Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (born Rachel Meghan Markle on August 4, 1981) is a former actress and current member of the British royal family. She is a 1999 graduate of Immaculate Heart High School (Los Angeles, CA), where she participated in drama and was a member of a club dedicated to preserving performing arts.
Before graduating from college, Markle had landed her first acting role, a guest spot in an episode of General Hospital. She went on to appear in episodes of CSI: NY, 90210, Without a Trace, Fringe, and The League. In 2006, she also had a stint as one of the briefcase holders on Deal or No Deal. Finally, in 2011, Markle landed the role of Rachel Zane in Suits, the character for which she is best known.
In 2016, Markle was set up on a blind date with Prince Harry. The two soon began a relationship and became engaged in late 2017. Markle announced her retirement from acting and became a British citizen. The couple’s royal wedding took place on May 19, 2018.