How much is Meghan Markle worth?
|Net Worth:||$5 Million
|Date of Birth:||August 4, 1981|
|Country:||United States of America|
Who Is Meghan Markle
Meghan Markle, whose full name is Rachel Meghan Markle, is an American philanthropist and former actress, known most notably for being a member of the British royal family. In 2018, after her marriage to Prince Harry, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, she became the Duchess of Sussex. Two years later, the couple announced their intentions to move to Southern California and step back from their membership from the royal family.
Just before she gained international fame with her marriage to Harry, Rachel was finding success in acting. After starting with small roles in various television films and series, in 2011, she joined the cast of the legal drama “Suits”, where she played the role of Rachel Zane for seven seasons until 2017. After that, she retired from acting and closed all of her retired social media accounts. In 2020, Meghan remains one of the most popular and influential women in the world.
As of 2020, Meghan Markle has a net worth of $5 million dollars.
How Did Meghan Markle Get So Rich?
Meghan Markle became rich before she joined the royal family. In 2005, she made her film debut by starring in “A Lot like Love” where she got a minor role. Thanks to her passion for acting, Markle received offers in many other television series, which helped her receive more opportunities. “90210”, “Till Death”, “Knight Rider”, “Without a Trace”, “Fringe”, “The League”, and “CSI: Miami” are just a few of the series that she took part in.
In 2010, the talented actress joined the cast of two films – “Get Him to the Greek” and “Remember Me”. For her role in the latter, she received $187,000. She continued to earn more than $150,000 for her acting in several other films from the early 2010s such as “The Candidate”, “Horrible Bosses”, “Dysfunctional Friends”, and “Random Encounters”. The role that not only helped Meghan Markle earn millions but also breakthrough was that of Rachel Zane in “Suits”. She joined the USA Network series in July 2011 and reportedly earned $50,000 per episode, amounting to an annual salary of approximately $450,000.
In addition to acting and prior to becoming a member of the royal family, in 2014, Meghan founded her own lifestyle website titled “The Tig”. The website, which includes articles about beauty and travel, fashion, and food, quickly grew and Meghan began working with various makeup artists, fitness and yoga instructors, dieticians. By April 2017, she had more than 4 million followers. As a lifestyle blogger alone, Rachel was able to earn more than $80,000 annually from both sponsorships and endorsements.
Why Is She So Famous?
Meghan Markle rose to fame with her marriage to Prince Harry. She was born on August 4, 1981, in Los Angeles, California. Her father is a retired lightning and television director of photography, while her mother worked as a yoga instructor and social worker. Rachel grew up in Hollywood and was educated at private schools. Shortly after graduating from the “Immaculate Heart High School”, she admitted to the “Northwestern University”. At that time she also participated in multiple community services and charity projects. In 2003, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree with a double major in theater and international studies.
Sometime before she became the Duchess of Sussex with millions of followers from around the world, Meghan tried several jobs to support herself while pursuing an acting career. In the early 2000s, she began work as a freelance calligrapher and also taught bookbinding. In 2002, she made her professional acting debut by working an episode of the medical drama “General Hospital”. A few years later, she continued to land roles in television series such as “Century City”, “Cuts”, “Love, Inc.”, and “1 vs. 100”.
What Makes Meghan So Successful?
What makes Meghan so successful is the fact that she’s able to use her popularity as the Duchess to not only help but also inspire others. Just before her exit from “Suits” in 2017, she met Prince Harry whom she began dating. A little over a year, in November 2017, the Prince of Wales announced their engagement. Meghan then retired from acting and focused her attention entirely on becoming a British citizen, while also preparing for her introduction into the British royal family. Her final film role was in the 2015 crime “Anti-Social”. She and Harry got married in May 2019 and shortly after moved to Nottingham Cottage.
One of the Duchess’ best qualities that really helped her find success is her compassion. Long before she became a media sensation, she has joined multiple charities, campaigns, and organizations. While acting, in 2013, she joined the international charity “One Young World” as a counselor. She toured many countries such as Dublin, Afghanistan, and Spain, among many others, where she spoke on topics of modern-day slavery and gender equality. In 2016, she joined the “World Vision Canada” as a global ambassador. As a feminist, she has taken trips to countries where she’s able to raise awareness for women’s issues, including women’s rights and social justice.
As of 2020, Harry and Meghan remain one of the most covered couples by the news and media. For the past few years, they’ve been added multiple times in year-end lists by Time, British Vogue, and Powerlist that highlight the most influential people in the world. Most recently, just seven months after they agreed to resign their roles as members of the royal family, the couple signed a multi-million dollar deal with global streaming service Netflix. The multi-year deal includes the development of scripted and unscripted productions such as series, films, documentaries in which The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be starring.
Meghan Markle is now known as not only of the wealthiest but most popular women on the planet. Long before she married the Prince of Brittain and joined the royal family, she gathered millions of fans and found prosperity in various fields. In just a few years time, she was able to earn from $10 to 500,000 from her acting roles, while also representing international charities and organizations and supporting different causes.
In addition to that, she also created her own lifestyle website, thanks to which she gained approximately $80,000 annually. Even now, Meghan Markle remains an influential public figure that has received recognition for her fashion and style and, in 2016, she even launched her own fashion line which was a total success.