One of the most interesting and fun things about the royal wedding is the speculation regarding every aspect of it, including Meghan Markle’s maid of honor. Even though we don’t even know if there’s going to be a maid of honor, people can’t help but wonder who’ll fulfill the traditionally important role.
One of the front runners for this position is Jessica Mulroney, a name that pops up whenever there’s talk about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s close group of friends. Mulroney is a long time friend of Markle’s, who’s also known for helping the couple out when their relationship was still a secret.
Here are 5 facts about Mulroney and her involvement with the royal wedding:
She’s A Stylist
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According to Harper’s Bazaar, Jessica Mulroney is a stylist based in Canada. She started out her career as a stylist for the bridal salon Kleinfeld, and she’s styled dozens of Canadian celebrities. Markle lived in Toronto for seven years while she was working on “Suits”, which is where she became such good friends with Mulroney. According to sources, they initially bonded over Yoga.
She’s Markle’s Unofficial Wedding Planner
Vanity Fair reports that Mulroney has been one of Markle’s most important advisers when it comes to her wedding day. According to the site, both women are on the phone daily discussing every element of the wedding, and that Mulroney has helped Markle and Prince Harry on a lot of things. Even though she’s not the official wedding planner, she’s been with the couple every step of the way.
She’s Married To Ben Mulroney
Ben Mulroney is the son of Brian Mulroney, the former prime minister of Canada. Sources believe the Mulroneys have been so helpful with Meghan and Harry’s situation because they understand the pressures of politics and of maintaining their relationship as private as possible.
Sources also claim that Mulroney’s daughter Ivy will join Princess Charlotte as a flower girl at the couple’s wedding.
She’s Also Friends With Prince Harry
According to Town & Country, back when Harry and Meghan were keeping their relationship a secret, the Mulroneys would host discreet dinner parties at their place in order to avoid the pressures of stepping out in public.