In the couple's first broadcast interview, the fifth in line to throne said he asked the United States actress to marry him while they were alone a "few weeks ago".
In their first broadcast interview after announcing the news, Prince Harry and Ms Markle held hands as they discussed the moment of their proposal and their courtship.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to marry in spring 2018.
Ms Markle is best known for her starring role in the USA series Suits - although Prince Harry admitted he'd never watched the drama.
After the couple had met for their first date they organised to see each other the following day, and Harry said he knew Markle was "the one" immediately.
"I could barely let you finish proposing, I said - "can I say yes now"?"
"It has been wonderful getting to know Meghan and to see how happy she and Harry are together", the couple said in a joint statement.
Watch the full interview below.
'The fact that I fell in love with Meghan so incredibly quickly was the ideal indication for me that the stars were aligned, ' Harry told Hussain. "He got on one knee", Markle said. Harry said he had to warn his future wife about the media attention they would face. "We were just hit so hard at the beginning with a lot of mistruths".Читайте также: Thanksgiving 2017 forecast: It's going to be chilly
'I'm really happy for them and I hope they'll be happy together and have a great life.' Of the spring wedding date, Roslyn added: 'That will be so nice'.
Meghan Markle is ditching her suit for a wedding gown.
She was born in Los Angeles in 1981. Harry you have her TV Father's blessing.
She attended a private primary school before studying at a girls' Roman Catholic college and later graduating from Northwestern University School of Communication in 2003, just as her acting career was beginning.
Markle spoke to Vanity Fair in September about being "in love" with the Prince.
New rules on royal succession came into force in 2015, allowing members of the Royal Family to marry a Roman Catholic and become king or queen.
However, they all agreed that in this case, the ring is "priceless" due to its ties to Princess Diana.
There is a long-running custom barring royals from marrying Catholics and divorcees.
Harry, 33, Queen Elizabeth's grandson and fifth-in-line to the British throne, and Markle, 36, best known for her role in the US TV legal drama Suits, got engaged this month at their cottage in London over a roast chicken dinner.
It has also incorporated two smaller diamonds from Princess Diana's collection, "to make sure that she's with us on this insane journey together".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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