Has he found his princess? Prince Harry and Suits actress Meghan Markle kept their romance under wraps for four months before it went public. A source exclusively reveals to Us Weekly that the royal “started texting her regularly” in June.
“They had gotten on when they first met but it was just as friends,” the source tells Us. “They then developed romantic interests in each other and, before you knew it, they were texting every day.” (As previously reported, Markle began to follow his private Instagram account at the end of the month.)
Prince Harry, 32, and Markle, 35, first met in May. Since then, the couple have gone on numerous low-key dates. According to the source, they went out to Soho House in London with a group of friends in early July, followed by two dates by themselves. She later became a regular visitor at his Kensington Palace residence.
The pair have a lot in common, which is a major plus for him. “Harry loves that she is so into philanthropy,” the source tells Us. “One of the first things they spoke about was her shelter dogs. He loves that she’s so caring.”
Markle, meanwhile, separated from her husband, Trevor Engelson, in 2013 after two years of marriage, and divorced the following year. She most recently was linked to Canadian restauranteur Cory Vitiello. She’s been filming her USA Network drama, which returns early next year for the back half of season six, in Toronto since its 2011 debut.
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