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Meghan Markle and Harry's mega-deals that have earned them £150million (Sh22.7 b) - full list

 The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have brokered contracts believed to be worth more than £100million (Sh15 billion) this year (Image: REUTERS)

They left seeking a life away from the glare of the royal family, after becoming disillusioned with their role as part of The Firm.

Now in a matter of months since deciding to go it alone, Prince Harry and Meghan have amassed a fortune in corporate deals and lucrative link ups that has left courtiers in no doubt they will never return to the fold.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have brokered contracts believed to be worth more than £100million (Sh15 billion) this year alone, with industry experts predicting they have the potential to rake in a BILLION dollars.

In January, after spending several weeks in Canada plotting their escape,

Harry and Meghan dropped a bombshell statement on Instagram announcing they were “stepping back” from their royal roles to become “financially independent”.

Here we take a look at the mega money deals they have sealed since then.

 The couple stepped back from their royal roles to become “financially independent” (Image: Getty Images)
  • Vegan coffee: Value unknown

Meghan enlisted the help of her billionaire chat show friend Oprah Winfrey to help sell a vegan brand of coffee she has invested in.

The Duchess has backed the firm Clevr Blends – a startup that makes instant oat-milk lattes – as she reportedly “begins to build a portfolio of startup investments”.

The business plans to use the investment to scale its business, which currently sells four different kinds of instant lattes retailing for £21 per packet.

Customers buying a pack also get a milk frother and a travel mug.

The brand also donates 1% of its revenue to food poverty charities in the US.

Industry experts said as an “angel investor” – a backer who puts cash into fledgling firms – Meghan could use a Dragon’s Den-style system to earn millions, leveraging her global fame to launch products in multiple markets.

 The duchess personally brokered a £30million deal to produce a series of podcasts (Image: PA)
  • Spotify podcasts: £30m

The duchess personally brokered a £30million deal to produce a series of podcasts with Prince Harry after they signed her friend Michalle Obama.

The megabucks golden handcuffs agreement is one of the largest signed in history for a newly formed podcast show.

The duke and duchess yesterday announced the formation of their new audio production company, Archewell Audio, which has gone into partnership with the music-streaming giant.

Announcing the link-up, Spotify boasted that it would be an exclusive “multi-year partnership” reaching its 144million premium subscribers and 320million monthly active users.

Spotify has also announced that Harry and Meghan will host a “Holiday Special”, which is due to be released in the coming weeks.

 Meghan starred as Rachel Zane in the legal drama Suits (Image: NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
  • Netflix documentaries: £75m (Sh11.3 billion)

HARRY and Meghan have already signed a multi-year agreement worth $100million to produce documentaries and films for the streaming giant.

The US company agreed to the eye-watering sum despite the pair never having produced content for TV or film.

They will team up behind the camera to create “feature films, scripted shows and children’s programming”.

Their productions will be exclusive to Netflix, which has 193 million subscribers worldwide. Insiders revealed that content centered on social messages, racial justice, gender equity and the environment feature heavily in the duke and duchess’s plans.

  • Apple TV: Value unknown

Prince Harry has teamed up with billionaire chat show queen Oprah Winfrey to produce a docu-series on mental health.

The programme – Harry’s debut as an executive producer – will be screened exclusively on Apple’s streaming service, Apple TV+.

A statement from Harry said he hopes the series will be positive, enlightening and inclusive. And it will share “global stories of unparalleled human spirit fighting back from the darkest places, and the opportunity for us to understand ourselves and those around us better.”

Apple are understood to have wanted to tie Harry into a long-term deal worth millions before he signed his exclusive agreement to produce for rival Netflix.

 Apple are understood to have wanted to tie Harry into a long-term deal worth millions (Image: REUTERS)
  • Disney: Value unknown

Best known for being in front of the camera during her seven year stint as Rachel Zane in the legal drama Suits, Meghan made her return to showbusiness in April with a narration role in Disney’s nature documentary Elephant.

The former actress was approached to narrate the new documentary titled Elephants, following an awkward conversation last July between her husband and the studio’s CEO.

In the astonishing clip of the conversation in front of TV cameras at the Lion King premiere in London, Harry pointed to his wife and says to Disney chief Bob Iger: “You do know she does voice overs?”

Mr Iger, looking bemused, replies “ah I did not know that”, before Harry continues “you seem surprised, she’s really interested”.

While Meghan was talking to Beyonce - who starred in the Lion King remake -alongside the singer’s husband Jay Z, Iger: “We’d love to try. That’s a great idea.”

  • Merchant banks: £1m

Weeks after announcing they were quitting the Royal Family, Harry gave a speech at a private summit for investment banking giant JP Morgan.

Harry did not accept a fee for his first speaking gig but experts suggested he could command between £350,000 to £1million for future appearances.

Sources at the event in Miami, Florida said the royal spoke about mental health problems, revealing he had been in therapy for three years, and grieving for his mother.

He was introduced on stage by Meghan, after she was welcomed on by US chat show host Gayle King.

King has been rumoured to be in line to do a tell-all interview with the couple.

Harry and Meghan have also signed with the high-profile New York-based Harry Walker Agency, who represent Barack and Michelle Obama, as well as Bill and Hillary Clinton, as they look to rake in even more earnings on the speaking circuit.

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