- Business has been booming at Humphrey Yogart in Los Angeles since Meghan Markle’s Oprah interview.
- Markle told Winfrey she worked her first job at the frozen-yogurt shop when she was 13 years old.
- A store spokesman told Insider they’ve seen “triple the amount of customers” since Markle’s mention.
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The Duchess of Sussex gave her former employer a shout-out during her two-hour interview with Oprah Winfrey, which was watched by more than 17 million Americans when it aired on Sunday night. Markle mentioned her early gig at the shop when talking about how she’s “always worked [and] always valued independence.”
And the Markle effect has certainly worked its magic on the froyo shop, which is nestled in a Gelson’s grocery store in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood.
Sales have been booming at Humphrey Yogart since Markle’s interview aired
Greg Rogers, a former Humphrey Yogart employee who now works as the shop’s publicist, told Insider that there’s been a “significant increase” in sales this week.