Ethnicity: Her father is Caucasian (Dutch and Irish descent) & mother is African-American.
Markle has been in a relationship with Prince Harry since July 2016. In September 2017, during an interview with Vanity Fair, Markle spoke in public for the first time about her love for Prince Harry saying, “We’re two people who are really happy and in love.
Markle’s father’s family history revealed that Meghan’s great great great grandmother, Mary Bird, was a member of staff of the Royal Household at Windsor Castle in 1856.
Her mother, Doria Ragland, has a master’s degree from the University of Southern California and works as a psychotherapist and yoga instructor.
From age five, Markle was educated at private schools. Markle majored in international studies; coursework included an internship at the U.S. embassy in Buenos Aires. She graduated in 2003 from Northwestern University.
Markle is close friends with Serena Williams.
Of her parents she has said, “my dad is Caucasian and my mom is African-American … I have come to embrace [this and] say who I am, to share where I’m from, to voice my pride in being a strong, confident, mixed-race woman.
The paparazzi crush is said to be especially brutal this time. Ms. Markel who is biracial, has faced racist comments. In a statement last November, the palace described a wave of abuse and harassment and said Prince Harry is deeply disappointed that he has not been able to protect her.