Meghan Markle’s mother Doria Ragland starts new job teaching jewelry making classes


Meghan Markle’s mother Doria Ragland has started a new job.

She will show students how to make bohemian jewelry, according to the Daily Mail.

Ragland, 63, now teaches at a community college in Los Angeles. She quit her job as a social worker at a mental health clinic when Meghan married Harry in 2018.

In her classes, she teaches students to design “floating” pearl necklaces, multi-strand bracelets and “tied necklaces”.

Although currently on hold due to the pandemic, classes cost around $ 60, held at the Santa Monica College campus 14 miles from her home.

Santa Monica College was the scene of a mass shooting in 2013 in which five people died.

On the college’s website, Ragland’s biography reads, “Doria Ragland is a local artist who has been designing jewelry and clothing for over 10 years. “

“She has participated in some of the finest art exhibitions in the country and received awards for her creations. She enjoys teaching and believes in wearing handmade jewelry. “

Meghan has previously described her mother Doria as a 'free spirit'.  Photo / Getty Images
Meghan has previously described her mother Doria as a ‘free spirit’. Photo / Getty Images

She was also reportedly appointed to head an elderly care society. According to the Express, Meghan Markle’s lawyer made the deal for her.

The company is a “senior care management company” and it says it “was created to support you and give you, your parent, relative or friend peace of mind. beloved ”.

Ragland worked as a makeup artist on the TV show General Hospital, where she met Meghan’s father, Thomas Markle, director of lighting.

She also sold handmade jewelry to help the family financially.

Meghan’s parents divorced when she was 6. She then lived with her mother until she became a teenager and moved to live with her father.

Meghan, who had previously said her mother had a “free spirit,” recently moved into a $ 14 million mansion in Santa Barbara with her husband Prince Harry and their 15-month-old son Archie.


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