Queen Elizabeth Ii Net Worth
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 referred to as the Governor General.She is interested in running her countries. She attends the meetings consistently with individuals 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 besides mother Queen Elizabeth I.
Family Tree of Royal Family
Princess Elizabeth at age 3
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. Thus, Elizabeth’s full name is Elizabeth Alexandra Mary.
Queen with ElizabethI favourite horse
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 oversight of her mother and their governess, Marion Crawford. Her instruction comprised history, language, literature, and music. Elizabeth adored horse riding and Dogs. During youth Elizabeth was described as a jolly little girl and basically sensible and well behaved. She was known for her orderliness, disposition and responsibility.
Weddng photograph of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip Mountbatten
Elizabeth’s engagement ring
At the age of 13 Elizabeth fell in love with Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark. Only before wedding Philip was made as Duke of Edinburgh. Afterwards, Elizabeth got married to Philip on November 20th 1947 at Westminster Abbey, in London. Elizabeth gave birth to her first child, Prince Charles. Second kid, Princess Anne, third Prince Andrew and the last was Prince Edward.
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth
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 that is how she became Queen Elizabeth II.
Quen Elizabeth’s Coronation gown
The Queen observed, over her life, the continued transformation of the British Empire into Commonwealth of Nations. She is, in addition, the Supreme Governor of the Church of England. From 1956-1992, the number of her realms altered as few lands acquired independence and some became republic. Elizabeth’s 62 years of monarch is now the 2nd longest for a British monarch, after her grandmother Queen Victoria has reigned longer over 63 years.
Buckingham palace situated at Westminster, in London
Balmoral Castle Located in Royal Deeside, Aberdinshire,in Scotland
As stated by 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 learn concerning this royal family. According to Jock Colville, the former private secretary of Queen, and Coutt, who is manager of her bank, said in 1971 that she possesses a wealth of 2 million, which might now 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 country and cannot be owned by Elizabeth privately or sold to anyone. WindsorCastle, another official residence of the queen is the largest occupied castle on earth. Holyrood house is another official residence of the Monarch and is the prime site for ceremonies and visits by eminent personalities. Hillsborough Castle is another palace in the list of the Queen’s Official residences. She even possesses the Royal Windsor Horse show. Her love for horses and dogs is unlavishing. She personally possesses two wonderful horses named “Imperial” and “Alamein”.
Holyrood house situated in Edinburgh ,capital of Scotland
Sandringham House in Norfolk, England
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 event in 2002.
Bentley State Limousine car
Land Rover Defender
Jaguar Daimler Double Six Long -Wheelbase Saloon
Elizabeth’s hospital for children
The Queen of Britain possesses 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 possesses a Range Rover car. Elizabeth’s Majesty supports and gives financial support to more than 620 charities and organizations; one among them is “Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge”. The Royal collection of the family also includes art collection of the British Royal family. It consists of over 7000 paintings, 40,000 watercolors and drawings, around 150,000 world master prints, historic photographers, tapestries, ceramics, books, gold and silver plates, furniture, arms and armour, jeweleries, and other works of art.
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’s the sovereign of many awards and honors received all all over the world. In each of her worlds she possesses distinct titles that follow similar convention: Queen of Jamaica, Queen of Australasia. She is referred to 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 possesses many titles associated with different worlds. Besides these, she also possesses many Military Ranks. There is really so much to learn relating to this Queen, one desire to really put effort understand all the history behind the Royal Lady Queen Elizabeth –II.