By Lucy Caulkett-
Prince Charles funded Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s new £8m Santa Barbara mansion , it has been claimed today.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have now been living in their new family home in California for six weeks now after moving from Tyler Perry’s $18million LA mansion, Page Six reported.
Their neighbours include chat show queens Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres along with Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis.
Harry and Meghan relocated to Beverly Hills six weeks ago after they had been temporarily staying at a Beverly Hills mansion owned by movie producer Tyler Perry in Los Angeles
And a royal insider today claimed Charles had been keen to help the couple find a new family home in America after they left the UK.
Prince Harry and Meghan announced their public departure from the royal family this year, but Harry will continue to receive £2million from his father, who is worth an estimated £100m. The split of the Sussexes with the royal family has divided public opinion.
Many members of the public accused Meghan of splitting the royal funny up, while many others felt it was the right decision for the couple. Buckingham Palace announced on Saturday that as part of a new agreement. Buckingham Palace at the time announced an agreement they had with Harry and Markle that they will no longer use their HRH titles and will completely step back from royal duties.
Only this week, the biography of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, it was revealed that Meghan had considered Prince Charles as a “second father” – with the future king having even walked her down the aisle on her wedding day. The book also claimed that Harry and brother Prince William had a “hot and cold” relationship with their 71-year-old dad.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Image: Splash News
However, the payment made by Prince Charles shows that he still very much cares for his son and is determined to support his relationship with his wife.
Prince Harry and Meghan had initially been residing in Canada when they left the Uk, but faced public uproar in Canada over the huge security bill it wold cost to protect the couple.