Meghan and Harry's Close Friends in California — from Serena Williams to Oprah Winfrey
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are currently living in California with their son, Archie. Find out who will make it into the couple's new Stateside inner circle.
Back in July, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who tied the knot on May 19, 2018, moved into their new mansion in Montecito, Santa Barbara, as reported by Hello Magazine.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex reportedly purchased the fabulous property for $14.65 million. Meanwhile, here are Harry and Meghan's close friends in California.
Prince Harry, Meghan, and Archie at the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. | Photo: Getty Images
In 2014, Serena Williams first crossed paths with Meghan at a charity football match. Williams is even one of the Duchess' new neighbors as they both live in the same gated community.
Serena Williams at Angel of the Winds Arena on February 08, 2020 in Everett, Washington. | Photo: Getty Images
Meghan and Harry's son, Archie, is a member of Oprah Winfrey's book club, so there's no doubt that she will be included in the couple's circle of friends. The TV host also owns a mansion in Montecito.
Oprah Winfrey at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on April 10, 2019 in New York City | Photo: Getty Images
James Corden is believed to have been a close friend of Harry for quite a long time. The acclaimed television host currently lives in Brentwood, Los Angeles, with his family.
James chats with guests from his garage on "The Late Late Show with James Corden," scheduled to air Tuesday, May 5, 2020. | Photo: Getty Images
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and her superstar husband George Clooney were first connected to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex when they were guests at their wedding.
Amal Clooney and George Clooney at Windsor Castle before the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England. | Photo: Getty Images
Actress Katharine McPhee and Meghan grew up and performed in musicals together. In October, McPhee and her husband David Foster were photographed with the couple in Montecito.
Katharine McPhee and David Foster on February 09, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. | Photo: Getty Images
In Harry and Meghan's new home, many of the high-profile names who live within the area enjoy the anonymity and exclusive community the place affords them.
Among the couple's A-lists neighbors are Adele, Sir Elton John, Jennifer Lawrence, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom, Sir Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster, and Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban.
Meanwhile, Meghan recently made a surprise television appearance on CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute. She honored the heroes who have come together amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meghan and Harry shocked the world earlier this year by announcing they would step down as senior members of the royal family. They would rather not be dependent on public funds in their new lives.