Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Son Is Growing Up! A List of Everything Archie Has Accomplished

Can you believe how big Archie Harrison is getting? It seems like just yesterday when Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their first child in May 2019. Since his highly anticipated birth, fans have loved watching the youngster grow up and achieve impressive accomplishments.

The Duke of Sussex and the former Suits actress have made a seemingly effortless transition into parenthood. From the very first moment they held their oldest child in their arms, Harry said he’s been doing everything he can to be the best father.

“I’m struck by a few things, most of which is the power of the invisible role model,” he shared while speaking at a conference in July 2019. “Perhaps it’s the newfound clarity I have as a father, knowing that my son will always be watching what I do, mimicking my behavior, one day maybe even following in my footsteps.”

Harry and Meghan were living with Archie in the U.K. for the first half of his life, but the couple moved to North America when they stepped back from their royal duties in January 2020. The royals said they wanted to focus on their family while becoming “financially independent” from Queen Elizabeth.

“We now plan to balance our time between the U.K. and North America, continuing to honor our duty to The Queen, the Commonwealth and our patronages,” the duo explained in their statement. “This geographic balance will enable us to raise our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition into which he was born, while also providing our family with the space to focus on the next chapter.”

Shortly after, the handsome hunk and the Deal or No Deal alum relocated to Canada, where they stayed for less than two months before moving to L.A. They later purchased a massive mansion in Santa Barbara for nearly $15 million in early August 2020.

“The house has a Mediterranean vibe to it — French doors and archways and a pool,” an insider told Closer. “It’s beautiful and spacious, but not too over-the-top. It’s the perfect place for Archie to grow up.”

The ginger-haired cutie isn’t the only youngster occupying their Montecito property, however. The couple gave Archie a little sibling when they welcomed their daughter, Lilibet, in June 2021. Even before Meghan gave birth to the little bundle of joy, a source revealed Archie was already showing signs of being the best big brother.

Archie can’t wait to meet his baby sister. [He] loves putting his hand on his mummy’s tummy and feeling the baby move,” an insider told Life & Style two months before Lilibet’s birth. “He’s such a caring, bright, loving little boy and is super advanced for his age.”

Scroll through the gallery below to see all of Archie’s major milestone accomplishments!

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