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Meghan Markle Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

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Meghan Markle

Birth Name

Rachel Meghan Markle

Date of Birth

4th August, 1981

Place of Birth

Los Angeles California

Age

39 Years

Ethnicity

Multiracial

Nationality

American

Education

Hollywood Little Red Schoolhouse

Immaculate Heart High School

Northwestern University

Occupation

Actress

Marital Status

Married

Spouse

Prince Harry

Children

Archie Mountbatten-Windsor

Height

5.6 Kg

Weight

59 Kg

Eye Color

Dark brown

Hair Color

Dark brown

Net Worth

$ 9 million

Who is Meghan Markle?

Meghan Markle is an American member of the British royal family and former actress who shot to fame after playing the role of Rachel Zane in the American drama, “Suits”. She has also played FBI special agent, Amy Jessup, in the sci-fi thriller “Fringe”. Markle has appeared in several television series including; “Knight Rider”, “Deal or No Deal”, “Cuts”, “90210”, and “CSI: Miami” among others. She has also appeared in films such as “Horrible Bosses” as well as “Remember Me”. Away from acting, Markle turned out to be one of the most searched actresses on Google in 2016 for her romantic linkup with Prince Harry, with whom she got married in 2018.

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What Kind of an Early Life had Meghan Markle?

Meghan Markle Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

Meghan Markle Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

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Rachel Meghan Markle simply referred to as Meghan Markle was born on the 4th of August, 1981 in Los Angeles California. She is the daughter of Tom Markle Sr., a television lighting, and photography director, and Doria Ragland, a clinical therapist and yoga instructor. Meghan is of a mixed ethnicity between an African American mother and a European father. Her parents divorced when she was only six years old and this forced her father to remarry. From her father’s second marriage, Markle got herself a paternal half-sister, Samantha Grant, and half brother, Thomas Markle.

As for education, Markle first attended “Hollywood Little Red Schoolhouse” and later joined “Immaculate Heart High School”. Upon graduating from high school, the soon-to-be actress enrolled at “Northwestern University” from where she graduated with a double major in theater and international studies.

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 What Career Statistics Describe Meghan Markle?

Before rising to stardom, Meghan Markle taught bookbinding as well as working as a freelance calligrapher in a bid to support herself between acting jobs. As for her acting career, Markle revealed how hard she found it hard getting roles due to her “ambiguous ethnicity”, that is, she was neither black enough for the black roles nor was she white enough for the white roles. Her on-screen debut was a small role as a nurse in an episode of the “General Hospital” soap opera. Afterward, she made several guest appearances on several television shows including; “Century City”, “CSI: NY” and “The War at Home” besides which she played ‘briefcase girl’ in the US game show “Deal or No Deal

Her big break in the acting industry however came when Rachel Zane in the American drama, “Suits” but before then she had established her name in Hollywood when she played Junior Agent Amy Jessup in Fox’s series, “Fringe”. Some of her other iconic film appearances include the films, “The Candidate”, “Get Him to the Greek, “Remember Me”, “Dysfunctional Friend”, “The Boys and Guide to Getting Down, Remember”, “A Lot Like Love”, “ Deceit”, “The Candidate”, and “Horrible Bosses”.

Other television appearances include; “Knight Rider”, “90210”, “Cuts”, “Castle”, “The Apostles”, “The League”, “Century City”, and “Love”, and “Inc.” 

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Who has she Dated?

Meghan Markle is a married woman. Before meeting her current hubby, Prince Harry of England, Markle had previously been involved in other romantic relationships. 2004 was when Meghan Markle publicly started dating Trevor Engelson and the duo stayed in a long term relationship up to when they finally decided to tie the knots on the 10th of September, 2011. Despite their long-term relationship, the couple didn’t last long in marriage since they divorced in 2013, after about a year and a half into marriage. Upon divorcing Engelson, Markle dated Rory McIlroy, a Northern Irish professional golfer, briefly in 2014 before starting a romantic relationship with Prince Harry two years later in 2016.

Meghan Markle Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

Meghan Markle Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

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The relationship between Markle and Harry has sparked up a special kind of reaction amongst people all over the world since they were the most searched couple on Google in 2016. The pair walked down the aisle on the 19th of May 2018 in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, in a ceremony attended by millions of people who had come to witness the royal wedding. Later in the year, Markle announced her pregnancy and on May 6th, 2019, the couple was blessed with their first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Mountbatten-Windsor is the seventh in the line of succession to the British Throne.

What Physical Body Stats Describe Meghan Markle?

Meghan Markle has a well-maintained body figure with an impressive height of 5.6 feet. The former actress has a balanced weight of 59 Kg while her body measurement is 34C-25-37 inches. Her eye color is dark brown and so is her hair color, dark brown. 

What is Meghan Markle’s Net Worth?

  • Meghan Markle estimated net worth as of 2021 is $ 9 million.
  • The Duchess of Sussex has made much of her wealth through her acting ventures where she is reportedly said to have pocketed $50,000 per episode of “Suits” TV series.
  • For the films “Remember Me” and “The Candidate”, Markle bagged a whopping $177,000 and $160,000 respectively.
  • The Boys and Girls Guide to Getting Down” paid her an estimated $145,000.
  • Away from acting, also earns a lot from her endorsement deals whereby she is said to earn up to $ 80, 000 per year from deals with brands like; Canadian brand, and Reitmans.
  • Markle made an estimated $ 77,000 from her lifestyle blog, “The Tig” which operated between 2014 and 2017.
  • Their cumulative net worth together with Prince Harry is estimated to be $ 40 million.

What are the Laser Known Facts about Meghan Markle?

  1. Upon graduation, Markle worked as an intern at the US embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  2. As a way of supporting her acting career to take off, Meghan worked as a freelance calligrapher.
  3. Meghan Markle announced her retirement from acting post her engagement with Prince Harry.
  4. She was appointed as the Global Ambassador for World Vision Canada in 2016.
  5. She together with Reitmans, a Canadian clothing company, released a line of women’s fashion workwear in 2016.
  6. In 2016, Markle worked as an Advocate with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
  7. Time magazine named her one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2018.

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