The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, disclosed in the lastest episode of her podcast, Archetypes that she is 43% Nigerian, which was reported on Tuesday.
In the episode,Markle discussed with American actress Issa Rae, Nigerian-American writer Ziwe Fumudoh, and professor Emily Bernards.The Duchess of Sussex then stated that she took a genealogy test which revealed that she is 43% Nigerian. “I just had my genealogy done a couple of years ago.”she said
She was asked to share what the results entailed, the Duchess said, “I’m 43% Nigerian”. This gave a “No way!”shock to her guests as Ziwe further asked, “Are you serious? This is huge. Igbo, Yoruba, do we know?”
The Duchess of Sussex then answered, “I’m going to start to dig deeper into all of this because anyone that I’ve told, especially Nigerian women, are just like, what?”The podcast revelation was the first time Meghan opened up about her ancestral background on the public stage.