The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been married for three months, and since then the couple has dropped several hints about their plans on starting a family. And royal fans are anxious to see the next chapter in the couple’s love story.
But until then we are answering the most Googled questions about the newest royal couple, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
1. Is Prince Harry Married?
It understandable that someone asked this, it’s not as if his wedding to Meghan Markle was an event followed by half the world or is still being talked about now. Yes, he is married, sorry to disappoint you.
2. Who Is Meghan Markle?
Meghan is an L.A. born actress, whose most famous role is in the popular US legal drama Suits.
She has also had numerous small roles in other big US shows, such as CSI: NY and Fringe and has also starred in a couple of movies. She starred alongside Robert Pattinson in 2010 for Remember Me, while in 2011 she co-starred with Jennifer Aniston in Horrible Bosses.
3. How Old Is Prince Harry?
Prince Harry was born on 15th September in 1984, which makes him 33 years old.
4. How Old Is Meghan?
Meghan is actually older than Prince Harry, being born on August 4th, 1981, making her three years older than her fiancee with 37.
5. What Nationality Is Meghan?
Meghan is a citizen of the United States. She was born in Los Angeles, California where she spent her childhood, and later she went on to attend Northwestern University, based in Evanston, Illinois, which is around 30 minutes from Chicago. She then had to move to Toronto, because her show Suits was being filmed there.
6. How Did Harry And Meghan Meet?
Harry and Meghan have revealed this fact in one of their first interviews together as a royal couple. During an interview with a BBC correspondent Mishal Husain, they told him that they were actually set up on a blind date by a mutual friend.
“It was definitely a set up, it was a blind date,” Meghan revealed of their first meeting. She also admitted that she actually didn’t know much about Harry or the Royal Family before their meeting. “I didn’t know much about him and so I asked her when she said she would set us up: ‘Is he nice?’ If he wasn’t kind it didn’t seem like it would make any sense,” she said.
Harry also confirmed that he had no prior knowledge of Meghan, despite her acting credits. “I’d never watched any of Suits. I was beautifully surprised when I walked into that room and saw her,” he said. “I thought I’m really gonna have to up my game, sit down and make sure I have good chat.”
7. Who Introduced Harry To Meghan?
Even though we know that they were set up, the identity of that mutual friend is still a mystery. Meghan told the BBC earlier this week, “We should protect her privacy and not reveal too much of that,” when asked to reveal the person’s name.
That hasn’t stopped fans from speculation who the mystery-person might be. Theories range from Made In Chelsea reality star Millie Mackintosh to fashion designer Misha Nonoo and PR guru Violet Von Westenholz. All of them are rumored to be the potential matchmaker.
8. How Long Have Harry And Meghan Been Together?
The first report of Harry and Meghan’s relationship started in October 2016. It is thought that their relationship started a few months earlier in the summer of 2016 when they were introduced to each other through their mutual friend.
On November 8th they finally confirmed the relationship after Kensington Palace issued a statement on Harry’s behalf. In the statement, he referred to Meghan as his “girlfriend” while making it clear that he was worried for her safety due to intense press intrusion into her private life since the news of their relationship went public.
Their first public appearance came on May 6th, 2017 when we saw Meghan cheering her then boyfriend as he played in a polo match.
9. What Is Meghan Markle Called Now She Has Married Prince Harry?
Despite the popular rumor that Meghan is a Princess, after marrying Prince Harry, however, Royal rules dictate that one can become a royal by marriage. Instead, that kind of title is reserved for those born into royalty, such as Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge’s daughter Princess Charlotte.
Rather than become a princess, the couple has been bestowed the title of Duke and Duchess of Sussex by the Queen herself. They got their title on the day they got married.
10. How Did BBC Get To Interview Harry And Meghan?
The BBC has a long history with the Royal Family and has long been the monarchy go-to source when it comes to speaking to the media. While it isn’t exactly clear why Meghan and Harry chose BBC for their first ever sit-down as a couple, instead of the numerous other news outlets. The BBC already has done lots of interviews with members of the Royal family, as well as lots of documentaries and programmers about the monarchy, and have, in a way, won their trust.
11. How Tall Is Prince Harry?
Prince Harry stands pretty tall and is reportedly about 6’1”, which makes him just a little shorter than his brother Prince William, who stands at around 6’2”. As for Meghan, she’s said to be around 5’6”.
12. Why Isn’t Meghan On Twitter anymore?
Meghan Markle made the decision to close her social media accounts after they had been dormant for quite some time. Ms. Markle, who spent Tuesday afternoon visiting a Brixton based community station with fiance Prince Harry, has shut down her Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts.
A palace source said: “Ms. Markle is grateful to everyone who has followed her social media accounts over the years, however as she has not used these accounts for some time.
“She has taken the decision to close them.”
13. How Much Is Meghan’s Net Worth?
When she was an actress, Meghan was making more than $50,000 (£37,000) per Suits episode and her annual salary totaled $450,000 (£333,000), which included money gained from acting and sponsorship opportunities.
Meghan’s net worth is currently at $5 million (£3.7m), according to Celebrity Net Worth.
14. How Does This Compare?
This is half of Kate Middleton’s $10 million (£7.4m) and is insignificant compared to her future husband Prince Harry’s net worth of $40 million (£29.6m).