28 Dec '11, 2pm

Spain's royals reveal salaries for 1st time, King earns $495,000 a year

Spain's royals reveal salaries for 1st time, King earns $495,000 a year

Spain's scandal-hit royals revealed their detailed income for the first time on Wednesday, showing King Juan Carlos (above) received a salary plus expenses of 292,752 euros (S$495,466) in 2011. -- PHOTO: AP MADRID (AFP) - Spain's scandal-hit royals revealed their detailed income for the first time on Wednesday, showing King Juan Carlos received a salary plus expenses of 292,752 euros (S$495,466) in 2011. The 73-year-old King's state grant of 140,519 euros was supplemented by 152,233 euros to cover expenses for official duties, said the accounts, published on the royals' website http: www.casareal.com. Prince Felipe, 43, who is married to former television news presenter Princess Letizia, had half of that figure, which would be 70,260 euros in a state grant and 76,117 euros in expenses. All top salaries including those of the royal family were cut by 15 per cent in 2010 and...

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