Gina Rinehart

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Birthday
9, 1954
Birthplace
Perth, Australia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1954 (age 67)
Birthplace
Perth, Australia

About

Australian iron ore mining magnate. She had an estimated fortune of over $10 billion in 2011.

Before Fame

She began as a rancher and mining prospector in northwest Australia and with her father, lobbied the country to repeal their ban on iron ore exports.

Trivia

She kept a deliberately low-key profile, yet became somewhat of a national obsession for Australia. She was frequently the subject of speculation and media conversations.

Family Life

She was married twice and had three children.

Associated With

She trailed other billionaires like Carlos Slim in the amount of fortune under her control. Citigroup estimated in 2011 that she could soon overtake all of them and become the world's richest person.