Meghan Markle, who has been making bold claims about the royal family recently, has become a household name once more thanks to her open conversations on her new podcast, Archetypes and new magazine interviews.
Currently living in California with her husband and two children, Archie and Lilibet, the former Suits actress has caused a surge of interest in her life with fans and critics wanting to know everything about her from her age, to her Instagram account and even her star sign.
So who is Meghan Markle and what are the basic facts everyone should really know about the Duchess of Sussex?
Here’s the latest including her career, parents and birthday:
How old is Meghan Markle and what is her star sign?
Born on August 4, 1981, Markle is currently 42 years old. This makes her four years older than her husband Prince Harry.
This birth date also makes her star sign a Leo.
Who are Meghan Markle’s parents?
Markle is the daughter of Doria Ragland and Thomas Markle.
It’s no secret the Duchess has had a hard time with her family, especially her father and step-siblings who have all released interviews on the royal.
The former actress is, however, very close to her mum who travelled to the UK for her wedding and her grandson Archie’s arrival. She was even there when he met the Queen for the first time.
Does Meghan Markle have Instagram?
At the moment, Markle doesn’t have an Instagram account but she has hinted she could be ready for a return.
In an interview with New York Magazine, she said: “I’m getting back on Instagram. Especially now, with Archetypes coming out.”
Before meeting Prince Harry, Markle had a successful personal account which she quickly closed down, citing her mental well-being as the reason.
When the Sussexes’ also stepped down from their royal duties, they lost their joint account @sussexroyal, where they shared their charity work and some personal family shots.
What was Meghan Markle’s career before Prince Harry?
Markle was famously part of the super-successful TV show, Suits, where she played Rachel Zane.
She has also had other roles in movies including Remember Me and Horrible Bosses.
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