Meghan Markle is about to leave behind a surprisingly relatable life to become Britain’s first-ever American princess — see her former house, car, and wardrobe

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Prince Harry’s fiancée Meghan Markle is an actress on the television drama “Suits,” which films in Toronto, Canada.
Markle may be a millionaire and soon-to-be royal, but she doesn’t live a lavish lifestyle.
Markle previously rented a modest home and car in Toronto, and favors affordable fashion brands.

Prince Harry’s fiancée Meghan Markle isn’t a commoner — but she’s not yet royalty either.

Sure, the 36-year-old actress and Los Angeles native was earning close to half a million dollars a year starring in the USA Network drama “Suits,” but she didn’t live in the lap of luxury.

Up until her recent engagement to Prince Harry, Markle rented a three-bedroom bungalow in Toronto, Canada, and leased an Audi SUV. And before she landed the role on “Suits,” she was juggling a few side hustles to make ends meet.

Below, take a peek inside the surprisingly relatable life of Meghan Markle:

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With an estimated net worth of $5 million, she’s rich — but she doesn’t act like it.

Markle has starred on the television drama “Suits” since 2011 and earns about $50,000 per episode, according to and Town & Country Magazine.

But the actress also makes around $80,000 a year from sponsorships and endorsement deals, bringing her annual salary to about $450,000. estimates Markle is worth $5 million.

Markle rented out a bungalow in Toronto — where a 3-bedroom goes for $1,770 a month on average — for part of the year while filming ‘Suits.’

“Suits” shoots eight months out of the year in Toronto. During production, Markle rented out a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home with a private backyard garden in the Seaton Village of Toronto.

Back in 2013, the self-proclaimed “California girl” told Esquire, “I am an adopted Canuck now.”

According to Numbeo, the cost of a three-bedroom rental in Toronto, outside the city center, is $1,770 a month, but it’s unknown exactly how much Markle was paying.

The couple who owned the home bought it for $508,000 a decade ago, and recently sold it for nearly $1.4 million after Markle moved out.

While she was auditioning for acting roles before landing ‘Suits,’ Markle maintained a ‘super-lucrative’ side job writing calligraphy invitations, she told Esquire.

“I’ve always had a propensity for getting the cursive down pretty well,” Markle told Esquire. “What it evolved into was my pseudo-waitressing job when I was auditioning. I didn’t wait tables. I did calligraphy for the invitations for, like, Robin Thicke and Paula Patton’s wedding.”

Pre “Suits,” Markle also worked as a briefcase holder on “Deal or No Deal,” which she calls a “learning experience … [that] helped me to understand what I would rather be doing.”

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Source:: Businessinsider – Life


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