Every celebrity has to get their start somewhere! Reality TV shows have had a helping hand in many careers in Hollywood. From competition shows like American Idol to straight-up reality show cameos like Room Raiders, a lot of celebs can say that they were on reality TV before they were actually famous. Some celebrities even used the reality TVs how to their advantage and sculpted their career and relationships from that quick 15 minutes of fame.
The British media had a heyday with Markle. Before royalty, she was an American actor who played a "suitcase girl" on Deal or No Deal. They also poked fun at the fact that she was "just an American actress" marrying into royalty.