Ever since she began dating Prince Harry, all eyes have stayed on Meghan Markle. From the beginning of their romance, many saw Markle as the royal the world needed in 2019. She’s American, politically active, and she is likely the first bi-racial royal in the families’ entire history. However, while many are excited about Duchess Meghan’s future, some are not. In fact, much of the Markle family, in particular, remain quite vocal in their displeasure with Meghan’s transition to Duchess.
With any major life change, some degree of family drama is inevitable. That’s life! Thankfully, our family drama usually only bubbles up during Thanksgiving dinner or other family gatherings. Unfortunately for the Markles, the whole world is watching, meaning every single story is discussed for days on end. Let’s face it, adjusting to royal life cannot be easy. Here, we’ve tried to piece together all the challenges Meghan Markle’s faced from both her old family and her new one.
Read on to meet all the key players and follow the Markle family story through every twist and turn…
1. Meet The Markle Family – Meghan Markle
If you don’t know who Meghan Markle is, you’ve likely been living under a rock for the past few years. However, just in case you don’t, here’s a quick overview. After a childhood that seemed destined for stardom, Meghan became a famous actress starring it hit shows and movies like Suits and Horrible Bosses. And that was just the first act of an incredible life!
Meghan met and fell in love with Prince Harry in 2016. After their marriage in 2018, Meghan became one of the most cherished British royals in the world. Since then, her life seems to many to be one incredible royal moment after the other. However, her new royal status came with some severe backlash from her family.
But how did she, and the other members of the Markle Family, end up here? First, we’ll need to meet a few more of Meghan’s family members…