Meghan Markle Age, Biography, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Facts

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Who is Meghan Markle?

Meghan Markle is an American actress who is known for playing the role of Rachel Zane in the legal drama series ‘Suits’. She first attained fame after starring as an FBI special agent, Amy Jessup, in the sci-fi thriller ‘Fringe’. She has appeared in several television shows including ‘Cuts’, ‘CSI: NY’, ‘Deal or No Deal’, ‘90210’, ‘Knight Rider’, ‘Without a Trace’, and ‘CSI: Miami’ and films such as ‘Remember Me’ and ‘Horrible Bosses’. She became one of the most searched actresses on Google in 2016 for her romantic linkup with Prince Harry, with whom she got married on 19 May 2018. She had recently announced her retirement from acting.

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Personal Life

Meghan Markle was born on the 4th of August 1981, in Los Angeles County, California, United States of America. She’s currently 38 years old.

Birth NameRachel Meghan Markle
NicknameMeghan
Date of BirthAugust 4, 1981
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, USA
Age38 years old
Sun SignLeo
ProfessionActress, Duchess of Sussex
NationalityAmerican, British
EthnicityDutch, Irish and African American
ReligionCatholic

Family

  • Father – Thomas W. Markle (Director of Photography)
  • Mother – Doria Markle (Social Welfare Employee, Yoga Therapist)
  • Siblings – Thomas Markle (Half Brother), Samantha Grant (Half-Sister)

Education

Meghan attended Immaculate Heart High School, an all-girl Catholic private school in Los Angeles. She, then enrolled at the Northwestern University, graduating in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree with a double major in theater and international studies.

Meghan Markle Husband

Meghan Markle started dating Prince Harry, who is fifth in line to the British throne in June 2016. Their engagement was announced on November 27, 2017, which took place in London in October. The couple married on May 19, 2018, at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

They welcomed their son, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, on May 6, 2019, who is seventh in line to the throne. Upon her marriage to Prince Harry, Meghan became a princess of the United Kingdom entitled to the style of Royal Highness, as well as Duchess of Sussex, Countess of Dumbarton and Baroness Kilkeel.

Prince Harry with Meghan Markle

Previously, she was married to actor Trevor Engelson on September 10, 2011, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, and divorced in August 2013. She has also dated Northern Irish professional golfer Rory McIlroy in 2014.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 7 inches
Centimeters – 170 cm
Meters – 1.7 m
WeightKilograms – 56 kg
Pounds – 124 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Body Measurements37-25-34
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
SexualityStraight
Shoe Size7 (US)
Dress Size8 (US)
Distinctive Features Full lips

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

In 2005, she made her first appearance, acting in a small role in the film, A Lot like Love. She landed a lead role as Megan in the 2010 film, Remember Me.

Television Debut

Meghan was first seen in the long-running medical drama series General Hospital, starring as Jill in 2002 in one episode.

Brand Endorsements

She has featured in several TV commercials like Jeep, Lexus, The More You Know, USA Characters Unite, Tostitos, among others.

Favorites

  • Fast Food – Green Juice
  • Getaway – Como Shambhala in Bali
  • Dessert – Red Wine

Meghan Markle Net Worth

Meghan has a net worth of $7.5 million US dollars as of 2019 with much of her earnings from acting and endorsements. Her net worth is expected to skyrocket after she gets wedded with Royal Prince Harry.

Social Media Profiles

In January 2018, Meghan Markle deleted all of her social media accounts and thanked “everyone who has followed her social media accounts over the years”.

Meghan Markle height

Meghan Markle Facts

After her graduation, she worked as an intern at the US embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

She worked as a freelance calligrapher to make her ends meet during her struggling days in acting.

Meghan Markle announced her retirement from acting post her engagement with Prince Harry.

In 2014, she traveled to Afghanistan and Spain as part of the USO Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Holiday Tour.

In 2016, she was appointed as the Global Ambassador for World Vision Canada.

In November 2016, Markle and Canadian clothing company, Reitmans released a line of women’s fashion workwear.

In 2016, She has also worked as an Advocate with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.

Meghan served as editor-in-chief of her lifestyle website ‘The Tig’  until she discontinued in April 2017.

Meghan is of close friends with Serena Williams, Jessica Mulroney, Priyanka Chopra and Mubina Rattonsey.

In 2018, Time magazine named Markle among the 100 Most Influential People in the World.

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