Forbes Top 20 Young Royals is an American entertainment special produced by E! Networks which counts down a list of the Top 20 Royals under the age of 35, based on Web and media presence as well as family wealth.
The special aired in the USA on E! Entertainment channel on 30 June, 2008. It is 50 minutes long.
Forbes Top 20 Young Royals aired for the first time in South Africa on Sunday 6 July 2008, at 20h00.
Wednesday 9 July: 20h00
Tuesday 15 July: 20h00
Forbes Top 20 Young Royals explores the fascinating world and lives of the world's young royals.
From Princes William and Harry of England, to the royal houses of Sweden, Germany, Brunei, Dubai, Thailand, Japan, Sweden, Greece, and Monaco the show reveals the perks and bling that go along with modern royalty.
To compile the ranking, Forbes counted international Web and media presence as well as family wealth. Only unmarried royals under the age of 35 were considered.
The 20 royals on Forbes Hottest Young Royals list represent nearly $60-billion in wealth and 15 royal lineages.
While a few own or operate their own businesses, the majority are students or involved in serving their countries through, for example, diplomacy, athletic competition or military service - proving there's more to hotness than wealth, power and good looks, though none of those things hurt.