There has been a whole lot of media buzz around the British royal family, thanks to the marital union between the young and eminent Prince Harry with the gorgeous American actress Meghan Markle. The young prince is the Duke of Sussex and the younger son of Princess Diana and Prince Charles of Whales. Over the years, the young prince has become one of the most popular members of the British royal family after his grandparents. Although he is the sixth in line to the throne, his acts of charity have kept him in the limelight for a long while. Likewise, Prince Harry’s relationship history has become an interesting part of his life, especially since Meghan came into his life.
Prince Harry, born on September 15, 1984, in Paddington, London; spent ten years of his life serving in the British military. In addition, he has been deployed to Afghanistan twice and he has earned medals as a pro-military pilot. He is currently the Captain-General of the Royal Marines, the Lieutenant Commander of the Royal Navy, Squadron Leader of the Royal Airforce, and a Major of the British Army.
Taking a trip to his personal life, he has won the hearts of many ladies and has been in a few relationships thus far. However, his bachelorhood came to an end in May 2018 after exchanging marital vows with his American actress heartthrob. Prior to their marriage, Prince Harry’s relationship with other women cannot be written off. Learn more about his dating history through the years below.
Prince Harry’s Relationship Through The Years – Who Has Prince Harry Dated?
1. Chelsy Yvonne Davy
The young prince fell in love with the amazing Zimbabwean blonde businesswoman Chelsy Davy in 2004 while at Stowe School situated in Buckinghamshire. Davy is the daughter of a Zimbabwean landowner named Charles Davy. She graduated from the University of Cape Town with a degree in Economics and also obtained a law degree from Leeds University in 2009. The pair had an off-and-on relationship that lasted from 2004 and ended in May 2010. After their break up, they still remain good friends. Chelsy Davy, together with Prince Harry, attended the royal wedding between Prince Williams and Kate Middleton in 2011. Subsequently, Davy left her law career and started a jewelry brand known as Aya. While she is doing well as a businesswoman, Davy is currently in a relationship with an American actor James Marshall.
2. Caroline Flack
Despite being in a relationship with Chelsy, Prince Harry had a brief relationship with X-Factor star Caroline Flack. Caroline is an English television presenter and model whom he met through a mutual friend known as Natalie Pinkham in 2009. The pair broke up after their relationship saw the light of the day as Caroline was referred to as the prince’s bit of rough by the media. She detailed Prince Harry’s relationship with her in her autobiography titled Storm in a C Cup, released in October 2015. Caroline announced her engagement with The Apprentice star Andrew Brady in April 2018; nevertheless, they went their separate ways in July of the same year.
3. Florence Brudenell-Bruce
After ending his relationship with Chelsy Davy, Harry became romantically involved with the stunning model Florence Brudenell-Bruce in the summer of 2011. Following Harry’s departure from the flying course, the duo called off their relationship. Florence is the daughter of the 3rd Marquess of Ailesbury and the 9th Earl of Cardigan named Andrew Brudenell-Bruce. She went to Stowe School and also obtained her bachelor’s degree in History of Art from the University of Bristol. After their relationship, she and Prince Harry continued to be good friends. She later got hitched to Henry Edward Hugh St George, the grandson of 11th Duke of Grafton in 2013. They welcomed their first child, a daughter named Iris Lara St George on July 22, 2014.
4. Cressida Bonas
In May 2012, Cressida Bonas was introduced to Prince Harry by his cousin Princess Eugenie, the younger daughter of the Duke of York, Prince Andrew. Bonas is a famous English actress and model as well as the granddaughter of the 6th Earl of Howe. She graduated with a degree in dance from the University of Leeds and also completed her post-graduate studies at the Trinity Laban Conservatory situated in Greenwich, East London. After seeing the connection between them, the duo started their relationship and was always spotted together at several events held in London including the Glastonbury music festival and the rugby games. While she couldn’t handle the full glamour of the limelight and the constant scrutiny all over the media; Bonas called off their relationship in 2014. The pair continued to be best of friends and she was a guest at Prince Harry’s wedding in 2018.
5. Ellie Goulding
There were speculations that the young prince was having an affair with the hip-hop star Elena Jane Goulding otherwise known as Ellie Golden in 2016. The duo first met in 2011, during Prince Williams’ wedding; there, she performed Elton John‘s song titled Your Song for the royal couple’s first dance. In June 2016, the duo was seen kissing during the Audi Polo Challenge. However, the rumors were put to rest when Ellie disclosed during an interview that they were just friends. The pop star released her first album titled Lights in 2010 and was honored at the 2014 Brits Award as the Best British Female Solo Artist.
6. Meghan Markle
Shortly after Harry’s rumored relationship with the pop star died off, the media went abuzz with the news of Prince Harry’s relationship with American movie star Meghan Markle in October 2016. They were spotted together at the promotion of Invictus Games in 2017. They attended Pippa Middleton‘s wedding and also went on African Safari Holiday in the same year. While their relationship was going on, Markle received countless public and media abuse which led the royal press to issue a rare public statement, urging the public harassment to come to an end. After meeting with Queen Elizabeth II on several occasions, the couple announced their engagement in November 2017, The following year, the lovebirds got hitched in a royal wedding held at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018. Duke Harry and Duchess Markle currently reside at the Nottingham Cottage in London.