Actress, feminist and humanitarian: Everything you need to know about Meghan Markle

Rumours have been circulating of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle’s relationship. Today, the couple were confirmed in a statement issued by Kensington Palace.

But Meghan isn’t simply an actress. She has spent her career working on a number of humanitarian and gender equality campaigns as well as setting up her own lifestyle brand aimed at inspiring young women.

Here’s everything you need to know about the woman who will be dominating headlines for some time to come.

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