Eight curiosities you may not have known about Meghan Markle

Discover eight surprising aspects of the life of the former 'Suits' actress, now Duchess of Sussex, wife of Prince Harry, a member of the British royal family and fifth in line to the UK throne.

Meghan Markle is a name that constantly echoes around the world, from her acting career to her role as Duchess of Sussex. 

Despite her notoriety, there are some aspects of her life that might surprise you. 

Let's find out eight curiosities about Meghan Markle.

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A career before "Suits"
Before achieving international fame with her role in the TV series 'Suits', Meghan worked in various minor roles. She even worked as a freelance calligrapher, a talent she used to write the invitations for Robin Thicke and Paula Patton's wedding in 2005.
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Meghan and the calligraphy
Not everyone knows that Meghan is an expert in calligraphy. This talent dates back to her time at the Catholic boarding school, where students were required to learn the art of calligraphy.
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A successful blog
Before becoming the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan ran a lifestyle blog called 'The Tig'. The popular blog covered topics such as travel, food, fashion and beauty.
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A degree in international relations
Meghan is not only a talented actress, but also has a solid academic background. She graduated in theatre and international relations from Northwestern University.
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A relationship with Argentina
In 2002, Meghan spent several months in Argentina and Spain for an internship at the US Embassy, an experience that enriched her cultural and linguistic background.
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Animal lover
Meghan is a well-known animal lover. She has two dogs, a beagle named Guy and a Labrador-shepherd mix named Bogart.
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The meaning of her name
Meghan's full name is Rachel Meghan Markle. Curiously, 'Rachel' is also the name of the character she played in the TV series 'Suits'.
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Early humanitarian engagement
At the age of just 11, Meghan started to be an activist. After seeing a sexist advertisement, she wrote a letter of complaint to the production company, causing the ad to be changed. This event anticipated her future commitment to gender equality.
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