The next step! After taking their royal duties off in March 2020, they made the move to California. Meghan Markle Prince HarryAnother major move was Netflix.
In September 2020, the couple, who married in 2018, signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to create original content including documentaries, movies, series and children’s programming. Archewell Productions is the partner.
“Our lives, both independent of each other, and as a couple have allowed us to understand the power of the human spirit: of courage, resilience and the need for connection,” the duke and duchess said in a statement at the time. “Through our work with diverse communities and their environments, to shining a light on people and causes around the world, our focus will be on creating content that informs but also gives hope.”
The Netflix debut of the England native was made in Rising PhoenixThe documentary “The Paralympic Games” explains how they came to be. The film was released August.
“Harry’s always had a creative streak [and] Meghan’s inspired him to take it to the next level,” a source told Us WeeklyOnly that month. “Working in the entertainment industry isn’t something he particularly thought about doing as a royal, but since separating from the royals he now has the opportunity to explore new, exciting opportunities and can’t wait to get his upcoming projects off the ground.”
A source close to the couple said that they announced their engagement shortly after their announcement. UsThe couple were only offered almost $100 million for the deal.
Three months after announcing Archewell Productions in September, Archie and Lili, the parents of their son Archie, announced that their Archewell Audio production company had teamed with Spotify in December. “We created Archewell Audio to make sure that we can elevate voices that maybe aren’t being heard and hear people’s stories,” the former actress shared at the time.
The pair discussed their business ventures during a CBS interview in March 2021. “My family literally cut me off financially, and I had to afford security for us,” the prince said at the time. “[I was cut off]In the first quarter 2020. But I’ve got what my mom [Princess Diana] left me and without that, we would not have been able to do this.”
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