17 surprising facts you didn't know about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Did you know that the two met on a blind date?

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's romance is one of whirlwind proportions. Compared to Kate Middleton and Prince William's seven-year dating timeline, the two got engaged (and then married) in under two years. And despite Meghan's Hollywood background, the couple keeps a great deal of their relationship out of the public eye, opening up only for official royal engagements — and even those are rare. Here, 17 things you didn't know about the U.K.'s royal It couple.