Meghan Markle is one of the most talked about celebrities in the world right now. She got married to Prince Harry in May 2018. Before marrying the royal, she had a successful career as an actress, appearing in the television series Suits. She retired from acting after getting married and gained the title of Duchess of Sussex, becoming a senior member of the British Royal Family.
She has two half-siblings, a sister Samantha Markle, and a brother, Thomas Markle Jr., from her father’s first marriage. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, United States of America, and decided to pursue acting at a young age.
Meghan Markle was born on August 4, 1981
Former actress Meghan Markle, who has been in the headlines lately, was born in Los Angeles, California on August 4th, 1981. Before turning into a royal, she was an actress and gained a lot of fame for her work in Suits. Her parents, Thomas Markle, and Doria Ragland got divorced when she was 6. Her mother is a yoga instructor and social worker and lives in Los Angeles. Her father is a retired Daytime Emmy-award-winning lighting director and he currently lives in Rosarito, Mexico.
She has two half-siblings, Samantha Markle and Thomas Markle Jr., from her father’s previous marriage. Markle is of mixed ethnicity. Her father is Caucasian, while her mother is African American.
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What religion does the Duchess follow?
Meghan Markle was baptized into the Church of England by the Archbishop of Canterbury before her marriage to Prince Harry. She was initially a member of a separate sect of Protestantism. She later attended Catholic schools.
It was revealed that it was her own decision to convert before marriage and no one in the Royal Family is forced to convert. Even Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, was baptized before her wedding to Prince William.
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Meghan Markle got married to Prince Harry in 2018
The former actress got the title of the Duchess of Sussex after she got married to Prince Harry on 19th May 2018. She officially became a senior member of the British Royal Family. The couple welcomed their first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, in May 2019.
Roughly one year after Archie’s birth, the two decided to step down from their duties and move away from the royal family to become financially independent. They welcomed their second child, Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, in June 2021.
The couple has been criticized for their constant attacks on the British royal family. The two have called them out for their harsh treatment when they lived in the UK. Prince Harry recently dropped his highly-anticipated memoir, Spare, in which he has highlighted his experiences as a royal, a pilot, a son, and a husband. There are rumors that Markle is also currently working on her own memoir.
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