List of royalty by net worth
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. A more recent Forbes Article from 2016 updates some of the Arab members of the list.
|Rank||Name||Title||Residence||Net worth||Source of wealth|
|1||Bhumibol Adulyadej||King of Thailand (died 2016)||$43.8 billion (2015)||Investments derived from the Bureau of the Crown Property.|
|2||Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum||Dubai Sheikh||$31.7 billion (April 2011)||Chairman of the Emirates Group, Dubai World, Noor Bank, DACC, and Noor Takaful insurance company.|
|3||Hassanal Bolkiah||Sultan of Brunei||$20.0 billion (April 2011)||Profits from oil and gas industry.|
|4||Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud||King of Saudi Arabia (died 2015)||$18.0 billion (April 2011)||Profits from oil industry.|
|5||Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan||President of the United Arab Emirates |
Emir of Abu Dhabi
|$15.0 billion (April 2011)||Investments from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.|
|6||Mohammed VI||King of Morocco||$5.7 billion (2015)||Investments in SNI and Siger Holdings.|
|7||Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum||Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates |
Emir Sheikh of Dubai
|$4.5 billion (April 2011)||Majority share of Dubai Holding and investments from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.|
|8||Hans Adam II||Prince of Liechtenstein||$3.5 billion (April 2011)||Holdings in the Prince of Liechtenstein Foundation.|
|9||Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani||Emir of Qatar (as of 2011, abdicated 2013)||$2.4 billion (April 2011)||From various enterprises.|
|10||Albert II||Prince of Monaco||$1.0 billion (April 2011)||Various enterprises, including Société des bains de mer de Monaco and casinos.|
|11||Karim al-Hussayni||Aga Khan IV||$800 million (July 2010)||From various enterprises, including Aga Khan Development Network.|
|12||Qaboos bin Said al Said||Sultan of Oman||$700 million (July 2010)||From various enterprises.|
|13||Elizabeth II||Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms (etc..)||$450 million (April 2011)||From property, jewelry and other assets. See Finances of the British Royal Family.|
|14||Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah||Emir of Kuwait||$350 million (July 2010)||From various enterprises|
|15||Beatrix||Queen of the Netherlands (as of 2011, abdicated 2013)||$200 million (April 2011)||Holdings in Royal Dutch Shell.|
|16||Mswati III||King of Eswatini||$100 million (July 2010)||From various enterprises.|
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