Meghan Markle’s popularity in the US is well below Prince Harry’s: survey

Meghan Markle may have been our own American princess, but the US loves its British prince the most.

According to a New poll from NewsweekPrince Harry, 38, is slightly more popular than his wife, 42 – at least among those surveyed in the USA.

The survey asked 1,500 adults between September 3rd and 4th about their feelings towards the ex-royals. It found that 33% of people expressed their dislike of Markle, while a rival 31% said the opposite.

This gives her a net approval rating of -2, according to the outlet.

The former Suits star has dropped eight points compared to the outlet’s last royal poll in June.

On the other hand, 39% of people liked the Duke of Sussex while 27% disliked him.

Still, Harry has also seen a decline in fan approval since June, when he was at +18 – he is now at a net approval rating of +12.

Photo of Prince Harry and Meghan together.
According to a new poll, Prince Harry is slightly more popular than his wife Meghan Markle.

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The poll surveyed 1,500 adults in the US between September 3 and 4 and found that 33% of people disliked Markle, while 31% said they liked her.
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Photo of Meghan Markle talking to a young girl.
This gives her a net approval rating of -2, according to the outlet.
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Newsweek reported that Markle appears to be more popular among 18- to 26-year-olds, who gave her an overall rating of +19.

However, Boomers ages 57 to 75 gave it a -7 rating.

Like his wife, Prince Harry is in the generational age group

The Post reached out to the Sussexes’ representatives for comment.

The poll came just days before the first anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s death at age 96, which took place on Friday.

The monarch, who had reigned for 70 years when she died, died on September 8, 2022 at her beloved summer home in Scotland, Balmoral Castle.

Photo of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry: Meghan looks up at Harry on the red carpet.
Markle and Prince Harry married in May 2018.
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The Duke of Sussex was liked by 39% of respondents in the survey, while 27% disapproved.
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The survey took place earlier this month.
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Prince Harry was in London last week to mark the first anniversary of his grandmother’s death, stopping off en route to the 2023 Invictus Games in Germany.

During his stay in the UK he visited the WellChild Awardsan annual celebration for a charity that benefits seriously ill children and the professionals who care for them.

During the celebration, he gave a speech and honored the late queen, telling the crowd that she was “looking down on all of us.”

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The couple were spotted at a Beyoncé concert last week, here with Kerry Washington and Kelly Rowland.
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Queen Elizabeth with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sit together in formal wear.
Friday marked the first anniversary of the queen’s death.
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“As you know, I was unable to attend the awards ceremony last year due to the passing of my grandmother,” the red-haired royal, who has supported the charity for over a decade, told the audience. according to People.

“As you probably also know, she would have been the first to insist that I come to all of you anyway instead of going to her.”

He continued, “And that’s exactly why I know that tonight, exactly one year later, she’s looking down on all of us and happy that together we continue to shine a spotlight on such an incredible community.”

Earlier this month, the couple were spotted recently purchasing the rights to Carley Fortune’s book Meet Me at the Lake to make a film for Netflix dancing all night long at Beyoncé’s concert in Los Angeles.

Prince Harry danced to the 2003 Grammy-winning hit “Crazy In Love” while Markle, wearing a silver sequin skirt, swung her hair back and forth to the beat.

Caroline Bleakley

Caroline Bleakley is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Caroline Bleakley joined USTimeToday in 2022 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with Caroline Bleakley by emailing

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