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    Meghan Markle Net Worth, Early Career, Philanthropy, Marriage, And More

    Name Meghan Markle
    Age 41 years
    Occupation Actress, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur
    Source Of Income Entrepreneurship, Acting
    Net Worth $60 Million
    Residence Montecito, California

    If there has been a celebrity who saw sporadic growth in their stardom is Meghan Markle. Being a suitcase girl in ‘Deal or No Deal’ to being cast in a popular drama series like ‘Suits’, she came a long way. However, without discrediting her achievement, Markle came into the spotlight when she started dating Prince Harry and started the journey which eventually became turbulent and took a toll on her mental health. In 2018, Meghan and Harry exchanged vows at St.George’s Chapel in Windsor.

    The couple began a lot of charity work and we’re assuming their duties as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. But, in 2020, what was termed as ‘Meghxit’, the two left their royal duties and switched to a normal life with a fresh beginning in the United States. Since their shift from a royal life to a common life, they have created a brand for themselves, where the couple has become one of the power couples. They bagged many deals from prominent media giants and continued their charity work as private patrons. So, let’s get to know more about Meghan’s finances and other aspects of her life.

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     Meghan Markle Net Worth

    Meghan Markle net worth
    Meghan Markle

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have a shared net worth of $60 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Before she married Prince Harry, she had a net worth of $5 million. Meghan primarily received her income from her acting jobs. She received $187,000 for playing Megan in Robert Pattinson-starrer ‘Remember Me’. She earned $450,000 annually during the seven seasons of the ‘Suits’.

    After cutting ties with the Royal Family, Meghan and Harry jointly struck multiple deals. The two are signed with an elite PR agency, the Harry Walker Agency, which has clientele like Barack Obama, Michele Obama, and the Clintons. Harry and Meghan have a multi-year deal with Netflix to produce shows, docuseries, and children’s content.

    The deal is anywhere between $100 million to $150 million. Her Spotify deal, in association with Archetype Audio, produced her podcast ‘Archetypes’ with guests like Trevor Noah, Mariah Carey, Mindy Kaling, and others. She also wrote an observational book ‘The Bench’ based on her musings observing Prince Harry and their son. She received $700,000 in advance for penning the book. Markle has invested in a coffee brand ‘Clevr Blends’.

    Early Life And Career Of Meghan Markle

    Meghan Markle in 'Suits'
    Meghan Markle in ‘Suits’

    Rachel Meghan Markle aka Meghan Markle was born in a humble household in Los Angeles, California on August 4th, 1981. She was born into an interracial family. Her mother, Doria Ragland is an African American, and her father Thomas Markle Sr. belongs of European descent.

    Meghan completed her schooling in California, and later, she graduated from Northwestern University with degrees in Theater and International Studies.

    She began bagging small roles in series like ‘The War at Home’, ‘CSI: NY’, and ‘Fringe’. The actress was a part of a short film titled ‘The Candidate’. She was also a part of the reality TV show ‘Deal or No Deal’.

    In 2011, she was signed to play Rachel Zane in the popular show ‘Suits’ which ran from 2011 to 2019. However, after the seventh season, Meghan dropped from the show.

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    Meghan Markle Philanthropy Work

    Meghan Markle in India
    Meghan Markle in India

    Meghan Markle, even before joining the Royal Family, has been contributing her efforts toward the betterment of many causes like ‘One Young World’. She has been an advocate for women’s rights. At the age of 11, she wrote letters to politicians including Hilary Clinton after seeing a sexist advertisement.

    So, she joined hands with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. Meghan has been a part of the United Service Organization. She also supported a small-scale business-oriented organization called Myna Mahila Foundation, which manufactures sanitary pads.

    Since her marriage in 2018, Meghan and Harry have collectively extended their efforts toward advocacy and humanitarian causes. They donated funds to healthcare for marginalized and impoverished communities in 2021. The couple joined hands with ‘The Loveland Foundation’, who h provides mental health services to Black women at affordable prices. Through the Archewell Foundation, she continued her advocacy for women’s betterment. They donated funds to Afghan women who are refugees in the United States.

    Meghan Markle’s Personal Life

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

    Meghan Markle got married in 2011 to Trevor Engleson after seven years of a relationship. But, the two got divorced in 2013. So, after dating chef Cory Vitiello, she met the love of her life Prince Harry in 2016 via a common friend. They were set up for a blind date together. After dating for two years, they got married in 2018 at Windsor in a beautiful royal ceremony.

    But, their marriage has been tumultuous due to the severed relationship with sister-in-law, Kate Middleton, and the Royal Family, in general. The two moved to California in 2020 to start a new life with their two kids—Lilibet Diana Mountbatten and Archie Harrison Mountbatten Windsor.

    Meghan Markle House

    Their house
    Their house

    The couple purchased an 18,000-square-foot Montecito mansion when they moved to California. The house cost $14.65 million, but the Duke and Duchess of Sussex took a mortgage of $9.5 million to buy the property. The abode consists of nine bedrooms with amazing decor and modern amenities with a gourmet kitchen.

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    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise is a Sub-Editor at FirstCuriosity. He has more than 2 years of experience in Entertainment content writing with the organization. Besides being a journalist and humanist, he loves cinema and intersectionality, basically everything that screams love, hope, and of course, Lady Gaga. Nishant loves and breathes popular culture, music, especially hip-hop and pop, and the royal family drama. Along with that, he takes great interest in the happenings in the technology world and politics. He is an LGBTQIA+ ally. Approach him with an apple juice to discuss Modern Family, Pose, and Schitt’s Creek.

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