James Packer Biography

Published On Feb 07, 2017
Facts of James Packer
Date of Birth: 1967 , September-8
Birth Nation: Australia
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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.          

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Born in Sydney, Australia.

September 8 , 1967

The well-known businessman and investor James Packer was born on 8th September 1967 in Sydney. He grew up with his parents and siblings in Sydney and attend Cranvrook high school. He hadn't attend university for degree but he is currently CEO of many companies. 

Married to Jodhi Meares.

1999

James Parker got married to Jodhi Meares who is well-known Australian model, TV personality and fashion designer. They got married after having affairs for severals months. After two years of married couple got divorce and ended their relation.   

Married to Erica Packer.

2007

After getting divorce from his first wife, James married to Erica who is Australian model as well as a singer. They have three children named as Emmanuelle, Indigo, and Jackson. They had spent seven years and got divorce. 

Report he invest Millions.

2011

James made a report that he has made $80 million investment in daily deals sites such as Scoopon and Catch of the Day through which he made a partnership between Consolidated Press Holding and Several other investments.

Signed deal with Matthew Tripp.

2014

James signed a deal with Matthew Tripp which gained control over Tripp’s online betting platform, CrownBet which is formally known as BetEasy. Recently on 2016 April CrownBet pleaded guilty to five counts of breaching laws by publishing illegal betting advertising.