The Duchess has reportedly hired Winfrey’s favorite party planner, Colin Cowie, to plan her 40th birthday bash, which is expected to be held at the former actress' Montecito, Calif., mansion. Many A-list celebs are expected to attend the “low-key” soiree. (Markle’s landmark birthday is on August 4.)
Markle’s husband Prince Harry has reportedly ordered a cake from local bakery Posies & Sugar for the big day, where a three-tiered cake runs around $225. Its set to be a casual affair, where guests will be treated to “grazing tables” during the gathering, which will consist of locally sourced foods and wines.
It's likely that Winfrey scored an exclusive invite to the celebration following the Duke and Duchess’ intimate chat with the iconic talk show host in March. As OK! previously reported, the former royals made explosive allegations against the monarchy, even accusing some of the royal family of being racist after they questioned the color of baby Archie’s skin.
The Suits alum is no stranger to throwing over-the-top parties: During her pregnancy with Archie, she hosted a star-studded baby shower in 2019 that cost nearly $300,000.