Rachel Meghan Markle was born August 4, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. She is most known for playing Rachel Zane in the American legal drama Suits from 2011 to 2017. Markle self-identifies as being mixed-race and a feminist. She has promoted gender equality and her lifestyle blog, The Tig, featured a column profiling influential women.
About Meghan Markle in brief
Rachel Meghan Markle was born August 4, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. She is most known for playing Rachel Zane in the American legal drama Suits from 2011 to 2017. Markle self-identifies as being mixed-race and a feminist. She has promoted gender equality and her lifestyle blog, The Tig, featured a column profiling influential women. 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. In November 2013, Prince Harry directed his communications secretary to express personal concern about pejorative and false comments made about his girlfriend by mainstream media and Internet trolls. In September 2017, Harry and Markle appeared together at the Invictus Games inictus games, the first public public appearance together since their wedding in 2011. In June 2016, Markles began a relationship with British celebrity chef and restaurateur Cory Vitiello. They were married in Ochoios, Jamaica on September 10, 2011 and concluded a no-fault divorce in August 2013. They have a daughter, Doria Ragland Markle, who was born in 1998 and has a close relationship with her mother. She also has two half-siblings, Samantha Markle and Thomas Markle Jr.
Her mother is descended from enslaved Africans, while her father is descended. from European settlers. At age six, her parents divorced. She attended Hollywood Little Red Schoolhouse. She graduated from Immaculate Heart High School, an all-girl Catholic school. In 2003, she earned her bachelor’s degree with a double major in theater and international studies from Northwestern’s School of Communication. She had some difficulty getting roles early in her career due to being ‘ethnically ambiguous’ Markle 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. 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. In July 2011, she joined the cast of the USA Network show Suits through to late 2017 and the seventh season. Her character began as a paralegal and eventually became an attorney. While working on Suits, she lived for nine months each year in Toronto. Fortune magazine estimated that Marklewas paid USD 50,000 episode, amount of an equivalent annual salary of USD 450,000. She and Prince Harry began a. relationship in 2004 with American film producer Trevor Engelson.