American former makeup artist, Doria Ragland well-known as the Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. Also, she is a business owner, yoga instructor, clinical therapist, and social worker.

Doria Ragland with her daughter Meghan, Duchess of Sussex
Caption: Doria Ragland with her daughter Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (Photo: Marie Claire)

Doria Ragland Siblings

On September 2, 1956, Doria Ragland was born to parents Alvin Azell Ragland (father) and Jeanette Arnold (mother). Her mother Jeanette was a nurse and her father Alvin was an antique dealer. Her birthplace is Cleveland, Ohio with the birth sign Virgo. 

Having American nationality, Doria is of African-American ethnicity. From Ohio, she grew up in Los Angeles after migrating. Later her parents divorced when she had older maternal half-siblings, Joseph Jr and Saundra Johnson, and a younger paternal half-brother, Joffrey Ragland


Doria did her schooling at Fairfax High School located in Fairfax, Virginia. From the University of Southern California, she completed her Masters of Social Work in the year 2011. Then she became a licensed clinical social worker. Also, she has studied for a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.

Is Doria Ragland still Married? Her Husband

Doria Ragland is living a single life now. So, she isn't still married to her husband. Previously, Doria got married to Thomas Markle. Her ex-husband Thomas is a lighting director and director of photography.

Ragland & Thomas with two different races first met at a Hollywood studio in the late ’70s. Then they slowly fall in love. Eventually, Doria and Thomas got married on December 23, 1979, in the Self-Realisation Fellowship Temple in Los Angeles.

Then, they became parents of a daughter Meghan Markle born on August 4, 1981. When Megan was 6 years old, Doria and Meghan got divorced. They were married for 7 years before the divorce. Despite, the duo got separated they took equal responsibility for growing up their child. After divorce, Doria remains single. 

Relationship of Doria Ragland with Her daughter Meghan

Doria Ragland shares a very close relationship with her daughter. Meghan is her only child of her. Also, her daughter has great respect and love for her. Doria has been close to her son-in-law as well.

In the year 2018, she attended her daughter's royal wedding as well. Doria also called her daughter Meghan by her nickname flower. 

What is Doria Ragland Net Worth? 

Doria Ragland has an estimated net worth of $5 Million as per reports. She collected a decent net worth from her ѕuссеѕѕful саrееr аѕ а fоrmеr mаkеuр аrtіѕt, buѕіnеѕѕ оwnеr, уоgа іnѕtruсtоr, аnd ѕосіаl wоrkеr. From her earnings, she has been living a lavish life. 

Doria Ragland's Height

Doria Ragland has a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall or 1.6 m. While her body weighs around 57kg or 125 pounds. Dori has black color hair with dark brown eyes color. Also, she has dreadlocks and a nose ring.


Ragland worked as a  makeup artist after graduation from high school. Then she worked at the studio for the television show General Hospital. Also, she worked as a travel agent and owned a small business, before filing for bankruptcy in the mid-2000s. Doria has worked as a flight attendant. 

In the year 2015, she passed her social work licensing exam in California, after receiving a degree in Master of Social Work in 2011. After that, she started working as a social worker and involves in different social activities timely. For about 3 years, she worked for a mental health clinic named Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, in Culver City, California. In May 2018, she resigned from the clinic soon after her daughter Meghan’s wedding ceremony.  

Also, Doria has worked as a yoga instructor and is considered as one of the most successful Yoga Instructors. With her daughter, she has gone to public events like the Invictus Games and the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women. 

She took over as boss of an elderly care home firm in September 2020. Then she got listed as a senior figure at Loving Kindness Senior Care Management. Also, Ragland has encouraged her daughter and son-in-law to volunteer at Project Angel Food. Then her daughter and son-in-law decided to help the people in trouble due to COVID-19.