29 Celebrities Who Have Reportedly Romanced Royals

Meghan Markle's not the first star to get cozy with a crown.

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Back in the day, royal romantic pursuits were typically limited to marrying some distant cousin. You laugh, but Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip are both the great-great-grandchildren of Queen Victoria, who married her own first cousin. Thankfully, the royals have oh-so-graciously let some commoners infiltrate their ranks, and while Meghan Markle may be the only duchess to have two Hallmark movies on her IMDB page, she’s hardly the first celebrity to rub shoulders with the royals. Here are 29 stars who have reportedly sparked romances with royals, members of nobility, and other assorted aristocrats. Is there a Tinder for HRHs we should know about?