Meghan Markle is yet again in the news as she did not visits the royal family after the death of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8. Despite the various controversies Markle has faced since she got married into the royal family to Prince Harry, she has a considerable net worth combined with her husband. But what are the actual numbers? What is Meghan Markle’s net worth? To get the answer read the article till the end.
Meghan Markle is a well-known personality who had made name for herself even before marrying the Prince. She had a great acting career in Hollywood. She also had a lifestyle blog where she posted on topics like food, fashion, beauty, and travel. This blog got her many sponsorships and endorsements and earned good money from it. But she shut down the website in 2017. So now we know a little about Meghan Markle but it is not enough to know her net worth so keep reading.
Meghan Markle’s Net Worth
To know Meghan Markle’s net worth, we shall first know how her early life was and how she began her acting career. Markle was born on August 4, 1981, in Los Angeles, California. She was the daughter of Doria Ragland and Thomas Markle Sr., however, they got divorced when she was just 6 years old. Her father also worked in the filmmaking business and won several awards for his work.
Meghan grew up in Hollywood, California, and completed her graduation from Northwestern University with double degrees in theatre and international studies. Moving on to her acting career, she first started by doing small roles in daytime soaps and shows like “General Hospital”, “Century City”, and “Fringe”. Moreover, she got her first big break in July 2011 by joining the star cast of the famous American TV show, “SUITS” as the character Rachel Zane. She continued for 6 years and eventually left it in 2017.
Besides having an acting career, Meghan also did modeling, which included her being the ‘Briefcase Girl’ on a game show. As mentioned earlier she also found a lifestyle website and blog, The Tig in 2014 which helped her to be famous for her fashion sense, and then release two collections which were majorly based on her style and her style as Rachel. She also worked as a counselor for the international charity One Young World and became a global ambassador for World Vision Canada.
She and her husband signed a five-year deal with Netflix which was worth $100 million and it meant that the couple will launch a production company and will create scripted content and children’s programs. They also signed a deal with Spotify for three years where they will be posting podcasts and it was worth @18 million. Now that we know about her career and life, let’s know what is Meghan Markle’s net worth.
Net Worth of Meghan Markle
Meghan earned around $50,000 per episode of SUITS which turned out to be an annual salary of $450,000 and earned a total of $4 million pre-tax. Her net worth before her marriage to Prince Harry was $5 million and that of her husband was $20 million. After her marriage in 2018, she was made the princess of the United Kingdom and given the title of the Duchess of Sussex, Countess of Dumbarton, and Baroness Kilkeel. She also earned about $80,000 per year from her blog.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Meghan Markle’s net worth is $60 million combined with her husband. After stepping back from Royal Duties, Meghan and Harry bought a home in Montecito, California which cost $14.7 million. They purchased the house with a $10 million mortgage and a $5 million cash down payment.