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]

Rank Name Title Residence Net worth Source of wealth
1 Bhumibol Adulyadej King of Thailand  Thailand $30.0 billion (April 2011)[1][2] Investments derived from the Bureau of the Crown Property.
2 Hassanal Bolkiah Sultan of Brunei  Brunei $20.0 billion (April 2011)[3][2] Profits from oil and gas industry.
3 Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud King of Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia $18.0 billion (April 2011)[4][2] Profits from oil industry.
4 Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan President 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.
5 Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Prime 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.
6 Hans Adam II Prince of Liechtenstein  Liechtenstein $3.5 billion (April 2011)[1] Holdings in the Prince of Liechtenstein Foundation.
7 Mohammed VI King of Morocco  Morocco $2.5 billion (April 2011)[1][2] Investments in SNI and Siger Holdings.
8 Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani Former Emir of Qatar  Qatar $2.4 billion (April 2011)[1] From various enterprises.
9 Albert II Prince of Monaco  Monaco $1.0 billion (April 2011)[1][2] Various enterprises, including casinos.
10 Karim al-Hussayni Aga Khan IV  France $800 million (July 2010)[1] From various enterprises.
11 Qaboos bin Said al Said Sultan of Oman  Oman $700 million (July 2010)[1] From various enterprises.
12 Elizabeth II Queen of the Commonwealth realms  United Kingdom $450 million (April 2011)[1][2] From real estate, jewellery and other assets.
13 Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Emir of Kuwait  Kuwait $350 million (July 2010)[1] From various enterprises.
14 Beatrix former Queen of the Netherlands  Netherlands $200 million (April 2011)[1][2] Holdings in Royal Dutch Shell.
15 Mswati III King 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.