Meghan Markle is an American fashion model, spokesmodel, and actress. She is formerly the model who held case #24 on the US version of the television game show Deal or No Deal, and portrays Rachel Zane on Suits. She is also engaged to Prince Harry.

Suits credits

Rachel Zane

Selected other credits



Biographical information

Personal life

Markle was born Rachel Meghan Markle, and was raised in Los Angeles, California. Her mother is African American and her father is of Dutch and Irish descent. She attended Northwestern University, and double-majored in Theater and International Relations. After graduating college, she worked for the US Embassy in Buenos Aires.

After her split from Joe Giuliano, Markle married Trevor Engelson on September 10, 2011, the two of them having dated since 2004. They then married in 2011 but later divorced in 2013.


Markle began her acting career in 2002 in an episode of the daytime soap opera, General Hospital. She has also appeared in episodes of Century City, Cuts, Love, Inc., The War at Home, 90210, Knight Rider, Without a Trace, The Apostles, CSI: NY, The League, and Castle. She also appeared in Fringe as Junior Agent Amy Jessup in the first two episodes of its second season.

Markle made her debut late in the first season of Deal or No Deal on April 12, 2006. Aside from a single appearance holding case #11, Markle was the regular model carrying case #24. Markle quit the show in early 2007.

Markle begun her appearance in film in 2005 with A Lot Like Love, followed in 2006 by Deceit. She appeared in two 2010 films, Get Him to the Greek and Remember Me, and one 2011 film, Horrible Bosses. She also appeared in the short film The Candidate as a secretary in 2010.

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