King Charles has almost doubled the late Queen’s wealth with a £600million fortune, new estimates suggest.
Last year Her Majesty had been calculated to be in possession of some £370million.
But when Charles was the Prince of Wales, the King is said to have carefully saved money from profits from his Duchy of Cornwall endeavour.
He is understood to have decided to be more frugal after his £17million divorce from Princess Diana.
The new estimate for his wealth means he has more money than Sir Elton John and even the Beckhams.
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