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Meet the Next Generation of Hot Young Royals

They spend millions on yachts, sit front row at Fashion Week and amass sprawling property portfolios. These rich heirs are ready to stake their claim.
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From the U.K. to Qatar to Japan, introducing eight wealthy millennials poised for power.

Mako of Akishino, Princess of Japan

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko's second-eldest grandchild has been dubbed Japan's Duchess of Cambridge for her style. Last year, the 25-year-old princess received her masters in Art Museum and Gallery Studies from England's University of Leicester.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II of Jordan

Claimed to be a 42nd generation descendant of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, the oldest son of King Abdullah II and Queen Rania graduated from Georgetown in May.

Mohammed Bin Salman, Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Since crowned in 2015, the 31-year-old has slashed budgets in response to the nation's oil crisis. Meanwhile, he dropped $550 million site unseen for Yuri Shefler's yacht.

Princess Siriwanwaree Nareerat of Thailand

The 30-year-old is the only daughter of King Vajiralongkorn and Sujarinee Vivacharawongse. Her diverse interests include playing badminton and sitting front row at Couture Fashion Week in Paris.

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-Thani of Qatar

The 28-year-old was part of the first class at Georgetown University's satellite school in Qatar. Since, he's received an MBA from Harvard, captained Qatar's equestrian team and is now chairman of his country's bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Hugh Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster

At just 25-years-old, the new duke is worth $11.7 billion. One hundred acres of Mayfair and 200 of Belgravia is just the beginning of his property portfolio.

Sawai Padmadabh Singh

Princess Diya Kumari and Maharaj Narendra Singh's oldest was officially crowned this year on his 18th birthday. The avid polo player is a senior at Millfield School in England.

Victoria Elisabeth Von Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Duchess of Medinaceli

Spain's newest duchess was named in August when her father HSH Prince Marco zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg, 19th Duke of Medinaceli, unexpectedly passed away. The 19-year-old is currently getting her MBA in Madrid.

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This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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