Citizen Reporter
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4 Apr 2019
1:24 pm

Royal couple hold Instagram record

Citizen Reporter

Interest in the account is likely high because Meghan is due to give birth in either late April or early May.

The newly married Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex leave Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 19, 2018 after their wedding to attend an evening reception at Frogmore House. POOL/AFP/Steve Parsons

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have become the fastest to gain 1 million followers on Instagram.

The account @SussexRoyal, which opened Tuesday, has now reached 3.4 million fans but hit the world record mark in a shade under six hours, easily beating the old record held by Korean musician Kang Daniel.

The record has been recognised by the Guinness Book of Records, the foremost authority on human record keeping. Interest in the account was likely significantly higher than it usually would have been due to the fact that Meghan is due to give birth in either late April or early May.

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