Where was Meghan Markle born, what nationality are her mum and dad Doria Radlan and Thomas Markle and what’s her real name?

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MEGHAN Markle was already a well-known name and face even before she struck up her relationship with Prince Harry and subsequently agreed to marry him.

The happy couple revealed their exciting news on November 27, 2017 – we take a look at where the beautiful actress started out in life…

 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their engagement on November 27, 2017Reuters Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their engagement on November 27, 2017

Where was Meghan Markle born? What is her real name?

Meghan, 36, was born Rachel Meghan Markle on August 4, 1981.

She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.

From age five, she was educated at private schools – first at Hollywood Little Red Schoolhouse and later at Immaculate Heart High School, an all-girl, private Catholic school in Los Angeles.

Who is Meghan Markle? Prince Harry’s girlfriend and Suits actress  Meghan in her childhood bedroom at her mother Doria's Los Angeles homeSplash News Meghan in her childhood bedroom at her mother Doria's Los Angeles home

What nationality are her parents Doria Radlan and Thomas Markle?

Meghan's mother Doria Radlan, a yoga instructor and social worker, and father Thomas divorced when the future princess was six.

Meghan describes her parents as "coming from little" but they were able to privately educated her in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles.

Doria is African-American, while Meghan's father is Dutch-Irish, and their difference in skin tone led to the family receiving racial abuse when she was younger.

The actress has said that because her mother is black with dreadlocks, and she passes as Caucasian, she often received hurtful comments about whether Doria was her real mum.

 Meghan Markle as a baby with her dad Thomas Meghan Markle as a baby with her dad Thomas

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