The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have known the Obamas for many years. Meghan, 39, even enjoyed a secret meeting with Michelle during her book tour in London in 2018. The then-pregnant Meghan was smuggled into a box at the Royal Festival Hall where she watched the former First Lady as she was interviewed by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
And Harry, 36, has made no secret of his admiration for the Obamas.
He famously teamed up with the couple to promote his Invictus Games for injured and ill army veterans.
Royal expert Katie Nicholl has said the Sussexes are looking to the Obamas for inspiration on how to build a successful platform away from the royal system.
Since leaving their roles as US President and First Lady in 2017, the Obamas have struck mega-deals with Netflix and publisher Penguin Random House.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are 'emulating' the Obamas, according to a royal expert (Image: GETTY)
Barack Obama supports Prince Harry at the Invictus Games (Image: GETTY)
Both of them have penned best-selling books - something whch royal expert Katie Nicholl believes will inspire Harry and Meghan.
She described the Obamas' post-White House route as "high end" and "aspirational".
She told 9Honey: "The Obamas' Higher Ground production company was always going to be the business model for the Sussexes and that's exactly what we're seeing.
"They are just emulating in each step of what they're doing and that is because the Obamas' model has worked.
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"It's high end, it's