Doria Ragland is an American yoga instructor for Wise and Healthy Aging, and a social worker for Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services in Los Angeles, California.  She is the mother of Meghan Markle, the current girlfriend of Prince Harry. 
In the late 1970's, Doria met her future husband, Thomas Markle, when they both worked together for a television studio in Los Angeles. Thomas was a lighting Director for a soap opera. She worked as a temp at the studio. 
In the early 1980's, the two married. They had their daughter, Meghan Markle, 1981. The family traveled around to remote, impoverished areas in the world. The couple came from very little, but they always ensured to provide everything they could for Meghan. 
The couple divorced by the time that Meghan was 6 years old. 
Doria is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Social Work. [9 ]
Doria continues to live her normal life in the Los Angeles area despite her daughter dating the United Kingdom's royal prince, Harry. She still maintains contact with her daughter but has stated that she cannot say anything about her daughter's relationship. 
When her daughter's engagement to Prince Harry was announced, news media began to pursue Ragland for a quote. On Tuesday, November, 2017, days after the wedding announced, she expressed that she was very happy for her daughter.