The Crowning Fortune

Cunningham, Susan J.
September 2008
Forbes Asia;9/1/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 14, p32
The article focuses on the academic study of the journal "FORBES ASIA," which measures the wealth of the Thai monarchy in 2008. Based on the journal's estimates, the total assets of the Thai monarchy is around $35 billion, making King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the top of the world's richest royalties. His bulk of assets comes from vast real estate holdings, which makes him the country's largest landowner, including one-third of Bangkok's central business district.


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