It’s a boy! Meghan Markle has delivered a baby boy, according to several news reports. Markle, whose official title is Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex since her matrimony to Prince Harry, has been a daily topic in media and among royal family watchers.
According to CNN” the babe will be seventh in line to the British throne behind Prince Charles, Prince William, and his three children and Prince Harry .”
Markle is the product of a white parent and black mother–a social worker who live in the mostly African American L.A. suburb of View Park-Windsor Hills( incidentally, one of the wealthiest black suburbiums in their respective countries ).
It’s been a constant generator of buzz–the first lady of colour to be part of the British royal family. Yet, there are other black women royalnistas across the globe 😛 TAGEND
Princess Angela of Liechtenstein
Princess Angela( born Angela Gisela Brown) was a standout graduate of Parsons School of Design in New York and ran as a mode head for Adrienne Vittadini, before marrying Prince Maximilian of Liechtenstein in January 2000. This Afro-Panamanian glamour also started her own line, A. Brown, which she headed for three years. The couple wed at the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer in New York, after reportedly fulfilling a few years earlier at a reception in the city. The princess wore a white-hot dress which she designed and the same Kinsky royal-jeweled tiara that Princess Tatjana of Liechtenstein wore when she married Philipp von Lattorff in June 1999.
Baroness Cecile de Massy of Monaco
de Massy is married to Christian Louis Baron de Massy who is Prince Rainier of Monaco’s nephew. The fashionable charm of Caribbean descent is a prominent fixture among the who’s who of Monaco’s social scene and is also contributing to philanthropy, serving as president of Ladies Lunch Monte-Carlo, a philanthropic organisation in Monaco.
Princess Sikhanyiso of Swaziland
The first of thirty children around King Mswati III of Swaziland, this princess is more than a pretty face, speaking out to raise awareness on issues such as AIDS and poverty that affect her country. With interests in the arts, this 30 -year-old studied drama at the University of Biola in California and was featured in publications as one of the top hottest young royals.
Princess Keisha Omilana of Nigeria
A former simulate, spokesperson, and actress, Omilana adds psyches to beauty as a businesswoman. The Inglewood, California, native started Wonderful Brand, a multifaceted business incorporating style, television, and web, with her husband, Kunle, a Nigerian lord. Known as the” Pantene Girl ,” Omilana is cited as the first African American woman to be featured in three consecutive commercials.
Countess Mary Von Habsburg of Austria
Habsburg, a native of Sudan, is the spouse of Ferdinand Leopold Joseph Count von Habsburg of Austria. The pair wed in August 1999, hosting their liturgy in Nairobi, Kenya, and have three children, all born in Nairobi. Their wedding was sees as controversial among the general public and in royal circles, because of her class as a commoner and her ethnic background; but the head of the Habsburg royal family, Dr. Otto von Habsburg, reportedly said all Habsburg marriages “equal.”
Queen Sylvia Nagginda of Buganda( Uganda)
Born in the United Kingdom and raised in Uganda, this regal female married King Kabaka Mutebi II in 1999, after a job working in the field of various U.S. sectors including public relations, international nonprofits, and healthcare and human services. A graduate of New York University and New York Institute of Technology, the queen also advocates for public service, having operated as a goodwill representative for the United Nations Population Fund, and has worked as the expert consultants to bring resources to Uganda’s entrepreneurs and the business community.
–Editors’ Tone: This article has been updated from its original publish date of April 28, 2011
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