The 30 Most Extravagant Gifts the Royal Family Has Ever Received

Barack Obama once gave the Queen an iPod.

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The royal wedding (a.k.a the biggest event of the year) is two months away—I repeat two months. With the date fast approaching, I couldn't help but wonder: What does one buy a royal to mark their nuptials? For starters, not chocolate—all sweets are immediately destroyed in case of poisoning. Click through to see the fanciest gifts the royal family has received over the years, and be sure your calendars are marked for May 19.

Alex Warner

I’m currently working at Dotdash Meredith as the Celeb & Entertainment E-Commerce Lead contributing affiliate content for and I’m basically like your personal shopper, from writing about that cozy loungewear set you didn’t know you needed to keeping tabs on the best sales and deals on the internet. I’m also a pro at finding affordable dupes for celebrity looks and I love to dig into the data to strategize content opportunities.