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(Social Worker and Yoga instructor)

Doria Ragland is a social worker and yoga instructor. She came to the limelight after her daughter, Meghan Markle married Prince Harry. Doria is a divorcee.

Relationship Facts of Doria Ragland

Doria Ragland is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Doria Ragland?

Doria Ragland was in a relationship with the lighting director, Thomas Markle. Ragland then married Thomas, at the Self-Realization Fellowship Temple in Hollywood on December 23, 1979. They also have a daughter together named Meghan Markle born in 1981.

Doria Ragland is black and Thomas Markle is white. Due to biracial heritage and there was racial discrimination which hampered their marriage status. So they started having differences and divorced in 1988.

However, they are now good friends but they both are contributed to raising their daughter Meghan.

Doria Ragland’s Relationship with her Daughter Meghan

When Doria got divorced, she accompanied her daughter and is living together with her. She bears a very close and friendly relation with her daughter.

Meghan Markle has always talked about her mother’s behavior. She believes that her mother is a “free-spirited”.

Doria was full of tears at her daughter’s wedding to Prince Harry which was held on 19th May 2018. She flew to England and played a prominent role during the Royal Wedding.

She calls her daughter by the name, Flower.

Who is Doria Ragland?

Doria Ragland is a social worker in the mental health sector and is a famous American yoga instructor. Doria Ragland is renowned as the mother of Duchess of Sussex, Meghan, and mother-in-law of Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Doria Ragland was born in September 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Her mother’s name is Jeanette Arnold and her father’s name is not Alvin Ragland. Her mother was a nurse and her father was an antique dealer. When Ragland was a child, her parents moved to Los Angeles.

She has two older maternal half-siblings, Joseph and Sandra Johnson, and a younger paternal half-brother, Joffrey Ragland. Ragland now resides in View Park–Windsor Hills, California.

Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is African-American.

In which school did Doria Ragland attend?

She attended Fairfax High School. She studied for a bachelor of arts in Psychology. In 2015, Ragland became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker after having received a Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California.

Doria Ragland: Early, Profession life, Career

After high school, Ragland worked as a make-up artist. She has also later worked as a flight attendant.

Doria Ragland worked as a social worker for a mental health clinic, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, in Culver City, California.

In May 2018, Ragland quit her clinic job and entered into private practice, she also worked as a yoga instructor.

Now she resides in Black Beverly Hills which is one of the wealthiest African-American neighborhoods in the US.

Doria Ragland is a social worker and is involved in various social activities timely. Yet there is no information about her receiving any kind of awards.

Doria Ragland: Salary, Net Worth

Doria Ragland’s net worth is $900,000 but her salary amount is not known yet. Though she is living a luxurious life.

Doria Ragland: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Doria Ragland isn’t active on any social media and so her rumors aren’t much spread.

Doria is black by race and her ex-husband Thomas is white. Due to the racial, differences, her husband created fights. And it leads to their divorce and they were separated.

How tall is Doria Ragland?

Doria Ragland’s body measurement is 33-28-34 inches. Doria weighs 55 kg and is 5 feet 5 inches tall. She has black colored hair and black colored eyes. She’s got dreadlocks and a nose ring.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Doria Ragland isn’t connected with various social media. She is not socially active on Instagram or Twitter or Facebook.


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