Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, has revealed that she is 43% Nigerian.
Meghan Markle revealed this in the most recent episode of her podcast, Archetypes. During an interview with Senegalese-American actress and comedian Issa Rae, Nigerian-American comedian and writer Ziwe Fumudoh, and professor Emily Bernards, the Duchess of Sussex revealed that she took a genealogy test and found out that she is 43% Nigerian.
“I just had my genealogy done a couple years ago,” Meghan explains, as her guests eagerly ask her to share what the results entailed.
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The Duchess then proudly says “I’m 43% Nigerian” to the shock of Ziwe, who shouts “No way!”.
Ziwe, a Nigerian-American, then asks: “Are you serious? This is huge. Igbo, Yoruba, do we know?” The Duchess of Sussex then tells her listeners: “I’m going to start to dig deeper into all of this because anyone that I’ve told, especially Nigerian women, are just like, what?”