Royal Treatment: World’s 7 Richest Queens

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It’s no secret that royal families all over the world are – to put it lightly – loaded. However, do you know just how rich the world’s richest queens are? Well, you’re about to find out, because we’ve got a list of the world’s richest queens below.

Number Seven: Queen Silvia of Sweden. With a net worth of $10 million, Queen Silvia of Sweden kicks off our list in the seventh slot. She used her wealth to co-found the World Childhood Foundation in 1999, and she is also the chairperson of the Royal Wedding Fund.

Number Six: Queen Letizia of Spain. Also with a net worth of $10 million is Spain’s Queen Letizia. Queen Letizia was a journalist and news anchor before she married into royalty, and, considering the average salary of a journalist, it’s a good thing she did!

Number Five: Queen Rania of Jordan. Queen Rania of Jordan has a net worth of a whopping $35 million. She has a degree in business administration from the American University in Cairo and is well-respected throughout the country of Jordan.

Number Four: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. With a net worth of $40 million, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark comes in fourth on our list. She has been Queen of Denmark since 1972 and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in London.

Number Three: Queen Sofia of Spain. Next on our list is Queen Sofia of Spain, who has a net worth of $50 million. Queen Sofia is married fo Juan Carlos I of Spain and is also a member of the House of Bourbon by marriage.

Number Two: Beatrix of the Netherlands. Second on our list of Beatrix of the Netherlands, who has a net worth of $200 million. Though she is now technically just a princess, she reigned as Queen of the Netherlands for 33 years, from 1980 until 2013. She then abdicated her throne.

Number One: Queen Elizabeth II. Finally, the richest queen in the world is, of course, Queen Elizabeth II. She is the queen of the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, and Australia, and she is also the head of the Commonwealth. She has a net worth of an astounding $500 million, effectively trouncing the competition.

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