But exactly how they will use their fame and new-found independence to make money without cheapening their own brand – and the Royal family’s – will be intriguing to see unfold.
It is unlikely the Duchess will return to acting although Wednesday it was suggested here was an opportunity for her to play herself in a future series of The Crown.
Fans of the hit show might be disappointed, though, as the hit show’s producer said the series might never reach the present day.
Will they be getting paid jobs?
It looks like it in some form.
Their website said the couple “value the ability to earn a professional income, which in the current structure they are prohibited from doing.
“For this reason they have made the choice to become members of the Royal Family with financial independence.”
What about the cost to the Canadians?
If Harry and Meghan base themselves in Canada – a realm of which the Queen is monarch, it raises the question of whether the Canadians will have to contribute to their security costs as well, or even pay for an official residence.