James belongs to a wealthy family background having family’s company started by his grandfather and further managed by his father. He started his career working at the family's company at the low level. Slowly his experience and diligent involvement in family business made him capable chairman of Crown Limited. It is one of the Australia’s largest entertainment and integrated resort groups. Besides his family business, James has invested money in different sectors which include real estate, Share market and also owns Australian Telecommunication company “One.Tel”.
Looking towards Packer personal life, he states that “My personal life is a disaster”. He further explains that he had to go through marriage breakdown with Erica Packer with whom he got married in 2007. They gave birth to three children named as Emmanuelle, Indigo, and Jackson. Before marrying with Erica, James had married with Jodhi Meares and divorce after having two years of relationship.
James Packer has earned a tremendous amount of money from several sectors business. He owns none of the companies but has an investment on different multi-national projects. Looking at his current income it has been estimated that his Net worth is $ 8 Billion.