- Birthday8th Sep, 67
- Birth PlaceAustralia
- Marital statusMarried
Family & relationships
Bellevue Hill estate
Business tycoon James owns a lavish property in the Bellevue Hill estate which is currently under renovation work. The new massive compound would be produced after exhaustive renovations costing close to $13 million.
Accommodation: James’s renovated compound will include 23m rooftop lap pool, underground cinema, gym, a 13-car garage and staff quarters. Packer’s mega mansion will incorporate a lavish floor space with solar panels on the roof, basement level kitchen, TV room on ground floor, expanded study and ceilings featuring skylights.
Mangusta (Z Sydney yacht)
Billionaire James owns Mangusta, world’s largest model of open yacht which features a total of nine bedrooms costing $20million. The Australian Business man has hosted his celeb guests like Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, rock star Sting and his best buddy Tom Cruise on the luxurious yacht. James loves the motor yacht to death but currently it has been put on sale.
Features & Toys: The luxury yacht features a list of toys which includes a seabob sea scooter, a 6m Nautica jet tender, a stand up Jet Ski, a 3 person sit-down jet ski, water toys, two Jacuzzi's, extendable diving board and inflatable’s. It also includes a world class entertainment system, 24 Flat screen LCD televisions and access to Broadband internet.
Accommodation: The jumbo yacht features five guest cabins, one master and two twin rooms and is capable of accommodating eight crew and 12 guests. It also includes a dedicated media room, salon and a separate dining room. Its well groomed interior and awesome luxurious exterior are a result of the sophisticated engineering work employed for its manufacture.
Specifications: Designed by Andrea Bacigalupo, this amazing cool 46 meter long sports yacht features a cruise speed of 24 knots and top speed of 37 knots. Powered by three 4,556 hp MTU diesel engines, the luxury yacht has a beam of 9.20m.
Large Deck space
Arctic P yacht
The Australian businessman also owns a sumptuous ship “Arctic P” enabling him to enjoy luxurious entertainment in the sun. The luxury ship was devised by the naval architecture company “Schichau-Unterwesership” and was initially named Arctic research. James inherited the vessel from his father and customized it into the classic Arctic P.
Features & Toys: The luxury yacht features a swimming pool, Jacuzzi Spa and a Helicopter landing pad for enhanced entertainment and convenience.
Accommodation: The 287 foot steel ship is a premium quality German built Super yacht which can easily accommodate 12 guests in separate luxurious Guest cabins and 25 qualified crew members.
Specifications: Powered by two Deutz-Mwm engines delivering 13190 HP, the luxury yacht features a top speed of 22 nautical miles per hour and cruise speed of 20 nautical miles per hour. It utilizes Tornado thrusters and features a beam of 14.78m and waterline length of 78m.
Powerful and Swift "Arctic P"
German built luxury yacht
Z Ellerston yacht
James owns the motor yacht Z Ellerston which is his second yacht in the 165 series. Designed by Overmarine ship building company, the professional vessel can reach a high speed of 40 knots and offers a fairly large feeling with its incorporated three engines developing 13668 HP, 50 meter length, widest beam of 9.2 meters and a maximum depth of 1.6 meter. The billionaire’s luxury yacht has a market value of $50 million.
The Australian businessman owns a Sikorsky S-76 which is an American medium-size commercial utility helicopter. S-76A was powered by two Allison 250C30S turboshafts. The luxurious helicopter can accommodate up to 12 people. The helicopter was awarded a Certification of the C+ in 1996 and is is powered by two turboshaft engines.
Aston Martin DB9
James packer owns an Aston Martin DB9 which is a must for rich and famous. The interior of this car is just a class apart. The leather trim is lush and has intricate stitching, while the revised centre console is a big leap forward in quality. The car sis also equipped with a navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity and a premium audio system with six-CD changer, satellite radio and an iPod interface.