Meghan Markle, Half of a Financially Fit Power Couple, Is Now Worth $50 Million or More
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Meghan Markle, better known as Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is the US-born wife of Prince Henry. She is a prolific philanthropist and philanthropist who was a successful actress on the hit series "Suits" for seven seasons and blogger for her own lifestyle and fashion blog The Tig before she got married - and before she returned across the pond for new adventures for yourself and your family.
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Markle married Prince Harry financially independently, with an estimated net worth of around $ 5 million. Prince Harry had something on the order of $ 20 million in 2018 that was largely left to him in a trust fund from the estate of his late mother Princess Diana. The couple have done well financially in recent years. Leaving the royal life behind in the so-called Megxit had some advantages.
The couple's net worth is set to be around $ 60 million in March 2021, according to Celebrity Net Worth, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. After the duo signed off from official royal duties, the duo signed a $ 100 million deal with Netflix to produce projects such as children's shows, documentaries, and feature films. They also received $ 18 million for a three-year podcasting contract with Spotify.
After putting royal life aside in 2020, they moved out of their stately English home and bought a $ 14.7 million estate in Montecito, California. They funded the purchase with a $ 9.5 million mortgage loan, according to public records.
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The royal family does not go into marriages, so no such legalities have been carried out for Prince Harry and Meghan. Now that they are no longer receiving monarchy-owned monarchy, they are equal partners in their new professional endeavors, growing Markle's fortune significantly in a relatively short space of time thanks to the couple's new entertainment contracts.
Rachel Meghan Markle was born on August 4, 1981 to Doria Ragland and Thomas Markle Sr. in a suburb of Los Angeles called Canoga Park. Although raised Protestant, she attended Immaculate Heart Catholic High School before graduating from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. During her studies she was active in the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and interned and traveled in South America and Europe. In 2003 she completed her Bachelor in Theater Studies and International Studies.
She originally planned to pursue a political career, but got the acting bug.
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Like many just starting out actors, Markle struggled to get steady acting jobs, but she got her first role as a nurse on the ABC hit soap opera General Hospital in 2002. next years, among other things as a "briefcase girl" in the US version of the game show "Deal or No Deal" in 2006.
Her acting jobs became more stable and she appeared on the 2009 Fox hit series "Fringe" as junior agent Amy Jessup in the first two episodes of season two. She has had small roles in such films as "Get Him to the Greek". She also appeared on Remember Me, for which she earned $ 187,000, KnowNetWorth reported. She had a small role in the short film "The Candidate" in 2010 and is said to have grossed over $ 171,000.
In 2011, Markle played the role of paralegal Rachel Zane on the USA Network show "Suits" - a role she played through the end of season seven. In 2017, she announced that she was leaving the show due to her engagement. It was reported that she made an average of $ 50,000 per episode for her work on this show, which Fortune reported was about $ 450,000 per year in 2017.
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In 2014, Markle started The Tig, a fashion and lifestyle blog that grossed her over $ 80,000 a year, not to mention free stuff, according to Celebrity Net Worth. In this room, she interacted with the public on both light topics, such as fashion and makeup trends, as well as heavier topics, such as women's issues and social issues. In 2017 she published her farewell blog.
Markle, who was married to American film producer Trevor Engelson from 2011 to 2013, was dating Prince Harry in July 2016 by a mutual friend. The date seemed to be going well as their engagement was announced on November 27, 2017. After Markle went through a complicated process to become a British citizen, Markle married Prince Harry on May 19, 2018 at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.
For the first year or so the newlyweds were out and about with a view of the whole world, but they weren't happy. They made drastic changes to gain both professional and financial independence by officially stepping down from their royal duties.
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By the time they left royal life, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were already the proud parents of a little boy, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, who was born on May 6, 2019, and they were excited about their new American adventure. In the spring of 2021, the couple sat down for a now infamous interview with Oprah Winfrey. They discussed the reasons for the change and the change of profession with a lot of openness - and a little poison about the royal family. Harry revealed during the interview that his father, Prince Charles, cut him off financially after he and Meghan gave up their royal duties.
They didn't seem to care. They felt blessed to have a new baby on the way. Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor was born on June 4th and a world of possibilities had opened up.
While Meghan Markle seems excited about her lovely family, charity work, and new life, she may have a secret reason to smile. She may never act on the fact that she is the legitimate partner in the lucrative deals with Netflix, Spotify, and other financial opportunities that are sure to come to her, but knowing that she is half of a $ 100 million dollar deal. Possessing a contract, they could be a bit more responsive to ease.
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