Queen Elizabeth II Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth : $500 million

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Queen Elizabeth II is the Queen of United Kingdom. Elizabeth II is the constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states, known as the member of common wealth of nations. Queen Elizabeth is the current head of  State and Government .She is known as the Governor General.She is interested in running her  countries. She attends the meetings regularly with the people from her governments, but it is they who run the countries. She performs ceremonies for governemnts, gives out honours, visits and supports many charities. Elizabeth was born on April 26th 1926. Elizabeth was the first child of Prince Albert, Duke of York who was later known as King George VI and his wife Elizabeth, Duchess of York, Who is none other than mother Queen Elizabeth I. So, Elizabeth II is the daughter of Elizabeth I. Queen Elizabeth II has one younger sister named Princess Margaret.

Family Tree of Royal Family

Family Tree of Royal Family

CHILDHOOD LIFE

Princess Elizabeth at age 3

Princess Elizabeth at age 3

Elizabeth's Father The King George VI and mother Queen Elizabeth

Elizabeth’s Father The King George VI and mother Queen Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth’s father was the second son of the King George V and Queen Mary. And mother Elizabeth was the youngest daughter of Scottish aristocrat Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th earl of Strathmore and King Horne. Queen Elizabeth II was born in her maternal grandfather’s London house, 17 Bruton Street, Mayfair. She was baptized by the Anglican Archbishop of York, Cosmo Gordon Long, in the private chapel of BuckinghamPalace on May 29th.  Elizabeth I was named Elizabeth after her mother, Alexandra after her great grandmother, who is George V’s mother and Mary after her paternal grandmother (Queen Mary). Thus, Elizabeth’s full name is Elizabeth Alexandra Mary.

Queen with her favourite horse

Queen with her favourite horse

Princess Elizabeth with her young sister Princess Margaret

Princess Elizabeth with her young sister Princess Margaret

Elizabeth’s only sister named Princess Margaret, who is 4 years younger than her. As she belongs to the royal family, Elizabeth and her sister both were educated at home under the supervision of her mother and their governess, Marion Crawford. Her education included history, language, literature, and music. Elizabeth loved horse riding and Dogs. During childhood Elizabeth was described as a jolly little girl and fundamentally sensible and well behaved. She was known for her orderliness, attitude and responsibility.

PERSONAL LIFE

Weddng photo of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip Mountbatten

Weddng photo of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip Mountbatten

Elizabeth's engagement ring

Elizabeth’s engagement ring

At the age of 13 Elizabeth fell in love with Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark. Just before wedding Philip was made as Duke of Edinburgh. Later, Elizabeth got married to Philip on November 20th 1947 at Westminster Abbey, in London. Elizabeth gave birth to her first child, Prince Charles. Second child, Princess Anne, third Prince Andrew and the last was Prince Edward.

THRONE & CORONATION

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth

Coronation portrait of queen elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh in 1953

Coronation portrait of queen elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh in 1953

In 1952 on Feb 6th Elizabeth’s father King George VI expired and the throne was given to his daughter Elizabeth. In 1953 Elizabeth was crowned as Queen of Britain, and this is how she became Queen Elizabeth II.

Quen Elizabeth's Coronation gown

Quen Elizabeth’s Coronation gown

Elizabeth's Crown

Elizabeth’s Crown

For her Coronation as the Queen of British Empire, a specially designed coronation gown was designed by Norman Hartnell, on her instructions given the gown was embroidered with the floral emblems of Commonwealth countries: English Tudor rose; Scots thistle; Welsh leek; Irish shamrock; Australian wattle; Canadian male leaf; New Zealand silver fern; South Africa protea; Lotus flowers for India and Ceylon; and Pakistan’s wheat, cotton and jute. The Queen witnessed, over her life, the continued transformation of the British Empire into Commonwealth of Nations. She is also the Supreme Governor of the Church of England. Upon her accession since Feb 6th 1952, Elizabeth became the Head of Commonwealth of Nations and Queen regnant of seven independent countries like United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan and Ceylon. From 1956-1992, the number of her realms varied as few territories gained independence and some became republic. Apart from the first four countries , Elizabeth is Queen of  Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, the Grenadines, Belize, Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Kits and Nevis. Her 62 years of monarch is currently the 2nd longest for a British monarch, after her grandmother Queen Victoria has reigned longer over 63 years.

NET WORTH AND ASSETS

Buckingham palace situated  at Westminster, in London

Buckingham palace situated at Westminster, in London

Balmoral Castle Located in Royal Deeside, Aberdinshire,in Scotland

Balmoral Castle Located in Royal Deeside, Aberdinshire,in Scotland

According to the Forbes Magazine, Queen Elizabeth II net worth is estimated upto US$500 million. The Royal collection like Crown Jewels is not owned by Queen personally it is in trust. They own Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Duchy of Lanster, a property portfolio valued in 2013 at £429 million. There is a lot more to know about this royal family. The private wealth and income of Queen is not known still date .Official Buckingham Palace in 1993 statements and called estimated of about £100million. According to Jock Colville, the former private secretary of Queen, and Coutt, who is director of her bank, stated in 1971 that she owns a wealth of £2 million, which may today be of £24 million. Sandringham house and Balmoral Castle is privately owned by the Queen. The British Crown Estate with holdings of £7.3 billion in 2011, which is hold in trust for nation and cannot be owned by Elizabeth privately or sold to anyone. WindsorCastle, another official residence of the queen is the largest occupied castle in the world. Holyrood house  is another official residence of the Monarch and is the prime site for ceremonies and visits by distinguished personalities. Hillsborough Castle is another palace in the list of the Queen’s Official residences. She even owns the Royal Windsor Horse show. Her love for horses and dogs is unlavishing. She personally owns two beautiful horses named “Imperial” and “Alamein”.

Holyrood house located in Edinburgh ,capital of Scotland

Holyrood house located in Edinburgh ,capital of Scotland

Sandringham House

Sandringham House in Norfolk, England

Hillsborough castle situated near County Down,Northern Ireland

Hillsborough castle situated near County Down,Northern Ireland

The Queen’s official state car ‘Bentley State Limousine ‘was specially created by Bentley, himself for the Queen’s Golden Jubilee function in 2002.

Bentley State Limousine car

Bentley State Limousine car

Land Rover Defender

Land Rover Defender

Jaguar Daimler Double Six Long -Wheelbase Saloon

Jaguar Daimler Double Six Long -Wheelbase Saloon

range rover

Elizabeth's hospital for children

Elizabeth’s hospital for children

Society for promoting christian knowledge

The Queen of Britain owns a Land Rover Defender, which she likes to drive herself.Her exclusive collection also includes a 1984 Jaguar Daimler double Six Long-Wheelbase Saloon, which is specially designed for Queen in 1984.She even owns a Range Rover car. Elizabeth built two hospitals for children in year 1942 which were later unified in 1963, named “Princess Elizabeth of York Hospital at Shadwell, England, and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children in Bethnal Green. Her Majesty supports and gives financial support to more than 620 charities and associations; one among them is “Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge”. The Royal collection of the family also includes art collection of this British Royal family. It consists of more than 7000 paintings, 40,000 watercolors and drawings, around 150,000 world master prints, historical photographers, tapestries, ceramics, books, gold and silver plates, furniture, arms and armour, jeweleries, and other works of art.

Postage Stamp collection of Royal family

Postage Stamp collection of Royal family

 Titles and Honors of the Queen:

The Queen Elizabeth own many titles and honorary military positions through the commonwealth, she is the sovereign of many awards and honors received all around the world. In each of her realms she owns distinct titles that follow similar formula: Queen of Jamaica, Queen of Australasia. She is known as Duke of Normandy in Channel Islands, and Lord of Mann in Isle of Man.

21st April 1926 -1936 11th December: Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth of York

11th December 1936-20th November 1947: Her Royal Highness The Princess Elizabeth

20th November 1947-6th February 1952: Her Royal highness The Princes Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh

6th February 1952- Present: Her Majesty the Queen

Not only these titles she owns many titles related to different realms. Apart from these, she also owns many Military Ranks. There is so much to know about this Queen, one need to really put effort know all the history behind the Royal Lady Queen Elizabeth –II.

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