- Meghan Markle’s father Tom will walk his daughter down the aisle at her wedding on May 19 at Windsor Castle
- With Mr Markle now confirmed to attend, there are some famous faces that he could bump into on the day
- From David and Victoria Beckham to Justin Trudeau and Patrick Adams, here is a guide to the VIPs attending
The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will take place on May 19, and there have been months of speculation about the role that her father Tom Markle would play in the ceremony.
Now, we can reveal that the retired Hollywood lighting director will be by his daughter’s side at Windsor Castle.
A close friend of Mr Markle told The Mail on Sunday that he was ‘excited’ at the prospect of walking his daughter down the aisle.
Following the news we have created a guide to the VIP guest list for the wedding, so here are some of the people Mr Markle can expect to run into:
Meghan Markle has a tight circle of girlfriends who act as her trusted confidantes. Pictured is the bride-to-be with her college friend Lindsay Roth, who is now a TV producer and novelist: fashion designer
On the left is fashion designer Misha Nonoo whose shirt Meghan wore for her first public appearance with Harry while on the right is Pilates supremo Heather Dorak. The trio joined Meghan on her recent bridal shower and for the celebration dinner with Prince Charles after her baptism
Mother Doria Ragland (left) has been helping with the preparations. Meghan is not close to her half-sister Samantha, but is on good terms with her daughter Ashleigh (right), who may get an invitation
David Beckham and Victoria Beckham arrive to attend the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, and are likely to attend the wedding of Meghan and Harry after Victoria bonded with the bride-to-be over fashion
Violet Von Westenholz (left) introduced childhood pal Harry to Meghan, whom she knew from her PR work at Ralph Lauren. Model Millie Mackintosh (right) is a friend who has enjoyed days out with Meghan
Megan’s Suits co-star – and love interest – Patrick Adams is expected to attend with his wife Troian Bellisario (left). Priyanka Chopra (right) is one of Meghan’s closest friends as well as one of India’s highest-paid actresses and a Unicef ambassador
THE POWER BROKERS
Stylist Jessica Mulroney (left, with her husband Ben, son of former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney) is advising on Meghan’s dress. Current Canadian premier Justin Trudeau (right) is also expected
Markus Anderson, director of private members’ club Soho House, is another pal – and is pictured with Meghan’s dogs Bogart and Guy