Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been making headlines since they went public with their relationship. Many have been keeping an eye on them, thinking that this could mean another royal wedding — and they were right!
Only two months after going public, the couple officially announced their engagement in November, following 18 months of dating. As royal wedding plans begin, we’re taking a look back at some of the juicy from their relationship — including how they met and when they plan to get married.
1. The two reportedly met in May 2016
According to Sunday Express, the prince sought out the Suits actress and the two eventually started dating. They reportedly met in Toronto, where Prince Harry was launching the 2017 Invictus Games, and Markle was shooting her television show.
The two started out as friends. “They had gotten on when they first met but it was just as friends,” a source told Us Weekly. “They then developed romantic interests in each other and, before you knew it, they were texting every day.”
So what exactly brought them together? “Harry loves that she is so into philanthropy,” the source continued. “One of the first things they spoke about was her shelter dogs. He loves that she’s so caring.”