The ancient world had many kingdoms, kings, and royal families. Now, we live in a world of governments, billionaires, people in business, and superpowers. Still, many kings and Queens live lavish life with their royal families. This article will discuss the world’s top 10 royal families. We will dig up the details of the world’s most affluent royal families and their source of income. The common thing about these royal families is the state’s power, either democratic or monarchial. All of these families hold great power in a world of billions of people, making them more valuable.
So, here is the list of the Top 10 royal families in the world, ranked from bottom to top.
Top 10 Royal Families in the World
10. The Royal Family of Liechtenstein
Talking about now, Liechtenstein’s royal family has a whopping net worth of $4.4 billion. Most of their earnings come through real estate and arts. Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, is the head of this royal family. The royal family rules Liechtenstein under a constitutional monarchy and has a surprising wealth. Leadership in this royal family is hereditary, and the family strictly follows the rules.
9. The Royal Family of Morocco
The royal family of Morocco belongs to the Alaouite dynasty. King Mohammed VI is the head of Morocco’s royal family. He became the King in 1999. The Royal family of Morocco has been ruling Morocco since the 17th century. In 2011, protests occurred in Morocco, after which King restricted his powers which didn’t have much effect. This royal family has a shocking net worth of $8.8 billion. The family has accumulated their wealth from a large number of investments.
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8. The Royal Family of Dubai
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is a ruler of Dubai. He heads the royal family of Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed is also one of the wealthiest individuals from the Al Maktoum dynasty. The Royal family of Dubai belongs to the Al Maktoum dynasty. He is also an official Vice President and Prime Minister of Dubai. The Royal Family of Dubai is worth $18 billion. This royal family owns a large number of lavish properties around the world and also make billions through investing in various business.
7. The Royal Family of Brunei
Brunei has a monarchial system of government. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is the ruler of Brunei and the head of the royal family of Brunei. The residence of the Sultan is the most prominent residential place in the world and holds a Guinness World Record. This royal family has various oil reserves and makes most of their money through these oil reserves. The total worth of this royal family is $28 billion. It is believed that Sultan is very passionate about supercars and owns 600 Rolls Royce and 300 Ferraris, including several private jets.
6. The Royal Family of Thailand
Chakri Dynasty has been ruling Thailand since 1782. The Royal Family of Thailand is also from Chakri Dynasty. Maha Vajiralongkorn is the current King of Thailand and the head of this royal family. The Royal Family of Thailand is estimated to be between $30 – $50 billion. There is not much information about the earnings and income of this royal family.
5. The British Royal Family
The British Royal Family is undoubtedly not the richest in the world, but it is the most popular and influential royal family ever. Queen Elizabeth II is the head of The British Royal family. Most of the earnings of this royal family come from various real state investments and grants made by the crown state. The British Royal Family is shocking worth $88 billion.
4. The Royal Family of Abu Dhabi
The royal family of the Al Nahyan dynasty rules Abu Dhabi. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has been head of the royal family and president of the United Arab Emirates since 2004. The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has assets worth $696 billion and is also chaired by the Sheikh. The Royal Family of Abu Dhabi is worth a whopping amount of $150 billion. Most of their earnings come from the oil reserves. In addition, Sheikh is one of the wealthiest landlords of London, with real estate worth $7.1 billion.
3. The Royal Family of Qatar
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has been the Emir of Qatar since 2013. He is also head of the royal house of Thani. The royal house of Thani has been ruling Qatar since the mid-19th century. The Royal Family of Qatar is worth a jaw-dropping amount of $335 billion. Most of the wealth accumulated by the royal family comes from real estate. The Royal Family of Qatar has invested in luxurious real estate, which includes Barclays, British Airways, Volkswagen, New York’s Empire State Building, and Harrod’s department store.
2. The Royal Family of Kuwait
The Al Sabah dynasty has ruled Kuwait since 1752. Sheikh Sabah IV Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is the Emir of Kuwait and head of Al Sabah family. The Royal Family of Kuwait is worth $360 billion. This is one of the richest royal families in the world. The Royal Family made most of their wealth by investing in every major blue-chip company in the United States.
1. The Royal Family of Saudi Arabia
King Salman Alsaud is the King of Saudi Arabia and the head of The Royal family of Saudi Arabia. The royal family of Saudi Arabia is worth an unimaginable amount of $1.4 trillion. No doubt, The royal family of Saudi Arabia is the richest royal family in the world.