Monday 26 September 2022 04:02 PM Meghan Markle is the eighth most admired member of the royal family after Megxit trends now

Monday 26 September 2022 04:02 PM Meghan Markle is the eighth most admired member of the royal family after Megxit trends now
Monday 26 September 2022 04:02 PM Meghan Markle is the eighth most admired member of the royal family after Megxit trends now

Monday 26 September 2022 04:02 PM Meghan Markle is the eighth most admired member of the royal family after Megxit trends now

Meghan Markle is the eighth most admired member of the Royal Family, despite the controversy that has followed her and Prince Harry since 'Megxit' two years ago.

The Duchess of Sussex, 41, is well-liked by younger Brits, aged 18 to 25, a new survey conducted by The Sun has revealed. The survey, which polled 2,000 Brits, indicated she was the least-favoured royal among people over the age of 65.

Meghan, who was admired by 9 per cent of the poll, has more public support than her husband's uncle Prince Edward and nephew Prince George.

Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton were the most favoured royals, being admired by 23 and 20 per cent of survey-takers, respectively. 

Harry, 38, was more highly regarded than his wife and admired by 16 per cent of overall survey-takers. He is still not as popular as new King Charles and Princess Anne.

The Sussexes have been surrounded by controversy since they quit being working royals in 2020. The pair, who said they wanted a more private lifestyle, have received global backlash over allegations they've made in bombshell interviews about their short-time as a working royal couple.

Meghan Markle is the eighth most admired member of the Royal Family, despite the controversy that has followed her and Prince Harry since 'Megxit' two years ago. Meghan is pictured with Prince Harry in 2017

Meghan Markle is the eighth most admired member of the Royal Family, despite the controversy that has followed her and Prince Harry since 'Megxit' two years ago. Meghan is pictured with Prince Harry in 2017

Meghan, who was admired by 9 per cent of the poll, has more public support than her husband's uncle Prince Edward and nephew Prince George

Meghan, who was admired by 9 per cent of the poll, has more public support than her husband's uncle Prince Edward and nephew Prince George

Of the 2,000 people polled, 40 per cent said they would prefer if Meghan and Harry did not return as working royals

 Of the 2,000 people polled, 40 per cent said they would prefer if Meghan and Harry did not return as working royals

Of the 2,000 people polled, the majority of participants said they would prefer if Meghan and Harry kept out of royal affairs.

Forty per cent of surveyors indicated they did not want the couple to return as working royals. Thirty per cent voted they should resume royal duties and another 30 per cent said they didn't know.

It is unclear what age demographic thought the Sussexes should be working royals, but the poll does indicate they are most well-liked among young Brits.

Harry was the most admired royal by surveyors aged 18 to 25. He had the most admired by 29 per cent of the younger demographic.

Meghan, admired by 19 per cent of young adults, was the second most-admired royal among that same age group.

She was least favoured by middle-aged and older Brits. The 65+ demographic gave her a 4 per cent rating, the lowest of the ten royals listed.

She was the seventh most-admired royal, at 10 percent, by surveyors aged 45 to 54.  

The Duchess did not even make the top 10 rankings among poll takers in the 25 to 44 demographic or the 55 to 64 group.

Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton were the most favoured royals, being admired by 23 and 20 per cent of survey-takers, respectively. Harry was also more highly regarded than his wife. William, Kate, Harry and Meghan are pictured paying their respects to the Queen while her coffin lied in state at Westminster Hall on September 14

Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton were the most favoured royals, being admired by 23 and 20 per cent of survey-takers, respectively. Harry was also more highly regarded

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