As Meghan Markle interviews Michelle Obama for British Vogue, we chart their relationship to date

The Duchess of Sussex has guest-edited the September issue of British Vogue and one of the highlights is set to be a candid conversation with former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama.

While this may come as a surprise to some, the Sussexes and the Obamas have a longstanding relationship.

It’s believed that Prince Harry first met then-President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle, at an event in honour of military mothers, during a visit to the White House in Washington in 2013.

There have been several meetings between the trio through the years but one of their most famous moments is when they teamed up to promote the Invictus Games in Orlando.

Harry convinced his grandmother the Queen to star in a comedy sketch for the 2016 Games, where they traded mic drops with the President and First Lady.

READ MORE: Why Meghan Markle left herself off the British Vogue cover she guest-edited

When Meghan and Harry made their public debut as a couple at the Invictus Games Toronto in September 2017, Barack also joined him courtside for the wheelchair basketball game during the tournament.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry together at the Invictus Games
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TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle (R) is seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle (R) is seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle (R) is seen on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen at the Closing Ceremony on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 at the Air Canada Centre on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen at the Closing Ceremony on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 at the Air Canada Centre on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Doria Radlan and Meghan Markle are seen at the Closing Ceremony on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 at the Air Canada Centre on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 30: Meghan Markle and Doria Radlan attend the Closing Ceremony on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPT. 25: Prince Harry and girlfriend Meghan Markle hold hands as they arrive at the tennis event at the Invictus Games at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto on Monday September 25, 2017. (Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 25: Prince Harry (R) and Meghan Markle (L) attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation )
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 25: Prince Harry (R) and Meghan Markle (L) attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation )
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 25: Prince Harry (R) and Meghan Markle (L) attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation )
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 25: Prince Harry (R) and Meghan Markle (L) attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation )
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 25: Prince Harry (R) and Meghan Markle (L) attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation )
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 25: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation )
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 25: Prince Harry (R) and Meghan Markle (L) attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation )
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 25: Prince Harry (C) and Meghan Markle (L) attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation )
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 25: Prince Harry (R) and Meghan Markle attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation )
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 25: Prince Harry (R) and Meghan Markle (L) attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation )
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Harry and Barack’s bromance continued when the prince interviewed the former US president for BBC Radio 4’s Today programme in December 2017.

Despite rumours that the Obamas were on the guest list for Meghan and Harry’s wedding in 2018, no political leaders were in attendance.

However, Michelle and Meghan met up when the former First Lady was in London to promote her book ‘Becoming’ last December. While are no photos of the pair, they had a “private conversation” backstage after the event at London's Royal Festival Hall.

Before they met for the first time, Michelle spoke about the advice she’d give to the new royal in Good Housekeeping.

She said: “So my biggest piece of advice would be to take some time and don’t be in a hurry to do anything.

“I spent the first few months in the White House mainly worrying about my daughters, making sure they were off to a good start at school and making new friends before I launched into any more ambitious work.

“I think it’s okay – it’s good, even – to do that.”

Meghan even met Barack back in 2015 and was reportedly a supporter of his. She posted a photo with him on her now-deleted Instagram page at the time, with the caption: "Such a pleasure to meet you Mr. President @barackobama #grateful.”

When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was born on May 6, Michelle tweeted joint well-wishes, saying: “Congratulations, Meghan and Harry! Barack and I are so thrilled for both of you and can't wait to meet him.”

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Michelle Obama's show-stopping looks on tour
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ATLANTA, GEORGIA - MAY 11: Former First Lady Michelle Obama attends 'Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama' at State Farm Arena on May 11, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - MAY 11: Former First Lady Michelle Obama attends 'Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama' at State Farm Arena on May 11, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
Former US First Lady Michelle Obama talks about her autobiography 'Becoming' as she sits on stage at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on April 17, 2019. (Photo by Remko de Waal / ANP / AFP) / Netherlands OUT (Photo credit should read REMKO DE WAAL/AFP/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - MAY 11: Former First Lady Michelle Obama attends 'Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama' at State Farm Arena on May 11, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
Former US First Lady Michelle Obama during a book tour for her memoir, Becoming, at the London O2 Arena. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Michelle Obama on stage as part of her "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation With Michelle Obama" tour at The O2 Arena on April 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
Former US first lady Michelle Obama gestures on stage of the Royal Arena in Copenhagen on April 9, 2019 during a tour to promote her memoir 'Becoming'. (Photo by Martin Sylvest / Ritzau Scanpix / AFP) / Denmark OUT (Photo credit should read MARTIN SYLVEST/AFP/Getty Images)
Former US first lady Michelle Obama gestures on stage of the Royal Arena in Copenhagen on April 9, 2019 during a tour to promote her memoir 'Becoming'. (Photo by Martin Sylvest / Ritzau Scanpix / AFP) / Denmark OUT (Photo credit should read MARTIN SYLVEST/AFP/Getty Images)
Former US first lady Michelle Obama speaks on stage of the Royal Arena in Copenhagen on April 9, 2019 during a tour to promote her memoir 'Becoming'. (Photo by Martin Sylvest / Ritzau Scanpix / AFP) / Denmark OUT (Photo credit should read MARTIN SYLVEST/AFP/Getty Images)
TACOMA, WASHINGTON - MARCH 24: Michelle Obama (L) speaks with Jimmy Kimmel live onstage about her book 'Becoming' at the Tacoma Dome on March 24, 2019 in Tacoma, Washington. (Photo by Jim Bennett/Getty Images)
TACOMA, WASHINGTON - MARCH 24: Michelle Obama speaks live onstage with Jimmy Kimmel (not shown) about her book 'Becoming' at the Tacoma Dome on March 24, 2019 in Tacoma, Washington. (Photo by Jim Bennett/Getty Images)
TACOMA, WASHINGTON - MARCH 24: Michelle Obama speaks live onstage with Jimmy Kimmel (not shown) about her book 'Becoming' at the Tacoma Dome on March 24, 2019 in Tacoma, Washington. (Photo by Jim Bennett/Getty Images)
TACOMA, WASHINGTON - MARCH 24: Michelle Obama (L) greets members of a local book group to discuss her book 'Becoming' at the Tacoma Public Library main branch on March 24, 2019 in Tacoma, Washington. (Photo by Jim Bennett/Getty Images)
TACOMA, WASHINGTON - MARCH 24: Michelle Obama (C) speaks with Lestraundra Alfred (R) and other members of a local book group about her book 'Becoming' at the Tacoma Public Library main branch on March 24, 2019 in Tacoma, Washington. (Photo by Jim Bennett/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 28: Former First Lady Michelle Obama attends 'Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama' at the Frank Erwin Center on February 28, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/WireImage)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 28: Former First Lady Michelle Obama attends 'Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama' at the Frank Erwin Center on February 28, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 19: Former first lady Michelle Obama discusses her book 'Becoming' at Barclays Center on December 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 19: Former first lady Michelle Obama (L) discusses her book 'Becoming' with Sarah Jessica Parker at Barclays Center on December 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 19: Former first lady Michelle Obama discusses her book 'Becoming' at Barclays Center on December 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 14: Former First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during her 'Becoming' book tour stop at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Obama's memoir was released on November 13th. (Anda Chu/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 14: Former First Lady Michelle Obama, left, speaks with moderator Michelle Norris during her 'Becoming' book tour stop at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Obama's memoir was released on November 13th. (Anda Chu/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 14: Former First Lady Michelle Obama, left, waves to the crowd as moderator Michelle Norris looks on during her 'Becoming' book tour stop at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Obama's memoir was released on November 13th. (Anda Chu/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images)
Michelle Obama acknowledges the crowd at the Royal Festival Hall in London during her visit to the UK to publicise her memoir Becoming, which tells of her personal journey to becoming First Lady and her time in the White House. (Photo by Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 13: Former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, left, and actress Reese Witherspoon have a laugh together on stage during Becoming: An Intimate Conversation at the Pepsi Center December 13, 2018. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
Michelle Obama (left) in conversation with writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the Royal Festival Hall in London during her visit to the UK to publicise her memoir Becoming, which tells of her personal journey to becoming First Lady and her time in the White House. (Photo by Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images)
Former US first lady Michelle Obama greets well-wishers after speaking to an audience during a visit to Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School in London on December 3, 2018, to discuss education issues during her tour to promote her memoir, 'Becoming'. - Former US first lady Michelle Obama's book, 'Becoming,' sold more than two million copies in North America in its first 15 days. She said Sunday she was canceling book tour visits to Paris and Berlin to attend the funeral of former president George H.W. Bush, who died Friday aged 94. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
Former US first lady Michelle Obama (L) share's a stage with executive headteacher Jo Dibb (not pictured) and Nusrath Hassan (R) a girls' education activist and public speaker during a visit to Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School in London on December 3, 2018, to discuss education issues during her tour to promote her memoir, 'Becoming'. - Former US first lady Michelle Obama's book, 'Becoming,' sold more than two million copies in North America in its first 15 days. She said Sunday she was canceling book tour visits to Paris and Berlin to attend the funeral of former president George H.W. Bush, who died Friday aged 94. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 01: Former first lady Michelle Obama and Executive Director for the 'Let's Move!' campaign Sam Kass visit The Lower Eastside Girls Club to meet and greet the members and discuss her new book 'Becoming' on December 01, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 01: Former first lady Michelle Obama visits The Lower Eastside Girls Club to meet and greet the members and discuss her new book 'Becoming' on December 01, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 24: Former First Lady Michelle Obama and moderator Michelle Norris address the crowd at the TD Garden before conversing about Obama's new book, Becoming on November 24, 2018.
BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 24: Former First Lady Michelle Obama and moderator Michelle Norris address the crowd at the TD Garden before conversing about Obama's new book, Becoming on November 24, 2018.
BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 24: Michelle Obama discusses her new book 'Becoming' with Michelle Norris in front of a sold out audience of more than 20,000 people at TD Garden on November 24, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Former First Lady and author Michelle Obama appears onstage at Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama at the Forum on November 15, 2018 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 14: Former First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during her "Becoming" book tour stop at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Obama's memoir was released on November 13th. (Anda Chu/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 14: Former First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during her "Becoming" book tour stop at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Obama's memoir was released on November 13th. (Anda Chu/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images)
Former US First Lady Michelle Obama talks about her autobiography 'Becoming' as she sits on stage at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on April 17, 2019. (Photo by Remko de Waal / ANP / AFP) / Netherlands OUT (Photo credit should read REMKO DE WAAL/AFP/Getty Images)
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