Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are two of the most written about celebrities, but there are still many lesser known facts you may not have come across.
Waves of press coverage—some adoring, some hateful—have put their lives into the public domain in extraordinary detail.
However, dramatic allegations, family crisis and wars with the media can sometimes push the little facts to the background.
Here are 41 missible details about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
1. Meghan is Not Her Real First Name
The Duchess of Sussex was in fact born Rachel Meghan Markle in Los Angeles on August 4, 1981.
2. Harry is Not His Real First Name
The Duke of Sussex was in fact born Prince Henry Charles Albert David, at St Mary’s Hospital, in London, on September 15, 1984.
3. Meghan is a Trained Calligrapher
Meghan is an expert calligrapher and taught classes through her part-time job at Paper Source, in Beverley Hills, from 2004 to 2005.
Winnie Park, the company’s chief executive told People in 2018: “It was her part-time job as she was going through auditions.
“She taught calligraphy and hosted a group of customers and instructed them during a two-hour class on how to do calligraphy.”
4. Meghan Helped Fund Her College Fees Through Work-Study and Scholarships
Meghan double-majored in theater and international studies at Northwestern University, in Illinois, starting in 1999.
However, she had a battle to get the money together for her tuition fees, relying in part on a loan her father took out and money…