For the first time since 1936, an American will join the British royal family. The announcement came today that Prince Harry, currently fifth in line to the British throne, is engaged to American actress Meghan Markle. The two met in London in July of 2016 through mutual friends and have been dating ever since. Markle is best known for her role of lawyer Rachel Zane in the TV series Suits. She will be leaving the series now that she has completed filming her seventh season. The wedding will take place in the spring of 2018.
The Prince of Wales has announced the engagement of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle. pic.twitter.com/rtlAnFCWTf— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) November 27, 2017