Meghan Markle, Acting, Lifestyle, Age, Background

Get to know the Duchess of Sussex

American-born royal Meghan Markle recently made headline news with her announcement that she and husband Harry—along with their son Archie—would be stepping back from active participation as members of the Royal Family. Let’s take a closer look at her life and other facts about the former Hollywood actress.

Get to know Meghan Markle: The Duchess Of Sussex

What is Meghan Markle famous for?

Meghan is the American-born Duchess of Sussex and a former actress.


Markle grew up in Los Angeles, California and features a blended ethnic ancestry. Amid her education at Northwestern College, she started playing little parts in TV shows and films. From 2011 to 2017, she performed Rachel Zane on the American law firm show Suits.

She is a candid women’s activist and has tended to matters of gender inequality. Her lifestyle site The Tig highlighted posts profiling persuasive women. She speaks to worldwide philanthropic foundations and gets attention for her fashion and style.