Suits was a popular legal drama that aired on USA Network from 2011 to 2019. The show followed the lives and cases of the lawyers at a fictional New York law firm, with a twist: one of them was not a real lawyer, but a brilliant college dropout who faked his way into the job. The show was known for its witty dialogue, stylish outfits, and romantic relationships, as well as for launching the career of Meghan Markle, who left the show to marry Prince Harry and become the Duchess of Sussex. But what happened to the rest of the cast after the show ended? Here is an update on where they are now and what they have been doing since Suits.
Main Cast of Suits: Where Are They Now?
Meghan Markle (Rachel Zane)
Meghan Markle played Rachel Zane, a paralegal who later became a lawyer and married Mike Ross, the main protagonist of the show. She left the show in 2018 after seven seasons to marry Prince Harry and join the British royal family. She is now living in California with her husband and their two children, Archie and Lilibet. She is also working on various projects, including a Netflix deal with her husband, a children’s book called The Bench, and a podcast called Archewell Audio. She is also involved in several humanitarian causes, such as gender equality, mental health, and education.
Patrick J. Adams (Michael Ross)
Patrick J. Adams played Michael Ross, the genius college dropout who pretended to be a lawyer and worked under Harvey Specter, the senior partner of the firm. He also left the show in 2018 after seven seasons, but returned for the final season as a guest star. He is now starring in the sci-fi series The Right Stuff on Disney+, based on the book by Tom Wolfe about the first American astronauts. He is also married to actress Troian Bellisario, whom he met on the set of Pretty Little Liars, and they have two daughters together.
Gabriel Macht (Harvey Specter)
Gabriel Macht played Harvey Specter, the confident and charismatic lawyer who hired Mike Ross and mentored him throughout the show. He remained on the show until the end and moved to Seattle with Donna Paulsen, his longtime secretary and love interest. He is now producing and directing a new series called The Oath, which is about a gang of corrupt cops who are forced to work for the FBI. He is also married to actress Jacinda Barrett, whom he met on the set of The Last Kiss, and they have two children together.
Sarah Rafferty (Donna Paulsen)
Sarah Rafferty played Donna Paulsen, the smart and sassy secretary who worked for Harvey Specter and later became a partner at the firm. She also stayed on the show until the finale and became romantically involved with Harvey Specter. She is now appearing in the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy as a recurring character named Suzanne Britland, who is a patient of Dr. Andrew DeLuca. She is also married to stock analyst Santtu Seppälä, whom she met at Yale University, and they have two daughters together.
Rick Hoffman (Louis Litt)
Rick Hoffman played Louis Litt, the neurotic and competitive lawyer who often clashed with Harvey Specter and Mike Ross, but also had a soft side and a loyal friendship with Donna Paulsen. He also finished the show as a partner and married Sheila Sazs, his on-and-off girlfriend who worked as a recruiter at Harvard Law School. He is now working on a comedy series called Furlough, which is about a group of federal employees who are forced to take unpaid leave during a government shutdown.
Other Major Cast Members: Where Are They Now?
Gina Torres (Jessica Pearson)
Gina Torres played Jessica Pearson, the powerful and elegant managing partner of the firm who mentored Harvey Specter and supported Mike Ross. She left the show in 2016, but returned for guest appearances and a spin-off series called Pearson. The spin-off was about her new career as a political fixer in Chicago, but it was cancelled after one season. She is now starring in the drama series 9-1-1: Lone Star as Tommy Vega, a paramedic captain who returns to work after taking time off to raise her twin daughters.
Katherine Heigl (Samantha Wheeler)
Katherine Heigl played Samantha Wheeler, a new partner who joined the firm in 2018 after Jessica Pearson left. She was fired in the final season after betraying Robert Zane, her mentor and former boss. She is now starring in the Netflix series Firefly Lane as Tully Hart, a famous talk show host who has a complicated friendship with her childhood best friend Kate Mularkey, played by Sarah Chalke.
Amanda Schull (Katrina Bennett)
Amanda Schull played Katrina Bennett, a former associate who became a partner at the firm in 2018. She had a close relationship with Louis Litt, who helped her overcome her insecurities and become a better lawyer. She is now working on a thriller movie called Dangerous Lies, which is about a young couple who inherit a fortune from an elderly man they were caring for.
Rachael Harris (Sheila Sazs)
Rachael Harris played Sheila Sazs, a Harvard Law School recruiter who had a tumultuous relationship with Louis Litt. They eventually got married and had a son named Harrison. She is now appearing in the comedy series Lucifer as Dr. Linda Martin, a therapist who treats the Devil himself and his friends.
Wendell Pierce (Robert Zane)
Wendell Pierce played Robert Zane, a prominent lawyer who was the father of Rachel Zane and the mentor of Samantha Wheeler. He was disbarred in the final season after taking the blame for Samantha Wheeler’s misconduct. He is now starring in the drama series Jack Ryan as James Greer, a CIA officer who works with John Krasinski’s titular character.
Dulé Hill (Alex Williams)
Dulé Hill played Alex Williams, a lawyer who joined the firm in 2017 as Harvey Specter’s old friend and rival. He became a partner and helped the firm deal with various threats and challenges. He is now starring in the comedy series Black Monday as Marcus Wainwright III, a wealthy investor who gets involved in the 1987 stock market crash.
Aloma Wright (Gretchen Bodinski)
Aloma Wright played Gretchen Bodinski, a secretary who worked for Louis Litt and later for Alex Williams. She was known for her sassiness and wisdom, and often gave advice to the other characters. She is now appearing in the comedy series The Unicorn as Wade’s mother-in-law, who helps him raise his two daughters after his wife’s death.
The Success of the Cast After Suits
The cast of Suits has achieved a lot of success after the show ended, both in their professional and personal lives. They have landed lead roles in various TV and film projects, such as The Right Stuff, Firefly Lane, 9-1-1: Lone Star, Jack Ryan, Lucifer, Grey’s Anatomy, and more. They have also received awards and recognition for their work, such as Emmy nominations, People’s Choice Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Teen Choice Awards. Some of them have also ventured into other businesses, such as producing, directing, writing, podcasting, and philanthropy.
Suits was a show that captivated millions of viewers with its engaging storylines, witty dialogue, stylish outfits, and romantic relationships. The show also launched the career of Meghan Markle, who became one of the most famous women in the world after marrying Prince Harry. The cast of Suits has moved on to different projects and pursuits since the show ended, but they have remained close friends and supportive of each other. They have also expressed their gratitude to the fans who have continued to watch and love the show even after it ended. Suits will always be remembered as one of the best legal dramas of all time.