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Name : Kerry Packer (Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer)
Born : 17 December 1937
Died : 26 December 2005
Country : Australia





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Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer was born on 17 December 1937 and died on 26 December 2005 at the age of 68 of kidney failure. Kerry Packer was the owner of PBL, that owns Channel Nine television network and more than half of all magazines published in Australia (for example, Woman's Day, Wheels, Belle, Womens' Weekly). In 2004-2005 he was considered to be the richest man in Australia with net worth AUD$6500 million.

As a child Kerry Packer had learning difficulties and was not interested in school, but was a great lover of sports. Later in life he was a great sponsor of sporting events throughout Australia, influencing the games of cricket and football.

Kerry Packer's business empire was started with his father's (Sir Frank Packer) small media/publishing company. Kerry took the reigns from his father and turned the company into one of the largest media companies in Australia. He had business interests in television, casinos, Internet, newspapers, magazines, financial services, and entertainment.

He had a great interest in polo and he was also involved in World Series Cricket. In the 1990's Packer's health started deteriorating by having several heart attacks and chronic kidney condition. Packer died in Sydney, Australia.

Kerry Packer was married to Roslyn and is the father of two children: James Packer and Gretel.



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