Sarah Ferguson, also known as Sarah, Duchess of York, is a British writer, charity patron, and former member of the British royal family
She was born on October 15, 1959, in London, England.
Ferguson gained prominence when she married Prince Andrew, Duke of York, the third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, in 1986.
As the Duchess of York, Ferguson was involved in numerous charitable activities and supported various causes.
She worked to raise awareness and funds for organizations focusing on children’s health, education and welfare.
How old is Sarah Ferguson?
Ferguson was born on October 15, 1959, making her 63 years old as of June 2023.
Sarah Ferguson cancer
On Sunday, June 25, 2023, news publications reported that Ferguson was recovering after breast cancer operation.
According to her spokesman, she was recently diagnosed with an early form of the disease, which was detected at a routine mammogram screening.
Following the diagnosis, she was advised to undergo a surgery which has taken place successfully.
The spokesman said;
“The duchess is receiving the best medical care, and her doctors have told her that the prognosis is good. She is now recuperating with her family. The duchess wants to express her immense gratitude to all the medical staff who have supported her in recent days
“She is also hugely thankful to the staff involved in the mammogram which identified her illness, which was otherwise symptom free, and believes her experience underlines the importance of regular screening.”
Sarah Ferguson wedding
Ferguson was previously married to Prince Andrew, Duke of York. They were married on July 23, 1986, at Westminster Abbey in London, England.
Their venue choice, Westminster Abbey, has also held the weddings of Princess Anne and Mark Phillips and Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Their relationship sparked in 1985 after the two met at one of the Queen’s dine and sleep events at Windsor Castle.
After only a year of dating, the couple got engaged in February of 1986 and later married in July. Despite separating in 1992, they remained close.
Sarah Ferguson children
According to Town and Country Mag, Ferguson and Prince Andrew had two children together, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie.
How much is Sarah Ferguson worth?
Ferguson has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Following her divorce with Prince Andrew, she found new ways to make a living, including her work with Weight Watchers, which she started endorsing in 1997.
In 2010, there were reports that Ferguson would declare bankruptcy, with debts reportedly ranging from $2 to $5 million.
She was also filmed by News of the World offering Mazher Mahmood, an undercover reporter acting as a businessman, access to her ex-husband for more than $660,000.
Ferguson was also seen walking off with a briefcase full of cash, $53,000.
In early 2018, she sued News of the World for around $52 million for destroying her career.