Kerry Packer, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Kerry Packer

Australian publishing, media and gaming tycoon

Date of Birth: 17-Dec-1937

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Death: 26-Dec-2005

Profession: businessperson

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Kerry Packer

  • Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer (17 December 1937 – 26 December 2005) was an Australian media tycoon, and was considered one of Australia's most powerful media proprietors of the twentieth century.
  • The Packer family company owned a controlling interest in both the Nine television network and leading Australian publishing company Australian Consolidated Press, which were later merged to form Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (PBL).
  • Outside Australia, Packer was best known for founding World Series Cricket.
  • At the time of his death, Packer was the richest and one of the most influential men in Australia.
  • In 2004, Business Review Weekly magazine estimated Packer's net worth at A$6.5 billion.

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