Source of Wealth:Real estate, Inheritance
Forbes Magazine estimated her net worth at $200 million. The Queen Celebrated 30 years on the throne in 2010; her mother, the previous Queen Juliana, abdicated in favor of Beatrix in 1980. As head of state, seen as unifying force in recent contentious elections; appointed a negotiator to work with fractious parties in forming a cabinet.
A surge in export revenue, recovery in real estate and strong stock market have helped steady royal family's fortunes, but uncertainty over the new government and future austerity measures needed to bring budget deficits in line may dampen future prospects. Real estate holdings include Castle Drakensteyn in Holland and a villa in Tuscany.