Thomas Markle will meet his daughter's fiancé for the first time when he arrives in the United Kingdom the week before the wedding, Kensington Palace said.
"Ms Markle feels it's very important to her that both her parents are part of the day", Prince Harry's communications secretary Jason Knauf said.
When asked whether Meghan - whose dad, Thomas Markle, will walk her down the aisle - had cried, the Baywatch star smiled and buried her face in her hands, which led the talk-show host to shout "yes".
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The duchess wasn't invited to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's 2011 wedding at Westminster Abbey, which was a much larger occasion than Harry and Meghan's "intimate" family ceremony, and took herself off to a spa in Thailand to lick her wounds. Honestly, at this point, I'm here for any TV special that even mentions Markle's wedding dress.
In the letter, published by In Touch magazine, Mr Markle claims Meghan, 36, started out by "using her own father until he's bankrupt, then forgets about him in Mexico leaving him broke, over mostly all her debts".
If it was not for their dad, he said Meghan would be "busing (sic) tables and baby sitting to pay her old debt off".
Kensington Palace has now released the schedule of the day, along with other details of the ceremony. The couple, who have already stepped away from a few traditions with the choice of venue and cake, are evidently making their wedding a fun-filled affair than merely an "I do" ceremony.
But Markle isn't the first "commoner" to Wednesday a British royal.