Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, News

Meghan Markle is a former American actress and lifestyle blogger, who rose to fame after starring in legal drama Suits. The Californian beauty won Prince Harry's heart in 2016 and after quietly dating for a few months, the couple went public with their romance. Their engagement was announced in late 2017, much to the delight of the British public, which led to a speculator royal wedding in May 2018.

Harry and Meghan were given the titles, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex after their wedding and the pair announced they were expecting their first child on the first day of their royal tour of Australia in October 2018.

Meghan gave birth to Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor on 6 May 2019 at the Portland Hospital in London. The Duchess champions a number of causes within her royal duties – including female empowerment, gender equality, animal rights and the arts.