List of the richest royals

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, based on estimates published by Forbes.[1][2]

Since the publication of the estimates from 2011, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and Bhumibol of Thailand have died and Beatrix of the Netherlands and Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani have abdicated.

Rank Name Title Residence Net worth Source of wealth
1 Bhumibol AdulyadejKing of Thailand (died 2016) Thailand$30.0 billion (April 2011)[1][2]Investments derived from the Bureau of the Crown Property.
2 Hassanal BolkiahSultan of Brunei Brunei$20.0 billion (April 2011)[1][2]Profits from oil and gas industry.
3 Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al SaudKing of Saudi Arabia (died 2015) Saudi Arabia$18.0 billion (April 2011)[1][2]Profits from oil industry.
4 Khalifa 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.
5 Mohammed VIKing of Morocco Morocco$5.7 billion (2015)[3]Investments in SNI and Siger Holdings.
6 Mohammed 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.
7 Hans Adam IIPrince of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein$3.5 billion (April 2011)[1]Holdings in the Prince of Liechtenstein Foundation.
8 Hamad bin Khalifa Al ThaniEmir of Qatar (as of 2011, abdicated 2013) Qatar$2.4 billion (April 2011)[1]From various enterprises.
9 Albert IIPrince of Monaco Monaco$1.0 billion (April 2011)[1][2]Various enterprises, including casinos.
10 Karim al-HussayniAga Khan IV France$800 million (July 2010)[1]From various enterprises.
11 Qaboos bin Said al SaidSultan of Oman Oman$700 million (July 2010)[1]From various enterprises.
12 Elizabeth IIQueen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms (etc..) United Kingdom$450 million (April 2011)[1][2]From property, jewellery and other assets. See Finances of the British Royal Family.
13 Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahEmir of Kuwait Kuwait$350 million (July 2010)[1]From various enterprises.
14 Beatrix Queen of the Netherlands (as of 2011, abdicated 2013) Netherlands$200 million (April 2011)[1][2]Holdings in Royal Dutch Shell.
15 Mswati IIIKing of Swaziland Swaziland$100 million (July 2010)[1]From various enterprises.

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 "In Pictures: The World's Richest Royals." Forbes. July 7, 2010. 29 April 2011.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 "Report: The World's Richest Royals." Forbes. April 29, 2011.
  3. Forbes
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