This birthday is definitely a milestone for Prince Harry : by blowing out his 36 candles on September 15, 2020, the Duke of Sussex is not only celebrating his first birthday since leaving the British monarchy, but he is also reaching the age at which his mother Diana died in 1997. However, faced with such a stage in his life, the Briton would be ” happier than ever “.
” Here is a man who is very happy with his marriage, his family life and who thrives in his professional life ,” royal expert Omid Scobie, author of the event biography on the Sussexes and the Megxit , told Vanity Fair. this summer. This is the time when he can sit down and say ‘I did it’. He has found happiness . ” Same story for the author Ingrid Seward: ” He can fully celebrate his birthday. He embraces his new life and everything is an adventure now. He moved on very quickly, and I think his old life is not for him. not missing at all . ”
If his decision to leave the Crown did not fail to shake up Buckingham Palace at the start of the year, Prince Harry has seen his situation improve in recent weeks: he has moved into a magnificent villa in Santa Barbara with Meghan Markle and Archie (1 year), he landed a golden contract with Netflix to play producers and he paid off his debts left across the Channel. Relations with his family would have improved, including with Prince William, particularly affected by the hasty departure of his brother. Tuesday on their Instagram account, the Duke of Cambridge and his wife Kate Middletonwished Harry a happy birthday, with a funny souvenir photo . A simple formality to look good or a sincere illustration of a royal warming? Anyway, we will have to be patient before hoping to find them together.
From California, Prince Harry and his wife are actively preparing the launch of their Archewell foundation , with which the Briton will be able to extend the humanitarian commitment of his mother Diana. “ I call it fate ,” commented Omid Scobie. “ He’s a man who said he wanted to continue his mother’s work. We have long mourned Diana’s place in the humanitarian field, and here we have Harry, who embodies his values and his desire to devote his life to it . ” A commitment for which he can fully count on his wife Meghan Markle, also mobilized in various fields such as animal protection, gender and race equality, access toeducation…