Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced that they’re expecting their second child together. “We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child,” a spokesperson for the couple told for media. A Buckingham Palace spokesman said the Queen and Prince Philip, and the entire royal family were delighted by the news and wished the couple well. The new baby, will still be eighth in line to the throne and the Prince of Wales’s fifth grandchild. Meghan, 39, and Harry, 36, will prepare Archie to be the big brother. The couple has not yet announced a due date or the sex of the baby.
Harry and Meghan wed in 2018, and the dutchess gave birth to Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor nearly one year later.They quit their roles as senior working royals in March 2020 in a quest for personal and financial freedom and now live in California. They recently bought a house in Santa Barbara. Since relocating to California, the couple have inked multiyear deals with Netflix and Spotify. “Our lives, both independent of each other, and as a couple, have allowed us to understand the power of the human spirit: of courage, resilience and the need for connection,” said the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in a statement.