Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (nee Rachel Meghan Markle English Rachel Meghan Markle – american actress and model, wife British prince Harry, Duchess of Sussex.
Place of Birth. Education. She was born on August 4, 1981 in Los Angeles (California, USA). His father is of Dutch and Irish descent and is a director by profession. Mother is an African American, psychotherapist and yoga teacher. Megan’s maternal ancestors come from Africa and were slaves on cotton plantations in the southern American states. Meghan’s paternal lineage comes from Germany and Switzerland.
She graduated from Northwestern University.
TV career. In 2002, Megan made her debut in the series “General Hospital” and for the next few years simultaneously worked as a fashion model and actress, appearing mainly in episodes of such series as “90210: New generation” (2008),“CSI: Crime Scene NY” (2010), “Edge” and “Castle” (2012). On the big screen, she appeared in the films Remember Me (2010) and Horrible Bosses (2010). Best known for her role as Rachel Zane in the television series Suits (2011-2018).
Personal life. Since September 10, 2011, Markle has been married to film director Trevor Engelson, whom she has been dating since 2004. The couple broke up in May 2013, in August of the same year, Trevor and Megan filed for divorce.
On November 8, 2016, Kensington Palace confirmed that Markle had been in a relationship with Prince Harry for several months. November 27, 2017 announced the official engagement to Prince Harry. In the same month, she ended her career as an actress.
The wedding took place on May 19, 2018 at Windsor Castle. Before the wedding, which was paid for by the royal family, Markle took British citizenship and changed denominations, going through the rites of baptism and confirmation accepted in the Anglican Church. After the wedding, Meghan Markle became Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Sussex.
On October 15, 2018, Kensington Palace’s official Instagram announced that Meghan and Harry were expecting their first child, seventh in line to the British throne, in the spring of 2019. May 6, 2019 duchess Sussex Megan gave birth to a boy.
In January 2023, Prince Harry and his wife Megan announced that they would step down from major duties associated with the royal family and would strive for financial independence. They said they planned to live in two houses – in the UK and in Canada. As of April 1, 2023, they will no longer use their titles and will no longer receive public funds. In January and February 2023, the Sussex couple lived in Canada, where Megan left with her son Archie back in November 2019. At the end of March 2023, Megan, Harry and their son moved to the USA, to California.
June 4, 2023 Meghan Markle gave birth to a daughter.