Meghan Markle Duchess of Sussex 1981 –


Meghan Markle


Father – Thomas Markle
Mother – Doria Loyce Ragland
Spouse – Trevor Engelson, Prince Harry

Please note: This timeline is ongoing



1981 (4th August)
A daughter, Rachel Meghan was born to Doria Loyce Ragland and Thomas Markle in Los Angeles, California.
1986 (around)
Meghan attended Hollywood Little Red Schoolhouse.
1987 (during)
Meghan’s parents divorced.
1992 (during)
Meghan was annoyed by a commercial that stated “Women all over America are fighting greasy pots and pans.” and wrote letters to Procter and Gamble, First Lady Hillary Clinton, the host of a children’s news programme and a notable attorney. She was filmed by the children’s news programme and Procter and Gamble changed their advertisement to “People all over America are fighting greasy pots and pans”. Meghan has been a champion of women’s rights ever since.
1992 (Autumn)
Meghan attended Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles.
1999 (during)
Meghan attended Northwestern University where she studied Theatre and International Studies.
2003 (Summer)
Meghan graduated with a degree in Theatre and International Studies.
2003 (Autumn)
Meghan worked as an intern at the American Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2004 (during)
Meghan had a small role in the television show Century City.
2004 (during)
Meghan began a relationship with Trevor Engelson, an actor and producer.
2006 (during)
Meghan played a part in the television show The War At Home. She also appeared in CSI:NY.
2010 (during)
Meghan played the character Tatiana in the film Get Him to the Greek.
2010 (during)
Meghan played the character Megan in the film Remember Me.
2011 (during)
Meghan played a delivery girl, Jamie, in the film Horrible Bosses.
2011 (July)
Meghan began playing the character Rachel Zane in the drama Suits.
2011 (10th September)
Meghan married Trevor Engelson at Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
2013 (August)
Meghan and husband Trevor Engelson divorced.
2014 (during)
Meghan founded the website, The Tig, a lifestyle magazine website.
2016 (during)
Meghan spoke about modern day slavery and gender equality at the One Young World Charity annual summit in Dublin.
2016 (May)
Meghan met Prince Harry of the United Kingdom at a club in Toronto, Canada and they began dating.
2016 (November)
Meghan worked with Reitmans, a Canadian clothing company, to produce a line of women’s fashion workwear.
2016 (8th November)
It was officially announced that Prince Harry was in a relationship with Meghan Markle.
2017 (April)
Meghan closed her website, The Tig.
2017 (23rd September)
Harry opened the third Invictus games in Toronto, Canada. During the games Meghan made her first public appearance with Prince Harry.
2017 (27th November)
It was announced that Harry and Meghan had become engaged.
2017 (late November)
Meghan completed work on the seventh season of Suits. This was to be her last acting role as she resigned from acting shortly afterwards.
2017 (1st December)
Meghan and Harry made an official walkabout in Nottingham.
2017 (Christmas)
Meghan celebrated Christmas with the royal family at Sandringham.
2018 (January)
Meghan deleted all her social media accounts.
2018 (6th March)
Meghan was baptised and confirmed by Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury.
2018 (12th March)
Meghan was present with other members of the royal family at a service to commemorate Commonwealth Day held at Westminster Abbey.
2018 (23rd March)
Meghan and Harry made an official visit to Northern Ireland.
2018 (19th May)
Meghan and Harry were married at St George’s Chapel Windsor. Following the marriage Meghan became Duchess of Sussex.


Published May 16, 2018 @ 9:51 am – Updated – May 19, 2018 @ 4:21 pm


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Heather Y Wheeler. (2018). Meghan Markle Duchess of Sussex 1981 -. Available: Last accessed May 28th, 2018