Priyanka Chopra & Meghan Markle’s Friendship Timeline Is Surprisingly Short

Priyanka Chopra and Meghan Markle seem like they’ve been friends for a lifetime. When Markle and Prince Harry announced their engagement in November 2017, Chopra was one of the first to send a sweet congrats on Instagram to her friend who would soon be a member of the royal family. There are very few people in the world who can call Prince Harry “my good friend’s fiancé.” Despite their close friendship, though, the timeline of Priyanka Chopra and Meghan Markle’s friendship is surprisingly short — they met just two years ago, but they’ve gotten super close since then.

But everyone has friends they click with immediately, even if they haven’t know them too long. Chopra and Markle really do seem like a match made in heaven. Both women are actors — Chopra on Quantico and Markle, until recently, on Suits. And both women are are very passionate about their philanthropic work, which is something Markle will not only be able to continue as a member of the royal family, but expand with her new global platform. She’s advocated for a number of causes, especially fighting for gender equality. Chopra is also a champion of rights for women and girls, and a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. It’s no wonder the two women get along. Take a look at their short, but very sweet friendship.

January 2016 — Their Meet Cute

Chopra and Markle, both strong and powerful women, appropriately met at an event for strong and powerful women. They both attended Elle‘s Women In Television Celebration dinner in January 2016, where they hit it off right away. “We bonded as actors,” Chopra told People in September 2017. “We just became friends, as two girls would.”

Markle was similarly complimentary about Chopra. In an interview with The Indian Express in 2016, she said of her new friend Chopra, “Priyanka is unbelievable, she’s become a really good friend.” Of the night they met at the Elle dinner, Markle said Chopra turned out to be…

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