Meghan Markle recently became engaged to Prince Harry. Learn all you need to know about her, including net worth and relationship with the Prince here.
Meghan Markle: Biography of Prince Harry’s Fiance
Meghan Markle is an American actress and humanitarian. She is best known for her work in Suits, Remember Me, and Horrible Bosses. She is engaged to Prince Harry of the royal family of England. Upon their marriage, she will become a part of the royal family herself. Meghan Markle was born to mixed-race parents on August 4, 1981, in Los Angeles, California, where she was also raised. Her mother is an African-American woman named Doria Loyce Ragland. She is a social worker and yoga instructor who lives in View Park–Windsor Hills, California. Her father is Thomas Wayne Markle, an Emmy Award winning lighting director who lives in Mexico. Meghan Markle’s parents divorced when she was six years old. She has two older half-siblings from her father, Thomas Markle Jr. and Samantha Grant. Meghan Markle grew up in Hollywood due to her father’s career in the lighting industry. She received her education at private schools, beginning at Hollywood Little Red Schoolhouse and later attending Immaculate Heart High School, an all-girl, private Catholic school in Los Angeles. Meghan Markle graduated from Northwester University near Chicago in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in both theater and international studies. Meghan Markle was married to actor and producer Trevor Engelson for two years. The couple dated for many years before that. Since June of 2016, she has been in a relationship with Prince Harry. The couple met on a blind date set up by a mutual friend. They made their first public appearances together at the Invictus Games in Toronto. Meghan experienced a wave of abuse and harassment from the press when they first got news of her relationship with the Prince because of her mixed background. The royal family issued a statement supporting her and asking the press to think twice before publishing unkind words about her again. Meghan Markle is currently living at Kensington Palace with Prince Harry, who is fifth in line to the throne.
Meghan Markle: Career As An Actress
Meghan Markle has appeared as an actress is several television series and movie productions. She is perhaps best known her role of Rachel Zane on the television series Suits, which has been on the air since 2011. Other television series in which Meghan has appeared include Castle, CSI: Miami, The League, 90210, The War At Home, General Hospital, Love, Inc., Cuts, and Century City. The films in which Meghan Markle has appeared include Remember Me, Get Him To The Greek, Horrible Bosses, The Candidate, Random Encounters, Anti-Social, and Dysfunctional Friends.
Above, the happy couple. Meghan and Prince Harry met on a blind date. What a surprise she must have had when she saw that her date was Prince Harry!
Meghan Markle: Net Worth and More Fun Facts
Here are some more fun facts to know about actress Meghan Markle. Meghan Markle’s full name is Rachel Meghan Markle. Meghan Markle’s net worth is reported to be about $7 million. When she marries Prince Harry, she will inherit his net worth of about $40 million. Meghan Markle has done some work as a humanitarian. She was a counselor for the international charity One Young World and spoke at the 2014 annual summit in Dublin on the topics of gender equality and modern day slavery. She also traveled to Afghanistan and Spain in 2014 as part of the USO Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Holiday Tour. Then, in 2016, Meghan Markle became a global ambassador for World Vision Canada and traveled to Rwanda for the Clean Water Campaign. She has also gone to India to raise awareness of issues concerning women and worked with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women as an Advocate. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s engagement was announced on November 27, 2017. The engagement ring given she was given by Prince Harry consists of a large central diamond from Botswana, with two smaller diamonds from the jewelry collection of Princess Diana. Meghan Markle will become the first mixed-race member of the royal family. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will be married on May 19, 2018, at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. Prior to the wedding day, she will be baptised and confirmed into the Church of England. Meghan has also begun the process of becoming a British citizen. After the wedding, she and Prince Harry will live at Nottingham Cottage in London, which is on the grounds of Kensington Palace.
Above are shown Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after their engagement was announced. You can see the beautiful ring on her finger which has stones from the jewelry of Prince Harry’s mother Diana.
Meghan Markle: In Conclusion
Meghan Markle is living a dream come true. She will soon be married to a Prince and become a member of the royal family of England. It is the type of story every young girl has dreamed about as a child. We wish the couple much happiness and can’t wait to watch the wedding in May!