Sophie, Countess of Wessex’s net worth

Sophie, Countess of Wessex’s net worth

Facts of Sophie, Countess of Wessex’s net worth

Net worth$45 million
Date of Birth:1965 January 20
First NameSophie
Last NameHelen
NationalityBritish
AkaSophie, Countess of Wessex, Sophie Helen Rhye Jones
Age:54 years old

Sophie, Countess of Wessex's net worth: $45 Million

Sophie Helen (née Rhys-Jones), Countess of Wessex, is a British patron and former public-relations officer. She is better known as the wife of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, who is the younger brother of Princess Charles, Princess Anne, and Prince Andrew. The Countess of Wessex is also known for glamorous transformation in her 50's. Her estimated shared net worth (with husband) is  $45 million. Prince Edward and Sophie also received around £250,000 in 2002 as salary compensation from the Queen. Importantly, Helen is a patron of numerous organizations, including SAFC Foundation (the charitable arm of Sunderland A.F.C.), Girlguiding UK,  and Tomorrow’s People Trust. Nonetheless, she has been assisting the Queen to organize her foreign royal events and engagements.

Public Relation Officer turned Countess

Helen began her career as a public relation officer. She then worked for numerous reputed firms in the country and overseas. Later, she launched her own Public Relations Agency, RJH, public relations in 1996. In 2002, both Prince Edward and Sophie quit their respective independent careers because of the rising controversies. Since then, the duo has been engaged in numerous charities and Royal Activities.

Early Life

Born on 20 January 1965 in Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, England, Sophie is the second child and first daughter of the hardworking middle-class parents, Christopher Bournes Rhys-Jones and Mary O’Sullivan. Growing up with her brother David, Helen went to Dulwich Preparatory School and later moved to Kent College, Pembury. Later, she took a secretary training at West Kent College, Tonbridge.

Personal Life

The gorgeous future Countess of Wessex met Prince Edward at a charity event held in the year 1993. in 1999, the Royal Family announced their engagement. The lovely pair shared their wedding knot on 19 June 1999 at Westminster Abbey. Sophie and Prince Edward, the youngest son of the Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip share two children. Their daughter, Lady Louise Windsor, was born on 8 November 2003 and son, James, Viscount Severn, was born on 17 December 2007.


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