Top 10 Richest Ruling Monarchs of the World

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6. Prince Hans-Adam II von Liechtenstein (Prince of Liechtenstein)

Prince Hans-Adam II von Liechtenstein

This 64 year old ruler’s heritage is almost 900 years old. The ruler of a modestly sized country in the Alps has 40,000 acres of land in Austria, several palaces and a 4 century old art compilation. Add up his riches and you get $3.5 billion.


7. King Mohammed IV (Ruler of Morocco)

King Mohammed IV

The youngest royal to be among this list, at 45 years of age, King Mohammed IV is currently making his fortunes exporting phosphate and has a cool $2.5 billion tucked away. He is also the only one to have made a profit in the global slowdown of monarchs.


8. Prince Albert II (Monarch of Monaco)

Prince Albert II

An accessible bachelor, the 49 year old Prince Albert II is valued at $1.4 billion with vast properties in Europe.


9. Sheikh Hamed Bin Khalifa Al Thani (Emir of Qatar)

Sheikh Hamed Bin Khalifa Al Thani

Valued 1 billion dollars and aged 56, Sheikh Hamid Khalifa became the ruler of oil country Qatar after usurping the throne from his father in 1995.


10. Prince Karim Al Husseini (Imam of the Nizari Muslims)

Prince Karim Al Husseini

The 70 year old Prince is the 49th Imam of the faith and hence a direct successor of Mohammed. The owner of several international horse farms among other business interests, his current value is around 1 billion dollars.

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