Like the Rest of Us: Here's What Royal Family Members Do For a Living

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The royal family: more than just a drain on society, they're also contributing members.

Princess Eugenie

The Duke of York's youngest daughter has found a great use for the art history degree she earned at Newcastle University — she is director of the Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery. Before that, Eugene worked for Paddle8, an online auction house founded by William and Harry's close friend Alexander Gilkes, who also happens to be Maria Sharapova's fiancé.

Princess Beatrice

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in History at Goldsmiths, Beatrice pursued a career in finance working in venture capital firm Sandbridge before moving to Afiniti, an IT firm where she is now Vice President of Strategic Partnerships.

Zara Tindall

Like her mother, Princess Anne, Zara is a professional equestrian and an Olympic. In 2012, the girl won a silver medal in the team event. She also acts as an ambassador for brands such as Rolex, Land Rover and Musto, and even released a jewelry collection in partnership with Calleija.

Peter Phillips

Zara's older brother also left a mark in sports — he spent 11 years on the Formula One team. He also developed its first global sponsorship program for the Royal Bank of Scotland. Peter now heads a company called SEL UK, which was responsible for the Queen's 90th anniversary. He is also starring in commercials — videos in Chinese have recently hit the web, where the son of Princess Anne enjoys drinking milk.

Prince Edward

Elizabeth II's youngest son has chosen theater. He was longtime assistant to Andrew Lloyd Webber, the most commercially successful composer in history according to The New York Times in 2001, the fifth most influential person in British culture according to The Daily Telegraph in 2008, one of the 17 lucky people to have won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony, and he has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Edward later founded his own television company, Ardent Productions.

Viscount Linley

The son of Princess Margaret always followed his heart, and his particular passion was design. That's why he launched his Linley furniture firm in 1985. He is also honorary chairman of Christie's auction house.

Lady Amelia Windsor

Amelia can boast quite a successful modeling career — she has walked the runway for Dolce & Gabbana and twice appeared on the cover of Tatler. She has also released a jewelry collection with Tada and Toy and before that she worked with Michael Kors as an influencer.

Lord Frederick Windsor

The son of the Queen's cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, works as a financial consultant and sometimes as a journalist. In particular, he occasionally writes his music column for one of the magazines.