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Here's the guest list for Prince Harry and Markle's royal wedding

Divya Hemnani | Updated on: 5 April 2018, 12:48 IST

The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is scheduled on May 19, the couple has already finalised the venue for the wedding. The ceremony will take place at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. The couple has finalised everything which includes the wedding pastry chef, florist and who will design their royal costumes for the day.

Now, the wedding guest list is also out and people are already excited. You will see famous people from different fields at the royal wedding.

Famous tennis player Serena Williams is Markle's closest friend for several years. According to Daily Mail, both of them were seen at  a celebrity charity football event in 2014.

Megan Markle wrote about Williams in her blog, "She quickly became a confidante I would text when I was traveling, the friend I would rally around for her tennis matches, and the down-to-earth chick I was able to grab lunch with a couple of weeks ago in Toronto."

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Prince Harry and Michelle Obama were seen together on different occasions. They were seen together at the Invictus Games, there are chances that she might attend the royal wedding.

A source revealed to the leading UK newspaper, "If Mr Obama was invited, the invitation could look like a snub to Mr Trump, and His Royal Highness would not wish to cause a diplomatic row."

The cast of Suits, an American legal drama television series is also in the guest list. A source said,  "The cast has been contacted in regards to invites from Kensington Palace."

Meghan Markle played Rachel Zane in “Suits” season seven, her co-star Patrick J. Adams posted on Instagram, "Playing Meghan’s television partner for the better part of a decade uniquely qualifies me to say this: Your Royal Highness, you are a lucky man and I know your long life together will be joyful, productive and hilarious."

The staff which will manage the wedding is ordered to watch the show, so that they can become familiar with the guests. Hugo Vickers, the Captain of the Lay Stewards at the chapel, told the leading UK newspaper, "I’ve told the Stewards to get Netflix and watch Suits, so they know who everyone is at the wedding."

Misha Nonoo, a Jewish-American fashion designer is Markle's close fried will also attend the wedding. Misha's former husband, attended Eton College with Prince Harry and Prince William.

Millie Mackintosh, who won appreciation for her television series 'Made in Chelsea' is Markle's close friend. Millie has royal connections with her co-star Spencer Matthews, is Pippa Middleton's brother-in-law, there are chances that she might attend the wedding.

The famous English pop girl group, The Spice Girls told on a chat show The Real, "Well, it was [the] five Spice Girls. Why am I so honest?" When pressed for details, she revealed, "Yes... It was proper. I’m not saying anymore! I’ve said enough... I need to go. I’m gonna be fired!"

The popular singer Ed Sheeran is expected to perform few songs at the royal wedding. It's not confirm but Ed Sheeran told that he is interested to perform at the wedding.

Prince Harry's ex-girlfriends, Cressida Bonas and Chelsy Davy are also invited at the royal wedding. He dated Chelsy in 2004 and 2011 and Cressida from 2014 to 2016.

The worldwide renowned singer Sir Elton John, is a good friend of Harry's mother, Princess Diana. He is also expected at the wedding and has cancelled two of his world tour dates as it is clashing with the wedding date.

The Foo Fighters an Americal rock band, will also perform at the royal wedding. Dave Grohl said, "I’ve saved the date. The performance was good. It’s nice to feel like a wedding band when everyone’s at tables eating tiramisu."

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York was married to Prince Andrew for 10 years. She is Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie's mom, there is a possibility that she might attend the wedding.

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra and Markle met at ELLE's Women in Television dinner in 2016. At the event she corrected Wendy Williams for describing Markle as "Prince Harry's girlfriend." She fiercely replied, "Meghan Markle, actress. Suits. Her achievements... just saying."

The French fashion designer, Roland Mouret will also be seen at the wedding. Markle told Fashion Magazine "I was in a hotel elevator in Istanbul, and this man in a bathrobe said, 'I love to dress you.' I thought, 'Whaaat?' Then he told me who he was and we’ve been friends ever since."

Well, if you are in UK and wish to attend the royal wedding then start counting the days. As the couple has invited 1,200 members of the public from United Kingdom. The guests will be nominated by nine regional Lord Lieutenant offices, 200 people from charities they're associated with, 100 students from local schools with close ties to Windsor Castle (The Royal School in Great Park and St. George's School), 610 Windsor residents and members of St. George's Chapel, and 530 members of the Royal Households and Crown Estate.

Daniella Timperley, an 18-year-old is lucky enough to get an invite for the royal wedding. CBS News reported, Timperley's grammar school announced on Twitter that she received an invitation as an ode of gratitude from the couple for her extraordinary charity work. She is invited to sit in St. George's Chapel for the ceremony, and attend the luncheon hosted by the Queen at St. George's Hall.

Prince Seeiso of Lesotho worked with Harry on a project. Prince Seeiso of Lesotho has co-founded Sentebale with Harry, which provides aid to children diagnosed with HIV.

Nacho Figueras, the famous Argentinian polo player is also invited at made the royal wedding.

Grenfell fire which took place on June 14, 2017 in North Kensington, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, West London. The royal couple has invited the survivors in St. George's Chapel.

First published: 5 April 2018, 12:48 IST
 
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