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Who is Meghan Markle?

Ever since 8 November 2016, Meghan Markle has captivated the world. Since her whirlwind romance with Prince Harry was announced by Kensington Palace, all eyes have been on her. Everybody wants to know everything there is to know about the woman dating the fifth-in-line to the British throne.

Rachel Meghan Markle was born on 4 August 1981 in Los Angeles, California, to Doria and Thomas W. Markle. She is of mixed-race with her mother being African-American and her father being of Dutch and Irish descent. Meghan found her love for acting at a young age. With her father being an Emmy Award-winning director of photography, she spent many years on the set of Married… With Children.

Having been educated at private schools her entire life, Meghan graduated in 2003 with a double major in Theater and International Relations from Northwestern University.

Meghan is an accomplished actress having worked on shows such as General Hospital, Fringe, Castle and, most notably, Suits where she has played character Rachel Zane since July 2011. In addition to television, she has also had small roles in a few movies including Horrible Bosses, Remember Me and Get Him to the Greek. In her spare time, she is also an accomplished calligrapher.

Before gaining international fame as the girlfriend of Prince Harry, Meghan was previously married to Trevor Engleson. They wed on 10 September 2011, after having dated since 2004. The couple split in May 2013, and their divorce was finalised in August 2013.

In addition to acting, Ms Markle is an active humanitarian. She has worked as a counsellor for the One Young World charitable organisation, where she spoke in Dublin at its annual summit in 2014. In 2016, she became the Global Ambassador World Vision Canada and attended the Ottawa Summit that same year. In her role, she also travelled to Rwanda for the Clean Water Campaign.

With Meghan and Prince Harry quickly becoming the new “it couple” of pop culture, public intrigue into them and their personal lives will intensify, and with the couple both being extremely private, we will all have to stand by and watch the royal couple’s love continue to grow.

  • luigi pasquali

    Harry will most likely get an HIV and DNA test before he gets married and the Queen will welcome Meghan’s family into the Royal family and there won’t be any acrimony between her mother and the York family as there has been with the York/Middleton families.

    • Lady Martha

      Excuse me, but who is the “York family?”

      • luigi pasquali

        Prince Andrew York, his live in ex wife and his two daughters

        • Jane

          It’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York. His last name is Mountbatten-Windsor NOT York. And HIV and DNA – where on earth do you get such rubbish?

          • luigi pasquali

            You are quite right about his name. Thank you for the correction. As far as Harry, he has been getting HIV tests once a month and I assumed Meghan would want him to take another. The DNA test should have been ordered by the Crown a long time ago, just to verify that he is a Windsor. There has been a lot of talk that his blood father is not Prince Charles.

          • Jane

            Where do you get this fake info? HIV tests?! He does not need a DNA test- he is the spitting image of his grandfather when young. Who the hell are you?! Or think you are?!

          • luigi pasquali

            Please don’t comment if you haven’t read anything in the last two months.

          • Ma’am

            Luigi, I’m assuming you aren’t British, so don’t pretend to know or understand the first thing about our monarchy. Prince Harry does the HIV tests so it will encourage people in third world countries to have them done, so they can get treated properly. He is carrying on the charities that his mother started, and their can be no arguing his ancestry you heathen idiot, e the family resemblance, brother, father, grandfather, great grandfather are all there. Stop with the bullshit!!!

          • luigi pasquali

            Only the people who don’t want the truth ridicule those who do.
            If a simple DNA test will satisfy the doubters, bring it on. Probably someone will pickup a cigarette butt one day, run a test, and the truth will be out. Are the English people afraid of the truth?

          • Deannyc

            What business is it of yours??

          • Lori C

            Prince Harry took an HIV test with in Barbados for World AIDS. Nothing about your claim about monthly tests on the internet. The DNA test BS is a rumor put out there by the gossip rags to generate business for said gossip rags.

          • luigi pasquali

            You didn’t mention the HIV test he took a month before in London. As far as DNA, talk is cheap, the test is the only way to the truth. He is not the spitting image of Charles, just look at his ski slope nose. Prince William has Charles’ nose; Harry does not.

          • Deannyc

            Rubbish.

          • Lori C

            I never said Prince Harry was the spitting image of Prince Charles. Vicious rumors about another man is Prince Harry’s father mean nothing.
            Please provide a web site or article from a reliable source Prince Harry took an HIV test in London last month or is tested monthly as per your claim.

          • luigi pasquali

            I’m surprised you missed the test in London because it was broadcast live on the Royal Family’s Facebook page about 4 or 5 months ago, not sure of the date.

          • Robert Honeychurch

            He was born to the Princess of Wales. Under ancient law (IE before DNA testing) children born to a wife have been unrebutably presumed legitimate. Marriage, not paternity, legitimises children as royal. See Charles II.

          • Deannyc

            Nonsense, he is a True royal.

          • luigi pasquali

            Some people say words like,”nonsense, rubbish, fake news, you’re an idiot, a heathen.”
            Doesn’t anyone want to know the results of a DNA test? Doesn’t anyone in England want to know the truth? Or is that my business?

          • Deannyc

            His DNA is None of YOUR business.

    • Lori C

      Prince Andrew has no beef with the Middleton family. Why would Prince Andrew and Meghan Markle’s mother not get along?

      • luigi pasquali

        You’ve got to be kidding. Andrew has a beef about everyone and everything. He recently flew into a rage and bashed his own front gate instead of going 1/4 K around it. My original statement was Megan’s mother would not receive acrimony from him or his two daughters. Notice the word, “not”.

  • Ma’am

    Oh yes, and Prince Andrews exwife, Lady Sarah Ferguson lives in the US as do they’re 2 daughters. Prince Andrew lives on an estate in the south of england.

  • Alistar Sheridan

    I don’t like her… She has acted in very vulgar and lewd scenes. I don’t think the Queen should bless the marriage

    • Animosity4U

      Charles to Camilla – I want to be your tampon! Sucker, please! The royals lost their dignity and moral authority long ago. No one looks to them for anything except entertainment! Meghan and Harry will be far more entertaining than the balding, crochety Charles and buck toothed, ugly and wrinkled Camilla

    • Valerie Borrows Patch

      How do you know that Alistair Sheridan? Are you one of those prunes? Oops sorry I meant prude!

      • Alistar Sheridan

        Not really but I am highly religious

        • Animosity4U

          So your religion allows you to forgive the WHITE divorced, adulterous, home wrecking whore and accept her as your future Queen, no less, but the divorced Mixed race girl who only ACTED bad on TV and didn’t cheat on her husband with another woman’s husband (like that filthy slut Camilla did) is unacceptable. What a hypocrite and most likely a racist you are!

          • Alistar Sheridan

            she is also a divorced adultress FYI

          • jacobsonbob

            @Animosity4U–Alistair Sheridan has mentioned nothing about race. It appears you are trying to “put words into his mouth”. In addition,he never said he approved of Camilla.

  • Alistar Sheridan

    this is all thankfully an act I hope. to show people they are not ruthless and racist. I highly doubt a marriage.

    • Animosity4U

      Yet your future King has married someone who is essentially a home wrecking whore! If the royal family can accept a piece of trash like Camilla and is willing to make her Queen then they should be delighted to accept Meghan. At least she is not an adulterous slut!

      • Alistar Sheridan

        Actually she is an adulteress and a divorcee. She has also acted in very horrible scenes.

        • Valerie Borrows Patch

          Have you watched these horrible scenes Alistair? Otherwise how do you know or are you overlooking her very kind soul and believing what you have read in the papers?

        • Animosity4U

          If that is the case, then she and the homewrecking whore should get on splendidly!

  • mary

    shocking that u can incriminate other people ,may God forgive u.Nasty piece of works.

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