Richest royals in the world: Here is a list of the Richest Royals in the world and their worth. You all will be amazed at how wealthy they are, from 10th to 1st position.. See List below..
15) King Mswati III of Swaziland – $100 million
The Swaziland King is worth $100 million according to Forbes; down $100 million of his fortune. The last monarch of Africa took the throne at age 18; he has often been criticized for lavish spending; several of his 13 wives reportedly went on a $6 million shopping spree in summer 2009.
14) Beatrix former Queen of the Netherlands – $200 million
Thirty-three years on the throne, Queen Beatrix relinquished the throne on 30th April 2013. She and her immediate family get most of their fortune from investments and real estate including Castle Drakensteyn in Holland and a villa in Tavernelle, Italy. The family, which includes the Queen and her children, once held a notable stake in Shell Oil; it is not known if the family still owns any shares.The Queen received an annual stipend of $1.2 million, less than one-tenth of what the Queen of England receives. Meanwhile, her son the king and then Crown Prince of Orange, and his wife Princess Maxima each received $360,000 a year. Princess Maxima got a lump sum of around $365,000 when she wed the Prince in 2002.
13 ) Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Emir of Kuwait – $400 million
The Sheikh of Kuwait has a net worth of $400 million. He used to be the Foreign Minister for 40 years, between 1963 and 2003, which made him one of the longest-serving foreign ministers in the world. Best known as a strong advocate for women’s right in the Middle East. The Emir made the Kuwait Dinar the strongest currency in the world.
12 ) Elizabeth II Queen of the United Kingdom – $530 million
Queen of United Kingdom comes 12th on the list with a personal net worth of £320m ($530m) as of May 2014, according to Sunday Times Rich List. Queen’s fortune are property holdings, extensive art and fine jewelry. Not included are those assets belonging to the Crown Estate. The Queen also receives an annual government stipend of $12.9 million.
11) Qaboos bin Said al Said Sultan of Oman – $700 million
Sultan Qaboos bin Said has a fortune of $700 million. He has led successful diversification of economy with grand objective of reducing the oil sector’s hefty 40% contribution to GDP to 9% by 2020. Promoting gas and tourism industries; government also owns stake in the Wave, a $2.5 billion mixed-use beachfront development in country’s capital, Muscat.