Who Is Prince Harry?
Prince Harry (born Henry Charles Albert David) is the Duke of Sussex, grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, and sixth in the line of succession to the throne. His brother is Prince William, and his mother is the late Princess Diana.
Who Is Meghan Markle?
Meghan Markle is the current Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry’s wife. Prior to marrying Prince Harry, she was an American actress most known for her role as Rachel Zane on Suits. She is also the mother of Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, the seventh in line to the British throne.
How Did Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Meet?
Meghan and Prince Harry met in 2016 on a blind date. They were introduced by a mutual friend – allegedly it was socialite Violet Von Westenholz who gave Meghan’s number to Harry. The two had a drink and immediately clicked. Prince Harry later revealed that he knew Meghan was the one “the very first time we met.”
How Long Have They Been Together?
The pair have been dating since their first date in July 2016. Within a month of meeting, Prince Harry had already invited the actress on a trip to Africa. The news about their relationship didn’t officially break until November 2016 – giving the famous couple a few precious months of privacy to get to know each other better.
When Did Prince Harry Get Engaged?
The royal couple announced their engagement in November 2017, a year after their relationship was first confirmed to the public. Prince Harry proposed to Markle with a ring that contained a diamond from Africa (a reference to the trip that sparked their romance) and jewels from his mum Princess Diana’s own collection.
When Did Prince Harry Get Married?
After the engagement, the royal wedding date was set for May 19, 2018. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle married at the St George’s Chapel in Windsor. Overall, the wedding cost around £32-million ($AUD 60-million).
Do Prince Harry And Meghan Have Any Children Together?
Within a few months of marrying, Meghan and Harry announced that they were pregnant with their first baby. The due date was set for the end of April or beginning of May. True enough, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor was born on May 6, 2019. There are also speculations that Meghan is pregnant again with the couple’s second child.
Prince Harry’s Girlfriends: Exes, Former Lovers, And Past Flings
British TV presenter Natalie Pinkham was rumoured to have dated Prince Harry. The two are friends today and have never confirmed their romance publicly.
The then 19-year-old Summer shared details about a raunchy night with the prince in 2004, but the ‘affair’ was really just a one-night stand.
Prince Harry’s most famous relationship (before Meghan Markle, that is) was with Chelsy Davy. The two dated on and off for seven years but remain friends. Davy even attended Harry’s wedding!
The Australian singer was linked to the British royal after they were spotted at a concert together. Imbruglia has gone on to deny that their relationship was anything more than platonic, however.
Socialite and party girl Astrid Harbord was rumoured to have dated Prince Harry briefly, especially after being seen out and about together. They are still friends today.
Eddie The Gun lead singer Camille Romestrand revealed that she and Prince Harry were a ‘thing’ briefly, although Harry has never addressed these claims.
The Love Island host was actually introduced to Prince Harry by rumoured ex-fling Natalie Pinkham. Flack couldn’t handle the media scrutiny after their relationship was revealed by the press, and the couple broke up soon after.
The model is now happily married, but she spent a summer with Prince Harry in 2011.
Another one of Prince Harry’s high-profile exes, actress Cressida Bonas was with Harry for a couple of years after being introduced by the royal’s cousin Princess Eugenie. They called it quits due to the constant media scrutiny and criticism. Cressida was also invited to Harry and Meghan’s wedding.
In contrast to his previous girlfriends, King took to the spotlight rather well. Maybe too well – Harry broke up with her because she was too open to the press about their relationship.
Although it was never confirmed that the famous singer and prince were ever together, it was reported that the two were seen kissing and canoodling (no photos of this exist). Whatever happened between the two, they remain friends – Goulding was even seen at their wedding.
From Playboy To Family Man
Prince Harry used to be the royal family’s resident ladies’ man, but he’s since settled down and started a family of his own. Looking back at his past relationships, you can really see how Meghan Markle was the game-changer. Here’s to hoping the two have a long and happy marriage!