Who are the seven richest real families in the world and where is Qatar?

Qatar 2022, con un costo que excede los 200,000 milliones de dolares, se coronó como el mundial más caro en la historia. La exuberante cifra, sin embargo, no es tan estrafalaria si se toma en cuenta que al frente del pequeno país del Golfo Pérsico está una de las monarquías más ricas del mundo.

Con un net worth of 335,000 million dollarslos Al Thani de Qatar se ubican third en el ranking de las familias reales más acaudaladas.

Next, las siete familias reales más ricas del planeta.

En 1988 fue la persona más rica del mundo según Forbes y actualmente tiene un patrimonio neto estimado en unos 28.000 million dollars. El sultán de Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, es conocido por sus extravagantes gastos. From his love for gold (even his sinks are made of this material), his car collection, which includes 500 Rolls Royces and 300 Ferraris, has jets privados, el sultán nunca ha tenido miedo de gastar enormes de dinero incluso en necessidades basices (sus cortes de pelo cuestan 20.000 dollars, ya que trae desde Londres a su peluquero favorito).

¿Por qué este pequeño reino tiene tanto dinero? Gracias a sus enormes reservas de petroleum y natural gas.

The Sultan of Brunei is an official act
The Sultan of Brunei is an official actFacebook Monarchies of the World

El patrimonio neto de la corona thailandesa ronda between 40,000 and 60,000 million dollars. En comprásiona con otras monarquías centenarias, la major parte de la riqueza de la dynastía Chakri procede de actives amasados ​​durante el siglo XX.

Gran parte proviene de tierras y propiedades inmobiliarias. It is estimated that the Thai royal family has 40,000 rental contracts, while a 2015 study on the wealth of the institution discovered that it was one of the country’s largest land owners.

The monarchy also has shares in two of the country’s major corporations, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) and Siam Concrete Group.

Thailand has one of the most luxurious monarchies on the planet.
Thailand has one of the most luxurious monarchies on the planet.AFP

In 2017, the Brand Finance valuation consultant estimated that the brand value of the British royal family was unos. 88,000 million dollars. Pero la fortuna exacta de la monarquía aún no ha podido ser computada. Por su parte, Forbes Hizo una more modest estimate: 28.000 million dollars.

According to a report in 2021 The Guardianen 1973, the queen convenció al gobierno británica de que cambiara una ley para que nunca se hiciera pública la información exacta sobre su ríquesa alegando que sería “embarazoso”.

El grueso de la fortuna está constituido por la Ley de Subvención Soberana de 2011 y el patrimonio de la corona, con las multiple properties de la family, entre ellas, Sandringham, en Norfolk, y Balmoral, en Escocia.

The British royal family
The British royal family

The royal family of Abu Dhabi – which descends from the same tribe as the royal family of the neighboring emirate, Dubai, and which now governs the seven Arab Emirates – can restore its regional reign in 1793.

La fortuna de la familia, estimada en 150,000 million dollars, procede en gran medida de la venta de petróleo desde la deca de de 1970, lo que permitió al difunto jeque convertir en uno de los propietarios más ricos de Londres. The previous jeque Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan owned land in the British capital worth 7100 million dollars.

Segun The Guardian, las propiedades le reportaban más de 200 milliones de dolares anuales en concepto de alquiler. Al parecer, el jeque actively participated in the management of large sums of money: he also presided over the Investment Authority of Abu Dhabi, with a value of about 696,000 million dollars.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan succeeded his father after his death in May 2022.

Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan
Mohammed bin Zayed Al-NahyanAFP

The ruling Al-Thani family has investments in properties worldwide, such as the Shard skyscraper in London, the Villa Olímpica and the Harrods department store, as well as the Empire State Building in New York. Los members of the royal family also have investments in Barclays Bank, British Airways and the automotive company Volkswagen, which increases their collective wealth. 335,000 million dollars. A sus 41 años, the sheikh is the youngest monarch in the world and one of the 8000 members of the Qatari royal family.

The emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, greeted the crowd when he arrived with the president of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, for the group A soccer match of the World Cup in Qatar 2022 between Qatar and Ecuador in the Al-Bayt stadium
The emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, greeted the crowd when he arrived with the president of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, for the group A soccer match of the World Cup in Qatar 2022 between Qatar and Ecuador in the Al-Bayt stadiumKARIM JAAFAR – AFP

The Al-Sabah family has ruled Kuwait since 1752 and is known for its huge investments in large companies of the first line in the United States. It is believed that the royal family consists of about 1000 members and is currently headed by Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah, who succeeded to the throne in 2020 after the death of his brother Sheikh Sabah IV Ahmad al-Jabera al-Sabah. .

It is estimated that the real Kuwaiti family had a value of 90,000 million dollars in 1991, but as its shares and participations have disappeared, the family is worth today. 360,000 million dollars.

Al Emir in Kuwait, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Yaber Al-Sabah
Al Emir in Kuwait, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Yaber Al-SabahAFP

El Reino de Saudi Arabia is el hogar de la familia más rica del planeta. La Casa de los Saud has been in power since 1744 and includes its name in the country. El rey Salman bin Abdulaziz wentbierna desde 2015 y se cree que tiene una fortuna de 18,000 million dollars, which makes him the richest member of the planet.

It is believed that Prince Alwaleed ben Talal is the second richest member of the royal family, with a heritage of around 16,000 million dollars. El principe financió with 1900 million dollars the acquisition of Twitter on the part of Elon Musk.

En conjunto, esta enorme familia de millionarios, con más de 15.000 miembros, tiene a collective value of 1.4 billion dollars, more than the PBI of Spain or Australia. His wealth is quite impressive if we calculate that the 10 richest real families in the world have a combined value of 2.4 billion dollars, according to BuyShares.

El rey de Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz
El rey de Saudi Arabia Salman bin AbdulazizAFP

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