Harry meets Meghan Markle's family

Sarah Carty

It looks like things are getting serious between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The young royal, who is thought to have been dating the Suits actress for the past eight months, has reportedly already been welcomed into Markle’s family fold.

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According to the Daily Mail, the handsome, 32-year-old prince won over Markle’s 72-year-old father, Thomas Markle, when he paid a visit to the family’s hometown of Toronto in Canada.

Prince Harry has reportedly already met Meghan Markle's family. Photo: Getty Images.

Markle’ brother, Thomas Markle Jr, who hasn’t met Prince Harry, said his sister and the prince are madly “in love” with each other and their father is “proud” of their blossoming relationship.

'He's pretty happy about Harry and he's extremely proud of her,” Thomas Markle Jr said.

“They have an amazing relationship, they're very close and they always have been.”

Thomas also said that Prince Harry and Meghan are “extremely happy together” and she seems “very much in love”.

Harry is thought to have gotten the seal of approval from Meghan's dad. Photo: Getty Images.

Harry and 35-year-old Meghan were recently pictured together for the first time, looking very happy as they attended Peter Pan Goes Wrong at London’s Apollo Theatre.

"Strolling among thousands of Christmas shoppers, Harry was proud to show off his American actress girlfriend to stunned passers-by," The Sun reported of their date alongside pics of them walking side-by-side.

"Walking carefree down Shaftesbury Avenue — one of the most famous and busiest thoroughfares in the world — they only had eyes for each other."

The pair are reported to have met last May when they were both supporting the Invictus Games in Orlando.

In June, Canada-based Meghan was spotted in the Royal Box at Wimbledon and posted several pictures of herself outside Buckingham Palace.

She also made trips across the pond in June and July, while she and Harry both conveniently found themselves spending part of the summer in Africa, with the royal in Malawi to help out with a conservation project, and Meghan in Rwanda on behalf of a children’s charity.

Things are thought to be getting very serious between the pair and they've even considered eloping. Source: Getty Images.

Since then, things between then loved-up duo escalated fast, with Meghan even visiting his hometown of London last month to spend some time with her love before the festive season.

It’s even been reported that the pair of thinking of eloping and a source told New Idea that the couple are already calling each other “husband and wife in a playful way”.

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