The reason being, that when Prince Charles eventually becomes King, Prince William will move into the role of Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, and the estate that comes with it. And then he will go on to become King and will further benefit from that.
Harry, who is currently sixth in line to the throne, will inherit nothing.
The exact amount of the inheritance is unknown, however, the BBC reported that Harry will receive the “bulk” of the £14 million ($AU24.3 million) trust.
The Princes also received a hefty inheritance from their mother, Princess Diana, when she died in 1997.
Diana left her boys a reported £13 million ($22.6 million) to be split evenly, however, this sum was reduced significantly after they “death duties”. The doting mum also left her two sons a number of precious items including her wedding dress, engagement ring and Cartier watch.
This article originally appeared on marie claire.