The net worth of world richest royal families run in billions of dollars. Monarchs are still very much popular in most parts of the world. Who are the world’s richest kings and monarchs?
Across the world, especially Middle East, Asia and Africa, monarchs has continued to wax very strong.
There are numerous royal families across the world, but some have come a long way to become world’s most popular kings and monarchs.
Most of these world most renowned royal families are popular for their rich long heritage and massive wealth as well as fortune.
In this post, we will make an assessment of the top richest royal families of the world and their net worth.
This articles discusses the wealth of some of the top richest popular royal families.
Some monarch and royals mentioned in this post are also found in Forbes richest lists.
These richest royal families in the world is found across Middle East, Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.
These are some of the continents of the world where monarchy is still very much in practice.
In coming up with the list of the richest royal families in the world, we considered the net worth of the world richest royal families.
Richest Monarchs in the World & Net Worth
Below is the ranking of the world richest royal families and Monarchs.
This post will also tell you how much the world most popular royal families worth.
1.Royal Family of Saudi Arabia
Net Worth : $1.7 Trillion
House of Saud, which is the ruling family of Saudi Arabia is rated the world richest royal family.
The Saudi Arabia royal family is ranked the richest family in the world and had been ruling the Saudi Kingdom for over 200 years.
The House of Saud is estimated to worth a sttagering $1.7 trillion which makes them top richest royal family in the world.
His majesty, King Salmán bin Abdulaziz is currently the protector of the House of Saud, the throne he ascended in the year 2015.
This massive wealth of Saudi Royal family is of no surprise as they rule over Saudi Kingdom rich in oil and other natural resources such as gold, iron ore, copper etc.
The Saud royal family is one of the most business inclined royal families which has helped keep them at top in the list of world richest royal families.
Saud royal family of Saudi Arabia is not just the richest royal family in the world, they are as well one of the biggest and largest world Royal family with about 15,000 family members.
Reports has it that the King Salmon has 13 children with many other members of the royal family with their large families.
This world richest royal family enjoy numerous luxuries ranging from private jets which is estimated to worth about $300 million, real estates, fleet of expensive cars as well as gold.
The Saud royal family is headed by King Salman and Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman.
They together form the face and perform most administrative and official duties of the royal families.
The Saud family of Saudi Arabia is also one of the world most popular royal family and has friends across the world.
This world richest royal family holds and maintains huge diplomatic ties with the White House of United States of America.
The House of Saud is by the world richest royal family by miles with an estimate net worth of $1.7 Trillion.
2.Kuwaiti Royal Family
Net worth: $ 360 billion (€ 327.7 billion)
Kuwaiti royal family which is popularly known as the Al-Sabah family is ranked the world second richest royal family with an estimate net worth of $360 billion.
The Kuwaiti royal family has about 1000 family members and has remained one of the world richest royal family as result of both its kingdom natural resources and businesses.
Many reports suggest that the royal family of Kuwait have very high stakes in top major “Blue Chip” companies in the United States.
Kuwait, a top rich middle east country has been ruled by the Al-Sabah dynasty since 1975.
Currently, the head of this royal family is His Majesty, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Yaber Al-Sabah.
He is currently the Emir of Kuwait and largely controls the affairs of the royal family.
The $360 billion net worth estimate put the Kuwaiti royal family in the second position in the ranking of the richest royal families in the world.
3.Royal Family of Qatar
Net worth: $ 335 billion (€ 305 billion)
Ranking 3rd in the list of the world richest royal families is the Qatar’s royal family popularly called the House of Thani.
The royal family is estimated to worth about $335 billion, wealth largely acquired from the kingdom’s rich crude oil and natural resources.
The Qatari royal family is verys large with about 7000 members.
Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is currently the Emir of Qatar and head of the the Qatari royal family.
Aside oil, the royal family is heavily invested across the world with investments in top world renowned brands like Volkswagen, Barclays, and Tiffany & Co.
This wealthy royal family controls Qatari Sovereign Fund with assets valued at $ 335 billion.
They also own Empire State Building in New York as part of the Qatari royal family investments outside Qatar.
During the Iraq Civil unrest, the Qatar royal family paid billion dollar ransom to have family members kidnapped in the gulf country released.
It is no doubt that Qatar royal family is one of the world top richest royal families.
4.Abu Dhabi Royal Family
Net worth: $ 150 billion (€ 137 billion)
Abu Dhabi royal family is one of the richest royal families in middle east and across three world with an estimate net worth of $150 billion.
Abu Dhabi royal family is equally known as The House of Nahyan and consists of about 200 princes.
Number of the princesses of this royal family cannot be ascertained.
The major source of wealth of the Abu Dhabi royal family comes from oil and natural resources.
However, the royal family is heavily invested and have other business across aviation, real estate etc.
The current head of Abu Dhabi royal family, His Majesty Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahayan ascended to the throne since 2004 and is the Emir of Abu Dhabi.
They are one of the most popular and well known royal families across the world.
5.The British Royal Family
Net worth: $ 88 billion (€ 80 billion)
Arguably, the British Royal family is the most popular royal family in the world.
The British royals made up of the Queen Elizabeth II and her close relatives Charles, Prince of Wales; Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Prince William, Duke of Cambridge; Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex; and Sophie, Countess of Wessex is one of the richest royal families in the world.
British royal family is estimated to worth a whooping $88 billion.
Of all members of the British royal family, the Queen is ranked the richest with a massive $500 million net worth according to Forbes magazine.
Despite the massive wealth of the British royals which comes from tourism, real estate etc, the monarch lives very decent and avoid wastes and luxuries.
They enjoy tax free income and properties. The British royal family is one of the most respected royal family in the world.
6.Royal Family of Thailand
Net worth: $ 60 billion (€ 55 billion)
The Thai royal family currently headed by King Maha Vajiralongkorn is ranked among the richest royal families across the globe with an estimate net worth of $60 billion.
The late king of the dynasty, Late king, His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej is one of the richest kings in the world with properties worth $30 billion.
The Thailand royal family is popularly known as The Chakri dynasty.
The have ruled Thailand for more than 20 decades.
Some of the businesses of this royal family span across real estate, hospitality etc.
The Chakri dynasty is based in Bangkok and is made up of 10 main members.
They are highly regarded in the country and around the continent.
7.Brunei Royal Family
Net worth: $ 30 billion (€ 27.3 billion)
Brunei, a country in Southeast Asia is ruled by the House of Bolkiah.
Brunei’s royal dynasty is rated one of the top richest royal families around the world with the royal family estimate put at $30 billion.
The monarch has seen over the affairs of the kingdom since 1363.
Brunei’s royal dynasty is led by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who has been in power for the past 51 years.
The Asian nation is rich in crude oil reserves as well as natural resources.
This is part of source of wealth of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah who rules the affairs of Brunei’s royal dynasty.
This top rich royal family is also renowned for their luxuries and extravagancies.
Both the king and price own a combined fleet of cars, private jets, real estate, mansions amounting to billions of dollars.
This royal family is one of the richest in Asia continent and across the world.
8.Moroccan Royal Family
Net worth: $ 20 billion (€ 18.2 billion)
Alawite dynasty is the ruling family of the Moroccan royal family.
They are rated among the richest world royal families with an estimate net worth of about $20 billion.
The royal dynasty has existed since 1631. The Moroccan royal family is made up of 19 members and is led by King Mohammed VI who has been on the throne since 1999.
Forbes rating of the Moroccan royal family is in contrast with rating by other sources which insist that the monarch worth more than Forbes rating which of $4 billion.
The royal family spend millions of dollars annually for the upkeep and running of the palace and the respected dynasty.
9.Dubai Royal Family, United Arab Emirates
Net worth: $ 19 billion (€ 17.2 billion)
This one of the world most respected royal families.
They are as well one of the wealthiest royal families in world.
The Dubai dynasty headed by Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktum has ruled the emirate for over 20 decades.
This monarch is estimated to worth jaw dropping $19 billion.
They are popularly known as the Maktoum House.
The head of this royal family, Sheikh Mohamed has been on the throne since 2006.
He had also served as both Vice President and Prime Minister of United Arab Emirate (UAE).
The Dubai king has properties and investments worth over $18 billion.
The royal family has businesses both at home and abroad cutting across oil, real estate, aviation, finance and more.
They are one of the super rich monarchs in the world and middle east.
10. Royal family of the Principality of Liechtenstein
Net worth: $ 4.4 billion (€ 4 billion)
This is one of the top richest royal families in Europe.
The European based monarch is estimated to worth $4.4 billion which makes her one of the world’s top richest royals.
Prince John Adam II of Liechtenstein is currently the head and ruler of Liechtenstein royal family.
The royal family has been on the throne since since 1806.
It is said that the king, prince and members of the royal family pay no taxes and over sees the management of LTG Group which includes private bank own by the family.
This royal dynasty has other sources of income both in finance, real estate and hospitality.