The former actress turned Duchess, Meghan Markle, has been a member of the British Royal Family since her marriage to Prince Harry in May 2018.
Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry have been a couple since June 2016. Their relationship was officially confirmed early on and as a result the press went after Meghan. Prince Harry responded with an unprecedented letter to the press in which he called out the press for the racist, sexist and overall spiteful remarks.
Duchess Meghan portrayed paralegal "Rachel Zane" in the successful series Suits from 2011 to 2018.
Duchess Meghan's parents divorced when she was just seven years old. Her mother is African-American, her father has German-Irish roots. Her mother Doria Ragland was also a guest at Meghan's wedding. Duchess Meghan's father made the headlines with staged paparazzi pictures before the wedding.
Also in further interviews after the wedding day, he made confusing assertions, such as that Prince Harry would give US President Donald Trump his approval.
Like Duchess Kate, Meghan has quickly become a style icon. Her outfits always make the headlines - and not only because she broke some royal style rules at the beginning. She wore off the shoulder dresses at some official events, which was actually frowned upon by the palace.
Even before Meghan's engagement to Prince Harry, Meghan was active in charities. Among other things, Meghan has campaigned for gender equality and clean water in developing countries.
The pregnancy of Duchess Meghan was officially confirmed on October 15th in 2018. Kensington Palace announced via Twitter that Meghan and Harry's child would be born in the spring of 2019. The time for the announcement of the pregnancy was convenient, Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry were on their trip to Australia at that time.
Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry's first born son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, was born on May 6th, 2019.
• Duchess Meghan was a number girl in the US version of the game show Deal or no Deal.
• Duchess Meghan's first name is actually Rachel.
• Duchess Meghan's best friend is tennis superstar Serena Williams.