Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sign a new deal with talent agency
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are striking out on their own now that they are no longer active members of the royal family. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be funding their endeavors as part of their exit plan and public speaking could be one of the ways they earn money. Turns out the couple can make an insane amount of money for each speech they undertake.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle | Michele Spatari / AFP via Getty ImagesMeghan Markle and Prince Harry sign a new deal with talent agency
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Harry announced their departure from the royal family at the start of the year. They finalized their exit at the end of March and announced they would be financially independent from the crown.
They also moved to Los Angeles in March and will be launching
their new charitable foundation, Archewell, soon. The couple’s plans, however,
were delayed in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Meghan and Harry have kept quiet about their future plans, but inside sources say that they have signed a deal with a high-profile public speaking agency. According to Express, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are the latest clients of the Harry Walker Agency, a firm based out of New York City.
An insider close to the situation says that Meghan and Harry
“will be engaging in moderated discussions and keynote speeches with trade
associations, corporations and community forums.”
The source added that the Sussexes will likely speak about social issues that they feel passionate about, such as mental health and racial injustice. The two have not confirmed their involvement with the firm, but they aren’t the only celebrities that have inked deals with the Harry Walker Agency.
How much can the Duke and Duchess of Sussex make for 1 speech?
Meghan and Harry are part of a larger group of celebrities and
notable leaders who make up the Harry Walker Agency. This includes Meghan’s
good friend, Serena Williams, and Barack and Michelle Obama.
Although we cannot say for sure that Meghan and Harry will go on a public speaking tour, it is something they have experience in. Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, for example, Harry gave a public speech in Miami for a JP Morgan event.
Sources claim that …
Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet