Prince Harry and Meghan the Duke and Duchess of Sussex might be the members of British Royal family but the truth behind their romance involved Instagram. Prior to their first date in 2016, now husband and wife reportedly looked at each other’s Instagram.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were set up on a blind date by a mutual friend
Harry and Meghan offered up great details on how they met following their engagement announcement in November 2017. The pair also sat down together for their first official interview together and told BBC that they were set up on a blind date by an unnamed mutual friend.
So now the question comes who introduced Meghan and Harry? According to some reports Harry’s childhood friend Violet von Westenholz while others say it could have been the famous fashion designer Misha Nonoo or Soho House director Markus Anderson. In July 2016, Meghan and Harry went on their first date at Soho House’s Dean Street Townhouse in London. The strike-off instantly. Harry later said that he knew Meghan was the one on their second date only.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry reportedly looked at each other’s Instagram pages before their first date
Totally different from a royal romance, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s love story started on Instagram. The royal expert Katie Nicholl said in the documentary that Meghan: Where Did It All Go Wrong? The author of Harry: Life, Loss, and Love continued. And then he continued to say that Harry and Meghan browsed each other Instagram’s account before their mutual friend set them up.
Meghan had been on Instagram prior to joining the royal family but harry? But the 2020 biography Finding Freedom Harry and Meghan and the Making of A Modern Royal Family revealed the 36-year-old’s secret Instagram account @SpikeyMau5. Meghan began to follow the same account in 2016, which was the same year she and Harry met.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle liked that they didn’t know much about each other when they first met
In their engagement interview, Meghan and Harry talked about knowing very little about each other when they started dating. Both described it as quite refreshing.
She Said: “Everything that I’ve learned about him, I learned through him. As opposed to having grown up around different news stories, or tabloids, or whatever else,”. She said: “Anything I learned about him and his family was what he would share with me. And, vice versa. So for both of us, it was just a really authentic and organic way to get to know each other.”
Harry and Meghan got married in May 2018 before stepping down as senior royals in 2020. They now live with their children — 2-year-old Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor and 3-month-old Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor — in Montecito, California.