Harry’s comments came in an interview have gave to US broadcaster CBS News at the end of his 10-day tour to the Caribbean and Brazil to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
Asked if being a royal lived up to the fairytale, Harry said: “No, not at all. As any girl would ever tell you.
“It’s sort of, ‘Oh my God, he’s a prince’. But no. The job that it entails - I mean look at me, I’m 27 years old, and not so much searching for someone to fulfil the role, but obviously, you know, finding someone that would be willing to take it on.”
During his interview he also spoke of the responsibility that comes with his royal status.
He admitted his title can make a “huge difference” to a country or charity, but added: “There’s a lot of times that both myself and my brother wish, obviously, that we were just completely normal.
“We’ve been born into this position and therefore we’ll do what we need to do to people and to kids that need it.
“It really is that simple for us.”
Asked how he might privately mark his grandmother’s milestone this year, he said: “When I get back, I’m sure ideas will start flowing.
“Us, as a group of grandchildren, will hopefully be able to have a dinner and do something fun with her, maybe take her out on the town, I don’t know.”