Some of Meghan Markle's friends have given an insight as to how the actress captured Prince Harry's heart. Wimbledon champion Serena Williams, actress Abigail Spencer and fashion designer Misha Nonoo – who is believed to have introduced the couple in 2016 – each had nothing but praise for the Suits star in interviews with Vanity Fair magazine.

Abigail, who has previously starred alongside Meghan in Suits, shared her own theory on why Harry fell for the Hollywood star. "She's got warm elegance, though her style is hard to pin down. It's classy and timeless," Abigail said. "When you're talking to her, you feel like you're the only person on the planet. And it's just wonderful to see her so in love."

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body_3_5VIEW GALLERY Serena Williams said Meghan's personality "just shines" Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for DirecTV

Meanwhile Serena Williams said that Meghan's personality "just shines." The pair have been close friends since they first met in 2014. The tennis star has recently been offering Meghan advice on how to handle her newfound fame – including dealing with the paparazzi. "I told her, 'You've got to be who you are, Meghan. You can't hide,'" the new mom shared.

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Another close friend, Misha Nonoo, credited Meghan's compassion as one of her best traits. The fashion designer first met Meghan in Miami through a mutual friend and says they immediately bonded. "Her greatest strength is her compassion for others," Misha said. "Much of the work she does is unseen by the public."

vanityfairVIEW GALLERY Meghan opened up about her relationship with Prince Harry in an interview with Vanity Fair Photo: Peter Lindbergh exclusively for Vanity Fair 

Meghan opened up about her relationship with Queen Elizabeth's grandson for the first time in an interview with Vanity Fair, saying: "We're a couple, we're in love. I'm sure there will be a time when we will have to come forward and present ourselves and have stories to tell, but I hope what people will understand is that this is our time."

She added, "This is for us. It's part of what makes it so special, that it's just ours. But we're happy. Personally, I love a great love story."

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