Meghan, Duchess of Sussex
Rachel Meghan Markle was born August 4, 1981 in Canoga Park, California. Markle identifies as mixed-race and embraces feminist philosophy. Primarily known for playing Rachel Zane in the American legal drama Suits from 2011 to 2017. In 2017, Markle became engaged to Prince Harry and retired from acting. Upon their marriage in 2018, she became Duchess of Sussex.
About Meghan, Duchess of Sussex in brief
Rachel Meghan Markle was born August 4, 1981 in Canoga Park, California. Markle identifies as mixed-race and embraces feminist philosophy. Primarily known for playing Rachel Zane in the American legal drama Suits from 2011 to 2017. In 2017, Markle became engaged to Prince Harry, retired from acting, closed social media accounts, and commenced attending public events with the British royal family. Upon their marriage in 2018, she became Duchess of Sussex. The couple have a son, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor. In 2020, they stepped down as senior members of the royal family and moved to her native Southern California. Her former lifestyle blog, The Tig, featured a column profiling influential women. She has also represented charity organizations and received recognition for her fashion and style, having released a line of clothing in 2016. Her first on-screen appearance was a small role as a nurse in an episode of the daytime soap opera General Hospital. She had small guest roles on the television shows Century City, The War at Home and CSI: NY. She also did several contract acting and modeling jobs, including a stint as a briefcase girl on the US game show Deal or No Deal. She appeared in Fox’s series Fringe as Junior Agent Amy Jessup in the first two episodes of its second season. In September 2017, Prince Harry and Markle first appeared together together in public. In November 2017, the prince directed a statement on his girlfriend’s behalf to express concern about pejorative and false comments made by mainstream media and Internet trolls about his girlfriend, Cory Vitiello.
In June 2016, the couple began a relationship with celebrity chef and restaurateur Trevor Engelson. They married in Ocho Rios, Jamaica on September 10, 2011 and concluded a no-fault divorce in August 2013, citing irreconcilable differences in September 2013. In August 2016, they appeared together again in public for the first time in almost two years, and in June 2016 the couple appeared together in a film together, Horrible Bosses. In July 2011, Markte joined the cast of the USA Network show Suits through to late 2017 and the seventh season. She earned her bachelor’s degree with a double major in theater and international studies from Northwestern’s School of Communication. She was paid USD 187,000 for her role in Remember Me and USD 171,429 for her roles in the short film The Candidate. She is reportedly estranged from her paternal half-siblings, Samantha Markle and Thomas Markle Jr.. Her mother is descended from enslaved Africans, while her father is descended from European settlers. Markle self-identifies as being \”mixed-race\”. She has a close relationship with her mother, Doria Ragland. She also attended a study abroad program in Madrid, and she has been involved in several charity organizations, including the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the Rape and Domestic Violence Helpline. She worked as a freelance calligrapher and taught bookbinding.