The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle says she discovered she is 43 percent Nigerian after she carried out a genealogy test.

Markle shared this in the latest episode of her podcast, Archetypes, where she expressed her desire to learn more about her roots.

The Duchess of Sussex told Nigerian-American actor Ziwe that she discovered her roots after having her genealogy done “a couple of years ago”.

The Mirror reports that the Duchess told her guest that “I’m 43% Nigerian” to the shock of Ziwe, who shouted “No way!”.

Ziwe then asked her if  she was serious and inquired to know more if she is Igbo, Yoruba, or the rest

“Are you serious? This is huge. Igbo, Yoruba, do we know?”

But Markle said she was going to find out more about this.

“I’m going to start to dig deeper into all of this because anyone that I’ve told, especially Nigerian women, are just like, what?”

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