From Hollywood to Kensington: Meghan Markle’s Life in Photos

See Meghan Markle's life in photos from her days at Northwestern University, to her first breakout role in "Suits," to her engagement with Britain's Prince Harry.

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Meghan Markle's first big television role came in the form of Rachel Zane of USA Network's "Suits."
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Gina Torres as Jessica Pearson, Rick Hoffmann as Louis Litt, Meghan Markle as Rachel Zane, Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter, Patrick Adams as Mike Ross from season one of USA Network's "Suits."
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Actors Meghan Markle and Kerry Washington attend ELLE & Tod's Celebrate Kerry Washington at Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria on May 15, 2013, in New York City.
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Megan Markle arrives on the red carpet at the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards on June 16, 2013, in Toronto, Canada.
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Meghan Markle attends the Tracy Reese fashion show during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on Sept. 8, 2013, in New York City.
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Meghan Markle fundraises at the Annual Charity Day at the Cantor Fitzgerald Office on Sept. 11, 2013, in New York, New York.
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Meghan Markle attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 13th annual 'An Enduring Vision' benefit at Cipriani Wall Street on Oct. 28, 2014, in New York City.
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Aaron Korsh and actors Meghan Markle, Patrick J. Adams, Gabriel Macht, Gina Torres, Rick Hoffman and Sarah Rafferty of the television show "Suits" speak during the NBC Universal portion of the 2014 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Langham Hotel on Jan. 18, 2014, in Pasadena, California.
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Meghan Markle, Shay Mitchell and Nina Agdal participate in the DirecTV Beach Bowl at Pier 40 on Feb, 1, 2014, in New York City.
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Meghan Markle, star of USA Network's orginal drama "Suits," hosts the 2015 Women in Cable Telecommunications Signature Luncheon at McCormick Place on May 5, 2015, in Chicago, Illinois.
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Gabriel Macht, Sarah Rafferty, Rick Hoffman and Meghan Markle attend NBC's 2015 New York Summer Press Day at Four Seasons Hotel New York on June 24, 2015, in New York City.
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Actors Sarah Rafferty and Meghan Markle attend a Q&A following the premiere of USA Network's "Suits" Season 5 at Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel on Jan. 21, 2016, in Los Angeles, California.
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend a wheelchair tennis match during the 2017 Invictus Games at Nathan Philips Square on Sept. 25, 2017, in Toronto, Canada.
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement at The Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace on Nov. 27, 2017, in London, England. The two have been a couple officially since 2016 and are due to marry in 2018.
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Meghan Markle played Rachel Zane from season one to season seven of USA Network's "Suits," but have announced her intention to quit the series after her marriage to Prince Harry of Britain.
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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip lead Prince Charles and his wife Camilla and Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at the Christmas Day 2017 church service at Church of St. Mary Magdalene in King's Lynn, England. It is the first Markle made a public appearance with the queen since her engagement to Prince Harry went public.
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Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marries in the <a href="/multimedia/Best-Moments-of-the-Royal-Wedding-483110061.html" target="_blank">royal wedding of the year</a> in Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, May 19, 2018.
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Meghan, the new Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, wave as they leave Windsor Castle after their wedding to attend an evening reception at Frogmore House, hosted by the Prince of Wales, on May 19, 2018, in Windsor, England.
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex during the <a href="/news/national-international/Prince-Harry-Meghan-Trooping-the-Color-Queen-Elizabeth-485035171.html" target="_blank">Trooping The Color ceremony</a> on June 9, 2018, in London, England. The annual ceremony involving over 1,400 guardsmen and cavalry is believed to have first been performed during the reign of King Charles II. The parade marks the official birthday of the Sovereign, even though the Queen's actual birthday is on April 21st.
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex shares a laugh with Queen Elizabeth II during her <a href="/entertainment/entertainment-news/Duchess-Meghan-First-Joint-Appearance-With-Queen-Elizabeth-485552681.html" target="_blank">first official engagement with the Queen</a>, a visit to the Catalyst Museum by the Mersey Gateway Bridge on June 14, 2018 in Widnes, England. This is her first engagement with the Queen. During the visit the pair will open a road bridge in Widnes and visit The Storyhouse and Town Hall in Chester.
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