Meghan and Harry 'set to become godparents' as close friend reveals she's ...

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex look set to become godparents, as the woman who set them up on a blind date is revealed to be pregnant with her first baby. 

Violet von Westenholz, 33, is thought responsible for setting Harry and Meghan up on the date back in July 2016 - leading to a five-day break in Botswana where they solidified their relationship.     

A childhood friend of Harry's, Ms von Westenholz met with Meghan while working as a press relations director for Ralph Lauren. She is the daughter of former Olympic skier Baron Piers von Westenholz, who is a close personal friend of Harry's father, the Prince of Wales.

Now it seems it is her turn to celebrate, as it is understood she is pregnant with her first child. And according to Royal insiders is predicted to ask Harry, 34, and Meghan, 37, to be the godparents. 

A childhood friend of Harry's, Ms von Westenholz met with Meghan while working as a press relations director for Ralph Lauren. They are pictured together outside Wimbledon in 2017

A childhood friend of Harry's, Ms von Westenholz met with Meghan while working as a press relations director for Ralph Lauren. They are pictured together outside Wimbledon in 2017

According to Royal insiders, Ms von Westenholz is predicted to ask Harry, 34, and Meghan, 37, (pictured at their engagement announcement) to be the godparents to her first child

According to Royal insiders, Ms von Westenholz is predicted to ask Harry, 34, and Meghan, 37, (pictured at their engagement announcement) to be the godparents to her first child

The prediction comes after Poppy Delevingne posted a picture of Meghan and Violet on Instagram in which they can be seen hugging one another. The selfie was originally uploaded to Instagram by Meghan following a publicity day at Wimbledon in 2017. 

Meghan, who at this time is thought to have already been on her first date with the royal, beamed: 'How much more could I adore this gem thank you Violet von Westenholz'. 

Ms von Westenholz has also previously been tipped as a godparent to Harry and Meghan's first born. She is among the contenders to be godparent to Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, alongside Serena Williams and the Tindalls.    

When Harry and Meghan announced their engagement, they played coy about Ms von Westenholz's identity.

'We were introduced by a mutual friend, who we will protect the privacy of,' Harry said in their first joint interview.

'It was definitely a set-up,' Meghan added. 'It was a blind date.' 

Ms Markle posing in a photograph at Wimbledon with (left to right) Sadie Mantovani, Violet Von Westenholz and Olivia Buckingham

Ms Markle posing in a photograph at Wimbledon with (left to right) Sadie Mantovani, Violet Von Westenholz and Olivia Buckingham

Ms von Westenholz (pictured) has been friends with Prince Harry since they were both teenagers, and regularly joined the royal family on skiing trips abroad.

When Harry and Meghan announced their engagement, they played coy about Ms von Westenholz's identity (she is pictured)

Ms von Westenholz (left and right) has been friends with Prince Harry since they were both teenagers, and regularly joined the royal family on skiing trips abroad

'I didn't know much about him and so the only thing I had asked her when she said she wanted to set us up was, I had one question, I said "Was he nice?"'

Harry chimed in: 'I'd never, never even heard

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