Meghan Markle Bio, relationships, career, and more

Who is Meghan Markle?

Meghan Markle is the Duchess of Sussex. She got married to Prince Harry in 2018 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. They have two children named Archie and Lilibet.

Meghan Markle was born on August 4, 1981, in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California. Her parents are Doria Ragland and Thomas Markle Sr. Doria. They separated when Meghan was six years old. Meghan belongs to a mixed ethnicity since her mother is African- American and her father is Caucasian.

Meghan Markle

Quick facts

Birth nameRachel Meghan Markle
Known asMeghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex
BirthdayAugust 4, 1981
Age42 years old
Sun signLeo
TraitsPositive- Magnanimous, elegent, and dedicated

Negative- Egoistic, lazy and immobile
BirthplaceCanoga Park, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A
Currently residingSanta Barbara, California, USA
EducationNorthwestern University
ParentsThomas Markle (father)
Doria Loyce Ragland (mother)
SiblingsSamantha Markle (half-sister)
Thomas Markle Jr (half-brother)
Marital statusMarried
SpousePrince Harry, Duke of Sussex
ChildrenArchie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor (son)
Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor (daughter)
Net WorthUSD 60 million
Social mediaMeghan Markle Instagram

Meghan Markle Relationships and dating history

Meghan was married to film producer Trevor Engelson from 2011 to 2013. After a failed marriage, Meghan began dating celebrity chef Cory Vitiello. Their relationship ended in 2016 after almost two years of being together. Meghan started dating Prince Harry in July 2016. Their engagement was announced on November 27, 2017. Subsequently, Meghan announced her retirement from acting and started the process of becoming a British citizen

Meghan Markle with Prince Harry and their child
Meghan Markle with Prince Harry and their child

Meghan and Harry got married on May 19, 2018, at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. British designer Claire Waight Keller designed Meghan’s wedding dress. After her marriage to Harry, Meghan became a princess of the UK and was styled “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex”. Meghan and Harry welcomed their first child, Archie on May 6, 2019. On June 4, 2021, Meghan gave birth to her daughter Lilibet. 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Megxit

In January 2020, Meghan and Harry announced that they were stepping back from their role as senior members of the royal family. The palace also released a statement confirming their financial independence and that they would no longer be representing the Queen. They announced their decision to move to the USA in January and bought their first home together in Santa Barbara. 

Meghan Markle career

The Duchess of Sussex’s Acting career

When Meghan first started her acting career, she had her fair share of struggles since she looked “ethnically ambiguous”. Due to this, she worked as a freelance calligrapher and also taught bookbinding. 

Meghan was able to land her first TV role in 2002 when she appeared in General Hospital as a nurse. She later went on to appear in shows like Cuts, CSI: NY, and The War at Home. Likewise, Meghan appeared as a “briefcase girl” on the game show Deal or No Deal.

After some small roles in movies like Get Him to the Greek, Remember Me, and The Candidate, Meghan landed the role of Rachel Zane in the American legal drama TV show Suits. She appeared in the show from 2017 till its 7th season. 

The Tig (Meghan Markle Blog)

From 2014 to 2017, Meghan Markle ran her lifestyle blog called The Tig. Through the blog, Meghan was able to build a strong social media presence. In addition, she was recognized for her incredible fashion sense which eventually helped her release her own clothing line in 2014. 

Meghan Markle with Prince Harry
Meghan Markle with Prince Harry


2002General HospitalJill
2004Century CityNatasha
2005Love, Inc.Teresa Santos
20061 vs. 100Herself
2006The War at HomeSusan
2006CSI: NYVeronica Perez
2006–2007Deal or No DealHerself
2008Good BehaviorSadie Valencia
2008‘Til DeathTara
2008The ApostlesKelly Calhoun
2009Knight RiderAnnie Ortiz
2009Without a TraceHolly Shepard
2009FringeJunior FBI Agent Amy Jessup
2009The LeagueAmanda
2010CSI: MiamiOfficer Leah Montoya
2010The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting DownDana
2011–2018SuitsRachel Zane
2012CastleCharlotte Boyd/Sleeping Beauty
2014When Sparks FlyAmy Peterson
2016Dater’s HandbookCassandra Brand
2018Queen of the WorldHerself
2019Harry & Meghan: An African JourneyITV documentary
2021Oprah with Meghan and HarryCBS Special interview


2005A Lot like LoveChristina Marks
2010Remember MeMegan
2010Get Him to the GreekTatiana
2010The CandidateKat
2011Horrible BossesJamie
2012Dysfunctional FriendsTerry
2013Random EncountersMindy

The Duchess of Sussex Social media

The Duchess of Sussex is quite active on Instagram. She often posts pictures of her and Prince Harry.

Meghan Markle Instagram: sussexroyal

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