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King Charles Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

King Charles III Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth November 14, 1948
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Spouse Camilla Parker Bowles

King Charles III is known for being the heir apparent to the British throne who became the Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay in 1952. In September 2022, he became the King after the demise of Queen Elizabeth II.

Born Name

Charles Philip Arthur George

Nick Name

The Looney Prince

Charles, Prince of Wales as seen while speaking at the 2015 United Nation Climate Change Conference
Charles, Prince of Wales as seen while speaking at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP PARIS / Flickr / Public Domain)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Buckingham Palace, London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Clarence House, City of Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

British

Education

Charles, Prince of Wales received education from a governess named Catherine Peebles from the age of 5 to 8. Then, he studied at Hill House schoolCheam Preparatory School, and Gordonstoun School.

Later, in October 1967, he got enrolled at Trinity College, Cambridge and studied Anthropology, Archaeology, and History. He also attended the University College of Wales.

Occupation

Member of the British Royal Family

Family

Charles, Prince of Wales as seen in 1984
Charles, Prince of Wales as seen in 1984 (Allan Warren / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Net Worth

In 2022, after inheriting wealth from deceased mother Elizabeth II, King Charles III’s net worth was $600 million.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Charles, Prince of Wales has dated –

  1. Georgiana Russell
  2. Lucia Santa Cruz (1968-1970)
  3. Janet Jenkins (1970-1992)
  4. Dale Tryon (1974-1985)
  5. Davina Sheffield (1974-1976)
  6. Eva O’Neill (1975)
  7. Lady Jane Wellesley (1976-1977)
  8. Lady Sarah McCorquodale (1977)
  9. Susan George (1978-1979)
  10. Jane Ward (1979)
  11. Sabrina Guinness (1979)
  12. Anna Wallace (1980)
  13. Helga Wagner (1980)
  14. Diana, Princess of Wales (1981-1996) – He married Diana Frances Spencer on July 29, 1981, in St Paul’s Cathedral and they were blessed with 2 sons – Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. The duo had a tumultuous married life which attracted a lot of media attraction and they finally got divorced on August 28, 1996.
  15. Barbra Streisand (1994)
  16. Camilla Parker Bowles (2005-Present) – After dating for several years, the duo married in 2005 and Prince Charles became the stepfather of Tom Parker Bowles and Laura Lopes.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Charles, Prince of Wales is of European Royal, English, German, Hungarian, French, Anglo-Irish, Irish, Danish, Swedish, Swiss, Belgian, Dutch, Bohemian/Czech, Scottish, Lithuanian, Russian, and Polish descent.

Charles, Prince of Wales as seen while attending church with his family at Sandringham on Christmas Day 2017
Charles, Prince of Wales as seen while attending church with his family at Sandringham on Christmas Day 2017 (Mark Jones / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Religion

Christianity

King Charles’s Favorite Things

  • Food – Scrambled Eggs

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Charles, Prince of Wales as seen in a picture taken in Buckingham Palace in London, England, United Kingdom in 1972
Charles, Prince of Wales as seen in a picture taken in Buckingham Palace in London, England, United Kingdom in 1972 (Allan Warren / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

King Charles’s Facts

  1. He became the first heir apparent to attend school rather than have a private tutor.
  2. Prince Charles was baptized in the palace’s Music Room by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher, on December 15, 1948.
  3. He has been the oldest and longest-serving heir apparent in British history.
  4. Being the monarch’s oldest son, he was automatically bestowed with the titles Duke of Cornwall, Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, Baron of Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, and Prince and Great Steward of Scotland.
  5. Having surpassed the record held by Edward VII, Prince Charles has been the longest-serving Prince of Wales, serving since 1958.
  6. He has served as the president of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
  7. In December 2020, the official Twitter page of Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall had to turn off comments for almost all users. This is because the Royal Household doesn’t allow abusive comments on the posts as per their social media guidelines.
  8. In February 2021, it was revealed that he had received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
  9. He is left-handed.
  10. In February 2022, it was revealed that Prince Charles had been tested positive for COVID-19.
  11. In September 2022, Prince Charles became the King of the UK after the death of his mother Elizabeth II. His wife Camilla Parker became the Queen Consort.
  12. Prince Charles after becoming the king could travel without a passport and even drive without a license. Charles would also be able to grant Royal Warrants to various companies.
  13. In September 2022, Charles III inherited over $500 million in personal assets from Elizabeth II during her 70 years in power. He was not required to pay any inheritance tax because of a law introduced by UK Government in 1993. Otherwise, at that time, the inheritance tax was 40% if the value of the assets was over $377,000.
  14. The personal assets which King Charles inherited from his mother included a well-performing stock portfolio of over $110 million, $140 million Balmoral Castle, the $65 million Sandringham estate, farms, and land, a luxury jewelry collection, and a collection of postage stamps from across the Commonwealth which was valued at £100 million.
  15. At the age of 73, King Charles became the oldest person to assume the throne.

Featured Image by COP PARIS / Flickr / Public Domain

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