Princess Mako and Kei Komuro, and Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, decided to eschew a life of royal privilege to carve their own paths. Photos: Kyodo, AFP
Princess Mako and Kei Komuro, and Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, decided to eschew a life of royal privilege to carve their own paths. Photos: Kyodo, AFP
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How similar are Mako and Kei Komuro to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry? They left their royal families, but the Sussexes have Netflix and Spotify deals while the Komuros are more low-key

  • Meghan and Harry had a lavish wedding, gave that bombshell Oprah Winfrey interview and moved into a luxurious US$13 million mansion in Montecito, California
  • But Princess Mako and Kei Komuro will give up the Imperial Household’s Akasaka Palace for a one bedroom New York flat, and are likely to vanish from the public eye

Princess Mako and Kei Komuro, and Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, decided to eschew a life of royal privilege to carve their own paths. Photos: Kyodo, AFP
Princess Mako and Kei Komuro, and Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, decided to eschew a life of royal privilege to carve their own paths. Photos: Kyodo, AFP
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