The British Royal Family may have been making a multitude of public and media appearances, however, they don’t stand in the list of world’s top richest royal states the recent reports. Their net worth falls pale in comparison to other monarchies while Middle Eastern kingships have retained most of the position in the list of top 10 richest royals in the world.
Here are the world’s top 10 richest royals in the world:
King Maha Vajiralogkorn, Thailand
His net worth stands at $30 billion, the royal family derives its fortune from investments from the Crown Property Bureau, which manages the property of the crown of the Kingdom of Thailand. He also owns the 545-carat Golden Jubilee Diamond, the world’s largest cut and faceted diamond.
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Brunei
His net worth is up to $20 billion. The sultan of Brunei profits well from the oil and gas industry. Sultan of Brunei lives in the world’s largest palace, which costs more than $350 million and is said to own 600 Rolls-Royces.
King Salman Abdulaziz bin Saud, Saudi Arabia
His net worth is $18 billion. The fortune of King Abdulaziz comes from his family’s ownership of a media group that includes the pan-Arab daily Asharq Al-Awsat and El Eqtisadiah
Emir Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi, UAE
His net worth is Rs.15 billion. Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nayhan, the president of the UAE and the emir of Abu Dhabi, has garnered a fortune as Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, which manages the UAE’s excess oil reserves.
Emir Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai, United Arab Emirates
His net worth stands at $4billion. He is the vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates has spent a share of the wealth on charitable works as well.
Grand Duke Henri Luxembourg
His net worth also stands at $4 billion. The Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg does not receive a salary but has been granted about $324,851 every year since 1948 to carry out functions.
Prince Hans Adam II, Liechtenstein
His net worth is up to $3 billion. His large fortune is primarily due to his privately-owned bank LGT Group, and investments made through the Prince of Liechtenstein Foundation, which overseas forest, real-estate, and winery assets.
King Mohammed VI, Morocco
King Mohammed’s enormous earnings come from his family’s ownership of Morocco’s National Investment Company, a private company that invests in other African estates and operates in banking, telecommunication, and renewable energy. His current wealth is measured to be $2.1 billion.
Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar
His net value is $2.1 billion. Emir Sheikh Tamim took over the throne after his father former emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, stepped down in 2013. He generates a huge amount of his wealth from the Qatar Investment Authority, which manages the country’s oil and gas reserves.
Prince Albert Monaco
His estimated value of wealth stands at $1 billion. Under his fortunes comes the one-fourth of the land he reigns, a collection of antique cars, shares in a Monte Carlo resort, a pricey stamp collection, and the Philadelphia-area home of his mother, Grace Kelly, which he purchased in 2016 for an estimated $754,000.