Meghan Markle ushers in a new decade as the royal celebrates his 40th birthday on Wednesday.
Before getting married Prince Harry , Markle was making the headlines as an actress, starting with an appearance in 1995 on " Married… with children , "by IMDb . From there, she made a single appearance in "General Hospital ", the long-running ABC soap opera that her father, Thomas, worked on it.
Since then, the star has appeared in a number of prominent TV series , including "Suits ", "which saw her play Rachel Zane from 2011 until her release in 2018.
Although she has had a booming career in the years before joining the royal family, there is no doubt that his last decade was quite an adventure. Here's a look at some of Markle's biggest moments of the past 10 years:
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Meghan Markle as Rachel Zane in States "Suits " -United. (Robert Ascroft / USA Network / NBCU Photo Bank / NBCUniversal via Images)
In late 2011, Markle married producer Trevor Engleson, who worked with with her on the 2010 film " Remember Me , "with Robert Pattinson.
As for her acting career, 2011 was also a big year for Markle. "Suits " began airing in the United States, which put her in the limelight in her biggest role to date.
She also arguably appeared in her film the most famous, "Horrible Bosses, " alongside the likes of Jennifer Aniston , Jason Bateman, Donald Sutherland and more.
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She has also featured in "The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down.
According to Daily Mail , This was also when she met her close friend, Jessica Mulroney, although they later had a falling out.
Trevor Engelson and Meghan Markle. (Michael Kovac / WireImage)
After about 18 months of marriage, Markle and Engelson, now 44, are going their separate ways. "https: //www.hebergementwebs.com/url/6568263 " target = "_ blank " title = " alt = ""> City & Country , both were granted a
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry met in 2016. (Images)
In 2016, Markle broke up with her boyfriend, celebrity chef Cory Vitiello after about two years of dating. The Telegraph reports that the two were still dating when Markle met Harry, now 36 years old.
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A few months after parting ways with the Chief, the "Suits " alum struck up a relationship with Harry. It wasn't long before their relationship was publicly confirmed and they began to deal withthe media storm that they say has since contributed to their royal exit.
Markle and Harry made their first public appearance together in 2017 at the Invictus Games . (Karwai Tang / WireImage)
The two made their first public appearance together at the Invictus Games in September 2017 before announcing their engagement in November.
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The same year, Markle announced his forthcoming retirement from actor, which had slowed down a bit since the start of "Suits.
Harry and Markle got married in 2018 . (AARON CHOWN / AFP via Ge tty Images)
In 2018, Markle officially left "Suits ", marking her last role as a actress. Speculation that she may one day return to the screenhave been practically closed, but rumors persist.
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In May, Markle and Harry tied the knot at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, although this was revealed in the star's explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey that she and Harry had exchanged vows in private for three days ahead of the May 19 ceremony, which was televised worldwide.
Markle and Harry welcomed their first child, Archie, in 2019. (Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool / Images)
A few days before their 1 year birthday, Markle and Harry welcomed their first child, a little boy named Archie.
The family seemed to dive into royal engagements when their offices moved to Buckingham Palace, but below the couple struggled to cope with their duties.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle now live in California and produce content for Netflix and Spotify. (Karwai Tang / WireImage)
Markle and Harry got into production, announcing in April that their The First Netflix project would take fans behind the scenes at Harry 's Invictus Games, a competitive sports series for wounded, injured or ill servicemen. Additionally, they are working on a children's animated series called "Pearl.
In June 2021, the two welcomed their second child, une girl named Lillibet - which was a nickname Harry's grandfather, the late Prince Phillip, used for Queen Elizabeth II .
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Around the time of Lillibet 's Birth, Markle published "The Bench ", a children's book about the relationship between fathers and sons, which paid special tribute to her own husband and son.