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15 Interesting Things You Should Know About Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

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Meghan Markle, now Duchess of Sussex, has already parlayed for herself a successful career in Hollywood before she gained more media attention when rumors had it that she was dating Prince Harry. And so now that she's a part of one of the world's most recognizable families, it's high time we get to know better the charming wife of Prince Harry.

1. She is quite a food buff. She would always confess to being a foodie during interviews. Some of her favorite dishes include chicken adobo, roasted chicken, kale chips, fish tacos, and cioppino.

2. She was hailed as the Most Googled Actress of 2016 after rumors of her relationship with Prince Harry started circulating October that year.

3. Her mom—who’s a yoga instructor—started bringing her to yoga classes when she was only seven years of age. She was already rocking some meditative poses that early in her life!

4. She attended Illinois’s Northwestern University, where she took two majors—international relations and theater. And, yes, she was a quite a theater nerd back then.

5. She once worked as an intern at the U.S. Embassy in Argentina during her junior year in the university.

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6. Prior to becoming one of Hollywood’s most promising actresses, she appeared on Deal or No Deal as a briefcase model “to make ends meet” while she was auditioning for roles, she revealed in an Esquire interview back in 2013.

7. In 2014, she launched her own lifestyle blog, The Tig (named after her favorite red wine, Tignanello), which focused on beauty, travel, and food. However, she decided to close it down just last year.

8. She considers tennis superstar Serena Williams as her best friend. They first met at a charity event and they have become each other’s confidante since then.

9. She is three years older than Prince Harry. As if THAT matters!

10. She previously earned some bucks doing calligraphy. One of her biggest gigs was writing on wedding invitations for ex-couple Robin Thicke and Paula Patton.

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11. Coincidentally, Meghan’s real first name is identical to that of the popular character she’s playing on Suits, which is Rachel!

12. Her nickname is “Flower”. Her mother gave her that moniker.

13. Nothing makes her happier than a glass of wine after a long and tiring day.

14. Her upcoming wedding with Prince Harry is actually not her first. She previously tied the knot with Trevor Engelson, a film producer. They parted ways after two years of marriage.

15. A teenage Meghan Markle once took a selfie in front of the Buckingham Palace. And, now, she’s about to marry one of the princes inside that palace!


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