Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have welcomed a daughter.
The news was announced with a statement on their official website on Sunday, June 6, 2021.
The couple welcomed their daughter, Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor on Friday, June 4, 2021 in California, United States of America.
“It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world.
Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at 11:40 a.m. in the trusted care of the doctors and staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA. She weighed 7 lbs 11 oz. Both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home.”
The couple named their daughter after her great grandmother the Queen and also her late grandmother the Princess of Wales (Harry’s mother).
“Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet. Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales.”
This is the couple’s second child, their first son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is just two years old.