In Numbers: The royal baby
The baby has two dogs, three first cousins and is seven steps away from the throne.
Here is a look at the royal baby and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in numbers:
1 – Baby Sussex, a boy, is Harry and Meghan’s first child.
2 – The baby already has two family pets ready and waiting – Meghan’s beagle Guy and a black labrador.
3 – Baby’s royal first cousins – Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.
4 – The baby is the Prince of Wales’s fourth grandchild.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are pleased to share a new photograph of their family.— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) December 14, 2018
The photograph, taken by Matt Porteous, shows The Duke and Duchess with their three children at Anmer Hall, and features on Their Royal Highnesses’ Christmas card this year. pic.twitter.com/6XqCMlhLi8
4 – Patronages Meghan took on during her pregnancy.
6 – Harry’s place in the line of succession.
7 – The baby is seventh in line to the throne.
7 – Meghan starred in seven seasons of the US legal drama Suits as paralegal-turned-lawyer Rachel Zane before marrying Harry.
8 – The Queen now has eight great-grandchildren.
8 – The Duke of York’s new position in line to the throne. Andrew was born second in line in 1960.
16 – Number of months Harry and Meghan dated for before getting engaged.
34 – Harry’s age.
37 – Meghan’s age.
41 – Royal births are usually celebrated with a 41-gun salute.
£330,000 – Estimated total cost of Meghan’s lavish New York baby shower, including travel on a private jet said to have been paid for by the duchess’s friends.
£3 million – Estimated cost to the taxpayer of renovations at Harry and Meghan’s new home Frogmore Cottage on the Windsor Estate.
6 million – Harry and Meghan’s followers on Instagram.
£47.4 million – The amount the Queen received from the taxpayer via the Sovereign Grant in 2017/18 – 69p for each person in the country.