Felipe VI of Spain Net Worth

Net Worth:$3 Million
Date of Birth: January 30, 1968 (56 years old)
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.97 m)
Profession:Military Officer, Lawyer

What is Felipe VI’s Net Worth?

Felipe VI of Spain is the current King of Spain who has a net worth of $3 million. In this capacity, he disbanded the Spanish Parliament in 2016, denounced the Catalan independence vote, and took steps to increase the openness of royal matters. Being a constitutional king, Felipe leads the Spanish armed forces and represents Spain abroad.

Early Life

Felipe VI was born on January 30, 1968, in Madrid, Spain as the third child and only son of Spanish aristocrat Juan Carlos I and Princess Sofía of Greece and Denmark. He is related to royalty such as Margrethe II, King Harald V, and Queen Elizabeth II third cousins once removed.

Felipe’s father became King of Spain upon the death of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco in 1975. Felipe attended Lakefield College School in Ontario, Canada after finishing his schooling at Santa Mara de Los Rosales in Spain.

Following that, he studied at the Autonomous University of Madrid, where he earned a law degree. After finishing his undergraduate studies, Felipe went on to Georgetown University in Washington, DC, where he received a Master of Science in Foreign Service.

Career Beginnings

In 1977, Felipe was formally recognized as Prince of Asturias with his father as the current monarch. He accepted his position as the monarchy’s heir apparent by swearing loyalty to the Constitution and the King on his 18th birthday in 1986.

Felipe began his rigorous military education at the General Military Academy in Zaragoza as the heir. He then started his naval training at Marin’s Escuela Naval Militar. In 1987, Felipe started his training for the air force at the Academia General del Aire in Murcia.

Felipe assumed the obligations imposed on him by the Constitution in his capacity as the heir to the monarchy.

Most importantly, he started traveling as a representative of Spain when he paid official visits to the Spanish Autonomous Communities and other countries in Latin America.

Felipe also began advocating for Spain’s economic and cultural interests by representing Spain at international trade and economic gatherings.

King of Spain

Felipe succeeded to the throne in 2014 after his father abdicated, taking over as the new King of Spain. As a constitutional monarch, he has a duty to see that the Constitution is upheld; otherwise, he is not allowed to use his political authority unless a minister countersigns it.

Felipe dissolved the Spanish Parliament during his rule since no party was able to get enough seats in the 2015 elections. New elections were consequently scheduled for June 2016.

In addition to many other historic occasions, he was the first Spanish king to host LGBTQ organizations at the palace. Felipe also altered the rules of governance so that those taking the oath of office were no longer required to do it in front of a bible or cross.

Felipe has stirred up controversy on more than one occasion. He gained notoriety in 2017 for his vehement opposition to the referendum on Catalan independence, which demanded that Catalonia become a republic.

In 2020, it was discovered that he was the second recipient of the Lucus Foundation’s €65 million grant from Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. This brought him into even greater controversy.

Felipe made his personal assets, which were estimated to be worth about €2.6 million, public in order to make his business dealings more transparent.

Felipe has been active in a number of groups and foundations in addition to his role as king. Notably, he is in charge of the Princess of Asturias Foundation’s annual awards ceremony.

Being a direct descendant of Spanish King Charles III qualifies Felipe as a member of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.


Felipe continued to be single for a very long period. He had sexual relationships with Norwegian underwear model Eva Sannum and Spanish nobility Isabel Sartorius in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

The Spanish royal family did not approve of Isabel Sartorius because of her mother’s cocaine use. Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, a television journalist, and Felipe finally became engaged in late 2003.

They were wed in the spring of 2004. When Felipe ascended to the throne ten years later, she was crowned Queen of Spain. Leonor and Sofa are the names of the daughters that Felipe and Letizia had.

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