Meghan Markle is celebrating her 41st birthday today (August 4). Last year, the Duchess of Sussex marked her milestone 40th birthday in a low-key affair with her husband Prince Harry, and their two children, Archie and Lilibet.
It's likely that Meghan will also be spending this year's birthday with her family at their home in Montecito, California. Meghan was a famous face long before marrying into the Royal Family, and in her 41 years she's racked up a long list of achievements.
She was a successful actress prior to her marriage, appearing in Suits and CSI: NY. As well as her acting career, she also started a popular lifestyle blog called The Tig and released two clothing lines.
Throughout her life, Meghan has also been actively involved in charity work, with a particular focus on women's rights. But what was her life like before the fame?Read more on dailystar.co.uk