On her 39th birthday, Meghan Markle is spending time with her husband and son at their LA home

Meghan Markle turns 39 on 04 August 2020. Photo by Chris Jackson/ Getty Images
Meghan Markle turns 39 on 04 August 2020. Photo by Chris Jackson/ Getty Images

Meghan Markle is quite accomplished for her 39 years of life and is the epitome of a woman who values her existence and a life of authenticity.

Today, according to Harper’s Bazaar, she chose to celebrate her birthday with her husband, Prince Harry, and their one-year-old son, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, at their Los Angeles home.

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This is her first birthday since she and husband Prince Harry stepped back from their royal duties.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 09: Prince Harry, Duke of Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex attends the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 on March 09, 2020 in London, England. Photo by Chris Jackson/ Getty Images

The Duchess of Sussex has faced scrutiny since joining the British royal family. However, it seems there is no bad blood as Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, are among royals who sent their well-wishes.

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Although her marriage to Prince Harry may have accelerated her prominence, she was already an accomplished actor when she married. Meghan has starred in several shows, including Suits.

She has also not anything stop her from supporting charities, particularly in the service of women and girls.

Compiled by Nthabi Nhlapo

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