Doria Ragland Biography

Doria Ragland

Quick Facts About Doria Ragland

Celebrated Name Doria Ragland
Age 64 Years
Nick Name Doria
Birth Name Doria Loyce Ragland
Birth Date 1956-09-02
Gender Female
Profession Former Makeup Artist
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Place Of Birth Cleveland, Ohio
Ethnicity African-American
Race Black
Mother Jeanette Arnold
Father Doria's mother's second husband, Alvin Azell
Siblings Half-sibling; Joseph Jr., Saundra Johnson, Joffrey Ragland
Horoscope Virgo
Religion Christian
High School Fairfax High School
University University of Southern California
Marital Status Married and Divorce
Sexual Orientation Straight
Husband Thomas Markle
Children 1
Daughter 1; Meghan Markle
Net Worth $1 Million
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 64 KG
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Body Measurement 33-28-34 in
Links Wikipedia

Doria Loyce Ragland famed as Doria Ragland is an American former makeup artist, business owner, yoga instructor, clinical therapist, and social worker who is famous for being the mother of Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex. She is also the mother-in-law of Prince Harry. She was dressed by Oscar de la Renta for the occasion of daughter Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Royal Wedding at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, the UK. She is also the Maternal grandmother of Archie Mountbatten Windsor. As a makeup artist, she worked on the set of the long-running soap opera series "General Hospital". As a social worker, she worked in the mental health sector from 2015 to 2018.

Famous For

  • Being a former makeup artist, business owner, yoga instructor, clinical therapist, and social worker. 
  • Being the mother of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.

Doria Ragland with her daughter, Meghan Markle

Source: @womenshealthmag

What is the Ethnic Background of Doria Ragland?

On 2nd September 1956, Doria Ragland was born which makes her the present age of 64 as per the birthday celebration of the year 2020. Her place of birth is in Cleveland, Ohio, the USA. Her parents moved from Cleveland to Los Angeles when Doria was a baby. Doria's real name is Doria Loyce Ragland. She is the daughter of Jeanette Arnold, mother, and her second husband, Alvin Azell Ragland. Her mother was a nurse and her father was an antique dealer who sold items at flea markets. Her parents separated later. Her maternal grandparents, James, and Nettie Arnold, respectively worked as a bellhop and an elevator operator at the whites-only Hotel St. Regis on Euclid Avenue in Cleveland. She has two older maternal half-siblings, Joseph Jr. and Saundra Johnson, and a younger paternal half-brother, Joffrey Ragland. She holds American nationality and she belongs to the ethnic background of African-American making her the race of black. Her star sign is Virgo and she is Christian by religion. 

Meghan, Harry, and little Archie's grandmother, Doria and great-grandparents, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh

Source: @townandcountrymag

Concerning Doria's educational background, she attended Fairfax High School. Then, she left her high school and worked as a makeup artist. She then completed a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and she also earned a Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California in 2011.  

How was the Career of Doria Ragland?

  • Initially, Doria began her career as a makeup artist. 
  • She has also worked on the set of the long-running soap opera series "General Hospital".
  • After then, she began working as a travel agent and she owned a small business, before filing for bankruptcy in the mid-2000s.
  • She was a social worker for three years at the Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services clinic in Culver City in 2015 to 2018. 
  • She has also worked as a yoga instructor. 

Who is Doria Ragland Husband?

Doria Ragland was a married woman. She married her husband, Thomas Markle who is a lighting director by profession. Their wedding took place at the Self-Realization Fellowship Temple in Hollywood on 23rd December 1979. The duo is also blessed with a daughter named Meghan Markle who was born in the year 1981. Later, in 1988, their married life ended through a divorce and the main reason behind their separation was racial discrimination as Doria is black and Thomas is White. After their divorce, they became good friends. Whereas their daughter, Megan is living with Doria. Doria calls her daughter by the name, 'Flower'. Her sexual orientation is straight. She currently resides in View Park–Windsor Hills, California in a house inherited from her father in 2011. Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in St. George's Chapel. She became a grandmother on 6th May 2019. She flew to the UK to see her grandson, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, and his parents. 

Doria was recently spotted looking friendly with a mystery man and onlookers believe they could be more than just friends. Doria also had a sparkler on her engagement finger, suggesting she may be preparing for a wedding of her own. "Doria has always been independent, but of course she would love to find the perfect partner – and it looks like that may have already happened!" reveals an insider.

Doria Ragland with her husband, Thomas Markle and daughter, Meghan

Source: @veryceleb

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What is the Net Worth of Doria Ragland?

Multi-talented woman, Doria Ragland is a former makeup artist, business owner, yoga instructor, clinical therapist, and social worker. The net worth of Doria is estimated to have $1 Million as per sources but her exact salary amount has not been disclosed yet. Currently, she is living a luxurious lifestyle from her career earnings. Whereas the net worth of her daughter, Meghan is $5 Million. 

How tall is Doria Ragland?

Beautiful and charming make-up artist, Doria Ragland has a perfect height of 5 ft 5 in with a bodyweight of 64 Kg or 141 lbs. She has a black hair color with a pair of black eyes. Her body measurement is 33-28-34 in. She has also got dreadlocks and a nose ring. She maintained her body a lot. Overall, she has got a healthy body at present. 

Did You Know?

  • Doria Ragland is the mother of Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex.
  • As a makeup artist, she worked on the set of the long-running soap opera series "General Hospital".
  • As a social worker, she worked in the mental health sector from 2015 to 2018.
  • Doria's real name is Doria Loyce Ragland.
  • She belongs to the ethnic background of African-American,