Being rich is not the prerogative of the entrepreneurs, businessmen, and the likes. There are some royals in the world who are very rich beyond dreams. And we will be discussing them and their worth today.
Ghpage.com presents you with the richest royals in the world. be ready for some surprises on how much each of them is worth
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.
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