How Long Have Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Been Together? Inside Their Relationship

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s relationship is a whirlwind, to say the least. What started as a rumored relationship, is now one of the most closely watched celebrity marriages. And while the two haven’t been together that long, they have surely won over the hearts of fans all over the world. How long have Meghan Markle and Prince Harry been together? Find out, plus take a closer look at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s relationship, ahead.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s relationship is a lot shorter than you’d think. | Chris Jackson/Getty Images

How long have Meghan Markle and Prince Harry been together?

It’s not completely clear when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle started dating, but some reports say the Duke and Duchess of Sussex sparked up a relationship in June 2016. If that’s true, the royal couple has been together for about two-and-a-half years.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle married in May 2018, shortly before their two year dating anniversary, and now, six months into marriage, are pregnant with their first child. While it might seem like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s relationship has moved quickly, the two allegedly hit it off right from the start. According to reports, Prince Harry even admitted that he knew Meghan was “the one” from the moment they first met.

Inside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s relationship

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s relationship might only be two-and-a-half years old, but the two have already accomplished a lot together. From their dating life to their marriage, we take a look at some notable details about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s relationship, ahead.

They met on a blind date

Can you imagine going on a blind date with a real-life prince? That’s what happened to Meghan Markle back in spring 2016. At the request of a mutual friend, the former actress met her future husband for drinks and, well, the rest is history.

Africa holds a special place in their hearts

Shortly after meeting, Prince Harry asked his new love interest to go on a trip to Africa with him. According to reports, it’s where to two fell in love. Since then, they have traveled back for Meghan Markle’s birthday and, rumor has it, spent their honeymoon on the continent.

The royal family loved Meghan from the beginning

Not too long after their relationship got serious, Prince Harry brought Meghan Markle to London to meet his family for the first time (talk about intimidating). According to reports, the royal family — including Harry’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II — adored Meghan from their first meeting. Even the queen’s corgis couldn’t get enough of her!

They got engaged in their Kensington Palace kitchen

Prince Harry didn’t have an elaborate proposal planned. Instead, he decided to pop the question to his future wife in the kitchen of their Kensington Palace cottage. Meghan had allegedly made roast chicken and the two were enjoying a quiet night in together.

They got married at Windsor Castle

In May 2018, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said “I do” at Windsor Castle’s St. George’s Chapel. The newlyweds celebrated with two receptions, an afternoon lunch hosted inside the castle, as well as evening festivities at Frogmore House.

Their first royal tour

Before marrying into the royal family, Meghan Markle got her fair share of royal engagements and duties. But, the two didn’t go on their first royal tour overseas until months after their royal wedding. In October 2018, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle jetted off to meet with officials in Australia and New Zealand.

Baby announcement

On the first day of their Australian tour, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their pregnancy. The two are expecting their first child together, due sometime in spring 2019.

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