Royal family

(L-R) Prince Charles, Prince George, Prince William, and Queen Elizabeth II watch the fly-past from the balcony of Buckingham Palace following the Trooping The Colour ceremony on June 13, 2015 in London, England.

(L-R) Prince Charles, Prince George, Prince William, and Queen Elizabeth II watch the fly-past from the balcony of Buckingham Palace following the Trooping The Colour ceremony on June 13, 2015, in London, England. | Chris Jackson/Getty Images

The British royal family is currently led by Elizabeth II, who is the queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms.

In addition to Queen Elizabeth, senior royals represent the monarchy. These include Prince Charles; Camila, Duchess of Cornwall; Prince William; and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. Other notable family members include the late Princess Diana; Prince Harry; Meghan, Duchess of Sussex; and Prince Andrew.

The current line of succession is Prince Charles, Prince William, and Prince George.

The British monarchy traces back to the first king of all of England: Athelstan (895-939 AD) of the House of Wessex. He was the grandson of Alfred the Great and is the 30th great-granduncle to Queen Elizabeth II.


  • Monarch: Queen Elizabeth (heir apparent: Prince Charles)
  • British Royal Family’s Realm: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, and the United Kingdom.
  • British Royal Family Net Worth: $88 billion

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