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It’s been a while since we’ve seen Duchess Meghan in the public eye. Aside from occasional voluntary work like handing out school supplies with Prince Harry, or video appearances like her backyard chat with Gloria Steinem, the Duchess of Sussex has mostly been focused on family life. Back in July, the Sussexes bought a $14M Santa Barbara property surrounded by tiered rose gardens, olives, and cypress trees. Featuring 9 bedrooms, 16 bathrooms, a library, pool, gym, sauna, a tea house and a children’s cottage, it’s reportedly where they intend to raise their one-year-old son Archie in order to give him as normal a life as possible.

But while Meghan enjoys some well-deserved family time, we’re left with some burning questions. Specifically: what is the Duchess of Sussex’s net worth? Has it changed now that she and her Harry are no longer senior royals—and if so, to what extent?

Read on for our breakdown of Meghan Markle‘s net worth!

Meghan Markle’s Net Worth

What was Meghan’s net worth before she was married?

Let’s not forget that Meghan Markle had a glittering acting career in her own right before marrying Prince Harry when she was 36.

She starred in over 100 episodes of the legal drama Suits, each of which were earning her $50,000 (according to knownetworth.com) towards the end of her acting career. She also made about $360,000 from her roles in the 2010 movies Remember Me and The Candidate.

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She also ran a lifestyle blog called The Tig, which she unfortunately had to decommission once her relationship with Harry got serious.

All in all, Meghan’s net worth before she became a royal was valued at $5M.

What was Meghan’s net worth when she became a royal?

On the beautiful morning in May 2018 that Meghan Markle emerged from St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle as the Duchess of Sussex, her net worth was joined to that of her new husband.

So the question is, what is Meghan Markle’s net worth?

Thanks to inheritances left to him by his late mother Princess Diana and his late great-grandmother the Queen Mother, Prince Harry is worth between $25M and $40M.

His former salary of $50,000 a year from his job as a captain in the British Army also contributes to that figure.

So although there’s no way of knowing for sure how much exactly the prince is worth, we can tentatively estimate that Meghan and Harry’s combined net worth is at least $30M.

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What is Meghan’s net worth now that she is no longer a ‘senior royal’?

Meghan and Harry’s decision to step back as senior royals did not change their combined net worth of $30M, as that figure reflects their independent wealth.

However, now that their lifestyles are longer financed by the crown, they have had to spend a lot more of their own money.

For example, they are no longer funded by the Sovereign Grant, which previously accounted for 5% of the Sussexes’ administrative and household costs. And although it was expected they would continue to receive money from the Duchy of Cornwall, a vast portfolio of land and assets that provides an income for the Prince of Wales and his sons, it was recently confirmed that this arrangement has ceased.

The couple recently repaid £2.4m ($3m) of taxpayers’ money that was spent on renovations to Frogmore Cottage on the Windsor Estate (which has been ‘shuttered’ for now, but which will remain Harry and Meghan’s UK residence.) As for their $14m Santa Barbara home, Variety claims that the Sussexes “secured a $9.5m mortgage to acquire the 7.4-acre compound.”

Unfortunately for the duke and duchess, they were obligated to relinquish their use of the ‘Sussex Royal’ brand, which could have brought in millions of dollars for the couple. In the meantime, they are in the process of setting up a new charitable foundation, Archewell, and—most significantly—recently signed a multi-year deal with Netflix.

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Meghan and Harry have set up a production company that will develop programs for Netflix including documentaries and children’s shows. We don’t know the value of the deal, but it’s likely to be a multi-million dollar contract. A spokesperson for the couple confirmed that it was the Netflix deal that allowed them to pay back in full the cost of renovations to Frogmore Cottage.

Elsewhere, the Sussexes are likely to make more speaking engagements—for a price. Back in June, they signed up with the high-profile Harry Walker agency, which also represents the Obamas and the Clintons, and their fee per speech is expected to be around $1M. Whew! That’ll certainly help cover the bills.

Next up, we finally know how much Duchess Meghan’s jewelry collection is really worth!