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Meghan Markle – Duchess of Sussex and Former Actress

Meghan-Markle

Who is Meghan Markle?

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex is a member of the British Royal Family, She is known for her marriage to Prince Harry, which brought her into the British Royalty. She is a former American actress and is best known for her role in Suits.

Birthday

August 4, 1981

Birth Place

Los Angeles, California, the United States of America

Zodiac Sign

Leo

Personal Life

Markle was married to Trevor Engelson between 2011 and 2013. She married Prince Harry in 2018. They have two children, Archie and Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor.

Professional Life

Markle started her career as an actress. She officially debuted in General Hospital in 2002. Later, she would have small roles in shows like Century City, The War at Home, and CSI: NY.

Markle would also take up modeling and had a brief stint on the game show Deal or No Deal, where she would present the briefcase for the participants.

A bigger role was her appearance in Fringe as Agent Amy Jessup. This character would appear in two seasons.

This was followed by roles in films like Get Him to the Greek, Remember Me, The Candidate, and Horrible Bosses.

In 2011, Markle joined the cast of the show Suits. Rachel Zane, her character, would remain with the series until 2017, the seventh season of this long-running series.

In 2014, she founded a lifestyle, fashion, and beauty blog called The Tig. This blog would have a wide reach and allow her to begin various charitable efforts.

In 2016, Meghan Markle was seen appearing in public with Prince Harry, who is always subject to a lot of public attention due to his status. Soon after, the couple announced their engagement in 2017 and were wed in 2018.

Upon joining, Markle was made Duchess of Sussex and granted new titles and responsibilities. She also became subject to large amounts of media scrutiny, with her wedding to Harry and other significant events being widely reported and commented upon. In addition, she announced the intention to retire from acting and become a British citizen.

In 2020, the couple stepped back from the Royal Family. Shortly after, they released an interview with Oprah and comments to other media about the difficulties they were facing, in particular, Meghan Markle, in regards to her reception and treatment by the family.

Prince Harry and Meghan settled in California after stepping back.

Trivia

Markle was the first member of the British Royal family to vote in a U.S. election.

Markle met Prince Harry through mutual friend Markus Anderson, and they were all members of an exclusive club called the Soho House.

The former actress graduated from Northwestern University, where she majored in theater and international relations.

She counts Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Serena Williams among her friends.

Markle is the second American to marry into the British Royal family. The first one was Wallis Simpson. Markle was granted the title Her Royal Highness.

 

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