Last Updated: 01 Sep, 2023 | Views: 280
Profession: Social Worker
Famous For: Meghan Markle's Mother
Higher Education: Bachelor of Arts in psychology
Doria Loyce Ragland is a social worker who was born on September 2, 1956. She is an American social worker and a former makeup artist and yoga instructor. Her name is Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and she is the mother of the royal child. Ragland's parents moved to Los Angeles when she was a baby, and they eventually divorced when Ragland was a teenager. Her father married a kindergarten teacher who is close to Ragland's age, Ava Burrow, in 1983, whose marriage also ended in divorce, and the two remained close even after her father's marriage ended in divorce.
Doria Ragland Career:
She met her future husband, Thomas Markle while working on the set of General Hospital after she graduated from Fairfax High School. She was employed as a temp assistant makeup artist while working on the set of General Hospital, where Ragland met her future husband.
In the mid-2000s, she filed for bankruptcy and worked as a travel agent, as well as owning a small business, prior to filing for bankruptcy again.
Upon graduating from the University of Southern California with a Master of Social Work in 2011, she began her career as a social worker.
In 2015, she graduated from California's licensing exam and worked as a social worker at the Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services clinic in Culver City for three years before she obtained her master's degree.
A report in 2020 stated that she would be teaching jewelry making at Santa Monica College as part of her teaching duties.
Doria Ragland Unknown Trivia Facts:
In 1979, Ragland was married to lighting director Thomas Markle Sr. on December 23rd.