List of the richest royals

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This is a list of the richest royals by their personal net worth, excluding properties held by the state, government or Crown, and is listed in U.S. dollars for simple comparison purposes. Source from Forbes: The World's Richest Royals 2010 and 2011 editions.[1][2]

Current royals[edit]

RankNameTitleResidenceNet worthSource of wealth
1Bhumibol AdulyadejKing of Thailand Thailand$30.0 billion (April 2011)[1][2]Investments derived from the Bureau of the Crown Property.
2Hassanal BolkiahSultan of Brunei Brunei$20.0 billion (April 2011)[3][2]Profits from oil and gas industry.
3Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al SaudKing of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia$18.0 billion (April 2011)[4][2]Profits from oil industry.
4Khalifa bin Zayed Al NahyanPresident of the United Arab Emirates
Emir of Abu Dhabi
 United Arab Emirates$15.0 billion (April 2011)[1][2]Investments from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.
5Mohammed bin Rashid Al MaktoumPrime Minister of the United Arab Emirates
Emir Sheikh of Dubai
 United Arab Emirates$4.5 billion (April 2011)[1][2]Majority share of Dubai Holding and investments from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.
6Hans Adam IIPrince of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein$3.5 billion (April 2011)[1]Holdings in the Prince of Liechtenstein Foundation.
7Mohammed VIKing of Morocco Morocco$2.5 billion (April 2011)[1][2]Investments in SNI and Siger Holdings.
8Hamad bin Khalifa Al ThaniFormer Emir of Qatar Qatar$2.4 billion (April 2011)[1]From various enterprises.
9Albert IIPrince of Monaco Monaco$1.0 billion (April 2011)[1][2]Various enterprises, including casinos.
10Karim al-HussayniAga Khan IV France$800 million (July 2010)[1]From various enterprises.
11Qaboos bin Said al SaidSultan of Oman Oman$700 million (July 2010)[1]From various enterprises.
12Elizabeth IIQueen of the Commonwealth realms United Kingdom$450 million (April 2011)[1][2]From real estate, jewellery and other assets.
13Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahEmir of Kuwait Kuwait$350 million (July 2010)[1]From various enterprises.
14Beatrixformer Queen of the Netherlands Netherlands$200 million (April 2011)[1][2]Holdings in Royal Dutch Shell.
15Mswati IIIKing of Swaziland Swaziland$100 million (July 2010)[1]From various enterprises.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "In Pictures: The World's Richest Royals." Forbes. July 7, 2010. 29 April 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Report: The World's Richest Royals." Forbes. April 29, 2011.
  3. ^ "In Pictures: The World's Richest Royals: Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Brunei." Forbes. 7 July 2010. 29 April 2011.
  4. ^ "In Pictures: The World's Richest Royals: King Abdullah bin Abul Aziz, Saudi Arabia." Forbes.29 April 2011.