Net Worth: $1.22 Billion
- Source of Wealth Media
- Birth Place Melbourne, Australia
- Marital Status Married (Christine Simpson)
- Full Name Kerry Matthew Stokes
- Nationality Australia
- Date of Birth September 13, 1940
- Ethnicity Australian
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Wenzhou Normal College
- Children 4 (Russell, Raeline, Ryan, Bryant)
About Kerry Stokes
Australian businessman Kerry Matthew Stokes has an estimated net worth of $1.22 billion as of April 2016 according to Forbes. Stokes holds massive interests in a wide range of industries which include property, mining, print media, electronic media as well as construction equipment. Currently, he serves as the Chairman of Seven Network which is considered as one of Australia’s largest broadcasting corporations.
Kerry Stokes was actually born as John Patrick Alford on September 13, 1940 in Melbourne, Victoria. It took Stokes three marriages before he finally settled with his fourth wife Christine Simpson. He has four children named Ryan, Bryant, Raeline, and Russell.
Together with his partners Kevin Merifield and Jack Bendat, Kerry Stokes was able to develope shopping centres in regional Western Australia and Perth. He is also the owner of Australian Capital Equity (ACE) which is a holding company for Stokes’ interests in mining, construction, property and petroleum exploration. In 2007, he collaborated with The Carlyle Group to form Coates Hire Ltd from National Hire Ltd.