Kerry Packer

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Birthday
17, 1937
Birthplace
Sydney, Australia
Death Date
Dec 26, 2005 (68)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1937
Birthplace
Sydney, Australia
Death Date
Dec 26, 2005 (68)

About

Media mogul who founded the World Series of Cricket and was known for his poor gambling habits and feuds with the Australian Taxation Office and the Costigan Royal Commission.

Before Fame

He was a poor student but a talented athlete; he participated in such sports as cricket, rugby, and boxing.

Trivia

When he passed away, he was estimated to be worth around six and a half billion dollars.

Family Life

His family owned significant stock in both the Australian Consolidated Press and the Nine Network.

Associated With

He handed down many of his financial assets to his son James Packer.