LOS ANGELES, June 24 (Reuters) – Prince Harry and spouse Meghan are able to hit the audio system’ circuit after signing with an company that works with former U.S. President Obama and different high-profile shoppers, in keeping with an individual acquainted with their plans.
The pair is being represented by the New York-based Harry Walker Company, whose roster of audio system consists of Barack and Michelle Obama, Invoice and Hillary Clinton and Oprah Winfrey, the particular person stated on Wednesday.
The transfer is among the first main steps by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to have interaction in paid work past the British royal household after they introduced plans in January to steer a extra unbiased life and to finance it themselves. They now reside in Los Angeles with their 1-year-old son Archie, in keeping with media stories.
The couple’s talking engagements will give attention to points similar to racial justice, gender fairness, the atmosphere and psychological well being, an necessary matter to Prince Harry who has talked publicly about his struggles with grief following the demise of his mom, Princess Diana.
The pair will participate in moderated discussions and keynote speeches with commerce associations, companies and neighborhood boards, in keeping with the particular person acquainted with the plans. They are going to seem collectively and individually.
The talking circuit in North America will be profitable for high-profile celebrities. Large-name audio system can earn six figures for a single look.
Meghan not too long ago narrated a Disney nature documentary and Harry teamed with Winfrey for an upcoming documentary about psychological well being for the Apple streaming service Apple TV+, however each tasks have been within the works earlier than they stepped again from the royal household.
Harry Walker was acquired final 12 months by California-based media firm Endeavor.
Reporting by Lisa Richwine; Enhancing by Cynthia Osterman
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