(CNN)Here is a look at the life of former actress Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, wife of Great Britain’s Prince Harry.

Personal:Birth date: August 4, 1981Birth place: Los Angeles, CaliforniaBirth name: Rachel Meghan MarkleFather: Thomas Markle, Hollywood lighting directorRead MoreMother: Doria Ragland, social worker and yoga instructorMarriages: Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex (May 19, 2018-present); Trevor Engelson (2011-2013, divorced)Education: Northwestern University, B.A., 2003Other Facts:First American to marry in to the British royal family since Wallis Simpson, who Edward VIII abdicated the throne to marry in 1936.

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