Prince William meets Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe in Australia in 2010. The Prince donated to Ian Thorpe's Fountain for Youth after meeting him.
Prince William and Kate Middleton, Princess of Wales, are friends of Guy Ritchie. The Princess of Wales' sixth cousin, he attended their 2011 royal wedding.
In 2011, when Kate Middleton was on a royal tour of Canada and North America, she met Reese Witherspoon. Witherspoon wrote about meeting Kate Middleton in her book Whiskey in a Teacup.
Kate's close pals recently met Tom Fletcher's wife, Giovanna. In 2020, Kate's first podcast interview about motherhood brought them together.
There is a close relationship between Ellie Goulding and both Prince William and Catherine Middleton.