Prince Harry is to marry US actress Meghan Markle. The couple officially announced the news on Monday outside Kensington Palace in London, though they actually got engaged earlier in November. They hope to marry in the spring. Prince Harry, 33, is fifth in line to the British throne. Ms Markle is 36.
Prince Harry said he knew Ms Markle “was the one” he wanted to marry “the very first time we met.” He added that he was “thrilled” to be engaged. Ms Markle said she was “So very happy, thank you.”
Ms Markle’s engagement ring was designed by Prince Harry. It features two diamonds, which belonged to his late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. In the centre of the ring is a diamond from Botswana.