|House of Chakri ราชวงศ์จักรี|
|Current head||Rama X|
|Titles||King of Siam (1782–1949) King of Thailand (1949–present)|
|Estate(s)||Kingdom of Thailand|
|Cadet branches||131 cadet houses (91 royal and 40 viceregal)|
Who are the members of the Thai royal family?
Queen Mother Sirikit
(Formerly HRH) Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya born April 5, 1951. HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn born July 28, 1952. HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn born April 2, 1955. HRH Princess Chulabhorn Walailak born July 4, 1957.
Why is the Thai royal family so rich?
Compared to other centuries-long monarchies around the world, MacGregor Marshall said the Chakri dynasty’s wealth did not stem from an “ancient fortune”, instead, most of it came from assets amassed during the 20th century. Much of this stems from land and real estate holdings.
Why is Thai king living in Germany?
Dr Chachavalpongpun said one speculation was that King Vajiralongkorn needed to be in Germany due to health complications. Another reason is thought to be related to his hedonistic reputation, he said, which could be shrouded in Germany because of perceptions of the country’s “quieter” media landscape.
How rich is Thai king?
As the tenth monarch of the Chakri dynasty, he is also styled as Rama X. Aged 64 at that time, Vajiralongkorn became the oldest Thai monarch to ascend to the throne. He is the wealthiest monarch in the world, with a net worth estimated to be between US$30 billion and US$70 billion.
How many wives does Thai King have?
He has been married four times and has 20 mistresses.