His Majesty Prince Charles of Wales, born 1948, is the eldest son and heir to the throne of Queen Elizabeth II of England. Prince Charles has always been a popular figure in American news, and the death of his wife Princess Diana was widely mourned in the United States. Prince Charles’ son, Prince William, has replaced his father as an American celebrity. Prince Charles made headlines for marrying his long-time mistress, Camilla Parker Bowles. Behind the scenes, Prince Charles dedicates a large amount of his time running charities such as the Prince’s Charities that raise approximately $150 million per year.