We are going to look at the 10 richest kings in the world in which their net worth can feed their entire generation. In the United States, the idea about Kings doesn’t hold much importance. Monarchy is a kind of government which is different from democracy itself. In the 19th century, a member from a family can rule a particular kingdom for life.
All these richest kings in the world have great influence in shaping a country. In the year 2016, some of the top earners were kings. The world comprises 44 royal families but we are streamlining the list to the only 10 richest kings in the world.
10 Richest Kings in the World
The following is the list of 10 richest kings in the world:
- King Bhumibol Adulyadej: Net worth $30 Billion
King Bhumibol is from Thailand, a country that is called the golden triangle for some reasons. Thailand is located in the South Eastern part of Asia and it has been untouched by external forces. There is a rumour that he is the owner of one of the largest carat diamonds and other treasures in the world.
- Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan: Net worth $23 Billion
The affluence of UAE is not only on the 100 billion barrels of oil they produce, but it also lies in its tourist attraction. Sheikh Khalifa is from United Arab Emirate and also the board chairman of the Abu Dhabi Investment. Sheikh Khalifa who is one of the richest kings in the world is also a philanthropist.
- Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah: Net worth $20 Billion
Sultan Hassanal is from Brunei, one of the richest kings in the world that have benefitted from the gas and oil of his country. He has played a role in supporting a stable economy and culture in the country by not allowing citizens to pay taxes. Sultan Hassanal is from Brunei and he is known for his extravagant lifestyle.
- King Salman Bin Abdulaziz AlSaud: Net worth $17 Billion
King Salman is a citizen of Saudi Arabia, where Islam originated from is also one of the richest kings in the world. Saudi Arabia has a rich history and it is one of the world’s richest soils. The country has a lot of oil in its deserts. King Salman has donated most of his wealth to charity in order to support the Muslim cause.
- Queen Elizabeth II: Net worth $15 Billion
Queen Elizabeth is the number one woman that we have among the richest kings in the world. Her country United Kingdom happens to be the first industrialized nation in the world. She got her wealth from her parents and also have other properties which worth billions of dollars.
- Prince Hans Adam II: Net worth $3.5 Billion
Prince is the founder of Liechtenstein Global Trust and also has a fine art collector at Liechtenstein Museum. Lichtenstein is a country with little crime and their economy is very stable. Prince Hans is among the richest kings in the world.
- King Mohammed VI: Net worth $2.5 Billion
King Mohammed was crowned King of Morocco in 1999. He has a good eye for business such as agriculture and banking. Apart from being a businessman, he’s deeply involved with his cultural preservation and indigenous languages of his country. King Mohammed is one of the richest kings in Africa.
- Sheik Tamin bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani: Net worth $2 Billion
Sheik Tamin is from Qatar, a country with arid desert and also home to purple land. Qatar has several Islamic architecture and edifices. He graduated from Sandhurst Military Academy of Britain. He was a one-time officer in the Qatar Armed Forces and the national offices of security and Economics.
- Prince Albert II: Net worth 1$ Billion
Prince Albert II inherited his sovereign from Grace Kelly and Prince Ranier III of Monaco. He has a large expanse of wealth such as real estate, a collection of arts and antique cars. Prince has a stake in a Casino house ‘Monte Carlo’. He lives an extravagant lifestyle in his monarch.
- M Sultan Qaboos Bin Said As-Said: Net worth $700 Million
H.M is one of the richest kings in the world from Oman. Oman is the oldest independent state that we have in the Arab nations. He has done much for his country after the demise of his father. He has made his country a thriving nation in terms of infrastructure. He derived his wealth from the country’s oil and gas and other large-scale projects.