Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle’s Biography (Photos)

Last Saturday, thousands of people witnessed the marriage between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. But what do we know about the life of the former actress who became duchess?

Afrikmag makes you discover the most famous woman of the year.

The new princess of the United Kingdom, Meghan Markle, received a royal title after her marriage to Prince Harry, Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Sussex.

Who is Meghan Markle?

Rachel Meghan Markle was born in 1981. She will turn 37 on August 4, 2018. Becoming Prince Harry’s official wife, her birthdays and her royal life will now be the center of attention for millions of people around the world.

Meghan Markle was born in Los Angeles, United States. Her mother, Doria Ragland holds a Social Worker degree from the University of Southern California. She works at Los Angeles. In parallel, she is a yoga teacher.

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His father, Thomas Markle is director of photography. Markle’s parents divorced when she was only 6 years old. She has 2 half-siblings, Samantha and Thomas Markle Jr.

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Her career

Meghan spent her early years in Hollywood, California, where she attended private schools and Northwestern University. Passionate about cinema, she chose to study theater when she enrolled in university.

She has played minor roles in various American movies and television series (General Hospital, The War at Home, Century City among others) for several years after leaving university.


People: Meghan Markle's biography (photos)

In 2011, she reveals herself to the public thanks to her role as Rachel in Zane in Suits. This is Meghan’s best role in her entire acting career. In addition to acting, Meghan had a popular lifestyle blog, The Tig, and worked on her women’s clothing line.

The first husband of Meghan Markle

Meghan’s first husband was Trevor Engelson. The couple met in 2004. The actress and the actor fell in love and got married in 2011. After only two years of marriage, they divorced.

People: Meghan Markle's biography (photos)

Prince Harry and his wife met for the first time at a blind meeting organized by Violet von Westenholz, a common friend who did not hesitate to play the matchmaker between the newlyweds.

People: Meghan Markle's biography (photos)

Meghan and Prince Harry

The life of Meghan Markle takes a new turn in 2017 when the announcement of their engagement. Then famous, she is ranked among the 100 most influential people in the world in 2017 by Time magazine.


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