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Meghan Markle, Before and After

The beauty evolution of the Duchess of Sussex and ‘Suits’ star.
Meghan Markle before and after

A lot has changed since Meghan Markle first rose to fame in 2016. That was when the LA-born, Toronto-based actress became a household name because of her budding relationship with Prince Harry—earning the distinction of the year’s “most-Googled person” (a feat she accomplished for the second time in 2018). 

Prior to dating her husband-to-be, she was best known for her role in Suits, ran a now-defunct lifestyle blog, worked as a freelance calligrapher, and did charity work with the UN and World Vision.

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And now, at 40 years old, she has become a global celebrity, style icon and force for change, after joining—and then leaving—the British royal family.

We already know that most stars, in pursuit of fame, undergo a cosmetic procedure or two along the way. So you have to wonder... would Meghan be any different?

Let’s take a closer look at her beauty evolution over the years to see what, if anything, has changed.

From the 1990s: Meghan Before Fame

From 2011-2016: The ‘Suits’ Years

Meghan Markle Anti-Defamation League Entertainment Industry Awards Dinner 2011
Meghan Markle USA Network Upfront 2012
Meghan Markle New York Film Festival Gala Tribute to Cate Blanchett 2013
Meghan Markle Elton John AIDS Foundation Benefit 2014
Meghan Markle Elle Women in Television celebration 2016

From 2018-2020: A Royal Love Story

Meghan Markle Royal Wedding 2018
Meghan Markle Queen's Commonwealth Trust and One Young World Roundtable 2019
Meghan Markle Mountbatten Festival of Music 2020

Meghan Markle Before and After

Meghan Markle before and after

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