Meghan Markle: Your need-to-know on the most Googled actress of 2016

Because there's far more to Meghan Markle than her royal BF

You probably know all there is to know about the Meghan Markle and Prince Harry romance. But, while the world’s been focussing on their relationship, we realised we actually know very little about the 35-year-old actress herself, so we’ve remedied that immediately with a Meghan Markle 101…

What’s Meghan Markle’s story so far?

Meghan was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, to her yoga instructor and clinical therapist mother, Doria, but Meghan was first introduced to the acting world as a child because her dad was director of photography on the hit US show Married… With Children. Meghan then went on to study theatre and international relations at the Northwestern University School of Communication. She was married for two years to film producer and talent manager Trevor Engelson before the relationship ended in 2013. And, before dating Prince Harry, she was with Canadian chef Cory Vitiello for two years.

Me and my dad #throwbackthursday

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What is Meghan Markle most famous for?

She now lives between LA and Toronto, because the latter is where her main TV show Suits is filmed. The legal drama is what Meghan is professionally most famous for. She plays paralegal Rachel Zane and has just wrapped on the show’s sixth season.

@meghanmarkle is definitely a leading lady. Would she have your vote in an #election?

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You need to watch the powerful speech she gave at the UN in 2015

Our EIC @meghanmarkle's think piece on identity, "More Than an 'Other,'" is live today on #TheTig! #linkinbio

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She’s been quoted as saying the website is her way to ‘reframe content to include think pieces about self-empowerment’ and as well as bringing a more meaningful element to her career. ‘I’ve never wanted to be a lady who lunches’ she says, ‘I’ve always wanted to be a woman who works.’

In that case – be a rebel, friends 🙌🏽

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#TBT to my solo trip to @sfhmembers #treatyourself #UK #sohohouse #farmhouse

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