Meghan is committed to charity, much like Prince Harry.
She is the Global Ambassador for World Vision Canada and has been to Rwanda to promote the organisation's Clean Water Campaign.
Doria is African-American, while Meghan's father is Dutch-Irish, and the family were victims of racial abuse when Meghan was younger.
Meghan is 5ft 6in compared to her husband's 6ft 1in frame.
Royal experts have hailed the ceremony as "ground-breaking", saying the couple has thrown the Royals into the 21st century.
It has been announced that the newlyweds will live in Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace.
Her father, Thomas W Markle, won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction for a Drama Series.
Doria Ragland, Meghan Markle's mum, is African-American, while Meghan's father is Dutch-Irish, and their difference in skin tone led to the family receiving racial abuse when she was younger.
The star has since said that because her mother is black with dreadlocks, and she passes as caucasian, she often came under fire growing up as people questioned whether her mother was in fact her biological mum.
They exchanged vows in Jamaica but went their separate ways in 2013.
Pals of the couple said they split after Meghan developed a "close friendship" with Canadian ice hockey star, Michael Del Zotto, 26.
In November 2016, Kensington Palace confirmed the Suits actress was the Prince's girlfriend, with a statement adding that Harry was concerned for her safety due to high media attention.