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Net Worth of Megan Markle
As reported by Celebrity Net Worth, Meghan Markle has a net worth of $60 million. This number is a combined net worth with her husband, Prince Harry. Before she got married to Harry, her net worth was $5 million.
To the marriage, Prince Harry came with a net worth of $20 million. The majority of this number came from a trust fund which was set up by his late mother, Princess Diana.
In 2018, Meghan got married to Prince Harry so that it made her a Princess of the United Kingdom. Also, it gave her the titles of the Duchess of Sussex , Countess of Dumbarton and Baroness Kilkeel. However, in January 2020, Prince Harry and Meghan made an announcement about their intention to step away from royal duties, leave England and find financial independence.
After they left England and gave up their titles, they signed a $100 million production deal with Netflix for five years where they will produce documentaries, children’s programming, and films. After that, they also signed a podcasting deal with Spotify for three years. It was worth $18 million.
In August 2020, they paid $14.7 million for an estate in Montecito, California by using their windfall. $5 million they put down in cash and took out a roughly $10 million mortgage for the remainder. There was information that they also paid back $3 million which was used to remodel their UK family home, Frogmore, around this time.
Early Life of Meghan Markle
Rachel Megan Markle is the real name of Meghan Markle. She was born on August 4th, 1981 is Los Angeles, California. When she was six years old, her parents namely Doria Ragland and Thomas Markle Sr. divorced. So, she becomes their only child. Meghan Markle is of mixed-race heritage where her mother is African American and her father is of white European descent.
When she grew up, her mother taught yoga. Meanwhile, her father was a lighting director for tv shows. Her father got several awards including Emmys for his work in tv.
In Hollywood, California, Megan Markle grew up. There, she got her education at private schools like the Hollywood Little Red Schoolhouse and Immaculate Heart High School. Then, she attended Northwestern University and she graduated with double degrees in theater and international studies in 2003. In college, she was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Acting Career of Megan Markle
Her first appearance on screen was a small role in an episode of daytime soap opera entitled “General Hospital”. Then, she became small guest roles on shows such as “Century City” in 2004, “The War at Home” in 2006, “CSI: NY” in 2006 and “Fringe.” Besides, she also worked as a model. It was included as a ‘briefcase girl’ on the game show “Deal or No Deal”.
Megan Markle had supporting/ guest roles in the films entitled “Get Him to the Greek” in 2010, “Remember Me” in 2010 and “Horrible Bosses” in 2011. In July 2011, her big break came. It was when she took part in the cast of the American television show “Suits”. On that tv show, her role was as the character Rachel Zane. She made appearances on the show for multiple seasons. In late 2017, finally she left it.
From “Suits”, Meghan Markle earned around $50,000 per episode of the show. It worked out to an annual salary of around $450,000. Totally, from that show, she could earn $4 million. This number was pre-tax.
Other Projects of Meghan Markle
In 2014, Meghan Markle established the lifestyle website and blog named The Tig. There, she wrote articles about some topics such as fashion, food, beauty and travel. It was very successful. Mostly, the readers of her website were her fans and also fans of the show that she played, “Suits”.
The Tig has several social media accounts. On Instagram, this account had 3 million followers. On Facebook, this account had 800,000 followers. And on Twitter, it had 350,000 followers. For her site, she got a lot of sponsorships and endorsements. So, from her lifestyle blog, she earned around $80,000 per year.
She operated the website for three years. In 2017, she shut it down and archive all material. Because of her lifestyle blog which could help her become known for her fashion sense, in 2015 and 2016 she had the chance to be able to release two fashion collections with Canadian clothing company Reitmans. The collections were mostly based on her personal style. However, some of them were also based on the style of her tv show, “Suits”, as Rachel’s character.
Charity Work of Meghan Markle
Before she became a royal, she was active in charity work. For the international charity One Young World, she worked as a counselor. At a 2014 summit in Dublin, she spoke for them. Still in 2014, with the United Service Organizations, she went on a tour of Afghanistan and Spain. Then, she became a global ambassador for World Vision Canada in 2016. There were also the other organizations which worked with her including the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
She has continued her charity work together with Prince Harry. In 2017, they started to work with Elephants Without Borders. It was a partnership which they have continued until date in 2020. In 2018, with the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire, she began to work. The resulting charity cookbook entitled “Together: Our Community Cookbook” was her first charity project which she did after she became the Duchess of Sussex.
Harry and Meghan registered their own charity foundation. The name of it was Sussex Royal The Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. In April 2020, the name of the charity foundation was changed to Archewell.