Top 20 Entrepreneur celebrities in Australia
Here is the latest list of Australia's top 20 Entrepreneur celebrities [Updated November 23, 2020].
Gina Rinehart was born on February 9, 1954 in Perth, Australia.
She kept a deliberately low-key profile, yet became somewhat of a national obsession for Australia. She was frequently the subject of speculation and media conversations.
Net Worth 2020: $18.7 Billion
Net Worth details: Gina Rinehart owns control of Hancock Prospecting, which is a holding vehicle for her family's businesses. The company has a 50 percent stake in the Hope Downs mine. Rinehart owns 70 percent of the Roy Hill iron ore project located in Pilbara, Western Australia. She owns 18 percent of Lakes Oil and 8 percent of Ten Network Holdings.
Rupert Murdoch was born on March 11, 1931 in Melbourne, Australia.
He resigned as News International director in 2012, following the phone-hacking scandal that brought his business practices under U.S. and U.K. scrutiny.
Net Worth 2020: $18 Billion
Net Worth Details: Rupert Murdoch made most of his money through his 39 percent share of Twenty-First Century Fox's voting stock. Murdoch controled over 300 million shares as well as nearly 40 percent of News Corp.'s voting stock. He purchased a New York apartment for $57 million and owns real estate around the world. He earned billions in dividends from News Corp for over three decades.
James Packer was born on September 8, 1967 in Sydney, Australia.
He was a chairperson of Crown Limited, one of Australia's biggest resort groups.
Net Worth 2020: $3.7 Billion
Geoffrey Edelsten was born on May 2, 1943 in Melbourne, Australia.
His exotic cars had license plates on them that read Macho, Spunky, and Sexy.
Net Worth 2020: $100 Million
Julian Assange was born on July 3, 1971 in Townsville, Australia.
He was responsible for creating the hacking group The International Subversives in 1987.
Robert Stigwood was born on April 16, 1934 in Australia.
He produced the Broadway musical Evita, which won the 1980 Tony Award for Best Musical.
Julian Petroulas was born on June 4, 1992 in Sydney, Australia.
Australian entrepreneur who became known for starting his own entertainment management company called Over Agency at the age of 24. He's worked with some of the largest artists in the world, including William Singe, Dylan Rass, and Timmy Trumpet.
His boutique management company has aided in the success of numerous #1 global hits.
Jane Lu was born on June 12, 1986 in Australia.
She was an analyst at Ernst and Young from 2007 to 2009.
Ben Pasternak was born on September 6, 1999 in Sydney, Australia.
His app Flogg was funded by prominent Silicon Valley investors following his attendance at the Hack Generation Y conference.
Saachi Cywinski was born on March 13, 1988 in Australia.
He and his college friend Jason Will created the Calabasas based startup company with just $500.
Talita Estelle was born on June 13, 1986 in Australia.
She has seen her Instagram audience grow to more than 120,000 followers. She was named to the 2017 Remodista Women2Watch list.
Sasha Benz was born on January 13, 1987 in Australia.
She started AMFAM with her brother Dean Leibowitz to raise awareness about the dark side of modeling and destroy the illusion of glamour that surrounds the industry.
Morgan Hipworth was born on February 21, 2001 in Australia.
His Bistro Morgan business has been profiled in Time Out Melbourne. His verified bistromorgan Instagram account has grown to more than 70,000 followers.
Lawrence Wackett was born on January 2, 1896 in Australia.
His name adorned The Wackett Aerospace Centre, which was focused on aerospace-related science and technology.
Kerry Packer was born on December 17, 1937 in Sydney, Australia.
When he passed away, he was estimated to be worth around six and a half billion dollars.
J.F. Archibald was born on January 14, 1856 in Australia.
He changed his name to be more French-sounding because of his love of French culture.
John Flynn was born on November 25, 1880 in Australia.
He was introduced to the possibility of using airplanes for medical service by a pilot, and he helped establish what became in 1934 the Australian Aerial Medical Service.
Ita Buttrose was born on January 17, 1942 in Australia.
She was the youngest person to have been appointed editor of the Weekly.
Essington Lewis was born on January 13, 1881 in Australia.
He was Director-General of Munitions in Australia during World War II.
Alisa Fraser was born on April 9, 1984 in Australia.
One half of the interior design duo Alisa and Lysandra alongside her sister Lysandra Fraser. The two captain a bespoke interior design company, having first gained fame on The Block: Sky High in 2013 and The Block: Fans vs Faves in 2014.
Alongside her sister, she launched the design firm Alisa and Lysandra Interiors in 2014.