Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are married!
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other’s eyes and pledged their eternal love Saturday as they married at St. George’s Chapel in front of hundreds of celebrity guests and millions of viewers around the world.
A host of celebrities and athletes — including Oprah Winfrey, Idris Elba, Elton John, George and Amal Clooney, Serena Williams, James Corden and David and Victoria Beckham — watched the ceremony in the gothic chapel at Windsor Castle.
Prior to the festivities, Queen Elizabeth II honored her red-headed, 33-year-old grandson with a new title: the Duke of Sussex. That means that Markle is now the Duchess of Sussex.
The wedding was a global event, thanks to Harry’s status as a senior British royal and Markle’s celebrity after starring on the U.S. television series “Suits” for seven years. The wedding pomp and ceremony — complete with Anglican prayers and tradition, classical music, a gospel choir and a horse-drawn carriage ride through Windsor — was aired live to tens of millions of TV viewers across the world.
Relatives at the ceremony included Charles Spencer, the brother of Prince Harry’s late mother Princess Diana, and Prince Harry’s cousin Zara Tindall and her husband. Also in attendance was the family of Prince William’s wife Kate: Carole and Michael Middleton, sister Pippa Middleton and brother James Middleton.
Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriend Chelsy Davy was also in the congregation, as was Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, the ex-wife of Harry’s uncle Prince Andrew. Outside the castle, thousands of fans crammed the streets of Windsor.
The couple also honored the memory of Prince Harry’s mother Diana, whose older sister Jane Fellowes gave a reading during the wedding service.