Meghan was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1981. She pursued a career as an actor, with her first TV role being a guest spot on General Hospital and her most acclaimed role being Rachel Zane on the USA Networks series Suits. From 2014 to 2017, she ran a now-defunct lifestyle blog called The Tig.
In 2018, she married Prince Harry at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. On May 6, 2019, Meghan and Harry welcomed a baby boy, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. In November 2020, Meghan shared she had a miscarriage. On June 4, 2021, the couple welcomed a baby girl, Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.
On Jan. 8, 2020, Meghan and Harry stepped down as senior royals, ultimately settling down in California. In March 2021, the couple sat down with Oprah Winfrey for a tell-all interview. Meghan shared her side of the story about tabloid rumors, discussed race in the royal family, and was transparent about her mental health struggles.
- Full Name: Rachel Meghan Markle
- Born: Aug. 4, 1981
- Height: 5 feet 6 inches
- Estimated Net Worth: $50 million
- Royal Title: Duchess of Sussex
- Spouse: Prince Harry
- Children: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor and Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor