Prince Harry wishes his ‘amazing wife’ Meghan Markle a happy birthday

‘Thank you for joining me on this adventure!’

Sabrina Barr
Sunday 04 August 2019 16:36 BST
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Harry pays tribute to his 'amazing' wife Meghan on her birthday

The Duke of Sussex has wished his “amazing wife”, the Duchess of Sussex, a happy birthday on Instagram.

On Sunday 4 August, the duchess celebrates her 38th birthday.

On the morning of Meghan‘s birthday, the official Instagram account that she and Prince Harry share posted a picture of the duchess taken in Tonga in October last year, alongside a celebratory caption.

“Wishing HRH the Duchess of Sussex a very Happy Birthday,” the message states.

The caption includes an additional note from Prince Harry, which reads: ”’Happy Birthday to my amazing wife. Thank you for joining me on this adventure!’ – Love, H.”

Many of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Instagram followers wished the royal a happy birthday in the comment section underneath the post.

“Happy birthday dear Meghan. What an inspiring modern role model you are. Keep doing the great work and making that difference together with Prince Harry by your side,” one person wrote.

Stylist Jessica Mulroney, whose daughter and twin sons played significant roles during the royal wedding in May 2018, wrote: “Happy birthday beautiful.”

Mulroney also shared a photograph of Meghan on her Instagram story, with the caption: “Happy Birthday. You are everything.”

The Duchess of Sussex shares her birthday with former US president Barack Obama, who turns 58 on Sunday 4 August.

The duchess is not the only member of the Sussex clan to have been born on the same day as a high-profile celebrity.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, was born on 6 May, meaning that the three-month-old shares his birthday with Hollywood actor George Clooney.

During an appearance on American talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! in May, Clooney – who attended Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding with his wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney – joked that the royal baby “stole his thunder”.

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“That kid stole my thunder! [That’s] my birthday!” the Ocean’s 11 star jovially said.

It was recently announced that the Duchess of Sussex had guest edited the September issue of British Vogue.

The duchess chose 15 women to appear on the cover of the “Forces for Change” issue, including New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern, Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox and climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg.

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