Since the time Prince Harry and his soon-to-be-bride Meghan Markle announced their engagement last November, media is abuzz with expectation and the public is filled with excitement in anticipation of the marriage. It does not come as a surprise tha Meghan Markle engagement to Prince Harry turned out to be a royal affair. This was showcased in full glory by the official engagement pictures of the duo, snapped by Alexi Lubomirski, the famous fashion and celebrity photographer, who considered this opportunity an ‘incredible’ honor bestowed on him.
Released by Kensington Palace, these photos give an official seal of approval to the engagement. The couple will finally be tying the knot on May 19 this year at St. George’s Chapel.
Alexi’s photographs of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engagement have managed to catch the emotions. They show how emotionally involved the two are with each other. Joy is writ large on their faces in the black and white portrait that shows the two in an intimate embrace. Even the one in which they are simply holding hands conveys such love for each other.
While Prince Harry is from the British royal family, Meghan Markle, 36, is a commoner and a resident of Los Angles, California. She Graduated from Northwestern University, earning a degree in theatre and international studies.
Markle went on to become an American actor and bagged bit roles in many US television series. In one serial, ‘Suits’, a legal drama, she played the role of Rachel Zane. The serial went on for seven seasons. Markle also debuted in films, like ‘Remember Me’, ‘Horrible Bosses’ and others.Meghan Markle engagement with Prince Harry, fifth in line to the British throne, was a foregone conclusion, since the time they met on a blind date, set up by Harry’s friend. The two fell for each other and entered into a steady relationship.
Though the speculation about their relationship was rife, it was Markle who accepted it publicly when she said in an interview to ‘Vanity Fair’, “We’re two people who are really happy and in love. We are very quietly dating for about six months before it became news, and I was working during that whole time and the only thing that changed was people’s perception.”
The talking point about Meghan Markle engagement to Prince Harry was the engagement ring. It is said to be designed by Prince Harry that has a large diamond in the center from Botswana. The two smaller diamonds astride the central diamond are from Princess Diana’s jewelry collection.
That Markle was acceptable to Queen Elizabeth II, Harry’s paternal grandmother, was evident when she met her several times before the engagement was announced.
After Meghan Markle engagement to Prince Harry, the two appeared publicly by taking a walkabout in Nottingham to attend an event organized on the World Aids Day, under the auspices of the Terence Higgins Trust. Last year, as a gesture of approval, the Queen invited the couple to celebrate Christmas with her at her Sandringham estate.
Before the couple’s marriage is solemnized, Markle will undergo baptizing and confirmation into the Church of England. She will also acquire British citizenship and live with Prince Harry near Kensington Palace at Nottingham Cottage