Seeing as she was a TV star and is currently the Duchess of Sussex, it should be no surprise that Meghan Markle has a lot of celebrity best friends. Aside from the obvious Meghan Markle best friend, husband Prince Harry, there are famous athletes, fashion designers, actresses, singers, and other entertainers.
Markus Anderson is a Meghan Markle bff. He is even said to be the one who introduced Markle and Prince Harry at Soho House. Other celeb best friends include Serena Williams and Elton John. One of the more unlikely celebrity friendships is Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Justin Trudeau’s wife. The pair were seen striking funny poses together in a photo booth.
Priyanka Chopra is another Meghan Markle friend. She defended Markle and her accomplishments when Wendy Williams simply referred to her as "Prince Harry’s girlfriend." Meghan Markle and friends used to be splashed all across the actress’s social media accounts. However, after becoming the Duchess of Sussex, she no longer has her own personal account.
Lindsay Roth is reportedly one of the best celebrity friendships Markle has. The two met while at Northwestern University. Scroll down to see photos of Meghan Markle with friends.
Olivia Palermo and Ellen DeGeneres are also friends of Meghan Markle. The latter took to Twitter to defend Markle and Prince Harry after a media scandal involving them flying in a private plane to visit with Elton John.
Read below to learn more about all of the Meghan Markle celeb friends.
Meghan Markle met tennis superstar Serena Williams at a charity football game in 2014.
The two hit it off immediately. Speaking about her good friend, Williams told Vanity Fair, "Her personality just shines. I told her: 'You’ve got to be who you are, Meghan. You can’t hide."
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Amal Clooney has formed a strong friendship with the royal couple. She and husband George Clooney were lucky enough to secure an invite to the royal wedding.
The Clooneys often share dinner with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, considering one of their houses is right up the street from the royal couple's Berkshire home.
"They’re just really nice, fun, kind people, they’re a very loving couple, and they’re going to be great parents," Clooney said of the royals.
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Oprah is a close friend to Meghan Markle and her family, even inviting Meghan's mom to stay with her, just weeks before the royal wedding.
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Meghan Markle met the Quantico star at a dinner for women in television hosted by ELLE magazine in 2016.
Priyanka Chopra has been vocal in her support of Markle, even defending her on the Wendy Williams Show when the host simply referred to her as "Prince Harry's girlfriend."
"Meghan Markle, actress. Suits. Her achievements... just saying," Chopra told Williams.
Priyanka Chopra is an Indian film actress and singer, and the winner of the Miss World pageant of 2000. Through her film career, Chopra has become one of Bollywood's highest-paid actresses and one of the most popular and high-profile celebrities in India. She has received numerous accolades, including a National Film Award for Best Actress and Filmfare Awards in four categories. Chopra was born in Jamshedpur to parents who were both physicians in the Indian Army, causing the family to move frequently during her childhood, but she considers Bareilly her real home. As a teenager she lived for some years with an aunt in the United States. In 2000, her mother entered her into the Femina Miss ...more on Wikipedia
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