Family & Relatives
- Full Name: Rachel Meghan Markle
- Age: 40 (August 04, 1981-)
- Father: Thomas Markle
- Mother: Doria Ragland
- Brother(s): Thomas Markle Jr.
- Sister(s): Samantha Markle.
- Marital Status: Trevor Engelson (m. 2011; div. 2013) and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (m. 2018-)
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Known For: USA’s prime time legal drama ‘Suits.’
- Net Worth: $60 Million approx.
Meghan Markle Favorites
- Hobbies: Yoga & Calligraphy.
- Favorite Movies: ‘Bring It On.’
- Favorite Color: Forest green.
Meghan Markle, the full name Rachel Meghan Markle was born on August 04, 1981, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. She is an American-British actress and consort of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.
Meghan’s father is Thomas Markle, and her mother is Doria Ragland. His father worked as a director of photography and lighting. Her mother worked as a make-up artist.
Growing up, Megan started her education at Hollywood Little Red Schoolhouse. She completed her high school graduation from Immaculate Heart High School in 1999.
She has always been aware of social issues and actively performed social work from an early age. At the age of 11, Meghan campaigned for a company to alter their advert language. They used sexist language towards women.
In 2003, she completed her graduation from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. There she studied theatre and international studies.
Meghan Markle’s Career Journey
After completing her graduation, Meghan returned to Los Angeles to pursue her career in acting.
At the beginning of her acting career, she faced some difficulties getting roles. She wasn’t black enough for black roles and not too white for white roles.
Soon, she started landing on guest roles in TV shows including CSI: NY, 90210, Fringe, and CSI: Miami.
However, Meghan also worked in freelance calligraphy. She got her biggest screen break in 2011. She starred in the popular USA Network legal drama series Suits (2011–2019).
Meghan played leading roles in movies named Random Encounters (2013) and Anti-Social (2015). Furthermore, she used to run a lifestyle blog, ‘The Tig‘ (2014-2017.
Meghan Markle’s Relationship:
Meghan and Trevor started dating in 2004. Later in 2011, they got married in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The marriage ended in 2013 with divorce claiming they were not compatible.
In 2016, Megan started her relation with Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex. After announcing their relation, Meghan had to face so much bullying from television and the internet.
That year in November, Prince’s secretary released a statement on behalf of the prince. That press release stated the prince’s personal concern towards bullying.
In 2017, the couple got engaged. Markle announced that she would retire her acting career behind.
In 2018, they got married at Windsor Castle. Meghan got the title ‘Duchess of Sussex.’
They had their first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, in 2019.
In 2020, Meghan and Harry announced that they would no longer be part of the Royal family. Afterwards, the couple relocated to Los Angeles.
In June 2021, she gave birth to her second child Lilibet (“Lili”) Diana Mountbatten-Windsor. They named her after Harry’s mother (Princess Diana) and grandmother (Elizabeth II).
Meghan Markle’s Awards
Meghan Markle didn’t receive any notable awards. Though, she received the title of Duchess of Sussex after her marriage with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.