The media mogul stated that if the former dutchess was willing to take all of the deals his company, Command Entertainment Group had been contacted about since her departure she could stand to take home $100 million.
“If she did it all, she would make $100 million,” the executive said, but then quickly added, “But she won’t.”
“She’s not going to do traditional commercials, she’s not going to be doing a perfume. She’ll do things with…a Netflix,” he continued.
The media executive said plainly that due to her status she simply, “just can’t do” a regular endorsement deal because selling out in such a way would be counterintuitive to her “look.” Forgoing this traditional revenue stream, Huck commented that Markle should follow “what Michelle and Barack [Obama] are doing.” and get involved with more high brow projects. v
“She’ll follow in that path,” Huck hypothesized. “She’ll do a book deal, she’ll do a TV show, she’ll produce.”
While speaking to Fox News, Harvey Levin, executive producer, said that the pair would have no problem monetizing themselves post-royalty because they are young and very marketable.
“They are sought-after people. They are young, beautiful, intelligent, interesting people and Oprah has already partnered with Harry on a mental health docuseries,” Levin said.
“So they are… somebody we interviewed calls them the ‘Junior Obamas’ when it comes to making money because they are extremely marketable,” he further commented in regards to the ease they’ll be able to recoup finances.
News surrounding Harry and Meghan’s departure from the Royal family have been received very mixed through and through since its announcement.
Some fans are speculating that the pair had more sinister means for leaving their positions, with Markle’s father even condemning his daughter for forgoing the title she took on only a few short years ago. Others are praising the pair for escaping the monarchy whose crushing social pressures and rules were alleged burdens on Harry’s famed mother, the late Princess Diana, her entire life.