|Father in-law||Charles, Prince of Wales|
|Mother in-law||Diana, Princess of Wales|
|Half Brother (Paternal)||Thomas Markle Jr.|
|Half Sister (Paternal)||Samantha Markle|
|Grandmother (Maternal)||Jeanette Arnold|
|Grandfather (Maternal)||Alvin Azell Ragland|
Steve R. Ragland
Louis Russell Ragland
|Grandmother (Paternal)||Doris May Sanders|
|Grandfather (Paternal)||Gordon Arnold Markle|
Joseph Jr. (maternal)
Alvin Joffrey Ragland(paternal)
|Aunts||Saundra Johnson (maternal)|
Thomas Markle III
Christopher and Noelle
Meghan Markle is a former American actress, Duchess of Sussex. Meghan has appeared in American TV/ Movies such as Suits, Horrible Bosses, Dysfunctional Friends, Random Encounters among others. She is a feminist who has advocates gender inequality.
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex was born as Rachel Meghan Markle on 4th August 1981 in Los Angeles, California, United States to Thomas Markle, an American TV lighting director & Doria Reginald, a former beautician.
Meghan's surname Markle was previously Merckel, which originated in the Alsace (French German border). Her paternal American ancestors were of English, Dutch & Irish descent.
Her maternal ancestors were from the state of Georgia, they were brought there as slaves.
Meghan's parents Doria Ragland & Thomas Markle married at the Self-Realization Fellowship Temple (founded by Paramahansa Yogananda) in 1979 in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The couple had daughter Meghan Markle in 1981. The couple divorced in 1987.
Image: Meghan Markle with Mother Doria Reginald
Doria Reginald: Doria Loyce Ragland is a former makeup artist, yoga teacher & a social worker. She has worked in the mental sector.
Doria Ragland was born in 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States to Jeanette Arnold (a nurse) & Alvin Azell Ragland (an antique dealer). She has two half maternal siblings- Joseph Johnson & Saundra Johnson.
She is a graduate with a B.A degree in Psychology. She has a 'Master of Social Work' from University of Southern California.
She has worked at the Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services as a social worker. She lives in View Park Windsor Hills, California. She attended her daughter Meghan's wedding with Prince Harry. She is often seen accompanying her daughter. She attended her grandson Archie's Christening ceremony at the Windsor Castle.
Image: Meghan Markle with Dad Thomas Markle
Thomas Markle: Thomas Wayne Markle Sr. is an American TV lighting director & Director of Photography. He is a recipient of Midwest Emmy Award, 2 Daytime Emmy Awards. some of the works he has practiced in are- 'General Hospital' and 'Married... with Children'.
He was born in 1944 in Newport, Pennsylvania, United States to Doris May Sanders(1920-2011) & Gordon Arnold Markle (1918-1982). He was raised an Anglican Christian.
Thomas once won a $750k lottery, but eventually went bankrupt. He lives in Rosarito, Mexico.
He had had a heart surgery during the wedding of Meghan Markle & could not attend the event at Windsor Castle. Father & Daughter have had a strained relationship of late.
Image: Meghan Markle with Dad Thomas Markle
Image: Meghan Markle with Prince Harry
Prince Harry: Meghan met Prince Harry through a mutual friend of theirs. They were set on a blind date by a mutual friend. The have been in relationship since 2016. The couple started publicly appearing together in 2017. They got engaged on 27th November 2017. Meghan retired from acting since her engagement. They wedded on May 19th 2018 at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. The couple live in the Frogmore Cottage in the Home Park, Windsor Castle The couple have a son named Archie Mountbatten-Windsor.
Henry Charles Albert David was born in 1984 to Charles, Prince of Wales & his wife Diana the princess of Wales.
Trevor Engelson: Meghan was previously married to film producer Trevor Engelson (lnown for License to Wed, Remember Me, All About Steve) in 2011 in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, they had been together since 2004. They had a no-fault divorce in August 2013.
Image: Meghan Markle's ex-husband Trevor Engelson
Cory Vitiello: Meghan dated celebrity chef & restaurant owner Cory Vitiello from 2014 to May 2016
Image: Meghan Markle with Cory Vitiello
Archie Mountbatten-Windsor: Archie was born on 6th May of 2019 to Prince Harry & Duchess Meghan. He is the 7th in line of succession to the British Throne. He was born at the Portland Hospital, London. He was named Archie on May 8th 2019, He was baptized in July 2019 at the Windsor Castle.
Image: Meghan with husband Harry & son Archie Mountbatten-Windsor
Samantha Markle: Samantha is the paternal half sister of Meghan, she was born to Meghan's father Thomas Markle & his first wife Roslyn Loveless in 1964. She lives with her boyfriend Mark Phillips in Florida, United States. She has worked as a health counselor, she has 3 children- Ashleigh, Christopher & Noelle. She was previously married to Scott Rasmussen.
Image: Samantha Markle
Samantha is suffering multiple sclerosis and uses wheelchair to move. She is quoted to have called Meghan a 'shallow social climber' & Meghan's mother Doria as the reason for her estrangement with the Duchess. Like her father she too has previously filed for bankruptcy.
Thomas Markle Jr.: He was born Thomas Wayne Markle Jr. to Thomas Markle Sr. & Roslyn Loveless in 1966. He maintains an estranged relationship with his half sister
Image: Thomas Markle II
Thomas works in Grants Pass, Oregon, he works as a window fitter. He was arrested in 2017 for holding a gun to his girlfriend Darlene Blount's head during a heated drunken argument.
Thomas was previously married to Tracy Dooley (divorced in 2001), he has two sons Tyler Dooley & Thomas Markle III with her. He later married Johannes Rawha(divorced in 2009). Like his father & sister he too has previously filed for bankruptcy.
Image: Meghan Markle with Grandparents, Aunt, Mom & Brother
Alvin Azell Ragland, the father of Doria Ragland was an antiques dealer in Los Angeles.
Gordon Arnold Markle: Gordon is the paternal grandfather of Meghan, he is the father of Thomas Markle.
Jeannette Johnson: Jeanette Arnold was an insurance company secretary. She was the 1st wife of Alvin Ragland. She died at the age of 71 in 2000.
Image: Meghan Markle, Mother Doria & Grandmother
Doris May Sanders: Doris is the Paternal grandmother of Meghan, she mothered Thomas Markle with Gordon Arnold Markle.
Ava Burrow Ragland: Ava was the 2nd wife of Meghan's grandfather Alvin Ragland, She is the step grandmother of Meghan. She was a kindergarten teacher who worked in the Hamilton County schools, she has also worked at Morongo Band of Mission Indians. She attended Notre Dame Academy in Los Angeles & lives in California
Image: Meghan Markle's In-laws: Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles
Charles, Prince of Wales: Charles was born in 1948 as the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II & Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He has been the Duke of Cornwall & Rothesay. He is the oldest heir apparent to British Throne. He is the first grandchild of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth.
Charles married lady Diana Spencer in 1981. The couple had two sons, Prince William born in 1982 & Prince Harry born in 1984. He is the first Royal father to be present during the birth of his children
Diana, Princess of Wales: Diana Frances Spencer was born in 1961 to John Spencer & Frances Spencer. She was one of the 4 siblings, others being Sarah, Jane & Charles. Diana's sister Sarah was a frequent companion of prince Charles of Wales, it was only in the 1980s that his interest for Diana was kindled. She wed Princes Charles in 1981, had two sons William & Harry with him in 1982 & 1984 & died in a car accident in 1997
Image: Prince William, Princess Catherine, Prince Harry & Meghan
Prince William: William Arthur Philip Louis was born in 1982 to Diana Spencer & Prince Charles in London England as their first child. He was affectionately called "Wombat" by his parents or "Wills". He is the 2nd in line of succession to British Throne since his birth. Prince William dated Catherine Middleton in 2003 & had split up for a while in 2007. They eventually got engaged in November 2010. They wed on 29th April 2011 in Westminster Abbey, London. The couple have two sons & a daughter in Prince George (2013), Princess Charlotte(2015) & Prince Louis (born in 2018)
Catherine Middleton: Catherine was born Catherine Elizabeth Middleton in 1982 to Michael Middleton & Carole Goldsmith. Catherine & Prince William have been in a relationship since 2001. The couple have 3 children in- Prince George (2013), Princess Charlotte(2015) & Prince Louis (2018)
Queen Elizabeth II: The Queen of England was born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor in 1926 to Queen Elizabeth (Duchess of York) & King George VI
Joseph Johnson Jr. (maternal, half): Sandra was the son of Jeanette Johnson & her first husband Joseph Johnson. He is married to Pamela Johnson, a social worker.
Image: Meghan's uncle Joseph Johnson Jr. & wife Pamela Johnson
Alvin Joffrey Ragland (paternal, half): Alvin Joffrey is the son of Ava Burrow & Alvin Azell Ragland. Alvin works as a designer at a hybrid apparel company, in Los Angeles
Image: Joffrey & Donovan
Saundra Johnson (maternal, half): Sandra was the daughter of Jeanette Johnson & her first husband Jospeh Johnson. Meghan was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Saundra Johnson . Saundra has a son named Donovan Johnson.
Image: Meghan Markle with Aunt Saundra Johnson & cousin Donovan
Tyler Dooley: Tyler Scott Markle was born in 1992 to Meghan's brother Thomas Markle & his then wife Tracey Dooley in Los Angeles. Tyler & his mother Tracey own a legal cannabis business. He has created a product called "Markle Sparkle" as a tribute to his aunt Meghan's marriage to Prince Harry. Since 2018 Tyler lives in Oregon
Image: Meghan with Tyler Dooley
Thomas Markle III: is the son of Thomas MArkle II & his wife Tracy Dooley. He has a brother in Tyler Dooley.
Christopher, Ashleigh & Noelle are the children of Samantha Markle, paternal half-sister of Meghan Markle
Donovan Johnson: Donovan is the distant relative of Meghan Markle, he is the son of Saundra Johnson.
Roslyn Loveless: Meghan's father Thomas was married to Roslyn Loveless in 1964. They had fallen in love while studying in the University of Chicago. The couple had two children- Samantha Markle(1964) & Thomas Markle Jr.(1966), they divorced in 1975.