James Packer

Australia
Net Worth :$ 6.5 Billion
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Born on: 8th Sep 67
Born in: Australia
Marital status: Married
Occupation: Consolidated Press Holdings Limited
Born   James Douglas Packer has an estimated net worth of $6.5 billion according to Forbes as of March 2014. Australian business tycoon and son of the late media magnate Kerry Packer, James Packer is a renowned personality in Australia. Successor of the Australia’s powerful Packer dynasty, James carried forward his family’s success story by efficiently managing the inherited Media Company “Consolidated Press Holdings Limited” and developing new worldwide gambling empire, accumulating enormous wealth as profits to become one of the wealthiest men in Australia.  James has been a newsmaker every time, whether it was his quest for getting back into shape, his relationships with model Jodie Meares and Tania Bryer or his comradeship with the Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise. James’s father aimed at training his son for achieving excellence in their family business; hence just after completing his education, James joined his father’s company. Profits from the inherited Media Company and success from numerous new projects established James as a matured business magnate. The Australian businessman has a net worth of $4.4 billion according to Forbes sources and is currently one of the richest person in Australia. James owns a lavish mansion in Bellevue Hill estate, which is estimated the most expensive non water front property in Australia.  His affection for plush Yachts and ships is reflected from his fabulous collection of stupendous high price tagged yachts including Ellerston Z and Mangusta and a luxury cruise ship “Arctic P”. The billionaire is also reported to own a 12-seater Sikorsky S-76 helicopter, a private jet and a variety of luxury cars. His lavish wedding with model and singer Erica Baxter was held at Hotel du Cap-Eden Roc on French Riviera, and is considered one of the most expensive weddings. James’s personal life was full of shaped and broken relationships. The 43 year old business man has been married twice and has two children. He was also reported to attend classes at the Scientology Church of Australia, after his friendship with Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise. A book “Who wants to be a Billionaire” is written on the legendary business tycoon after more than three years of exhaustive interviews with his teachers, schoolmates and work colleagues.

James Packer Estates and Homes ( 1 )

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Bellevue Hill estate

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James Packer
James Packer

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.

James Packer Yachts ( 3 )

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Mangusta (Z Sydney yacht)

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James Packer
James Packer

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

Mangusta offers enormous deck space for on deck relaxation and entertainment

Master room

Luxurious master room with comfortable interiors

Media Room

Dedicated media room offering world class entertainment

Dining room

Well furnished Dining room with comfy chairs
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Arctic P yacht

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James Packer
James Packer

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"

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

German built luxury yacht

The 287 foot steel ship is a premium quality German built Super yacht which can easily accommodate 12 guests in separate luxurious Guest cabins
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Z Ellerston yacht

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James Packer
James Packer

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.

James Packer Private jets ( 1 )

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Sikorsky S-76

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James Packer
James Packer

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.

James Packer Autos and Cars ( 1 )

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Aston Martin DB9

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James Packer
James Packer

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.

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