Thomas Markle, Michelle Obama and the Suits cast congratulate Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on the birth of their first child
6 May 2019, 17:31 | Updated: 6 May 2019, 18:10
On 6th May, 2019, it was announced that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed a baby boy.
Less than a year after Meghan and Harry tied the knot in Windsor, it's been announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have welcomed their first child, a "healthy" baby boy.
Since, friends, family and fans have flocked to social media to share their congratulations and wish the new parents well.
Here are our favourite reactions so far...
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We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019. Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz. The Duchess and baby are both healthy and well, and the couple thank members of the public for their shared excitement and support during this very special time in their lives. More details will be shared in the forthcoming days.
Prince Harry was positively beaming about the news
Meghan's mum Doria is "overjoyed"
The Duchess’s mother, Doria Ragland, who is overjoyed by the arrival of her first grandchild, is with Their Royal Highnesses at Frogmore Cottage.— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) May 6, 2019
Her Royal Highness and the baby are both doing well.
Michelle Obama says she "can't wait to meet him"
Prince Charles and the Duchess of of Cornwall are "so pleased" with the new addition
"We are both so pleased at the news. It is a great joy to have another grandchild, the only trouble is I don’t know how I am going to keep up with them."
Thomas Markle speaks out about his daughter's new child
Meghan Markle's father, Thomas, told The Sun he hoped the child would serve with "grace, dignity and honour".
He added: "I'm delighted to hear that mother and child are doing well.“I am proud that my new grandson is born into the British royal family and I am sure that he will grow up to serve the crown and the people of Britain with grace, dignity, and honour.
“GOD bless the child and I wish him health and happiness, and my congratulations to my lovely daughter Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry, and GOD save the Queen.”
Meghan's Suits co-stars share a sweet message
Priyanka Chopra likes the Sussex Royal post
Priyanka Chopra attended the Royal Wedding last May, and has long been a friend of Meghan Markle.
The Bollywood star liked the Instagram post, but has yet to comment on the birth of the Royal Baby.
Suits actress Sarah Rafferty liked the Insta
Like Priyanka Chopra, Suits actress Sarah Rafferty attended the Royal Wedding last year, along with co-stars Gabriel Macht, Patrick J Adams, Gina Torres and Rick Hoffman. So far, Sarah has liked the post, but has yet to comment.
Ellen DeGeneres sends her love
The #royalbaby is here! Congratulations, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. The baby is 7th in line for the throne, which is crazy, because right now I’m 7th in line for the key-making kiosk at my grocery store. @RoyalFamily— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) May 6, 2019
Twitter reacts to Meghan giving birth
Harry’s reaction please pic.twitter.com/yccPiOQjsc— Baby Sussex countdown💃🏽👶🏼❤️ (@royalsussexduo) May 6, 2019
america’s reaction to the new royal baby vs britain’s:pic.twitter.com/i17rRU4bG7— gill (@frostgilllian) May 6, 2019
This Queen Elizabeth parody account was on point
Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May congratulate the couple
Congratulations to Meghan and Harry on the birth of their baby. I hope they're all doing well. #royalbaby— Jeremy Corbyn (@jeremycorbyn) May 6, 2019
Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the arrival of their baby boy. Wishing you all the best at this happy time.— Theresa May (@theresa_may) May 6, 2019