Kerry Stokes Net Worth $2.3 Billion
Australian businessman Kerry Matthew Stokes has an estimated net worth of $2.3 billion as of March 2013 according to Forbes. Stokes holds substantial interests in a wide range of industries including property, mining, print media, electronic media as well as building gear. Currently, Stokes serves as the Chairman of Seven Network which is recognized as as one of Australia’s largest broadcasting corporations. Kerry Stokes was truly produced as John Patrick Alford on September 13, 1940 in Melbourne,Victoria. It took Stokes three unions before he finally settled with his fourth wife Christine Simpson. He’s four children named Ryan, Bryant, Raeline, and Russell. Together with his partners Kevin Merifield and Jack Bendat, Kerry Stokes was able to develop shopping centers in regional Western Australia and Perth. He is likewise the owner of Australian Capital Equity(ACE) that is a holding company for Stokes’ interests in mining, building, property and oil exploration. In 2007, he collaborated with The Carlyle Group to form Coates Hire Ltd from National Hire Ltd.