Doria Ragland, a former makeup artist from the United States, is better known as Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. She also owns a business, teaches yoga, works as a clinical therapist, and is a social worker.
Doria Ragland Biography, Parents, and Siblings
Doria Ragland was born on September 2, 1956, to parents Alvin Azell Ragland (father) and Jeanette Arnold (mother). Jeanette, her mother, was a nurse, and Alvin, her father, was an antique dealer. Her birthplace is Cleveland, Ohio, and her zodiac sign is Virgo.
Doria is of African-American ethnicity and has American nationality. She grew up in Los Angeles after migrating from Ohio. After her parents divorced, she had two older maternal half-siblings, Joseph Jr. and Saundra Johnson, as well as a younger paternal half-brother, Joffrey Ragland.
Doria Ragland’s Education
Doria attended Fairfax High School, which is located in Fairfax, Virginia. In 2011, she received her Masters of Social Work from the University of Southern California. She then went on to become a licensed clinical social worker. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.
Is Doria Ragland Still Married?
Doria Ragland is now a single woman. So she is no longer married to her husband. Doria previously married Thomas Markle. Thomas, her ex-husband, is a lighting director and photographer.
Ragland and Thomas, who were of different races, first met in the late 1970s at a Hollywood studio. Then they gradually fall in love. Doria and Thomas eventually married on December 23, 1979, at the Self-Realisation Fellowship Temple in Los Angeles.
They later became parents to Meghan Markle, who was born on August 4, 1981. Doria and Meghan divorced when Megan was six years old. They had been married for seven years before divorcing. Despite the fact that the couple divorced, they shared equal responsibility for raising their child. Doria is still single after her divorce.
Relationship of Doria Ragland with Her Daughter Meghan
Doria Ragland and her daughter have a very close relationship. Meghan is her one and only child. Her daughter also holds a high regard and affection for her mother. Doria has also been close to her son-in-law.
She also attended her daughter’s royal wedding in 2018. Doria also referred to her daughter Meghan as flower.
How much is Doria Ragland Net Worth?
Doria Ragland’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million, according to reports. She amassed a sizable net worth from her successful career as a fоrmеr mаkеuр аrtt, bunе оwnеr, уоgа ntruсtоr, аnd осаl wоrkеr. She has led a lavish lifestyle thanks to her earnings.
Height and Weight of Doria Ragland
Doria Ragland stands 5 feet 5 inches tall, or 1.6 meters. Her body weight is approximately 57kg (125 pounds). Dori’s hair is black, and her eyes are dark brown. She also wears dreadlocks and a nose ring.
Professional Career of Doria Ragland
After graduating from high school, Ragland worked as a makeup artist. Then she went to work at the General Hospital television studio. She also worked as a travel agent and ran a small business before declaring bankruptcy in the mid-2000s. Doria has previously worked as a flight attendant.
After earning a Master of Social Work in 2011, she passed her social work licensing exam in California in 2015. She then began working as a social worker and regularly participates in various social activities. She worked for Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, a mental health clinic in Culver City, California, for about three years. She resigned from the clinic in May 2018, shortly after her daughter Meghan’s wedding ceremony.
Doria has also worked as a yoga instructor and is regarded as one of the most successful Yoga Instructors. She has attended public events such as the Invictus Games and the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women with her daughter.
In September 2020, she took over as CEO of an elderly care home company. Then she was added to the Loving Kindness Senior Care Management roster as a senior figure. Ragland has also encouraged her daughter and son-in-law to help out at Project Angel Food. Then her daughter and son-in-law decided to assist those in need as a result of COVID-19.