By now, everyone probably knows who Meghan Markle is. In case you’re still somehow unfamiliar with her, Meghan Markle is a former American actress and current British Duchess of Sussex. She is best known for her role as Rachel Zane on the USA Network’s hit television show Suits. Her role as Rachel, which she played from 2011 till 2017, was unarguably her most successful role till date. On Suits, she played a paralegal and love interest for one of the show’s lead characters – Mike Ross, who was played by Patrick J. Adams.
Beyond acting, Meghan is also known for her humanitarian efforts and for being an outspoken feminist who never hesitates to address gender inequality. Prior to getting married to Prince Harry, she ran a lifestyle website called ‘The Tig’. She has also represented several international charity organizations over the years as a result of her humanitarianism.
Though Meghan lived a relatively quiet life as an actress, her marriage to Prince Harry has placed her in the global spotlight as she now functions as a member of the British Royal Family. She also made history by becoming the first black member of the family. As a result, it is easy to understand why many people are interested in Meghan and her life.
Who Is Meghan Markle?
Rachel Meghan Markle was born in Los Angeles, California on the 4th of August, 1981 to Thomas Markle Sr. and Doria Ragland. Her father is a retired television director of photography while her mother is a yoga instructor. Her parents got divorced when Megan was only six years old leading to her growing up with her mother who she has a close relationship with.
As a result of her father’s profession, she often visited the sets of the television shows he worked on, leading to her developing an interest in the entertainment industry.
For her high school education, she attended the Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles and later joined Northwestern University where she graduated from in 2003 with a Bachelor’s Degree in both International Studies and Theatre.
Meghan Markle got her career as an actress started in 2002 with a small role on the soap opera, General Hospital.
Who Is Her Husband?
Meghan Markle’s husband needs no introduction. Being a member of British royalty, Prince Harry has been famous since the day he was born on the 15th of September, 1984. His grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, is the current queen of England while his father, Prince Charles, is the heir apparent to the throne. His mother was the iconic Princess Diana. As a result of all this, Prince Harry has always lived his life under intense media attention.
While many people know him as Prince Harry, not many people realize that ‘Harry’ is actually a nickname with his birth name being Prince Henry Charles Albert David.
Growing up, his mother wanted both her children to not be as sheltered as the previous royal children so she occasionally took them to McDonald’s, Disney World, Homeless Shelters and AIDS Clinics, introducing them to broader experiences. Sadly, his parents got divorced in 1996 and the following year, in 1997, his mother died in a car accident in Paris.
The loss of his mother was hard for the young prince who was only 12 at the time and as a result, he sought counseling to come to terms with her death.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry began dating in May 2016 after they were set up by a mutual friend.
Is Meghan Markle Really Pregnant? Here’s Everything You Need To Know
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry got married on the 19th of May, 2018. Shortly after their wedding, people began speculating on how long it would take for the happily married couple to have a child.
Immediately after their wedding, Meghan and Harry jumped into the life required of working royals and were constantly seen at events. However, in the month of August 2018, the two took a break from the spotlight. Many assumed that this was a sign that Meghan had discovered she was pregnant.
Shortly after, when Meghan returned to her work schedule, she was seen favoring looser fitting clothing and dresses, which was immediately assumed to be her way of hiding her baby bump. The speculations ran wild as many other celebrities have adopted this method to hide their growing bumps.
Others have speculated that Meghan would wait to get settled into her new role as Duchess of Sussex before having a child. Either way, it will not be entirely surprising if the couple came out any time now to say they were expecting a child. Until that announcement is made, it is safe to assume that Meghan is not yet pregnant…but who knows?