Is Prince Harry still a prince and is he in line to the throne?

is Harry still a Prince of the United Kingdom? (Picture: Jeremy Selwyn – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are sharing their story – this time in a Netflix series.

Directed by Liz Garbus, the upcoming six-episode show will highlight the pair’s romance – from its earliest days, to the split with the Royal Family that grabbed global headlines.

It promises plenty of content for fans of the Sussexes, as the first trailer showed a flurry of candid black and white photographs.

A second trailer, confirming an initial release date of December 8, also promises plenty of swipes at the Royal Family – with Harry describing the ‘pain and suffering’ of women marrying into the ‘institution’.

Commentators then describe a ‘war against Meghan’ – and Harry discusses a ‘dirty game’ of ‘planting’ and ‘leaking’ stories to the press.

Hot on the show’s heels is also his bombshell memoir Spare, due out on January 10 2023, which is set to reveal even more about his life as a Prince of the United Kingdom.

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But after all that’s been said, is Harry still a prince today? And is he still in line for the throne?

Here’s all you need to know.

Is Harry still a prince?

Yes, Harry is still ‘Prince Harry’.

He was born a prince, as the second son of the now King Charles III and the late Diana, Princess of Wales.

However, upon stepping back as a working member of the Royal Family in early 2020, it was agreed that Harry would no longer use the style ‘His Royal Highness’ before his titles.

He is still The Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel.

Prince Harry is still a prince, The Duke of Sussex, and fifth in line to the throne (Picture: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth II gave him the Sussex Dukedom upon his marriage to Meghan in May 2018.

Meghan is still known as The Duchess of Sussex, Countess of Dumbarton and Baroness Kilkeel.

Though she is technically a Princess of the United Kingdom by marriage, she is not titled as a princess.

Is Prince Harry in line to the throne?

Yep, Prince Harry is still in line to the British throne.

Currently, he is fifth in line – behind brother Prince William and his children with Catherine, Princess of Wales: Prince George (second), Princess Charlotte (third) and Prince Louis (fourth).

Harry was sixth in line when Prince Louis was born in April 2018, but became fifth upon The Queen’s death in September 2022. He was third in line when he was born in September 1984.

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Behind him is his son, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, at sixth, and daughter Lilibet Diana at seventh.

Over time, it’s likely Harry and his children will drop down the line of succession – if The Prince and Princess of Wales have more children or any future grandchildren.

Currently, in eighth position in the line of succession is The King’s brother Prince Andrew, with his daughter Princess Beatrice and her daughter Sienna in ninth and 10th.

After her comes Andrew’s second daughter Princess Eugenie at 11th, son August at 12th – all before The King’s youngest brother Prince Edward slots in at 13th, his son James, Viscount Severn sits at 14th and daughter Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor at 15th.

Anne, The Princess Royal, is 16th in line to the throne, followed by her children and grandchildren.

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