Queen Elizabeth II will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service. Ahead of the big celebratory long weekend, let’s take a look at her luxurious car collection, eye-watering figure net worth and litter of corgis.
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Queen’s luxurious car collection
The Queen is often pictured being driven by a chauffeur but she has also been seen in the driver’s seat. Some of her favourite cars are: Bentley Bentayga, Vauxhall Cresta Estate, Rolls-Royce Phantom VI, Rover P5B, Range Rover LWB Landaulet, Land Rover Defender, and Jaguar X-Type Estate. The Daimler Super V8 LWB was the Queen’s personal car from 2001 to 2004.
The Queen knows how to travel in style and often rides around in a £10 million Bentley limousine. According to the Express it is the second most expensive vehicle in the world after the gold-plated Rolls-Royce owned by the Sultan of Brunei. The luxurious car is one of the two Bentley limousines that were gifted to the Queen during the Golden Jubilee when she celebrated 50 years on the throne in 2002.
The Queen’s fleet of cars include three Rolls-Royces, two Bentleys as well as three Daimlers. The vehicles are stored in the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace. Other cars in the fleet consist of Volkswagens and Range/Land Rovers.
The Queen’s cute litter of corgis
The Queen loves corgis and dorgis, which is a mix between a corgi and a dachshund. However, the Queen recently welcomed a four-year-old cocker spaniel called Lissy, which is her fourth canine. The eldest of the pack is Candy, the dorgi before it was joined by another dorgi pup named Fergus and a corgi called Muick in 2021.
It is estimated that Her Majesty may have owned around 30 corgis throughout her life so far. The monarch has had dogs since 1933 and is very fond of them.
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles’ net worth
Whilst we’ll never be given an exact value by Queen Elizabeth II herself, it has been predicted that she has a net worth of 600 million pounds. This is an accumulation of her personal wealth and her investments in jewellery, art, and property. As per Forbes. Prince Charles is next in line to the English throne and has an estimated net worth of $100 million.
Queen Elizabeth II gets her money from multiple sources which make up her net worth. Including the annual Sovereign Grant payment which is an annual income from the government. She also receives a Privy Purse which is the private income she receives from the Duchy of Lancaster. This is an accumulation of land, property and other assets that have been held in the trust since 1399.
The Queen’s net worth is also made up of her Majesty’s personal wealth and inheritance. Including Sandringham House and Balmoral Castle, which were both inherited from her father. Along with the £10 million estates of Prince Philip that were left to the Queen following his death in April 2021.
The Queen also holds nearly $28 billion in assets belonging to the Crown Estate. Including Buckingham Palace, the Duchy of Lancaster, the Duchy of Cornwall, Kensington Palace and the Crown Estate Scotland. However, the Queen does not personally own these, they are just property that is assigned to the monarch at the time. The Royal family does receive 25% of the profits of the Crown Estate income, according to Forbes. The money designated to the royals paid official expenses, including travel and security Forbes revealed.
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