Prince Harry, Princess Eugenie and More — Here's a List of Royals Working outside the Monarchy

Laura Beatham
Apr 03, 2021
05:00 P.M.
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Being a royal family member can mean a life of service and representing the monarchy. However, a lot of the Queen's grandchildren work outside of the palace. 


Queen Elizabeth has a team of royal family members who follow the monarchy's duties, which includes attending engagements with different organizations and being a patron for many others.

However, many of the Queen's grandchildren have jobs of their own that highlight their interests. Check out the list below to get insight into the working lives of a few of the royals. 

Prince Harry pictured at The Sovereign Parade, 2017, Camberley, England. | Photo: Getty Images



Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, stepped back as working senior royal family members in 2020. The couple then relocated to California. The couple launched their company, Archwell and Harry joined two companies. 

In March 2021, CEO Alexi Robichaux of BetterUp announced Prince Harry would be joining the company as the Chief Impact Officer. He also joined Aspen Insititute as a commissioner for their new Commission on Information Disorder.



Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, welcomed their first child, August, in February 2021. The new mom is a director of an art gallery, Hauser & Wirth, in London. 

She studied English Literature and History at Newcastle University. Eugenie then went to New York for a year to work for Paddle8, an online auction business. She is also a patron of Anti-Slavery International.



Princess Beatrice is the Vice President of strategy and partnership for the tech company, Afiniti. Before that, she worked at a firm called Sandbridge. She also spent time working at Sony Entertainment as an intermediate coordinating producer. 

Like many other royals, Beatrice does philanthropic work as she serves on the board of an educational charity, Outward Bound Trust. She married her husband, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, in July 2020. 



Zara Tindall is the daughter of Princess Anne. She followed in her mother's equestrian footsteps as she competed at the 2021 London Olympics, where she won a silver medal in team eventing. 

Tindall has stayed in the equestrian world as she is the director at Cheltenham racecourse. In 2020 she was set to promote Equestrian team GBR ahead of the 2020 Toyko Olympics, but the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Peter Phillips pictured with his ex-wife, Autumn Phillips, pictured at day five of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse, 2019, Ascot, England. | Photo: Getty Images



Peter Phillips is the eldest grandson of the Queen and has even be labeled as her favorite. Phillips has held a few different professional roles during his career. He was a corporate hospitality manager for Jaguar. 

He then worked for the Williams racing team. He had a role at RBS as a manager before changing his job in 2021 and becoming a managing director at SEL UK, a sports and entertainment agency. 



Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece is a self-made businesswoman. She founded a luxury childrenswear brand called, Marie-Chantal, in 2000, which is now stocked in over 30 countries.

She started the brand when she was pregnant with her third child, as she noticed that there were not many children's wear brands, and so founded her own. She married Crown Prince Pavlos in 1995.