Take a trip to the past as Meghan returns to her former Los Angeles playground

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She is the Los Angeles girl who went from humble beginnings to become a member of the British royal family – but now Meghan Markle is back in her homeland with views on the rise of the Hollywood throne.

After two difficult years of ups and downs in England, Meghan and Prince Harry broke with the monarchy for a new start in North America, with their son Archie in tow.

The royal couple left in an attempt to become financially independent, with Meghan now fighting for an escape role that will force critics to take her seriously as an actress.

After a short stint in Canada, they return to the hometown of Meghan, Los Angeles, where she went through her teenage years, became a successful television actress, and discovered her love for philanthropy.

There is no better place for new parents, as they can count on the support of Meghan’s mother Doria Ragland, their famous friends and a high-level team of Tinsel Town agents. , business leaders, lawyers and publicists.

Here DailyMail.com maps the key places of Meghan’s past, present and future in Los Angeles.

It's the Los Angeles girl who went from humble beginnings to become a member of the British royal family - but now Meghan Markle is back on her territory with new views on the rise of the Hollywood throne. Here DailyMail.com maps the key places of Meghan's past, present and future in Los Angeles

It’s the Los Angeles girl who went from humble beginnings to become a member of the British royal family – but now Meghan Markle is back in her homeland with new views on the rise of the Hollywood throne. Here DailyMail.com maps the key places of Meghan’s past, present and future in Los Angeles

MOM DORIA NEIGHBORHOOD

Despite her daughter’s meteoric rise to stardom, yoga instructor Doria continues to live in a modest Mediterranean-style bungalow in south Los Angeles that she inherited from her father.

The name of his neighborhood – Windsor Hills – inadvertently alludes to the royal relationships of the 63-year-old former social worker. Nicknamed “Black Beverly Hills,” the area is respectable and offers spectacular views of the impending skyscrapers of downtown Los Angeles.

But it’s still a long way from the palace life in which Harry grew up and the pomp and glamor that Meghan got used to.

Despite her daughter's meteoric rise to stardom, yoga instructor Doria continues to live in a modest, Mediterranean-style bungalow in southern Los Angeles, which she inherited from her father.

Despite her daughter’s meteoric rise to stardom, yoga instructor Doria continues to live in a modest, Mediterranean-style bungalow in southern Los Angeles, which she inherited from her father.

Now that they themselves have moved from their asshole from Vancouver Island to Canada to California, it remains to be seen if they can attempt Doria to leave the house in which she lived for 25 years (photo)

Now that they have moved themselves from their asshole from Vancouver Island to Canada to California, it remains to be seen if they can tempt Doria to leave the house she has lived in for 25 years (photo)

The Sussexes failed to convince Doria “hippie dippie” to move to the United Kingdom to be closer to them, even after the birth of her grandson Archie and their seventh place on the throne.

Now that they have moved themselves from their asshole from Vancouver Island to Canada to California, it remains to be seen if they can attempt Doria to leave the house in which she lived for 25 years to share their residence.

What is clear is that their bond with Doria – who has been dubbed her daughter’s “only trusted advisor” – should become even stronger when they settle in the life of Los Angeles.

THE MEGHAN HOLLYWOOD TEAM

Even after joining the royal family almost two years ago, Meghan still retained the services of an elite team based in Beverly Hills to manage their affairs.

Now that she is back in Hollywood and needs income after giving up as a senior royal, Meghan would be looking for a job that again builds on her acting skills.

She has already landed a concert with a documentary on elephants for Disney, which was released this week – with her fees donated to a charity.

It happened after Harry was seen throwing to the studio boss on behalf of his wife at the Lion King premiere in London last year.

Nick Collins (left) of the Gersh Agency - who represented legends such as Humphrey Bogart and David Niven during the Golden Age of Hollywood and most recently managed the careers of Tobey Maguire and Jamie Foxx - is responsible for looking after film, television or charity. offers

Silver-haired entertainment business manager Andrew Meyer, who runs Freemark Financial, would work behind the scenes to develop Meghan's business plans.

Nick Collins (left) of the Gersh Agency – who represented legends such as Humphrey Bogart and David Niven during the Golden Age of Hollywood and most recently managed the careers of Tobey Maguire and Jamie Foxx – is responsible for looking after film, television or charity. offers. Silver-haired entertainment business manager Andrew Meyer (right), who runs Freemark Financial, is said to be working behind the scenes to develop Meghan’s business plans.

Now that she's back in Hollywood and needs some income after giving up as a senior royal, Meghan would be looking for a job that again draws on her acting skills

Now that she is back in Hollywood and needs income after giving up as a senior royal, Meghan would be looking for a job that again builds on her acting skills

With the Duke’s hand set aside, Meghan will depend on a trio of men who work in posh offices at Wilshire Blvd – his agent, sales agent and lawyer.

Nick Collins of the Gersh Agency – who represented legends such as Humphrey Bogart and David Niven during the Golden Age of Hollywood and managed the careers of Tobey Maguire and Jamie Foxx more recently – is responsible for dealing with the offers of movies, television or charity.

Silver-haired entertainment business manager Andrew Meyer, who runs Freemark Financial, is said to be working behind the scenes to develop Meghan’s business plans. Meanwhile, attorney Rick Genow, a Harvard graduate considered one of Hollywood’s best attorneys, is also on board.

Once the social distance caused by the coronavirus epidemic is relaxed, the three can expect to have regular LA-style power breakfasts with the Duchess.

FRIENDS OF CELEBRITE

The Sussex are not only one of the most recognizable celebrity couples in the world – they are also one of the most connected.

The guests at their Windsor Castle wedding in May 2018 were George and Amal Clooney, Elton John and the influential American TV star Oprah Winfrey.

It has been recently claimed that the Clooneys may soon move from Britain to LA themselves - after its appearance, they give George's Hollywood Mansion an upgrade to include a playhouse

It has been recently claimed that the Clooneys may soon move from Britain to LA themselves – after its appearance, they give the George’s Hollywood Mansion an upgrade to include a playhouse

Ocean's Eleven star and wife, human rights lawyer, are proud parents of twins Ella and Alexander, who at almost three are not much older than 10-month-old baby Archie

Ocean’s Eleven star and wife, human rights lawyer, are proud parents of twins Ella and Alexander, who at almost three are not much older than the 10-month-old baby Archie

It has been recently claimed that the Clooneys may soon move from Britain to LA themselves – after its appearance, they give the George’s Hollywood Mansion an upgrade to include a playhouse.

Ocean’s Eleven star and wife, human rights lawyer, are proud parents of twins Ella and Alexander, who at almost three are not much older than 10-month-old baby Archie .

Oprah – who owns a 40-acre ranch north of Los Angeles in Montecito – is currently working on a mental health documentary with Harry and Meghan and has been very vocal in supporting the couple.

Oprah is currently working on a mental health documentary with Harry and Meghan and has been very vocal in supporting the couple.

And pop superstar Elton John - a friend of late Harry Diana's mother and owner of a $ 33 million mansion in Beverly Hills - is also likely to date the couple in demand.

Oprah is currently working on a mental health documentary with Harry and Meghan and has been very active in supporting the couple. And pop superstar Elton John – a friend of late Harry Diana’s mother and owner of a $ 33 million mansion in Beverly Hills – is also likely to date the couple in demand.

The billionaire television legend who owns a 40-acre ranch north of Los Angeles in Montecito -

The billionaire television legend who owns a 40-acre ranch north of Los Angeles in Montecito –

When it was first announced in January that the Sussexes would step down from their royal duties, the 65-year-old TV host said: “I support them 100%.”

And pop superstar Elton John – a friend of late Harry Diana’s mother and owner of a $ 33 million mansion in Beverly Hills – is also likely to spend time with the couple in demand.

Jay-Z and Beyoncé, Indian actress Priyanka Chopra and tennis legend Serena Williams are some of the other stars you can expect to be part of the social circle of Harry and Meghan.

VOLUNTEERING

Forced to abandon their original plans to use the Sussex Royal brand after Megxit, Harry and Meghan will continue their charitable work through a new non-profit organization, recently unveiled as Archewell.

They even hired a former staff member from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as chief of staff.

Meghan’s dedication to charity goes back to when she was a 13-year-old schoolgirl at Immaculate Heart High School in the Los Feliz neighborhood of east Hollywood.

With the encouragement of her mother, the duchess helped with the home cooking - affectionately known as hippie cooking - located in one of the worst corners of the region.

With the encouragement of her mother, the Duchess helped the home kitchen – affectionately known as hippie cuisine – located in one of the worst corners of the region.

Part of her school program included volunteering to help the homeless in Los Angeles’ famous Skid Row neighborhood, where thousands of people live on the streets in makeshift tents.

The area – which sits in the shadow of the sparkling skyscrapers of downtown LA – has been described as “something Charles Dickens would write”.

With the encouragement of her mother, the Duchess helped the Hospitality Kitchen – affectionately called Hippie Kitchen – located in one of the worst corners of the region.

With approximately 60,000 people currently living on the streets of LA and much more likely to end up there due to the Covid-19 crisis, the Sussexes will have a humanitarian crisis to deal with on their doorstep.

PHANTOMS OF THE PAST

Although Meghan has many happy memories of her childhood in Los Angeles, there are also reminders of how things changed and the relationships she lost along the way.

There is her childhood home, which she shared with Doria, her now-separated father Thomas Markle Sr. and her half-brothers Thomas Jr. and Samantha in Woodland Hills, a suburb of the San Fernando Valley.

There are the film and television studios where she hung out while her father worked as a lighting director in the sitcom Married … with children.

It is her childhood home, which she shared with Doria, her now separated father Thomas Markle Sr and her half brothers Thomas Jr and Samantha in Woodland Hills, a suburb of the San Fernando Valley

This is her childhood home, which she shared with Doria, her now-separated father Thomas Markle Sr and her half-brothers Thomas Jr and Samantha in Woodland Hills, a suburb of the San Fernando Valley

The Little Red House Elementary School she attended is also in the same location, although it has since changed its name to Hollywood Schoolhouse.

The Little Red House Elementary School she attended is also in the same place, although it has since changed its name to Hollywood Schoolhouse.

They include Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, Prospect Studios in Los Feliz and the legendary Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City – located on the site of the former MGM batch where classic films such as The Wizard of Oz, Singin ‘In the Rain and Ben-Hur was filmed.

There is the Self-Realization Fellowship on Sunset Blvd in Hollywood where his parents married in December 1979. Meanwhile, the site of his mother’s former gift shop Distant Treasures was taken over by a store. aquarium.

The international spiritual center Agape Meghan would assist with Doria moved to a new location, but the Paper Source store where she worked as a calligraphy teacher after graduating remains.

The Little Red House Elementary School she attended is also in the same location, although it has since changed its name to Hollywood Schoolhouse.

And finally, there is the bungalow just above the legendary Whiskey a Go Go music venue in West Hollywood (photo) which she shared with her first husband Trevor Engelson before their divorce in 2013.

And finally, there is the bungalow just above the legendary Whiskey a Go Go music venue in West Hollywood (photo) which she shared with her first husband Trevor Engelson before their divorce in 2013.

There is St Francis High School on the outskirts of La Cañada Flintridge where Meghan was crowned Queen of Return in 1998.

And finally, there is the bungalow just above the legendary Whiskey a Go Go music venue in West Hollywood which she shared with her first husband Trevor Engelson before their divorce in 2013.

FOOD

Former lifestyle blogger Meghan is a proud foodie – and while the restaurants are closed right now, she may want some of her favorite places to reopen soon.

One place she and Harry are likely to frequent is the Little Beach House at Soho House in Malibu, which has an ocean view restaurant serving ingredients from local farms.

One place she and Harry are likely to frequent is the Little Beach House at Soho House in Malibu, which has an ocean view restaurant serving ingredients from local farms

Soho House has been part of Meghan’s life for years and played a big part in her romance with Harry after the couple had their first date at one of the private member’s club London sites.

The Duchess would also be a super fan of Robert De Niro’s upscale sushi restaurant chain, Nobu, which has a location in Malibu near Little Beach House which is a celebrity favorite.

Meghan also shared her love for the classic Italian restaurant in Beverly Hills, La Scala, which she frequented each week for a ground turkey salad.

Meghan also spoke about her love for the classic Italian restaurant in Beverly Hills, La Scala, which she frequented each week for a ground turkey salad

Meghan also spoke of her love for the classic Italian restaurant in Beverly Hills, La Scala, which she frequented each week for a ground turkey salad

And even though she probably won’t be doing a lot of grocery shopping for herself these days, the Duchess is known to be a fan of the Erewhon health food store in Beverly Hills. Written on her lifestyle blog The Tig , she described picking ‘biodynamic wines, house kombucha and collard green wraps’ there.

EXERCISE

Like most Hollywood guys, Meghan is known for being a fitness fanatic who enjoys hiking and Pilates.

LA is famous for its scenic walks in the hills and mountains overlooking the city, and Meghan has already spoken of her love for the Los Liones near the ocean trail at Pacific Palisades.

Meanwhile, Heather Dorak, a close friend of Meghan, runs a chain of studios called Pilates Platinum (pictured) in the city. Writing a testimonial for her website, Meghan described it as `` the best workout in town ''

Meanwhile, Heather Dorak, a close friend of Meghan, runs a chain of studios called Pilates Platinum (pictured) in the city. Writing a testimonial for her website, Meghan described it as “the best training in town”

Meghan wrote about the hike, which offers breathtaking views of Malibu and Santa Monica: “My mom and I do this run when I am at home and it is so good that it is amazing. “

The Duchess also spoke of her love / hate relationship with Runyon Canyon, one of the city’s most famous hiking trails located just above Hollywood.

She sarcastically wrote about the tourist favorite: “The hateful part is that on weekends, it can get crowded and there are endless discussions in Hollywood about auditions and projects that are lit up in green.

Meanwhile, Meghan’s close friend Heather Dorak runs a chain of studios called Pilates Platinum in the city. Writing a testimonial for her website, Meghan described it as “the best training in town.”

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