Sarah Margaret Ferguson was born on the 15th October 1959, in Marylebone, London, England, and best known as the former wife of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, a member of the British Royal Family. Sarah is the mother of Princesses of York Beatrice and Eugenie. Fergie, as she is popularly nicknamed, is known worldwide for her various tabloid scandals, but also for her charity work.
How much is the net worth of Sarah Ferguson? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of her wealth is as much as $1 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Royal patronage is probably the main source of Ferguson’s wealth.
Sarah Ferguson Net Worth $1 Million
To begin with, Sarah is the second daughter of Ronald Ivor Ferguson and his first wife, Susan Mary Wright. She has an older sister, Juana Luisa, born in 1957. By birth she is a member of the British aristocracy, as many of her ancestors are directly related to the House of Stuart – by the line of her father, she is a descendant of King Charles II of England. Besides that, her maternal grandmother, Lady Marian Louisa Montagu Douglas Scott was a cousin of Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, the aunt of the current queen, Elizabeth II of the UK.
The romance between Sarah and Prince Andrew began after Diana, Princess of Wales, planned a meeting between the two in 1985. In early 1986, the couple was already engaged and married at Westminster Abbey in London on the 23rd July, 1986. The newlyweds received the titles of the Duke and Duchess of York, Earls of Inverness and barons Killyleagh. Around 1992, the marriage went through difficulties, possibly as Andrew was away from home performing his military duties, and Sarah was often seen in the company of other men, among whom the millionaire Steve Wyatt. In the middle of 1992, the Duke of York announced their separation, however, their problems continued, as photos of American financial manager John Bryan and Sarah were taken, in which he was sucking the feet of a topless Sarah; the Daily Mirror published them on the front page.
In 1996 the two divorced, apparently amicably. The relationship between Sarah and Queen Elizabeth II is cordial, although not so much with Prince Philip. Sarah avoids answering questions about the Royal Family in interviews. On the other hand, she participated in the funerals of the Queen Mother, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Princess Diana of Wales, and attended numerous anniversary celebrations of British royalty. In 2006, Sarah and her daughters attended the event in which Prince Andrew was named Royal Knight of the Order of the Garter. Today, Sarah does not attract much attention. After her divorce, she started a new life working. These activities helped to pay her debts amassed in 1980s and the 1990s. Today, she is dedicated to literature, writing children’s books with great success.
Concerning her philanthropic efforts, Sarah Ferguson is patron and the former president of the Motor Neurone Disease Association. She is also spokesman for the SOS Children’s Villages. For the second consecutive year, she is the Ambassador Global RMHC (Ronald McDonald House Charities).
Release of his book, "Duchess: An Intimate Portrait of Sarah, Duchess of York" by Andrew Morton.
In attendance at the The 62st Annual Golden Globe Awards January 16, 2005 [January 2005]
Related to Rebecca Ferguson's mother.
Sister of Jane Louisa Ferguson (b. 1957) and half-sister of Andrew Frederick Ferguson (b. 1978), Alice Victoria Ferguson (b. 1980) and Eliza Ferguson (b. 1986).
Aunt of Seamus (b. 1981), Ayesha (b. 1986) and Heidi Olivia (b. 1996), Jane Ferguson's children.
During her marriage she was officially known as 'Her Royal Highness The Duchess of York', following her divorce she is styled as 'Her Grace Sarah, Duchess of York'
Daughter of Major Ronald Ferguson and Susan Ferguson (née Wright). They split in 1972.
Graduated from London's Queen's Secretarial College and worked at a London public relations firm, an art gallery and a publishing company before meeting Prince Andrew.
Former daughter-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.
Was close to the late Princess Diana of Wales, as their husbands were brothers.
Former sister-in-law of Prince Charles, Princess Anne and Edward Wessex (Prince Edward).
Signed development deal 12 June 2002 with Universal TV to produce and host a syndicated hour-long talk show, to debut September 2003.
Came very close to being caught in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, in New York. She was due to be on the 101st floor of one of the towers, for a charity meeting at 8:45am EST, but was running late. Upon her arrival, one of the planes had crashed into one of the towers, and her staff whisked her back into the vehicle and to safety. [September 2001]
Spokesperson for "Weight Watchers".
Former wife of Prince Andrew of England.
Has two daughters with Prince Andrew: Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary (b. 8 August 1988) and Princess Eugenie Victoria Helena (b. 23 March 1990).
[on being asked whether she and Prince Andrew might remarry] No. I think our fairy tale will end in the way we are now. He is the oak and I am the cypress. We grow to the light and encourage each other to grow, like Kahlil [Gibran] said in 'The Prophet'.
I would like to act. I genuinely think it would be a good idea. I have enough experience of drama because that's what my life has been.
Humility comes from understanding that the obstacles in front of you are not going to go away.