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published : 2023-09-24

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Surprise at Kevin Costner's Star-Studded Fundraiser

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex join A-list celebrities to support a worthy cause

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at Kevin Costner's One805 Live! fundraiser taken with a Nikon D850.

Hollywood royalty and real-life royalty collided at Kevin Costner's highly anticipated One805 Live! fundraiser.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made a surprise appearance at the star-studded event, held at Costner's stunning $26 million estate in Santa Barbara.

The fundraiser aimed to provide financial aid and mental health support to first responders, and it attracted an impressive array of celebrities, including Oprah Winfrey.

Maroon 5 headlined the fall fundraiser, which honored and celebrated the heroic first responder community.

The charismatic and renowned actor, Costner, who is also an ambassador of One805, took the stage to accept an award amidst thunderous applause.

Kevin Costner accepting an award at the star-studded charity event taken with a Canon EOS R.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, dressed impeccably for the occasion, presented Costner with the prestigious award, showcasing their support for his noble endeavors.

Markle looked exquisite in a stylish monochrome jacket, complemented by golden accessories, while Harry sported a casual yet elegant black shirt and blazer.

As Costner addressed the crowd, he expressed his gratitude for everyone's presence and explained why this special place meant so much to him.

The event was not only a glamorous affair but also a heartfelt tribute to those brave individuals who are always first to rush in during times of crisis.

Videos shared by One805's Instagram account captured Oprah's heartfelt appreciation for the charity and her tribute to the selfless first responders.

Oprah Winfrey presenting at the fall fundraiser honoring first responders, captured with a Sony A7 III.

Apart from the thrilling fundraiser, Costner had recently reached a divorce settlement with his ex-wife, Christine Baumgartner, after 18 years of marriage.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, having just returned from the Invictus Games in Germany, celebrated Prince Harry's 39th birthday at the charity event overseas.

This event showcased Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's dedication to supporting causes close to their hearts, highlighting their potential future roles in politics.

Stephanie Giang-Paunon, an esteemed Entertainment Writer, expertly captured the essence of this unforgettable event.