Shortly after the news broke to the world, the makeup guru, from the US, took to Instagram and retweeted the blue graphic posted on
‘It’s a boy! Their Royal Highness the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to announce the birth of their child.’
Delighted for the new parents, he added the caption ‘#regram Proud #guncle’ for his 128k followers to see.
Meghan Markle ‘s makeup artist Daniel Martin (above) has led the tributes congratulating his long-term friend on the birth of her royal baby this morning
The talented makeup artist retweeted the blue graphic posted on Prince Harry, 34, and Meghan’s ‘Sussex Royal’ account (above) which reads: ‘It’s a boy! Their Royal Highness the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to announce the birth of their child’
Just last week, Daniel revealed how he didn’t know the former actress was dating Prince Harry until he saw her ‘face on the front of a newspaper’.
The talented make-up artist, who won high praise after creating Meghan’s natural makeup look for her wedding to the
‘One day I looked up and she was dating a Prince!’ Seattle-born Daniel told beauty website
‘She was literally on the front page of every newspaper in Greece, but everything was in Greek, so I was like, “What is going on?” I didn’t know!’
Speaking with beauty website Into The Gloss, he said: ‘One day I looked up and she was dating a Prince! I was in Greece at the time, and my husband was like, “Your friend is on the paper.” Pictured: Meghan and Prince Harry at the Commonwealth Day service in London in March
Daniel previously told Harper’s Bazaar he was too busy to travel to London before the Duchess’s wedding (Meghan, pictured on her wedding day) so didn’t get to trial the look beforehand – despite some 17 million people tuning in to watch the big day
Daniel also revealed that he’s known Meghan for ‘almost a decade’ as the pair met when Suits first started.
As the Duchess of Sussex didn’t have a publicist, she personally reached out to Daniel’s agent at The Wall Group – and he described how they both had an ‘instant connection.’
‘I knew what she wanted—it was one of those things where, she looked at herself in the mirror and was like, “Oh my God, this is what I always wanted, but I didn’t know how to get there,” he told the publication.
The pair then kept in touch and while working on her former blog The Tig, Meghan asked Daniel to give her a helping hand.
Earlier this month, he told Grazia magazine that Meghan (pictured with Prince Harry) ‘makes me go on YouTube to learn about things. She’ll be like, “Oh I follow this person and they did it this way” – and I’m like, “Oh OK”.’
Daniel (above) told the publication that he’s known Meghan for ‘almost a decade’ as the pair met when Suits first started. Pictured, Daniel doing make-up back stage at fashion show in New York)