Meghan Markle look-alike goes viral for her incredible resemblance to the duchess

What began as an Instagram account of her children soon catapulted Akeisha Land to internet stardom.

The 39-year-old initially used the social media site to share photos of her two children, Greyson and Tristian -- but Land's account soon went viral after followers began commenting on her uncanny resemblance to Meghan Markle. 

Her most recent post with daughter Greyson has garnered 14,000 likes and hundreds of comments since it was posted two days ago, with most of the comments relating to the royal resemblance.

"Even i had to sit here and say to myself .... ain’t that Meghan?” one commenter shared. "What a beautiful child you have, and you and Megan Markle are twins! 😍" said another. 

Land recently opened up about the likeness to The Daily Mail, revealing that she receives comments on the resemblance in public as well as on social media. 

"I get compared to her quite often, and not just online. Out and about, whether at church, movie theater, or at the grocery store," she told the publication. 

Meghan Markle's doppelgänger
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Wonder why you’re seeing my face and not Bitty’s? I know you’d rather see her cute face, but I had to make a brief cameo to say, CHIEFSSSSSSS!! 🙌🏾 Our team is going to the Super Bowl y’all; so I had to (finally) post these photos of the only game we were able to make it to this year ❤️ Wish we could go to more, but with two young kiddos and church on Sunday’s, it’s hard to make it to many games. Plus parking alone is $60 and ain’t nobody got time for that! 😅 • Also, can we just take a minute to talk about my hair?! I’ve been on my natural hair journey for over 5 years now and hadn’t straightened my hair in over two years. A couple years ago when I straightened my hair, even though I’d been natural for so many years and used Curly Girl Method approved products only, when straightened, my hair was dull, dry, slightly brittle and my ends were a disaster. This year though, I think the results speak for themselves in these photos! And I have @olivabrand to thank! Remember back in September I told you guys I was going to start a hair trial with them? Well as you can see, my hair loves @olivabrand! It’s perfect for my low porosity hair because it’s not as thick and heavy as most hair oils. I use it for my scalp massages as well as hot oil treatments. It’s made my hair sooooo soft, smooth, and shiny! Bye frizz! ✌🏾I’ve also been using it on Bitty’s hair and her curls are really starting to POP (as you can see in my previous post)! • Definitely go check them out @olivabrand and use code grey15 to save 15% off of your purchase ❤️
A PARENTS WORST NIGHTMARE: Happened to us... Keep reading to know why we’ve been MIA this past week... 😩 • Tristan woke up in the middle of the night before school on Monday complaining of his arm hurting and itching. My hubby said it looked like he’d scratched off a bug bite. So we didn’t think anything of it at first. Then when I was fully awake I was thinking how that doesn’t seem like something he’d normally do. And I mentioned it to Preston (my hubby) before he left for work. So when I saw Tristan’s elbow later while getting him ready for school his “bite” definitely didn’t seem like a normal mosquito bite to me and I immediately thought brown recluse. But Preston told me even if it were there’s nothing that can be done, so even though my instincts told me differently, I just took his word for it. But when Tristan came home from school on Monday he was clearly disoriented and not feeling well. So he napped and seemed to be in better spirits when he woke up. But then Tuesday morning he woke up early again and was puking and had diarrhea. That’s when I noticed his bite on his elbow had changed a ton and looked horrible (swipe to see the fast progression of his skin dying from necrosis over a short 48hrs from Tuesday morning to Thursday morning). So that, coupled with his throwing up and diarrhea, made me of course start worrying that it definitely was a brown recluse bite (if you don’t know what a brown recluse is, Google it, it’s one of the top 2 most poisonous spiders, in the US). So Preston took him to the ER, where they claimed it wasn’t a brown recluse bite and even claimed it couldn’t go systemic even if it were. My instincts told me they were wrong so I had Preston take him to his pediatric office and they also said they didn’t think it was a brown recluse bite. He was prescribed antibiotics orally from the ER and topically from his pediatrician and released. I still didn’t feel right about it (so much so that I was in a full on anxiety attack for 2 days straight)... READ THE REST IN THE COMMENTS BELOW
Can we take a moment to recognize this beauty please; my grandmother, our matriarch, who’s 95th birthday we celebrated at the end of this summer?! I know I’m long overdue on posting these so I couldn’t let another day go by without showing y’all how much she radiates beauty at 95!! 🥰 • Swipe to see all 4 generations in one pic, and to see how we get down when singing “Happy Birthday”... oh and fun fact, the pretty lady in the blue dress is not my biological mother, she’s my step mom; isn’t it crazy how much we look alike though?! • #wcw #family #foe #generations #birthday #blackgirlmagic
CONFESSION: These photos weren’t taken today; and today I’m not nearly as cool, calm, and tough as these photos make me seem (swipe to see them all), because today, I sent my baby, my first born (with the little dimple in his left cheek), off to his first day of Kindergarten. So needless to say, I’m a mess 😅 • QUESTION: So he was actually supposed to start school last Thursday, but we’d already had our family vacation planned before I knew his official start date. So he technically missed his first two days. Would you let your kiddos miss their first day(s) of school for a previously planned vacation? • Sidenote: Check out our stories to see photos/video from this morning and to see how much he’s grown over the years! Extra Sidenote, how amazing do my blade & shade eyebrows by @glambygeegee look?! I was wearing zero makeup and had just got done working out and they look FABULOUS. Thank you brow gods for @glambygeegee!! 🙌🏾 • #tristan #photooftheday #firstdayofschool #school #son #eyebrows #letthembelittle #candidchildhood #momtog #mixedkids #cutekids #funny #browgoals #parenthood #parentlife #parenting #mce #handsome #gq #goals #instafamouskidsofficial #motherhood #honestmotherhood #ifko #explorepage #mcm
MY HAIR JOURNEY: Ok so do y’all remember back in December when I posted how I’d had serious postpartum hair loss and I’d be starting a new hair journey with @merakigrowth starting in January? Well I did and look at these results y’all (swipe to see my 6-month progress)!! ❤️ • These results are everything!! Y’all don’t understand how many years and how many different things I’ve tried, to no avail, to get my edges to grow and for my hair to stop breaking and shedding so much (big shout out to @toppikhair fibers for helping me hide my non-existent edges during the struggle 🙌🏾). The photos probably don’t do justice on showing just how thick and long my hair is now. Because the healthier my hair has gotten my curls are springing up even more so they seem shorter than they really are (shout out to @bouncecurl for beautifying them). But it wasn’t even length I cared about (that’s just been a bonus), what’s truly amazed me is the reduction in hair shedding/breakage resulting in thicker and fuller hair. And EDGESSSSSSS!! ❤️ • Also, the braid length comparison doesn’t do justice either because in my January photo my shirt was kind of bunched up making it seem as if my hair was actually longer than it really was. If my shirt was pulled taut like it was in the April photo my guess is the braids would have actually only gone to about 9 or 10 inches, that means I’ve had like 5-6 inches of growth in this short time (the average YEARLY rate for African hair types is only 4 inches; and it’s 5-6 inches for other races)!! I’ve only been using the oil for 6 months total and I think these photos speak for themselves! I can not say enough about @merakigrowth so my hair is saying it all, THANK YOU! • Want to try it yourself? Use our code: GREYSONXO for 20% off ❤️ • #merakigrowth #wcw #bouncecurl #toppik #curlyhair #naturalhair #healthyhair #curls
MOM SHAMING (or the condemnation, criticism, or shaming of anyone for that matter) on a public forum: Is this ever ok? I ask because not only do I see it on others’ pages, it happens to me quite often. And many times coming from other Christians (well at least I assume they are because they almost always have some bible verse referenced in their bios). But the Bible calls us to pull our brothers/sisters aside if we feel they’re doing something wrong, not publicly ridicule them. And don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of times I question in my head another parents actions and may think they’re a little coo coo for Cocoa Puffs, but I would never publicly shame them just because they do things differently than me. And some may say, well your page is public so you’re asking for it. No, actually I’m not. There’s no disclaimer attached to each post saying please feel free to shame me. And as a matter of fact, the times I have opened my comments up for discussion I always preface it with please no shaming or hate. So again I ask, when is public shaming ever ok? • And for the many who have taken their time to publicly shame me, why don’t you use your time for productivity and positivity instead; like getting off your phone and playing with your own child(ren) instead of scrolling your timeline looking for ways to spread your negativity. And if you don’t have kids, get a hobby, like knitting. That’s a much more productive and positive way to use your fingers as opposed to using them to spew shame and negativity in the comments you compose as a keyboard gangster. • And thank you, as always, to those that continue to be positive and uplifting; not only to us but to everyone around them. God calls us to be the light and the salt. So y’all keep on shining! (P.s. scroll to see just a few examples of the type of comments I receive) • (SHOPS TAGGED) ❤️
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Hi, I'm Akeisha (former owner of this page before the kiddos took over, they have a tendency to do that don't they) and #mytinyremix kids are Tristan and Greyson • Tristan rocks all day long in his "I Keep On and On, Til the Break of Dawn" tee... and Greyson can break it down any day of the week in her "Friday I’m in Love" tee • We love dancing in our playroom to the Jackson 5... we love us some old school soul! They're both so much like me, sweet with a big side of sassy; which is scary for all involved 😋 • 👇🏼Check out more tiny remix mamas: @0utsidetheboxfox @laurenallyson @tanyajtaylor @tinyremix • PS: Share the love 💞 Enjoy 20% OFF all tees at @tinyremix thru 5/14 with promo code MAMALOVE💙
Guess I need to start calling him PJ, because he looks an awful lot like his dada right here 😍 #tristan #pj #minime #christmasprogram2016 #usie
I get to look at this handsome face every day... ❤️ #winning #mcm #hehelpsmemakecutebabies #mce #hiswifesureislucky #becauseidontpostenoughpicsofus
🦄💙🦄 #latergram #briday #twins
This handsome man and I have come a long way over the last year and a half... These smiles are the product of putting God first in our lives and in our marriage ❤️ #GodFirst #WontHeDoIt #OurTestimony #TBT
This guy... ❤️ #hiswifesureislucky #babydaddy #MCM #MCE
My handsome wedding date... #HisWifeSureIsLucky #CongratsSheilaAndBronson
Ummmmm... can we just talk about how handsome this guy is?? #TeamKirby #HisWifeSureIsLucky #BetTheyHaveACuteKid

"I'll have random people coming up and saying 'has anyone ever told you that you look like...,'" she continued. "I always giggle before they even finish saying who because I know exactly who they're going to say because I've heard it so much; especially recently since I've been wearing my hair straight."

Land doesn't necessarily notice the resemblance herself, but she's flattered by the likeness and jokes that she's happy to step in for the royal at future engagements, especially given the news earlier this month. 

"Even my close friends and family say I look like her! And even though I myself don't see the similarities, I definitely take it as a huge compliment as she's just drop-dead gorgeous," she continued. 

"I always joke and say I need to have someone reach out to her people to let them know I'm always up for filling in for her as her doppelgänger if she doesn't want to go to any of the events she's invited to."

Meghan Markle in Hollywood before becoming a royal
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EAST HAMPTON, NY - AUGUST 26: Meghan Markle attends COACH Legacy Photo Exhibit by REED KRAKOFF at Coach on August 26, 2006 in East Hampton, NY. (Photo by Billy Farrell/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Meghan Markle during Kari Feinstein Pre-Emmy Style Lounge - Day Two in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage for Kari Feinstein PR)
DEAL OR NO DEAL -- Season 2 -- Pictured: Meghan Markle -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
DEAL OR NO DEAL -- Episode 235 -- Pictured: (l-r) Lisa Gleave (3), Tameka Jacobs (21), Meghan Markle (24) -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
DEAL OR NO DEAL -- Episode 236 -- Pictured: Meghan Markle -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
DEAL OR NO DEAL -- Episode 228 -- Pictured: Meghan Markle -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Meghan Markle attends the DPA pre-Emmy Gift Lounge at the Peninsula Hotel on September 18, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
NFL CHARACTERS UNITE -- Panel with Sports Illustrated -- Pictured: Meghan Markle -- (Photo by: Andrew Toth/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NBCUNIVERSAL EVENTS -- NBCUniversal Press Tour, January 2014 -- 'Suits' Session -- Pictured: Meghan Markle -- (Photo by: Chris Haston/USA/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
USA NETWORK EVENTS -- '2013 USA Network Upfront at Pier 36 in New York City on Thursday, May 16, 2013' -- Pictured: Meghan Markle -- (Photo by: Ilya Savenok/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 11: Actress Meghan Markle arrives at the Anti-Defamation League Entertainment Industry Awards Dinner at the Beverly Hilton on October 11, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 11: Actress Meghan Markle arrives at the Anti-Defamation League Entertainment Industry Awards Dinner at the Beverly Hilton on October 11, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 13: Meghan Markle arrives at the GQ Men Of The Year Party at Chateau Marmont Hotel on November 13, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Actress Meghan Markle attends the TV Guide Magazine Hot List Party at SkyBar at the Mondrian Los Angeles on November 12, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Meghan Markle attends the London Global Gift Gala at ME Hotel on November 19, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 11: Meghan Markle attends the UK Premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' at Odeon Leicester Square on November 11, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Actress Meghan Markle attends American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Fall Gala at David Koch Theatre at Lincoln Center on October 30, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 02: Model/actress Meghan Markle attends the Gala Tribute To Cate Blanchett during the 51st New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on October 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Actress Meghan Markle enters the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on September 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Meghan Markle attends the 2013 Cantor Fitzgerald And BGC Partners Charity Day at Cantor Fitzgerald on September 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Henry S. Dziekan III/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: Model Meghan Markle attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 13th Annual An Enduring Vision Benefit at Cipriani Wall Street on October 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
DUBLIN, IRELAND - OCTOBER 17: Meghan Markle Amrican actress, spokesperson and model attends the 'Bridging the Gender Gap' special session at the Convention Centre on October 17, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland. The summit, which is in its fifth year, connects and guides young talent from around the world with global leaders and public figures acting as One Young World counsellors. This year's theme is Peace and Conflict Resolution and will use Ireland's history as an example to guide discussion. (Photo by Clodagh Kilcoyne/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Model Meghan Markle attends an exclusive preview of the Marchesa Voyage for ShopStyle collection on September 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for ShopStyle)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Model Meghan Markle attends Peter Som during MADE Fashion Week Spring 2015 at Milk Studios on September 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Meghan Markle attends the 2014 NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Upfronts at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on May 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)

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