Actress, model, humanitarian, and future royal Meghan Markle has captured the attention of people the world over. Now that her wedding to Prince Harry of Wales is almost here, lots of people are wondering who this glamorous 36-year-old is and where she came from. Read on to see Meghan early in her acting career, and even as an activist tween!
Californian Bi-Racial Girl
Rachel Meghan Markle was born in Los Angeles in 1981 to a Caucasian father and an African-American mother. Her father, Thomas, worked as a cinematographer and little Meghan got to visit TV show sets. The experiences with her father probably got her thinking about life in the spotlight. But what did she learn from her mother?