Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been pitted against Kate Middleton and Prince William. There have been reports that the two royal couples have been in competition with each other even after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepped back from their roles as working senior royals.
Rumors even claimed that Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Kate Middleton and Prince William have been constantly competing for the spotlight. Things have allegedly exacerbated after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex signed lucrative deal with streaming giant Netflix following their infamous Megxit in 2020, worth an estimated $82,000,000.
Now, new reports claimed that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have claimed a new title from Kate Middleton and Prince William. Keep on reading to know more details.
Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Beat Kate Middleton And Prince William
Express UK reported that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry garnered a new title after they generated more than 2.4 million Instagram hashtags in 2021. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex beat Kate Middleton and Prince William who had a total of 2.2 million combined.
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry did not only surpass the records of Kate Middleton and Prince William as they also beat Queen Elizabeth and the late Prince Philip, who had 1.4 million hashtags combined. The Sussex pair’s total chalked up almost seven times the average figure for all the royal couples included in the new analysis.
The new milestone of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on Instagram made them the “most photogenic royal couple,” a title that Kate Middleton and Prince William previously owned. Despite this, the Duchess of Cambridge was still named the most Instagrammable royal woman ever.
A spokesperson for Printique said:
“Royal couples are a source of fascination all over the world, and this data shows just how much online influence they can command. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are an absolute global sensation, from their charity work and commitment to making the world a better place, to their fashion sense and style. The fact that this Royal duo pulls in the most Instagram hashtags combined is a testimony to their powerful influence all around the world."
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As of this writing, the official joint Instagram account of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have already amassed more than 9.9 million followers. However, the said account has been inactive since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their decision to ditch the royal life for good in February 2020.
Kate Middleton and Prince William, for their part, already have 13.2 million followers on Instagram. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s most recent post is a family portrait, featuring their three children – Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, which features on this year’s Christmas card.
Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Loving Life As A Family Of Four?
Meanwhile, makeup artist Daniel Martin sat down with PEOPLE Royals for its winter issue, where he shared the latest updates about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s lives after the infamous Megxit. The former Suits actress turned to the same glam team from her 2018 wedding during a gala at the Intrepid Museum in New York City in November.
Besides Daniel Martin, Meghan Markle also re-hired Serge Normant to do her hair at the time. Recently, the renowned makeup artist shared some interesting details about the live of the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry in the United States.
Daniel Martin told PEOPLE Royals:
"It was so much fun to have all of us back together again. It was chill and relaxed, like the gang was back together. Harry jokes around a lot, and Meghan is really funny. It was nice to have those belly laughs again! "They are loving life as a family of four. They've struck a rhythm as a foursome."
He added that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry could not wait to get home during their most recent New York trip with Archie and Lilibet staying back in Montecito, Calif. Daniel Martin went on to say:
"It's about finding that work-life balance now, which ties into Meghan lobbying for parental paid leave. They're experiencing it themselves. They know it affects everyone in the family."
To recall, Meghan Markle was said to be lobbying U.S. senators to pass paid parental leave, which she described as a “humanitarian issue.” Prince Harry, for his part, has been putting his focus on the fight against disinformation and misinformation.
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